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Tourists trigger drinking water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Tourists trigger drinking water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Dec 5 2018
Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands have appealed to the central Thai government to help manage a shortage of clean drinking water across the popular tourist…
Legionella discovered at northwestern Illinois senior community
Legionella discovered at northwestern Illinois senior community
Dec 4 2018
An Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) investigation discovered Legionella bacteria in the plumbing system of McHenry Villa independent…
Drinking water contamination discovered at Martha's Vineyard Airport
Drinking water contamination discovered at Martha's Vineyard Airport
Dec 3 2018
Water sampling results surrounding the Martha’s Vineyard Airport in West Tisbury, Mass., discovered levels of per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (…
Nestle Waters provides bottled water to Flint, Mich.
Nestle Waters provides bottled water to Flint, Mich.
Dec 3 2018
Nestle Waters has extended their commitment to provide bottled water donations to Flint, Mich., through April 2019. The company already has donated 3…
Annual midwest conference addresses the total water cycle
Annual midwest conference addresses the total water cycle
Dec 3 2018
Registration opened for the Illinois Section American Water Works Assn. Annual Conference and Expo 2019 (WATERCON). The annual event will be held…
Arizona tribe to develop water quality standards
Arizona tribe to develop water quality standards
Nov 30 2018
The U.S. EPA announced approval of an application by the Gila River Indian Community, located south of Phoenix, Arizona, for “treatment in a similar…
New report details the impact of wildfires on drinking water quality
New report details the impact of wildfires on drinking water quality
Nov 29 2018
The Water Research Foundation (WRF) released a new report titled “Wildfire Impacts on Drinking Water Treatment Process Performance: Development of…
Groundwater contamination discovered surrounding Illinois coal ash pits
Groundwater contamination discovered surrounding Illinois coal ash pits
Nov 29 2018
A new report released Nov. 28 found coal ash disposal sites throughout Illinois have contaminated surrounding groundwater supplies. The report by the…
Lead contamination in drinking water in Bloomfield, N.J.
Lead contamination in drinking water in Bloomfield, N.J.
Nov 28 2018
Bloomfield, N.J., announced plans to hand out filters to residents concerned with lead build-up in their homes. The town, which receives its drinking…
Water use plan in Maui, Hawaii, revisited
Water use plan in Maui, Hawaii, revisited
Nov 28 2018
Maui, Hawaii, has begun public hearings on a new draft of the island’s water use and development plan, which has not been updated since 1990. The…
2019 WQP Convention & Exposition opens registration
2019 WQP Convention & Exposition opens registration
Nov 27 2018
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has opened registration for the 2019 WQA Convention & Exposition along with its second annual WQA Business Boot…
Water treatment method inspired by sea creature discovered
Water treatment method inspired by sea creature discovered
Nov 27 2018
Researchers from Yale University and Peking University developed a water treatment method inspired by Actinia, a sea organism that ensnares its prey…
Elevated lead levels discovered in drinking water
Elevated lead levels discovered in drinking water
Nov 26 2018
Elevated lead levels in drinking water have been found in Benton Harbor, Mich. While the city was put under an advisory for its drinking water…
Study investigates drinking water pollution in Lake Mead
Study investigates drinking water pollution in Lake Mead
Nov 26 2018
The Utah Division of Water Quality, U.S. Geological Society, National Park Service and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation launched a study to determine the…
Nov 22 2018
Lanxess Increases Production in Leverkusen, Germany Specialty chemicals company Lanxess announced they will invest in its ion exchange resin…
Nov 21 2018
An analysis of U.S. EPA data by USA Today Network New Jersey found more than 1.5 million New Jersey residents are served by a water utility that has…
Industry Icon accepting nominations for water treatment industry
Industry Icon accepting nominations for water treatment industry
Nov 20 2018
WQP has opened nominations for the 2019 Industry Icon. The program honors individuals who have contributed to and positively influenced the water…
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan for long-term drinking water solution
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan for long-term drinking water solution
Nov 20 2018
Following a recent city-wide boil water notice in Austin, Texas, due to flooding that filled water supply lakes with sediment, the city has released…
EPA seeks public input on emerging contaminants in drinking water
EPA seeks public input on emerging contaminants in drinking water
Nov 19 2018
The U.S. EPA announced the agency is seeking public input on draft toxicity assessments for GenX chemicals and perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS),…
Drinking water contaminated by herbicide
Drinking water contaminated by herbicide
Nov 16 2018
A new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that nearly 30 million Americans in 28 states have some level of atrazine in their tap…
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