A new best practices guide from the U.S. EPA provides discharge permit writers and pretreatment coordinators with tips on helping wastewater treatment plants deal with industrial effluent.
A known carcinogen that makes its way into drinking water supplies through personal care products is under fire in New York. While the state mulls stricter limits, consumers remain exposed.
With new information on the pervasiveness of nutrient pollution in the country’s drinking water sources, the U.S. EPA has offered lessons on turning the tide.
The U.S. EPA offered water and wastewater utilities tips on how they can access federal funds to help prepare for, or recover from, disaster.
A relatively new solution has emerged for drinking water infrastructure with some communities investing in its promise. Is it the answer to pipeline problems?
A catastrophic chemical spill in 2014 inspired a research group to develop a methodology for how such drinking water disasters could be avoided by systems in the future.
The U.S. EPA is considering tightening its water regulations on atrazine, an herbicide known to cause adverse health effects if ingested. As researchers and state regulators advocate for stricter limits, it may be time to act.
The federal Drinking Water State Revolving Fund was designed to help communities pay for infrastructure projects and meet safety regulations. But can it be applied for the greatest threat to drinking water of our time?
A recent selenium update to the U.S. EPA’s water quality standards could force utilities to consider how they monitor the element in their water.
The Water Environment Federation’s Ingenuity Contest awarded treatment plant employees all over the country for their ingenuity in solving problems with what they had on-hand. Which clever fix could be used at your plant?