Ensuring the quality and safety of drinking water across the U.S. EPA-monitored 155,000 public water systems has become a national issue.
Fire Rescue TV produced a video Mueller Co. that provides a rare look inside the company’s fire hydrant plant in Albertville, Alabama.
More than 1 million gallons of raw sewage went into a canal that leads to Central Florida’s Banana River, after an old sewer pipe broke last week near the border of Satellite Beach and Indian Harbour Beach.
State regulators say that water bills in Flint, MI, are on track to double in the next five years.
London is growing, and so are its sewage and water problems.
In an effort to merge the roles of innovator and end user, DC Water launched an “open innovation” program that encourages employees to identify emerging technologies and upcoming regulatory changes, undertake scientific research, and ultimately make recommendations for new technologies or practices to be implemented.
Located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) treats and distributes water to over 1.3 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. As one of the largest utility districts in California, EBMUD is a leader in the water industry’s water quality, conservation, and sustainability efforts.
Recently, Dr. Mark LeChevallier, vice president and chief environmental officer for American Water, participated in a webinar hosted by the WateReuse Pacific Northwest and the WateReuse Research Foundation. He presented findings on the prevalence of Legionella in recycled water.
Pronal, a recycled paper plant, produces craft paper. The plant produces an average flow of 14,000 m3/day (3.7 MGD) of wastewater with high contents of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) and Total Suspended Solids (TSS).
After reviewing multiple methods, engineers and operators at a Pennsylvania water reclamation facility discover a winning pretreatment formula for reverse osmosis biofouling control.
Spearheaded by three strong “ladies” and plenty of vision, DC Water’s Clean Rivers Project creates massive tunnels to rid the city of combined sewer overflows.
The U.S. EPA released updated drinking water guidelines for PFOA and PFOS as the contaminants began to emerge regularly in regional water supplies.
In a major policy shift, California is ending its sweeping, historical water restrictions amid signs the drought is easing in what analysts are calling a positive development for water utilities.
The sewer system is not where the mail goes. But letters, bills, and checks wound up there this month when a postal worker in Washington, D.C., decided to throw a load of mail into the underbelly of the city’s infrastructure.
Donald Trump has had a lot to say about the Mexican border, but he has yet to speak at length on what is arguably one of the trickiest and most important border issues: water.
A celebrity water activist may be muddying the waters when it comes to spreading clear information about the safety of water in Flint, MI.
It’s difficult to imagine California’s Hidden Valley Wildlife area deprived of the many birds that had once inhabited it. Sadly, the 70 acres of wetlands just south of the Santa Ana River dried up in 2010 after a severe storm wrecked the channel
As a country, we’ve come a long way toward providing clean air, water, and land — essential resources that support healthy, productive lives. But we have more work to do to make sure that every American has access to safe drinking water.
The South Coast Steam Power Plant, Puerto Rico, decided to replace an old, antiquated ion exchange-based demineralization plant with a membrane-based demineralization system.
Radar technology is often viewed as the “best” method of level measurement, but this isn’t necessarily true in the water industry.
A new approach to treating coal ash pond water is making it possible to dump the treated supply back into the environment.
Petrogas LLP, one of the world’s largest oil rehabilitation companies, required demineralized water for a new boiler component to its Turkmenistan refinery.
The Inner Harbor and tidal Patapsco River posted failing grades in a water quality report card for a third consecutive year.
Researchers have a new tool for attacking the problem of heavy metal contamination: tiny robots.
Town of Greenburgh Consolidated Water District No. 1, serving Greenburgh in Westchester County, west of New York, serves approximately 39,993 people via 11,500 service connections, pumping seven million gallons per day on average.
Anshan Steel, one of China’s largest steel producers, required demineralized water for its boiler application as the plant planned to expand its capacity.
In its latest effort towards advancing resource recovery, The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) has assembled a network and directory of water resource recovery test beds: 46 facilities across the country that are willing and able to run pilots for researchers and technology providers.
Officials in Anamosa, IA issued a bottled water advisory after discovering that a mislabeled chemical was mistakenly added to the water supply.
The computer system for the Edwards Aquifer Authority holds a treasure trove of unused information. Now, business leaders and officials are trying to tap that through a so-called “big data code-a-thon.”
Las Vegas is trying to become the Silicon Valley of water and that’s in large part thanks to the Southern Nevada Water Authority, one of the most forward-thinking water utilities out west.
California’s inland communities have been hit hard by four years of drought, lower groundwater levels, and reduced allocations from the State Water Project.
Technologies which could transform the shape of the water industry of the future will be on show at the fifth BlueTech Forum, to be held in San Francisco.
Expected to launch sometime this month, Dubai is scheduled to have its first solar-powered desalination plant according to Utilities-Me.
Tap water in an Ohio town appears to be killing appliances and leaving a filmy residue on dishes.
In Texas, state-funded homes for people with disabilities are serving up tap water steeped in lead.
New tools are being developed for worst-case drinking water scenarios: chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN)-related contamination.
The tap water needs of a small city in Wisconsin are putting a major agreement about Great Lakes policy, signed into federal law in 2008, to its first major test.
A research breakthrough in the study of membranes may improve reverse osmosis (RO) processes and improve water filtration and purification.
A local jury in West Virginia has ruled that a coal company owned by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice did not contaminate the drinking water wells of residents, according to The Washington Times.
David Sago, City Utilities Manager for Fairmont, WV, explains in this video how the City of Fairmont is using analytics and monitoring technology from Sensus.
Berkeley County Water & Sanitation (BCWS), South Carolina, has moved from manual meter reads to remote readings that happen with the push of a button.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) has formed a new partnership with an urban gardening organization that will foster sustainable farming practices that will soon lead to a bountiful harvest.
The WateReuse Association, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, and Pentair, a global leader in creating sustainable water solutions, have come together to help advance the development of sustainable agricultural practices by highlighting innovative farming approaches using water reuse technologies in a new video released in conjunction with the 20th Annual WateReuse Research Conference in Denver, Colo.
The Board of Directors of aquaTECTURE is pleased to announce that Guy W. Carpenter has been named Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations, effective June 1, 2016. Carpenter will lead the strategic growth of all of aquaTECTURE’s business units, as well as business operations and execution of strategic initiatives.
WesTech is partnering with Cleanergy to bring the Cleanergy GasBox Biogas Generator to the United States. This product is available for purchase through WesTech immediately.
Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the most challenging water issues, has announced that it will launch a revolutionary new wastewater pumping technology at the IFAT trade show in Munich next week (30th May-3rd June).
Huber Technology recently announced Mr. Alvaro Molina Chi joined North American Operations as Private Sales Director-Industrial. Alvaro will be responsible for overseeing all private sector industrial sales.
Since Neal Communities began development of the new Grand Palm Housing Community, in Venice, Fla. in 2012, Oldcastle Precast Cape Coral has been supplying underground precast concrete products to build the stormwater and wastewater conveyance structures required around the community.
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