Editorial/Topical

Santa Clara, California, drought
Jun 17 2016
The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors lowered its water use reduction target to 20%, but emphasized that residents should continue...
Chicago, conference, lead
Jun 16 2016
Water professionals, regulators and public health experts will assemble at the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) Annual Conference &...
Jun 16 2016
When I first started working with WQP and its sister publications, Water & Wastes Digest and Storm Water Solutions, more then five years ago, one...
capitol, hill, washington, legislation, water, infrastructure, amendment
Jun 10 2016
Senate Republicans rejected an amendment to the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act that would have provided $1.9 billion for clean water...
radioactive, radiology, action, plan, EPA, guide, incident, public comment
Jun 9 2016
During a radiological emergency, radioactive material could be released into rivers, lakes and streams used by public water suppliers. The U.S....
WaterSense, EPA, authorization, anniversary, plumbing, efficiency, savings goals
Jun 7 2016
The Plumbing Industry Leadership Coalition (PILC) marked the 10th anniversary of WaterSense with a call for the program's authorization due to the U....
water-right, website, dealer, list, resources, service, brochure, manual, update
Jun 6 2016
Water-Right Inc. announced its new dealer resource website is live. The website features a redesign and layout of Water-Right brands catered toward...
public, comment, EPA, WIFIA, funding, infrastructure, water, plubming
Jun 6 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published the Water Infrastructure and Finance Innovation Act (WIFIA) May 23 and is seeking public comment....
speaker, ACE16, doctor, doctor, risk, communications, emergencies, crises
Jun 2 2016
One of North America’s foremost risk communications experts, Dr. Randall Hyer, will gather with public officials overseeing water June 21 to share...
insurance, money, partnership, Washington, sewer, water, repair
Jun 1 2016
Many homeowners are unaware their homeowners insurance doesn't cover the repair or replacement of underground water and sewer pipes, which go from...
lead, drinking, water, fountain, school, testing, sampling, laboratory, analyzer
May 31 2016
The EPA’s guidance documentation “3 Ts for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water in Schools and Child Care Facilities: Training, Testing, Telling”...
groundwater, partnership, collaboration, agreement, sustainability, WERS, water
May 27 2016
The National Ground Water Assn. and the Green Builder Coalition signed a two-year agreement for the promotion of sustainable groundwater practices...
May 27 2016
Every year, serious health and safety violations force thousands of public pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds to close, according to a report...
nashville, tennessee, WAHC, registration, aquatics, water, industry, conference
May 26 2016
The World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC), an educational and scientific conference in the aquatics industry, will be in Nashville, Tenn. from Oct....
water, service, quality, satisfaction, customer, utility, study, JD Power
May 25 2016
Considering the high stakes of public health associated with residential water delivery and quality, the state of a water utility’s infrastructure is...
May 25 2016
With 2016 well underway, there are several water bills and regulations on the table at the state and federal levels. Two topics receiving national...
Brisbane, Australia, water, scarcity, world water congress, exhibition, drought
May 24 2016
The International Water Assn. (IWA) and the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) will convene government and business leaders, NGOs, scientists and...
Roy, Seibert, death, mourn, Procam Controls, Aquion
May 23 2016
The Aquion Inc. family mourned the unexpected death of Roy Seibert, founder of Procam Controls in Plano, Texas. Procam Controls was acquired by...
WaterSense, EPA, certification, flush valve, toilet, high-efficiency, Toto
May 20 2016
Toto, a plumbing manufacturer with $5.1 billion in annual global sales, announced its high-efficiency EcoPower Flush Valves and Commercial...
board, website, convention, improvements, opportunity, member access
May 19 2016
Since the beginning of its tenure Jan. 1, the Easter Water Quality Assn. board of directors has made strides to change the association’s marketing...