A Swiss researcher released the results of a two-year study on how to remove lead from water last month.
Mexico City is undergoing infrastructure repairs and the upgrade effort has left millions of residents without running water.
A municipal water utility in Utah wanted to notify customers about potential leaks. But even after investing in smart meters, it took years to get a good system in place so it could provide that information.
Researchers say algae found in freshwater lakes and reservoirs may be linked to illnesses including Alzheimer’s Disease and Motor Neurone Disease (MND).
Officials have identified at least 200 children in Flint who have elevated blood-lead levels.
California is entering its fifth year of drought, but one city recently dumped a half-billion gallons of expensive, treated drinking water.
A town in Massachusetts is hoping dilution via tidal discharge is a technique that could curb costs at its wastewater treatment facility.
Researchers are finding that even in some of the cleanest waters in the U.S., pollution appears to be altering the sex functions of fish and making them intersex, a condition that hinders reproduction.
Utility officials in California apologized last month after publicly accusing customers of using more water than they actually had consumed.
Residents of a small town in Louisiana are horrified by what’s coming out of their faucets.
Flint was thrust into the national news this year over a lead contamination crisis that is taking a toll on public health. But the Michigan city is not alone.
Oklahoma has become a destination spot for wastewater injection services.
Avoiding pump failure is a top equipment goal for water utilities because even minor pump problems can create big messes. But experts see hope for improvement in pump management by means of data analytics.
Utilities are trying to give consumers more leak-detection options. Leaks can lead to exorbitant water bills, and some customers don’t catch them until they get charged.