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Investigation explores drinking water rate increases for Great Lakes water
Investigation explores drinking water rate increases for Great Lakes water
Feb 8 2019
A new investigation found that the cost of water to ratepayers served by Great Lakes water has doubled and even tripled in some water districts in…
Elevated levels of arsenic discovered at Atlanta prison
Elevated levels of arsenic discovered at Atlanta prison
Feb 7 2019
Elevated levels of arsenic have been found in drinking water at the U.S. Penitentiary Atlanta (USP Atlanta), a medium security facility that houses…
A new study from Bluewater investigates nationwide water contamination
A new study from Bluewater investigates nationwide water contamination
Feb 7 2019
A new national survey found that 28% of Americans have experienced water contamination issues in the past two years, a slight increase from a prior…
Groundwater contamination under investigation surrounding firefighting foam site
Groundwater contamination under investigation surrounding firefighting foam site
Feb 6 2019
Tyco Fire Products, a Marinette, Wis., manufacturer of firefighting foam, knew there was soil and well contamination on its property dating back to…
Louisiana task form targets water quality reform
Louisiana task form targets water quality reform
Feb 4 2019
The Louisiana Rural Water Infrastructure Committee (RWIC) has begun petitioning the state Legislature for drinking water infrastructure reform. The…
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Feb 1 2019
On Jan. 31, Arizona agreed to join six other states and Mexico in the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan. The decision was announced the day of…
WQA announces the dates of the annual D.C. Fly-In
WQA announces the dates of the annual D.C. Fly-In
Feb 1 2019
Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced that members and staff will gather in Washington, D.C., March 5 and 6, 2019, for the annual D.C. Fly-In, a series…
Bethpage, N.Y., begins work on a new water treatment plant to treat emerging contaminants
Bethpage, N.Y., begins work on a new water treatment plant to treat emerging contaminants
Jan 31 2019
The Bethpage, N.Y., Water District has begun construction on a $19.5 million water treatment facility designed to remove emerging contaminant 1,4-…
California senator proposes water reuse bill for breweries and wineries
California senator proposes water reuse bill for breweries and wineries
Jan 31 2019
California Sen. Scott Wiener proposed a bill that would require the State Water Board to create regulations for wineries and breweries for the onsite…
Virginia plans to cleanup coal ash pits and protect groundwater
Virginia plans to cleanup coal ash pits and protect groundwater
Jan 30 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced an agreement with Dominion Energy to recycle or store in lined landfilled 27 million cu yards of coal ash…
Jan 29 2019
In November 2018, Water.org and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Sustainable Water Partnership announced they would provide $4…
Jan 29 2019
The media spotlight on the 2016 emergency declaration in Flint, Mich., put lead contamination at the forefront of the news and the minds of residents…
Two emerging contaminants will not be regulated under an new EPA draft plan
Two emerging contaminants will not be regulated under an new EPA draft plan
Jan 29 2019
Two sources familiar with a forthcoming draft plan from the U.S. EPA revealed that the agency plans to not set a drinking water limit for two…
Jan 29 2019
WQP Managing Editor Amy McIntosh presents five new products from the January 2019 issue of WQP.
Citizen group calls for increased testing of well water for PFAS contamination
Citizen group calls for increased testing of well water for PFAS contamination
Jan 29 2019
A citizen group petitioned the Madison, Wis., Water Utility Board to address potential well water contamination from the Truax Air National Guard…
Elevated lead levels found in Belton, S.C., drinking water
Elevated lead levels found in Belton, S.C., drinking water
Jan 28 2019
Belton, S.C., discovered elevated levels of lead during a monitoring period between June and September 2018. The lead levels found during that period…
New study finds microplastic contamination in Illinois groundwater
New study finds microplastic contamination in Illinois groundwater
Jan 28 2019
A new study by researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found microplastics fibers in two fractured limestone aquifers in…
Jan 25 2019
Everything you do in business either generates or eliminates revenue.  Let me say that again: Everything you do in business either generates or…
Jan 25 2019
NSF Intl. requires periodic retesting for all NSF/ANSI Standard 61-certified products. For most product types, this testing occurs on an annual basis…
The treatment process includes fine solids removal and concentration of the remaining nutrients, resulting in a liquid concentrate and clean water.
The treatment process includes fine solids removal and concentration of the remaining nutrients, resulting in a liquid concentrate and clean water.
Jan 25 2019
A strong stewardship ethic exists in the dairy industry, where farms often are passed down from generation to generation. When dairy farmers say they…
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