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In addition to offering water treatment systems, Atlantic Water Solutions also provides pump and well services.
In addition to offering water treatment systems, Atlantic Water Solutions also provides pump and well services.
Dec 28 2018
“Educate, educate, educate.” That is the mantra by which Cindy Killer, president of Atlantic Water Solutions in Alfred, Maine, operates.  Killer, who…
Dec 28 2018
As business owners, much of your time is spent trying to make the next big sale. Every phone call is a chance to sell equipment, and every public…
Legionella discovered at west Michigan hospital
Legionella discovered at west Michigan hospital
Dec 28 2018
One death has been reported following a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at the Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital in Hasting, Mich. On Dec. 27, the…
Dec 27 2018
By now, we have all heard about the risk of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in commercial buildings and the documented connection to building water…
Dec 27 2018
Over the last few years, the U.S. has seen an influx of Legionella in the water supply across the country. According to the Centers for Disease…
Dec 27 2018
It is rare that one finds a cost-effective process that also helps the environment. How people use water can be one of these rare finds. In this case…
Madison, Wis., to test groundwater for emerging contaminants
Madison, Wis., to test groundwater for emerging contaminants
Dec 27 2018
The water utility of Madison, Wis., announced plans to increase testing for per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) in groundwater surrounding the…
New Delhi, India, embarks on groundwater recharge plan
New Delhi, India, embarks on groundwater recharge plan
Dec 26 2018
On Dec. 24, the Delhi Jal Board in New Delhi, India, approved a plan to restore 159 water bodies and create two lakes to aid groundwater recharge and…
EPA reveals new lead action plan for lead in drinking water
EPA reveals new lead action plan
Dec 24 2018
The U.S. EPA, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and U.S. Health and Human Services announced the Trump Administration’s Federal Lead Action…
Dec 21 2018
In this last episode of 2018, hosts Lauren Baltas, Amy McIntosh and Bob Crossen talk about the proposed Waters of the U.S. ruling and what it could…
Study investigates drinking water quality from water companies versus the government
Study investigates drinking water quality from water companies versus the government
Dec 21 2018
An analysis of U.S. EPA data from 1982 to 2015 by researchers from University of California Irvine and Columbia University found that community water…
Emerging contaminants in drinking water on the rise in Michigan
Emerging contaminants in drinking water on the rise in Michigan
Dec 20 2018
Previously unreleased test results revealed that per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) have been on the rise in Ann Arbor, Mich., drinking water…
India implements new groundwater guidelines
India implements new groundwater guidelines
Dec 20 2018
India’s Central Groundwater Authority (CGWA) has revised guidelines for groundwater extraction. The new guidelines include introduction of a water…
Drinking water contamination discovered at Iredell County, N.C., school
Drinking water contamination discovered at Iredell County, N.C., school
Dec 19 2018
On Dec. 18, elevated levels of perchlorate were discovered in drinking water at Lake Norman High School in Iredell County, N.C. The Iredell-…
New York proposes strict standards for emerging contaminants in drinking water
New York proposes strict standards for emerging contaminants in drinking water
Dec 19 2018
The New York state Drinking Water Quality Council has recommended new drinking water standards for emerging contaminants perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA…
Los Angeles County small systems face drinking water obstacles
Los Angeles County small systems face drinking water obstacles
Dec 18 2018
A new report by researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law found that small water systems in Los Angeles (L.A.) County…
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway in Burbank, Calif.
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway in Burbank, Calif.
Dec 17 2018
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has reached a settlement with Lockheed Martin, an aerospace technology company. Under the settlement,…
EPA awards funds to North Mariana Islands for drinking water upgrades
EPA awards funds to North Mariana Islands for drinking water upgrades
Dec 14 2018
The U.S. EPA has awarded $2.1 million to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) to…
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with drinking water protections
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with drinking water protections
Dec 13 2018
Congress approved the $867 million 2018 Farm Bill with bipartisan support. The bill has been applauded by environmental groups for its water…
Michigan communities challenge state lead in drinking water rules
Michigan communities challenge state lead in drinking water rules
Dec 13 2018
On Dec. 12, a Detroit, Mich., coalition filed suit against the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) over the state’s rules on lead in…
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