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Groundwater treatment in Orange County, Calif.
Groundwater treatment in Orange County, Calif.
Aug 6 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a $135 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Orange County Water District of Orange…
Groundwater plan proposed to address high nitrates
Groundwater plan proposed to address high nitrates
Aug 6 2018
A newly released proposal to reduce nitrates in the groundwater of the Lower Yakima Valley, Wash., recommended extending municipal water and sewer…
Iron removal water treatment facility under construction in New Jersey town
Iron removal water treatment facility under construction in New Jersey town
Aug 3 2018
Construction is underway for three new iron removal water treatment facilities in Bayville, N.J. The project will treat 1.4 million gal of water per…
Bronx hospital discovers legionella bacteria in drinking water
Bronx hospital discovers legionella bacteria in drinking water
Aug 2 2018
Legionella bacteria has been found at the Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City. The contamination was discovered…
Emerging contaminant PFAS found in Parchment, Mich.
Emerging contaminant PFAS found in Parchment, Mich.
Aug 1 2018
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) discovered high levels of per- and poly fluorinated substances (PFAS) in Parchment, Mich.,…
EPA updates WaterSense to include rain showerheads
EPA updates WaterSense to include rain showerheads
Jul 31 2018
The U.S. EPA published Version 1.1 of its WaterSense showerhead specification, reflecting recent revisions in applicable standards and enabling rain…
IAPMO seeks technical experts for a water efficiency task group
IAPMO seeks technical experts for a water efficiency task group
Jul 31 2018
The Intl. Assn. of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is seeking applicants to serve as technical experts on Water Efficiency and Sanitation…
Filtration system uses kidney dialysis equipment in commercial setting
Filtration system uses kidney dialysis equipment in commercial setting
Jul 30 2018
An Israeli startup, NUFiltration, has repurposed discarded kidney dialysis filters to make cost-effective water filtration devices capable of …
Talking Under Water hosts revisit their discussion on plastics in waterways & interview a one water expert
Talking Under Water hosts revisit their discussion on plastics in waterways & interview a one water expert
Jul 27 2018
In this third episode of Talking Under Water: One Water, One Podcast, hosts Storm Water Solutions Managing Editor Lauren Baltas, Water Quality…
Business news week 7/22/18 for the water quality industry
Business news week 7/22/18 for the water quality industry
Jul 27 2018
EWQA Introduces New Website The Eastern Water Quality Assn. (EWQA) launched a newly designed website that provides users with a clean look and easier…
New coal ash pit rules may threaten groundwater quality
New coal ash pit rules may threaten groundwater quality
Jul 27 2018
On July 17, the U.S. EPA changed coal ash pit regulations by easing federal oversight and providing states with more regulatory flexibility. The new…
Flushing taps may not be effective at removing lead contamination in drinking water
Flushing taps may not be effective at removing lead contamination in drinking water
Jul 26 2018
Researchers from the Louisiana State University New Orleans School of Public Health found that running water to flush out lead is not consistently…
Potential water body detected on Mars
Potential water body detected on Mars
Jul 26 2018
A new study by researchers from the Italian Space Agency, published in the journal Science, found evidence of a lake beneath the southern polar ice…
Emerging contaminant PFAS community engagement session to be held
Emerging contaminant PFAS community engagement session to be held
Jul 25 2018
The U.S. EPA released the full agenda for the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) community engagement event July 25 in Horsham, Penn., at…
Jul 24 2018
The U.S. EPA announced that the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program is accepting letters of interest until July 31. The…
Jul 24 2018
On July 11, WaterStep and Global Solidarity Initiative launched a training center in Dakar, Senegal, where representatives and officials from several…
Jul 23 2018
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has provided guidance and updates on recent tariffs on goods imported from China, as well as their impact on the water…
Jul 20 2018
An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease has been reported in Lower Washington Heights and Upper Hamilton Heights, N.Y. 18 cases of the disease have been…
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)…
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