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Water Disinfection

Scientists create powder that quickly disinfects drinking water

May 24, 2023
A removable powder of aluminum oxide, molybdenum sulfide, copper and iron oxide can activate in response to sunlight, generating hydrogen peroxide and hydroxyl radicals to purify...


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Mississippi Floods

Jackson, Mississippi Declares Water System Emergency Order After Flooding

Aug. 30, 2022
Flooding of the Pearl River after heavy rains affected treatment processes at the city's main water treatment facility
Drinking Water Systems

Oregon Increases Port of Morrow Groundwater Pollution Fine

June 23, 2022
The Port violated its water quality permit an additional 626 times between November 2020 to February 2022, with a total of 2,155 violations overall.
Drinking Water

Over $6 Million Allocated to New Hampshire Drinking Water Projects

June 22, 2022
The funding is made up of grants and loans through the ARPA and the state’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and Clean Water State Revolving Fund.
Drinking Water

EPA Announces Water Reuse Interagency Working Group

June 21, 2022
The Working Group is composed of senior officials from 15 federal agencies, and is charged with developing and coordinating actions, tools, and resources to advance water reuse...
Drinking Water

Toxin that Contaminated Salem, Oregon's, Drinking Water in 2018 Discovered

June 20, 2022
The study found two types of cyanobacteria in Oregon’s Detroit Lake producing two different toxins