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Feb 22 2019
WQP visited Puroserve in Canoga Park, Calif., to hear how this dealership and its customers dealt with the Southern California wildfires.
Feb 22 2019
WQP Managing Editor Amy McIntosh presents five new products from the February 2019 issue of WQP.
Feb 22 2019
IAPMO India Opens New Office The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) India announced that it will celebrate the…
Feb 22 2019
In this episode of Talking Under Water, hosts Bob Crossen, Lauren Baltas and Amy McIntosh discuss some recent news, including an omnibus…
Colorado town plans to reuse purified wastewater as drinking waster
Colorado town plans to reuse purified wastewater as drinking waster
Feb 21 2019
The city of Castle Rock, Colo., announced plans to use treated wastewater for drinking water. The plan will involve purifying wastewater, releasing…
Investigation explores mining pollution and its impact on drinking water
Investigation explores mining pollution and its impact on drinking water
Feb 21 2019
A new investigation found that at average flows more than 50 million gal of contaminated wastewater flows from U.S. mining sites untreated into…
Supreme Court to hear Clean Water Act case regarding groundwater contamination
Supreme Court to hear Clean Water Act case regarding groundwater contamination
Feb 20 2019
On Feb. 19, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case regarding if groundwater contamination that leaks into navigable waters violates the Clean…
Legionella discovered at Minnesota hotel spa
Legionella discovered at Minnesota hotel spa
Feb 20 2019
In Crookston, Minn., the Crookston Inn and Convention Center has closed the hotel’s pool and spa area after four people contracted Legionnaires’…
Groundwater contamination threatens New Mexico dairies
Groundwater contamination threatens New Mexico dairies
Feb 19 2019
New Mexico dairies face groundwater contamination stemming from per- and polyfluoralkyl substance (PFAS) pollution that originated at the Cannon Air…
Lead contamination discovered in Sandy, Utah
Lead contamination discovered in Sandy, Utah
Feb 18 2019
A do not drink advisory was lifted in Sandy, Utah, for 600 residents who were cautioned not to use their tap water due to elevated levels of copper…
Student develops low-cost method to remove arsenic from drinking water
Student develops low-cost method to remove arsenic from drinking water
Feb 15 2019
A sophomore student at Academic Magnet High School in Charleston, S.C., has developed a system to remove arsenic from drinking water in low-income…
Cape Town proposes new plan to combat Day Zero and future drought
Cape Town proposes new plan to combat Day Zero and future drought
Feb 15 2019
The city of Cape Town, South Africa, has proposed a new strategy to increase their water resiliency and avoid possible drought. The plan currently is…
EPA releases action plan to address emerging contaminants in drinking water
EPA releases action plan to address emerging contaminants in drinking water
Feb 14 2019
On Feb. 14, the U.S. EPA unveiled the agency’s Per- and Polyfluoralkyl Substances (PFAS) Action Plan. The plan calls for 25 steps to address the…
WATERCON 2019 will bring together water quality specialists
WATERCON 2019 will bring together water quality specialists
Feb 14 2019
Registration opened for the Illinois Section American Water Works Assn. Annual Conference and Expo 2019 (WATERCON). The annual event will be held…
Wisconsin governor proposes increase water quality and pipe replacement funding
Wisconsin governor proposes increase water quality and pipe replacement funding
Feb 13 2019
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers proposed allowing state environmental and agricultural officers to borrow nearly $70 million during the next two years to…
Value of Water Campaign releases progress report
Value of Water Campaign releases progress report
Feb 13 2019
The Value of Water Campaign released a three-year progress report. The campaign is a collaboration between water industry leaders and policy groups…
Nestle closes controversial water bottling plant
Nestle closes controversial water bottling plant
Feb 12 2019
Nestle North America closed a controversial Phoenix, Ariz., water bottling plant less than three years after the facility opened. The water bottling…
EPA increases investment in aging drinking water infrastructure
EPA increases investment in aging drinking water infrastructure
Feb 11 2019
The U.S. EPA announced it is accelerating investment in the nation’s aging water infrastructure in support of President Donald J. Trump’s…
Pittsburgh required to replace lead service lines in settlement
Pittsburgh required to replace lead service lines in settlement
Feb 11 2019
A coalition of organizations advocating for safe, affordable water secured a legal settlement that controls how Pittsburgh’s largest water utility…
Feb 8 2019
Founder of Rainshower Passes E. George Ricci, 88, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, from complications due to a heart condition. He is survived by his…
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