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Groundwater contamination under investigation surrounding firefighting foam site
Groundwater contamination under investigation surrounding firefighting foam site
Feb 6 2019
Tyco Fire Products, a Marinette, Wis., manufacturer of firefighting foam, knew there was soil and well contamination on its property dating back to…
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…
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Feb 1 2019
On Jan. 31, Arizona agreed to join six other states and Mexico in the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan. The decision was announced the day of…
WQA announces the dates of the annual D.C. Fly-In
WQA announces the dates of the annual D.C. Fly-In
Feb 1 2019
Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced that members and staff will gather in Washington, D.C., March 5 and 6, 2019, for the annual D.C. Fly-In, a series…
Bethpage, N.Y., begins work on a new water treatment plant to treat emerging contaminants
Bethpage, N.Y., begins work on a new water treatment plant to treat emerging contaminants
Jan 31 2019
The Bethpage, N.Y., Water District has begun construction on a $19.5 million water treatment facility designed to remove emerging contaminant 1,4-…
California senator proposes water reuse bill for breweries and wineries
California senator proposes water reuse bill for breweries and wineries
Jan 31 2019
California Sen. Scott Wiener proposed a bill that would require the State Water Board to create regulations for wineries and breweries for the onsite…
Virginia plans to cleanup coal ash pits and protect groundwater
Virginia plans to cleanup coal ash pits and protect groundwater
Jan 30 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced an agreement with Dominion Energy to recycle or store in lined landfilled 27 million cu yards of coal ash…
Two emerging contaminants will not be regulated under an new EPA draft plan
Two emerging contaminants will not be regulated under an new EPA draft plan
Jan 29 2019
Two sources familiar with a forthcoming draft plan from the U.S. EPA revealed that the agency plans to not set a drinking water limit for two…
Citizen group calls for increased testing of well water for PFAS contamination
Citizen group calls for increased testing of well water for PFAS contamination
Jan 29 2019
A citizen group petitioned the Madison, Wis., Water Utility Board to address potential well water contamination from the Truax Air National Guard…
Elevated lead levels found in Belton, S.C., drinking water
Elevated lead levels found in Belton, S.C., drinking water
Jan 28 2019
Belton, S.C., discovered elevated levels of lead during a monitoring period between June and September 2018. The lead levels found during that period…
New study finds microplastic contamination in Illinois groundwater
New study finds microplastic contamination in Illinois groundwater
Jan 28 2019
A new study by researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found microplastics fibers in two fractured limestone aquifers in…
Emerging contaminants found in groundwater at Flint, Mich., airport
Emerging contaminants found in groundwater at Flint, Mich., airport
Jan 25 2019
Elevated levels of per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) have been found in groundwater at Bishop Airport, located in Flint, Mich. One test…
Drinking water contaminants discovered in Springfield, Mass., water supply
Drinking water contaminants discovered in Springfield, Mass., water supply
Jan 24 2019
The Springfield, Mass., Water and Sewer commission announced that sample tests on drinking water in December revealed a rise in haloacetic acids (…
Florida senators propose new bill to filter lead from public school drinking water fountains
Florida senators propose new bill to filter lead from public school drinking water fountains
Jan 23 2019
Three Florida senators introduced a new bill that would require Florida public schools to filter drinking water for lead at the source on campuses…
New study finds groundwater reserves are dwindling in the face of climate change
New study finds groundwater reserves are dwindling in the face of climate change
Jan 23 2019
A new study by a team of international researchers and published in the journal Nature Climate Change found that only half of all groundwater…
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Jan 22 2019
Aquaoso Technologies, PBC, officially launched a free digital water map of California water districts, GSAs and groundwater basin priority levels.…
New York state allocates funds to improve drinking water infrastructure.
New York state allocates funds to improve drinking water infrastructure.
Jan 22 2019
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed allocating $2.5 billion to fix drinking water and water infrastructure problems across the state. The proposed…
Groundwater contamination found across coal ash sites in Texas
Groundwater contamination found across coal ash sites in Texas
Jan 21 2019
A new report released by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) found that all coal ash pits in Texas with available data are leaking contaminants…
Jan 18 2019
Blue-White Promotes Sales Manager Blue-White Ind. announced the appointment of Andrew Snyder to the position of sales manager. After earning a…
New report highlights the impact of corrosion on drinking water systems and aging infrastructure
New report highlights the impact of corrosion on drinking water systems and aging infrastructure
Jan 18 2019
The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) released a new report on the nation’s aging infrastructure that highlighted the need for…
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