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EPA proposes revision to the waters of the US rule
EPA proposes revision to the waters of the US rule
Dec 12 2018
On Dec. 11, the U.S. EPA and the Department of the Army proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States,” or WOTUS. The proposed definition…
Study finds airplane drinking water may be unsafe
Study finds airplane drinking water may be unsafe
Dec 11 2018
A new report from the Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center found that drinking water tanks on airplanes may be subject to poor maintenance…
Bottled water provided to residents of Denmark, S.C.
Bottled water provided to residents of Denmark, S.C.
Dec 10 2018
Volunteers with Denmark Citizens for Safe Drinking Water have distributed nearly 2,000 cases of donated bottled water with the help of neighboring…
City celebrates 10 years of surface water use over groundwater
City celebrates 10 years of surface water use over groundwater
Dec 10 2018
On Dec. 5, Albuquerque, N.M., celebrated 10 years of surface water use. The city previously sourced drinking water from a shrinking aquifer. A $450…
Dec 7 2018
Water Doctor Treatment Receives Honor Water Doctor Treatment announced that the firm earned the COTY Associate of the Year award from the National…
Drinking water interconnection completed in New Hampshire
Drinking water interconnection completed in New Hampshire
Dec 6 2018
On Nov. 26, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to mark the completion of the Pennichuck Merrimack River Interconnection. The project will provide…
Flint lead service line replacement is ahead of schedule
Flint lead service line replacement is ahead of schedule
Dec 6 2018
On Dec. 4, Flint, Mich., officials announced that the city is a year ahead of schedule in a court-mandated order to replace lead service lines. The…
Tourists trigger drinking water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Tourists trigger drinking water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Dec 5 2018
Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands have appealed to the central Thai government to help manage a shortage of clean drinking water across the popular tourist…
Dec 4 2018
New technologies, regulations and trends shape the trajectory of the water quality industry. To stay on top of the ever-changing landscape, WQP asks…
Legionella discovered at northwestern Illinois senior community
Legionella discovered at northwestern Illinois senior community
Dec 4 2018
An Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) investigation discovered Legionella bacteria in the plumbing system of McHenry Villa independent…
Dec 3 2018
This year’s Atlantic and Pacific hurricane season was the most active ever recorded, shattering the previous record set in 1992. Hurricane Florence,…
Dec 3 2018
Point-of-use (POU) and point-of-entry (POE) water treatment and filtration products can be uniquely suited to remediate drinking water contaminants.…
Dec 3 2018
In each regular issue, WQP profiles a Dealer of the Month: a water treatment dealer going above and beyond in the areas of hard work, customer…
Dec 3 2018
As we reach the last month of the year, it’s a good time to reflect on the previous 11 months and look forward to 2019. This has been another year of…
Drinking water contamination discovered at Martha's Vineyard Airport
Drinking water contamination discovered at Martha's Vineyard Airport
Dec 3 2018
Water sampling results surrounding the Martha’s Vineyard Airport in West Tisbury, Mass., discovered levels of per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (…
Nestle Waters provides bottled water to Flint, Mich.
Nestle Waters provides bottled water to Flint, Mich.
Dec 3 2018
Nestle Waters has extended their commitment to provide bottled water donations to Flint, Mich., through April 2019. The company already has donated 3…
Annual midwest conference addresses the total water cycle
Annual midwest conference addresses the total water cycle
Dec 3 2018
Registration opened for the Illinois Section American Water Works Assn. Annual Conference and Expo 2019 (WATERCON). The annual event will be held…
Nov 30 2018
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Young Professionals and Industry Icon programs. Winners will be featured in the 2019 Faces of the Industry…
Nov 30 2018
WQP Managing Editor Amy McIntosh presents five new products from the November issue of WQP.
Arizona tribe to develop water quality standards
Arizona tribe to develop water quality standards
Nov 30 2018
The U.S. EPA announced approval of an application by the Gila River Indian Community, located south of Phoenix, Arizona, for “treatment in a similar…
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