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May 29 2020
Crowds of people lined up to stock up on water, abandoned swimming pools and dried-up dams. In spring 2018, such images from Cape Town, South Africa…
May 1 2020
When a car dealership in Pennsylvania found the perfect piece of land for an expansion project, the price seemed too good to be true. Turned out, it…
University of Wyoming AMK Ranch Research Center, adjacent to Grand Teton National Park’s Jenny Lake, needed a treatment solution that could comply with federal wastewater regulations for national parks.
University of Wyoming AMK Ranch Research Center, adjacent to Grand Teton National Park’s Jenny Lake, needed a treatment solution that could comply with federal wastewater regulations for national parks.
May 1 2020
Web Exclusive Content: Wondering what the best treatment solution is for your community? Our author Dennis Hallahan, technical director for…
May 1 2020
To accommodate a growing population, officials in the small Minnesota city of St. Francis sought to replace a 1970s-era wastewater treatment facility…
Mar 26 2020
One in every three homes in the U.S. is served by an individual onsite septic system. Community treatment needs, design challenges and regulations…
Dec 20 2019
Uralla, a town in Australia, found high levels of arsenic contamination in its water supply after a drought, forcing the population of 2,700 to use…
Oct 1 2019
WaterPod containerized treatment units contain one of many AdEdge package units, treating a wide variety of contaminants for drinking water,…
Editorial addresses water quality concerns on the Greek island of Kefalonia
Editorial addresses water quality concerns on the Greek island of Kefalonia
Aug 30 2019
Kaliméra! I’ve just returned from the Greek island of Kefalonia, the largest island in the Ionian Sea. While I happily spent most of my vacation…
Aug 26 2019
Water infrastructure and design vary based on the needs of those using it. For instance, in a highly populated urban city such as New York City, the…
Septic Check transported ATU system materials to the remote community of Farm Island, Minn., across a frozen lake.
Septic Check transported ATU system materials to the remote community of Farm Island, Minn., across a frozen lake.Allison Blodig is engineered systems specialist for Infiltrator Water Technologies. Blodig can be reached at [email protected]
Aug 26 2019
Aerobic treatment units (ATUs) offer a suitable environment for microorganisms to treat wastewater. These pre-engineered advanced wastewater…
Aug 26 2019
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) launched a free workshop for small systems. According to an AWWA news release, U.S. Department of Agriculture (…
Apr 29 2019
Across the country, many of the areas with the worst wastewater infrastructure are small, unincorporated rural communities with no money, no formal…
Apr 29 2019
In July 2018, Springfield, Ill., encountered a classic chemical upset. The utility supplies the city of Springfield with electric power generated…
Apr 29 2019
When Carol Gibson, president of the Holly Ridge homeowners association in Candler, N.C., contacted the Water Well Trust (WWT) in January 2018, the…
Mar 22 2019
Prewitt, N.M., resident Marie Jones has never had running water in the house her father built, despite repeated pleas for help. But thanks to the…
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…
California governor proposed new tax on drinking water
California governor proposed new tax on drinking water
Jan 14 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a statewide water tax to help disadvantaged communities obtain safe and affordable drinking water. The proposed…
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…
Drinking water contaminated by disinfectant in rural community
Drinking water contaminated by disinfectant in rural community
Nov 12 2018
A Freedom of Information Act request revealed a well in Denmark, S.C., has been treated for more than 10 years with a chemical not approved by the U.…
Senators introduce drinking water act for low-income and small system assistance
Senators introduce drinking water act for low-income and small system assistance
Nov 2 2018
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and co-sponsor Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) introduced the Low-Income Water Customer Assistance Programs Act of 2018 to the U.S.…
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