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There is now a new challenge for rebuilding in Paradise, Calif.,– toxic drinking water
There is now a new challenge for rebuilding in Paradise, Calif.,– toxic drinking water.
Apr 23 2019
The drinking water in Paradise, Calif., where 85 people died in the worst wildfire in state history, has been contaminated with the cancer-causing…
Denver Water sets an example for water conservation
Denver Water sets an example for water conservation.
Apr 22 2019
Denver Water has a new 36-acre complex, slated to open in the fall of 2019. According to Buildings, it utilized two strategies when it comes to…
American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals and drinking water system components have been updated
American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals and drinking water system components have been updated.
Apr 19 2019
The American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals (NSF/ANSI 60) and plumbing system components (NSF/ANSI 61)…
Apr 18 2019
In Lovely, Ky., resident Heather Blevin’s parents hooked their property into the municipal supply after the well water turned brown and started…
In Singapore, scientists have invented a handheld device for quick monitoring of drinking water quality
In Singapore, scientists have invented a handheld device for quick monitoring of drinking water quality.
Apr 17 2019
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), have developed a portable device, inspired by the ability of the human…
A chemist’s water filter invention was inspired by Flint crisis and appears on “Shark Tank”
A chemist’s water filter invention was inspired by Flint crisis and appears on “Shark Tank”.
Apr 16 2019
On ABC’s “Shark Tank”, a chemist’s water filter invention was inspired by the Flint water crisis. According to CNBC, Eric Roy, a PhD and chemist who…
A plan has been put in place to begin testing drinking water in Pennsylvania for PFAS
A plan has been put in place to begin testing drinking water in Pennsylvania for PFAS
Apr 15 2019
In Pennsylvania, state regulators announced a plan on April 12 to begin testing drinking water supplies that are likely to be contaminated with PFAS…
Pentair adds rewards to program
Pentair adds rewards to program
Apr 12 2019
Pentair Adds Rewards to Popular Partner Program Pentair has added even more incentives for water treatment professionals to participate in its…
An air force base in Guam used pesticidal pool chlorinator in drinking water, according to the Guam Environmental Protection Agency
An air force base in Guam used pesticidal pool chlorinator in drinking water, according to the Guam Environmental Protection Agency.
Apr 11 2019
In Guam, the Andersen Air Force Base has been fined by the territory’s Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) for using pool chlorination tabs…
A. O. Smith announces acquisition of water treatment solutions provider Water-Right Inc.
A. O. Smith announces acquisition of water treatment solutions provider Water-Right Inc.
Apr 10 2019
A.O. Smith Corporation has announced that it has acquired Water-Right Inc., a Wisconsin-based water treatment company, for $107 million in cash,…
The City Council in Flint, Mich., has approved contractors to finish lead line replacement
The City Council in Flint, Mich., has approved contractors to finish lead line replacement.
Apr 9 2019
The Flint City Council has voted to move forward with their final phase of the FAST Start Program. According to ABC 12, the City Council voted to use…
A door-to-door water treatment sales company faces 112 charges under the Consumer Protection Act in Ontario, Canada
A door-to-door water treatment sales company faces 112 charges under the Consumer Protection Act in Ontario, Canada
Apr 8 2019
The Province of Ontario has filed 112 charges against an Ottawa businessman linked to a door-to-door water treatment sales business. According to the…
A new program at the Colorado School of Mines hopes to bridge the gap between research and commercialization
A new program at the Colorado School of Mines hopes to bridge the gap between research and commercialization.
Apr 5 2019
The Colorado School of Mines recently celebrated the grand opening of a new 10,000 sq ft research facility in Denver that will pave the way for…
In Minnesota, officials are adjusting levels for chemicals found in drinking water in the Twin Cities metro area
In Minnesota, officials are adjusting levels for chemicals found in drinking water in the Twin Cities metro area.
Apr 4 2019
Minnesota health officials are adjusting acceptable levels for two pollutants found in drinking water supplies in the Twin Cities metro area, based…
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new fluoride standard for bottled water, but some say it is still too high
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new fluoride standard for bottled water, but some say it is still too high.
Apr 3 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing a lower concentration level standard for fluoride in bottled water, however, some scientists…
According to nearby residents, a proposed change to pollution regulation could damage Ohio River water quality
According to nearby residents, a proposed change to pollution regulation could damage Ohio River water quality.
Apr 2 2019
In Pittsburgh, Penn., compliance with regulations restricting pollutants discharged into the Ohio River by coal-fired power plants, oil and gas…
The EPA Acting Administrator visited Denver on Friday and announced new WIFIA funding
The EPA Acting Administrator visited Denver on Friday and announced new WIFIA funding.
Apr 1 2019
On Friday, Mar. 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler visited Denver, Colo. where he announced new funding…
Mar 29 2019
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer directed the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to start creating drinking water standards for per-…
Mar 28 2019
Lawmakers in Massachusetts have proposed legislation to improve drinking water quality in schools by targeting lead. The proposed legislation would…
Mar 27 2019
A new study released by researchers from the Council of Agricultural Science and Technology examines the causes and consequences of groundwater…
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