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Nov 7 2019
The Los Angeles City Council recently voted to start working on laws to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles on city property. The…
Nov 4 2019
Extreme weather and heatwaves are increasing as the planet warms. From California to Australia to Africa and Europe, the consequences of temperature…
Nov 4 2019
Powerful things can happen when the water well industry works together, and this was apparent when the Water Well Trust (WWT) partnered with industry…
Oct 29 2019
Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE) found three private residential wells in northern Kalamazoo County with per-…
Oct 11 2019
The city of Newark, N.J., will stop giving out free bottled water to most residents and instead switch back to giving free water filters to those who…
Oct 10 2019
In New York City, a public installation, + Pool Light, floating on Manhattan's East River changes colors based on the water quality conditions. The…
Oct 7 2019
In Flint, Mich., approximately 90% of water samples taken from January to June of 2019 showed 3 ppb of lead in the first liter and 6 ppb in the fifth…
Sep 26 2019
Bottled water continues to be popular among consumers, according to a Water Quality Assn. (WQA) report. 78% of respondents to the 2019 WQA Consumer…
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…
Jul 30 2019
Spokane, Wash., is set to replace residential water meters in Hillyard where water was contaminated. According to The Spokesman-Review, the city…
Jul 25 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $1 billion package to help 1 million residents gain access to clean drinking water. According to Governing,…
Jul 18 2019
Oak Park, Ill. announced plans to provide $30,000 in water filters following village concerns that a water main replacement project may increase lead…
Jul 5 2019
Webster, Mass., built a 2.5-million-gal-per-day treatment plant to remove iron and manganese from drinking water wells. According to South Coast…
Jul 1 2019
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) model plumbing codes are updated every three years. With each three-year…
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…
The business originally focused on well drilling. Sonic drill rigs commonly are used for exploratory purposes for mining clients.
The business originally focused on well drilling. Sonic drill rigs commonly are used for exploratory purposes for mining clients.
Jul 1 2019
In 1959, twin brothers Marvin and Melvin Traut launched Traut Wells in Waite Park, Minn., but a tumultuous economy forced them to close the business…
Jun 26 2019
India’s sixth-largest city, Chennai, is almost out of water. According to NPR, residents are waiting in lines that span city blocks, and restaurants…
Hands-on training activities can benefit different kinds of learners by providing opportunities to observe and practice new skills.
Hands-on training activities can benefit different kinds of learners by providing opportunities to observe and practice new skills.
Jun 5 2019
The water well industry is changing quickly. For industry professionals to succeed, they need to engage in continuing education to keep up with the…
Jun 5 2019
Point-of-use (POU) faucets and systems are becoming important in helping meet consumer demands for safe, high quality drinking water. Water treatment…
Based in St. Paul, Minn., Merle’s Water Conditioning now has 12 employees and remains a family business.
Based in St. Paul, Minn., Merle’s Water Conditioning now has 12 employees and remains a family business.
Jun 5 2019
Approaching its 60th anniversary, Merle’s Water Conditioning has proudly remained a family owned business since its inception in 1959. Merlin ‘Merle…
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