Water Quality

WaterTAP, projects, better best practices, personnel, water management
Aug 26 2016
The Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) launched its Better Best Practices Initiative. Industry professional Trish Johnson joined...
oysters, lafayette river, norfolk, virginia, water quality, bacteria
Aug 22 2016
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation began restoration efforts at the Norfolk, Va., Lafayette River to increase the river's oyster population and ultimately...
nsf, ashrae, legionella, nsf 444, building water systems
Jul 6 2016
NSF Intl. and ASHRAE have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) dedicated to protecting public health by establishing safe management practices...
Water quality, Consumer Confidence Reports
Jul 1 2016
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) urges homeowners concerned about their local public water system's water quality to utilize their...
May 25 2016
Tim Davis, Ph.D., is a molecular ecologist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) who conducts research in the Great Lakes...
water research, USDA, funding, agriculture, rural, watershed, Farm Bill
May 18 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of $10.7 million in funding for research that could solve critical water...
saline, mine expansion, australia, court hearing, coal mine, Coxs River
May 10 2016
Claiming potential saline increases in local water, the approval of a coal mine expansion near Lithgow, Australia will undergo a hearing in the Land...
report, investment, Michigan, water, sewer, infrastructure, funding, aging
Apr 14 2016
A new report commissioned by the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Assn. (MITA) found Michigan and its communities are not keeping up with...
bluewater, purification, poll
Mar 9 2016
Bluewater, a water purifier brand, said a new U.S.-wide survey showing just under half of Americans lack confidence in the safety of their tap water...
Jan 26 2016
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...
little red schoolhouse, B&G, xylem,
Jan 26 2016
Xylem’s Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand released a new online course on waterside economization during the 2016 AHR Expo. The Online Little Red...
NASA climate change lake temperature
Dec 17 2015
Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a new NASA and National...
Duke Energy North Carolina South Carolina Water Resources Fund
Dec 8 2015
Thirteen organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina will share more than $1 million in new grants from Duke Energy's...
Bluewater survey tap water quality
May 5 2015
A new survey reveals that 55% of Americans are concerned about the quality of their tap water. The online survey, conducted by Cint on behalf of...
USDA rural water wastewater renewable energy
Apr 29 2015
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced support for projects to improve rural water and wastewater services, promote renewable energy and promote...
Veolia International Food Policy Research Institute water quality
Apr 17 2015
According to a global study by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Veolia, the world is on a path toward rapidly...
Rotary International Great Lakes water quality Goose Island Evanston
Apr 1 2015
Evanston, Ill.-based Rotary Intl., an international humanitarian service organization, hosted a free public panel discussion titled "Tap Into Lake...
Rotary International Great Lakes water quality Goose Island Evanston
Mar 26 2015
With the exception of the polar ice caps, the Great Lakes system is the largest source of freshwater in the world. Lake Michigan is the largest...
Drinking water - EPA - methomyl
Feb 6 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the manufacturers of the insecticide methomyl have agreed to cancel some uses and limit use on...
Dec 31 2014
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...