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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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Emerging contaminants discovered at Ottawa County, Mich., school
Emerging contaminants discovered at Ottawa County, Mich., school
Oct 30 2018
In Ottawa County, Mich., high levels of per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) have been discovered in the drinking water at a Grand Haven…
EU bans single-use plastics and encourages recycling drinking water bottles
EU bans single-use plastics and encourages recycling drinking water bottles
Oct 29 2018
The European Parliament approved a ban on single-use plastics in Europe by 2021. The proposal was overwhelmingly approved on a vote of 571 to 53 and…
New device detects legionella in drinking water faster
New device detects legionella in drinking water faster
Oct 25 2018
A new fully automated testing device aims to provide reliable results testing for legionella contamination in less than two hours. Released by…
EPA addresses industrial groundwater contamination
EPA addresses industrial groundwater contamination
Oct 19 2018
The U.S. EPA finalized a $19.5 million cleanup plan for the Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund site in Fair Lawn, N.J. Previous industrial and commercial…
Groundwater contamination threatens Michigan water quality
Groundwater contamination threatens Michigan water quality
Oct 16 2018
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced plans to hold an informational session Nov. 7 at the Thornapple Kellogg High School…
Nitrate task force makes recommendations for improving water quality
Nitrate task force makes recommendations for improving water quality
Oct 15 2018
The La Crosse County, Wis., Nitrate Well Water Task Force completed a nitrate exposure report which found that groundwater in the towns of Onalaska…
Elon Musk donates funds for ultraviolet disinfection in Flint schools
Elon Musk donates funds for ultraviolet disinfection in Flint schools
Oct 9 2018
The Musk Foundation donated $480,350 to fund new ultraviolet (UV) water filtration systems for drinking water fountains in Flint Community Schools.…
Legionella discovered in New Jersey drinking water
Legionella discovered in New Jersey drinking water
Oct 8 2018
Nine schools and one hotel in West Orange, N.J., discovered legionella bacteria following two confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease. The schools…
Truck spills gasoline threatening Providence River water quality
Truck spills gasoline threatening Providence River water quality
Oct 5 2018
On Oct. 5, a truck carrying 11,000 gal of gasoline tipped on I-95 North in Providence, R.I., spilling an unknown amount of gas onto the roadway that…
EPA grants Evoqua Water Technologies permit for commercial carbon regeneration facility
EPA grants Evoqua Water Technologies permit for commercial carbon regeneration facility
Sep 26 2018
The U.S. EPA issued a hazardous waste permit to Evoqua Water Technologies LLC and the Colorado River Indian Tribes for a commercial carbon…
How to transition residential water treatment skills to the commercial water sector
How to transition residential water treatment skills to the commercial water sector
Sep 24 2018
You are a trusted water treatment expert in your region and your dealership is known throughout the community for quality work as you and your team…
Sep 24 2018
Like other industries such as hospitality, health care, and food and beverage, the success of commercial laundries depends on the water quality.…
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…
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