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Jul 19 2018
The city of Jackson, Miss., announced a do not drink advisory for pregnant women and children younger than five due to acidic water and lack of…
Michigan intends to sue 3M Co. over emerging contaminant PFAS
Michigan intends to sue 3M Co. over emerging contaminant PFAS
Jul 18 2018
On July 13, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced that the state of Michigan intends to sue 3M Co. regarding per- and polyfluorinated substance (PFAS)…
New York approves largest drinking water tunneling project
New York approves largest drinking water tunneling project
Jul 17 2018
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced a $1.2 billion drinking water project that will include construction of a 2-…
Environmental group sues energy company over Clean Water Act violations
Environmental group sues energy company over Clean Water Act violations
Jul 16 2018
The Environmental Defense Center (EDC) filed suit against the Pacific Coast Energy Co. (PCEC) over violations of the Clean Water Act. The suit…
Study finds water softeners contribute to salty water bodies
Study finds water softeners contribute to salty water bodies
Jul 16 2018
A new study from the University of Minnesota found that home water softeners are sending a significant amount of salt into the environment.…
Business news for the water treatment industry
Business news for the water treatment industry
Jul 13 2018
Enpress LLC Pioneer Lead & Cyst POE Filtration System Expands Listings Enpress LLC announced the new listings of its new Pioneer Lead & Cyst…
Water foundation seeks volunteers for plumbing challenge
Water foundation seeks volunteers for plumbing challenge
Jul 13 2018
The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) announced that the Navajo Water Project, an initiative of the nonprofit…
Vermont regulates three new emerging contaminants
Vermont regulates three new emerging contaminants
Jul 12 2018
The Vermont Department of Health added three emerging contaminants to its drinking water advisory. Consequently, the Vermont Department of…
Emerging contaminants monitored in New Hampshire
Emerging contaminants monitored in New Hampshire
Jul 11 2018
On July 10, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill that increases New Hampshire’s groundwater regulations for emerging contaminants PFOA, PFOS…
Nomination open for water and sustainability innovation award
Nomination open for water and sustainability innovation award
Jul 10 2018
Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply and Audubon Intl. are now accepting nominations for the Water & Sustainability Innovation Award—a new…
Michigan sees increase in legionella
Michigan sees increase in legionella
Jul 10 2018
New data released by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) found a nearly 30% increase in number of people who contracted…
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway for aerospace manufacturers
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway for aerospace manufacturers
Jul 6 2018
The U.S. EPA has finalized three orders with Lockheed Martin Corp. and Honeywell Intl. Inc. requiring the companies to expand groundwater treatment…
Scientists develop filtration system with plant seed and sand
Scientists develop filtration system with plant seed and sand
Jul 5 2018
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have further refined a process that could help provide clean water to regions that face water scarcity by…
Bottled water sales decline in Cape Town
Bottled water sales decline in Cape Town
Jul 4 2018
Cape Town, South Africa, has seen a drop in bottled water sales as Day Zero–the day the city runs out of water–has been averted and residents become…
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…
Kenya maps groundwater levels amid drought concerns
Kenya maps groundwater levels amid drought concerns
Jul 2 2018
Scientists from the University of Nairobi, the University of Barcelona, Oxford University and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and…
Nestle water under fire for groundwater extraction rights
Nestle water under fire for groundwater extraction rights
Jun 29 2018
The U.S. Forest Service offered Nestle Waters North America a three-year permit to continue drawing water from the San Bernardino National Forest,…
Foxconn faces controversy over water use
Foxconn faces controversy over water use
Jun 29 2018
On June 28, Foxconn Technology Group, a consumer electronic provider, broke ground on a manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, Wisc., expected to…
Young contest finalist designs water reuse system
Young contest finalist designs water reuse system
Jun 28 2018
A 14-year-old from Sugar Land, Texas., has developed a toilet flushing system that uses both fresh and recycled water to reduce water consumption in…
Smart water meters to be installed in Myrtle Beach, N.C.
Smart water meters to be installed in Myrtle Beach, N.C.
Jun 27 2018
The city of Myrtle Beach, N.C., announced plans to install smart water meters for the city’s 21,000 water utility customers. According to the city,…
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