Current Headlines

  1. Austin Undertakes Major Rate Structure Study
    1/12/2017

    Officials in Austin are undertaking a major review of how customers pay for water.

  2. California Agency Proposes Turning Monterey Aquifer Into Oil Waste Dump
    1/12/2017

    Just months after Monterey County voters approved a ban on underground injection of oil waste, California regulators have announced a plan to turn an underground water supply in the county over to the oil industry for injection of contaminated waste fluid. 

  3. EPA Provides Two Universities With $4M For Drinking Water Quality Research
    1/12/2017

    Recently the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced approximately $4M in funding to two universities to research water quality issues related to low flow conditions of drinking water in premise plumbing systems.

  4. Chris Loughlin Appointed Chairman Of British Water
    1/12/2017

    Chris Loughlin, chief executive of the Pennon Group Plc, owner of South West Water and Viridor, has taken up the position of chairman of British Water. Mr Loughlin joined the board of the trade association as a non-executive director in May 2016.

  5. Lawsuit Launched To Protect Washington Rivers, Salmon From Destructive Suction Dredge Mining
    1/11/2017

    Conservation groups filed a notice of intent today to sue the state of Washington for allowing highly destructive suction dredge mining in rivers and streams critical to endangered salmon and steelhead.

  6. Honeywell Achieves ISASecure SDLA Certification For Its Phoenix, Arizona Development Site
    1/11/2017

    The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) announces recently that the Honeywell Phoenix, Arizona product development site in the US has achieved the ISASecure SDLA lifecycle certification. Honeywell received the conformance certificate from exida, LLC, an ISASecure ISO 17065 accredited certification body.

  7. Youngstown Water Department Seizes Opportunity With Technology From Sensus
    1/11/2017

    The winds of change blow strongly through Central Square in Youngstown, Ohio, and with those changes come opportunity. As the city revitalizes its neighborhoods and welcomes new businesses and residents, perhaps no one feels this opportunity more than the Youngstown Water Department.

  8. Water Workers Accused Of $500,000 In Theft From New Orleans Utility
    1/11/2017

    Authorities are going after ten former employees of the New Orleans water utility on allegations of theft.

  9. Water Utility Objects To Potential Nuclear Plant Expansion
    1/11/2017

    Concerns about water pollution have prompted a relatively small water utility in the Florida Keys to take on an electric giant in a federal fight over a nuclear plant.

  10. Rochester Uses 'Pickle Juice' Substance To Limit Nitrogen
    1/11/2017

    Rochester, NH, is trying something new in order to reduce the amount of nitrogen that it discharges from its wastewater treatment plant. The city will be using acetic acid, which it likens to pickle juice.