A new study found that septic systems leak man-made pollutants into groundwater
Pharmaceuticals, hormones and personal care products associated with everyday household activities are finding their way into groundwater through septic systems in New York and New England, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
AWWA testified before Congress regarding the control of nutrient pollution in drinking water
In testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, American Water Works Assn.
The Water Quality Research Foundation is seeking comments on two new proposed projects for 2015
With only three months remaining in its Investing in Your Future Capital Campaign, the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) is eager to kick off its next research proje
The Source Water Collaborative issued a call to action to encourage the U.S. to protect its water resources
Changes to water quality and quantity challenge our nation to redouble its efforts to protect its water resources, states the Source Water Collaborative (SWC) in its recent call to action, "A Recommitment to Assessing and Protecting Sources of Drinking Water."
SWC, made up of 22 national organizations including the National Ground Water Assn., issued its call to action in late December in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
ANSI brings together organizations from both the private and public sectors to develop voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessments
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has elected Kevan P. Lawlor, president and CEO of NSF Intl., as chair of its board of directors.
National Ground Water Assn. CEO appointed to Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee
National Ground Water Assn. (NGWS) CEO Kevin McCray, CAE, was appointed to the federal Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC).
Blue Angel Pumps is launching a campaign to attract nationwide customers
Blue Angel Pumps, a professional line of sump and sewage pumps dedicated to the professional plumber, will be rolling out enhanced product lines nationally and initiating new branding activity in 2015. Backed by Wayne Water Systems, a Scott Fetzer/Berkshire Hathaway Co., its has expertise in moving large volumes of water.
The WateReuse Research Foundation released a new how-to guide for potable reuse
The WateReuse Research Foundation announced the release of a how-to guide for building support for potable reuse on the statewide and community levels.
A variety of scientifically defensible documents can be downloaded from EPA’s website
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing information to assist risk assessors and scientists in the development of rigorous and scientifically defensible risk assessments for waterborne pathogens.
ICRC efforts have brought clean drinking water to almost 1.4 million people
Another year in nearly three decades of turbulence in Iraq that saw various armed conflicts and other violence is coming to an end, but also is taking a toll on the civilian population. More than two million people were displaced in 2014, and key infrastructure was destroyed. For some, the hope of returning home remains elusive.