The development of a new standard will address concerns such as Legionella
NSF Intl. and ASHRAE have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) dedicated to protecting public health by establishing safe management practices for building water systems.
The required annual reports can educate communities on water quality
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) urges homeowners concerned about their local public water system's water quality to utilize their municipality’s Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). The U.S.
Space expansion offers new opportunities to tackle challenges
Corona Environmental Consulting LLC opened a new 5,000-sq-ft laboratory and office space in the Philadelphia Navy Yard. In addition to source water protection and monitoring practices, Corona is expanding its premise plumbing and building water quality management practices, which are headquartered at the Philadelphia location.
Recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and new protocols from the NSF Intl. point to an increasing need for management of in-building water systems to prevent waterborne pathogens from causing disease outbreaks.
Communities throughout Michigan face challenge of updating aging water and sewer systems
A new report commissioned by the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Assn. (MITA) found Michigan and its communities are not keeping up with the multimillion-dollar investments needed to ensure clean drinking water and wastewater treatment for residents and businesses.
Water crisis is No. 1 crisis affecting planet, says World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report
According to the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2016, the water crisis-the result of shortages, flooding or droughts-is the No. 1 crisis impacting the planet over the next 10 years.
The report, which was released on Jan. 14, 2016, surveys nearly 750 experts on the perceived impact a risk would have on the world and the likelihood that it may occur over 18-month and 10-year timeframes.
Bell & Gossett releases a new online course on waterside economization
Xylem’s Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand released a new online course on waterside economization during the 2016 AHR Expo. The Online Little Red Schoolhouse was launched at AHR 2015 and is a complement to the hands-on training that more than 60,000 engineers, contractors and installers have experienced since 1954 at the B&G Little Red Schoolhouse, a facility in Morton Grove, Ill. There, HVAC professionals learn the proper design, installation and maintenance of hydronic systems, as well as the latest technologies and regulations that affect the industry.
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EPA's cancellation of certain methomyl uses will reduce risks to drinking water
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the manufacturers of the insecticide methomyl have agreed to cancel some uses and limit use on certain crops to reduce risks to drinking water. From 1995 to 2013, exposure from food to carbamates, which includes methomyl, has fallen by approximately 70%. The action is a continuation of EPA’s effort to reduce carbamate use, thereby protecting people’s health, especially the health of children who may be more sensitive to pesticides.
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.
AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.