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Water treatment systems, water reuse systems and plumbing fixtures are crucial components in helping commercial and institutional buildings, such as hospitals, schools, hotels, offices and retail, meet water efficiency and conservation goals while also ensuring access to safe drinking water.
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Detroit schools find additional lead contamination in drinking water
Detroit schools find additional lead contamination in drinking water
Sep 20 2018
On Sept. 19, the Detroit Public Schools Community District released the latest round of water quality test results. The results revealed that out of…
Hog waste and coal ash pits pose threat to water quality as Hurricane Florence looms
Hog waste and coal ash pits pose threat to water quality as Hurricane Florence looms
Sep 13 2018
Hog farmers near the North Carolina coast have been hurrying to lower waste pools as Hurricane Florence nears the East Coast. The open-air waste…
Disneyland linked to Legionnaires' disease outbreak
Disneyland linked to Legionnaires' disease outbreak
Sep 7 2018
The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., $33,000 for failing to properly clean cooling…
Energy company faces lawsuit over groundwater contamination
Energy company faces lawsuit over groundwater contamination
Sep 5 2018
The Environmental Integrity Project, on behalf of the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Assn., Waterkeeper Alliance and Penn Environment, notified Talen…
NASA finds groundwater contamination near space center
NASA finds groundwater contamination near space center
Aug 29 2018
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has discovered groundwater contamination, including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and…
Kansas communities investigate groundwater contamination from dry cleaner
Kansas communities investigate groundwater contamination from dry cleaner
Aug 27 2018
Following the discovery of groundwater contamination from a former dry cleaner, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has connected…
Elevated lead levels found in Maryland schools drinking water
Elevated lead levels found in Maryland schools drinking water
Aug 23 2018
State-mandated lead testing in Maryland detected elevated lead levels in schools in the counties of Montgomery, Anne Arundel and Hartford. The…
Santa Monica temporarily bans construction of new wells to protect groundwater
Santa Monica temporarily bans construction of new wells to protect groundwater
Aug 21 2018
The city of Santa Monica, Calif., temporarily has banned the construction of new private wells while the city works towards drafting the rules to a…
Emerging contaminant PFAS found at Michigan elementary school
Emerging contaminant PFAS found at Michigan elementary school
Aug 21 2018
Drinking water at the Alto Elementary School in Kent County, Mich., tested positive for per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS). According to the…
Cooling towers are being disinfected following the detection of legionella bacteria
Cooling towers are being disinfected following the detection of legionella bacteria
Aug 10 2018
After legionella bacteria was detected, cooling towers in an office building at the Illinois State Capitol complex in Springfield, Ill., are…
Groundwater cleanup plan revamped in U.S. Virgin Islands
Groundwater cleanup plan revamped in U.S. Virgin Islands
Aug 10 2018
The U.S. EPA proposed a cleanup plan to modify current cleanup activities at the Tutu Wellfield Superfund Site on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.…
Bronx hospital discovers legionella bacteria in drinking water
Bronx hospital discovers legionella bacteria in drinking water
Aug 2 2018
Legionella bacteria has been found at the Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City. The contamination was discovered…
Filtration system uses kidney dialysis equipment in commercial setting
Filtration system uses kidney dialysis equipment in commercial setting
Jul 30 2018
An Israeli startup, NUFiltration, has repurposed discarded kidney dialysis filters to make cost-effective water filtration devices capable of …
New coal ash pit rules may threaten groundwater quality
New coal ash pit rules may threaten groundwater quality
Jul 27 2018
On July 17, the U.S. EPA changed coal ash pit regulations by easing federal oversight and providing states with more regulatory flexibility. The new…
Jul 20 2018
An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease has been reported in Lower Washington Heights and Upper Hamilton Heights, N.Y. 18 cases of the disease have been…
Michigan sees increase in legionella
Michigan sees increase in legionella
Jul 10 2018
New data released by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) found a nearly 30% increase in number of people who contracted…
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway for aerospace manufacturers
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway for aerospace manufacturers
Jul 6 2018
The U.S. EPA has finalized three orders with Lockheed Martin Corp. and Honeywell Intl. Inc. requiring the companies to expand groundwater treatment…
Foxconn faces controversy over water use
Foxconn faces controversy over water use
Jun 29 2018
On June 28, Foxconn Technology Group, a consumer electronic provider, broke ground on a manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, Wisc., expected to…
Jun 22 2018
When I began my career with an automotive supplier in Zeeland, Mich., in 2003, there were three reverse osmosis (RO) systems and four deionized (DI)…
Jun 22 2018
The ongoing drought in Southern California rages on, leaving homeowners with shorter showers, drier lawns, and a more mindful attitude regarding…
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