Monitoring

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May 20 2019
The U.S. has reached a deal to lift tariffs imposed on industrial metals imported from Canada and Mexico. According to The Washington Post, the lift…
May 10 2019
Every 10 years, the state of Minnesota monitors local stream quality. This process is called intensive water monitoring. According to the Austin…
The Eric County Water Authority in New York State has released its water quality report
The Eric County Water Authority in New York State has released its water quality report.
Apr 29 2019
In New York, the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) has released its 2018 Annual Water Quality Report (AWQR). The report fulfills the U.S. EPA’s…
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr 26 2019
The "Clean Border Water Now" program is raising awareness to eliminate the sewage, trash, sediment and chemical waste that plagues beaches and waves…
A plan has been put in place to begin testing drinking water in Pennsylvania for PFAS
A plan has been put in place to begin testing drinking water in Pennsylvania for PFAS
Apr 15 2019
In Pennsylvania, state regulators announced a plan on April 12 to begin testing drinking water supplies that are likely to be contaminated with PFAS…
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…
New study finds groundwater reserves are dwindling in the face of climate change
New study finds groundwater reserves are dwindling in the face of climate change
Jan 23 2019
A new study by a team of international researchers and published in the journal Nature Climate Change found that only half of all groundwater…
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Jan 22 2019
Aquaoso Technologies, PBC, officially launched a free digital water map of California water districts, GSAs and groundwater basin priority levels.…
Lead levels in Newark, N.J., drinking water reaches all time high
Lead levels in Newark, N.J., drinking water reaches all time high
Jan 15 2019
The latest lead test results for Newark, N.J., revealed the city’s lead levels in drinking water currently are the highest ever recorded in the past…
Florida executive order aims to improve state water quality
Florida executive order aims to improve state water quality
Jan 11 2019
On Jan. 10, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order to implement major water reforms across the state. The reforms include $2.5 billion…
Scientists survey groundwater via aerial footage
Scientists survey groundwater via aerial footage
Jan 3 2019
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have been using a high-resolution airborne geophysical survey to collect data for the evaluation and…
Scientists develop groundwater monitoring plan
Scientists develop groundwater monitoring plan
Aug 15 2018
Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Savannah River National Laboratory have developed a method for…
European water bodies fail water quality tests
European water bodies fail water quality tests
Jul 3 2018
According to a new survey by the European Environmental Agency (EEA), only 40% of surface water bodies surveyed in Europe met the minimum ecological…
New York receives drinking water monitoring funding from EPA
New York receives drinking water monitoring funding from EPA
Jun 1 2018
The U.S. EPA awarded $2,170,000 to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to ensure requirements of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act are…
University of Texas at San Antonio receives water quality funding
University of Texas at San Antonio receives water quality funding
May 29 2018
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has received a $1,057,401 grant through the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program to remove contaminants…
NASA imagery finds global freshwater rapidly dwindling
NASA imagery finds global freshwater rapidly dwindling
May 18 2018
Researchers from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) analyzed 14 years of data from the Twin Gravity Recovery and Climate…
EPA has decided to not revise the 2012 water quality standards
EPA has decided to not revise the 2012 water quality standards
May 9 2018
U.S. EPA has released its Five-Year Review of the 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria (RWQC), as required by the BEACH Act amendments to the…
May 8 2018
The North Carolina Division of Water Quality (DEQ) has halted chemical treatment of algae growth at White Lake, N.C., after dead fish washed up along…
May 4 2018
The U.S. EPA has approved the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s application to assume responsibilities associated with the Clean Water Act’s Water Quality…
May 1 2018
Six new water quality monitoring machines have been approved for installation in Whitewater River, Minn. The LimnoTech machines will monitor stream…
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