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Jul 1 2019
In 1962, Rachel Carson published her seminal environmental work “Silent Spring” with the dedication, “To Albert Schweitzer, who said ‘Man has lost…
May 27 2019
Aqua Pennsylvania’s Bristol Water Treatment Plant won first place at the Pennsylvania American Water Works Assn.’s annual state conference. According…
Jan 31 2019
Vortech is an efficient universal distribution system for water treatment systems, in filtration and softening applications. The design creates…
Two Chicago suburbs reach agreement over drinking water rates
Two Chicago suburbs reach agreement over drinking water rates
Sep 10 2018
On Sept. 5, officials from Hammond, Ind., and Chicago Heights, Ill., reached an agreement that Hammond will supply more drinking water to Chicago…
Egypt raises drinking water fees amid rising water crisis
Egypt raises drinking water fees amid rising water crisis
Jun 5 2018
Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail approved measures to increase fees for drinking water by up to 46.5%. This marks the second rise in drinking…
May 17 2018
U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced at a meeting with water sector associations that the deadline to submit letters of interest for Water…
Apr 6 2018
The U.S. EPA announced the availability of funding that could provide as much as $5.5 billion in loans, which could leverage more than $11 billion in…
Apr 5 2018
Isabelle, Katherine and Trinity Adams—three sisters from Dallas aged 14, 12 and 8, respectively—have been named the 2018 Carter Outstanding Youth in…
Mar 23 2018
On March 23, the Senate passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill, which includes $21.2 billion in infrastructure funding and will fund the government…
Feb 12 2018
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate with the goal of increasing the availability of…
Jan 19 2018
A boil-water advisory has been issued on the east bank of New Orleans following a series of water line breaks. The recent chilly temperatures have…
Dec 12 2017
The city of Grand Rapids, Mich., changed its policy to now cover the entire cost of replacing lead service lines. Previously, the city would pay for…
Nov 29 2017
Environmental groups filed a lawsuit Nov. 28 in federal court challenging the Trump administration’s approval of a groundwater mining and pipeline…
Aug 21 2017
The city of Seward, Neb., warned its residents not to consume any city water due to "unknown concentrations" in the water following a leak in the…
Aug 7 2017
The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank financed $19.2 million in drinking water projects for the town of Cumberland, R.I., and the Providence Water…
Jul 20 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $649,000 to the city of Española, N.M., to replace aging, leaking water lines along Coronado…
May 22 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received an additional $8 million…
Mar 31 2017
Western Municipal Water District will begin construction this spring on the La Sierra Pipeline, a $36 million project to increase local water supply…
Mar 20 2017
Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC)—an alliance of Michigan State University (MSU), the University of Michigan (U-M) and Wayne State…
Mar 1 2017
Great Water Tech has announced an initiative aimed at preventing lead contamination in the drinking water of U.S. schools. Great Water Tech will…
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