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May 8 2019
A new study from Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, an American Heart Assn. journal, found that young adults free of diabetes and cardiovascular…
May 6 2019
May 5 was the start of the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) Drinking Water Week. For more than 40 years, AWWA has celebrated Drinking Water Week.…
ResinTech breaks ground on New Jersey plant
ResinTech breaks ground on New Jersey plant.
May 3 2019
ResinTech Breaks Ground on Headquarters ResinTech Inc. broke ground on its new global headquarters in Camden, N.J. The $138.8 million development…
May 2 2019
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) called attention to door-to-door solicitations. In a press release, WQA states that any homeowners claiming to…
May 1 2019
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has released an opinion survey about American’s concern over the quality of drinking water. According to the 2019 WQA…
Apr 30 2019
On April 25, the U.S. EPA released the draft interim guidance for addressing groundwater contaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and/or…
The Eric County Water Authority in New York State has released its water quality report
The Eric County Water Authority in New York State has released its water quality report.
Apr 29 2019
In New York, the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) has released its 2018 Annual Water Quality Report (AWQR). The report fulfills the U.S. EPA’s…
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr 26 2019
The "Clean Border Water Now" program is raising awareness to eliminate the sewage, trash, sediment and chemical waste that plagues beaches and waves…
Water testing turns up above action level amounts of lead in seven schools in Hammond, Ind.
Water testing turns up above action level amounts of lead in seven schools in Hammond, Ind.
Apr 25 2019
In Hammond, Ind., seven schools in the city of Hammond tested above action levels in the district's recent round of sampling for lead in drinking…
Arsenic in some bottled water brands at unsafe levels including Keurig Dr Pepper
Arsenic in some bottled water brands are at unsafe levels including Keurig Dr Pepper.
Apr 24 2019
Arsenic has been found at unsafe levels in some bottled water brands including Keurig Dr Pepper, according to Consumer Reports. According to Consumer…
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., has been contaminated with the chemical benzene. Previously in Paradise, 85 people died in the worst wildfire…
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 which is set to open in the fall of 2019. According to Buildings, the complex utilizes two strategies on…
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), developed a portable device to detect levels of heavy metals in drinking…
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 April 12 to begin testing drinking water that may be contaminated with PFAS. According to PennLive…
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 was 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,…
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