• Are Water Shutoffs Unconstitutional?
    Are Water Shutoffs Unconstitutional?

    A woman in Indiana claims her water provider violated her constitutional rights by shutting off her service.

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    Reverse Osmosis Vs. Forward Osmosis: Which Is Better For Desalination?

    A new study pitted reverse osmosis desalination against forward osmosis in a test for the more efficient process. 

  • Electrolyzed Water: The Future Of The Food Industry?
    Electrolyzed Water: The Future Of The Food Industry?

    A North Carolina startup is taking a stab at marketing electrolyzed water, which has won attention for its myriad functions but eluded mass commercialization because the technology behind it is expensive. 

  • Farmers Fear Reg Crackdown After Algae Crisis
    Farmers Fear Reg Crackdown After Algae Crisis

    The threat of toxic algae shook up Toledo this month, mobilizing the National Guard and subjecting locals to a water ban.

  • Why Every Utility Should Promote Conservation
    Why Every Utility Should Promote Conservation

    At first glance, promoting conservation would seem like a poor financial decision for utilities to make. Less water use equals less money right? Not always. 

  • California Fights Fracking
    California Fights Fracking

    California is cracking down on oil and gas operations that may pose a threat to the water supply. 

  • British Virgin Island Dependent On Reliable Freshwater For GDP Growth
    British Virgin Island Dependent On Reliable Freshwater For GDP Growth

    Tortola is the largest British Virgin island in the Lesser Antilles with an approximate population of 24,000 residents. 92% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) comes from tourism where close to one million people visit the island every year. As with many island nations without natural aquifers, Tortola must produce all of its drinking water and demand is constantly high. Historically the island has supplied fresh water to residents and visitors through seawater reverse osmosis desalination, but current facilities in operation are deteriorating and this is having a deleterious effect on the island’s environment and marine life.

  • Toxic Algae's Newest Hot Spot
    Toxic Algae's Newest Hot Spot

    It's not just Toledo struggling with blue-green algae. 

  • Detroit Residents Not The Only Ones To Face Shutoffs
    Detroit Residents Not The Only Ones To Face Shutoffs

    Detroit garnered a torrent of criticism this year when it shut off water service to delinquent customers, but it is hardly the first city to take this approach. 

  • Water Utilities Own The Value Of Water Equation
    Water Utilities Own The Value Of Water Equation

    I was listening to a web presentation on the value of water and heard this statement: “Most Americans don’t understand the true value of water.” I would argue that most Americans don’t understand the true value of water utilities.

  • The Top 12 Water Technology Hotspots In America
    The Top 12 Water Technology Hotspots In America

    Twelve U.S. hotspots have been identified by the EPA as water technology innovation clusters—regional groupings of businesses, government, research institutions, and other organizations focused on the future of water.

  • New Standard Applies To Every Water Manager, Everywhere
    New Standard Applies To Every Water Manager, Everywhere

    Innovation can take many forms. In the water and wastewater industry, new and emerging technologies get most of the credit for being innovative and potentially transformative. However, new modes of thinking can have equal and sometimes greater impact.

  • 8 Questions For Every Water Utility After The UCLA Water Main Break
    8 Questions For Every Water Utility After The UCLA Water Main Break

    The water and mud from the big water main break that flooded the UCLA campus in Los Angeles in late July left behind several questions that could be asked of every water supplier in the country.  Find out for yourself how vulnerable your home town’s water supply is to leaks and breaks with these eight questions. By Ed Osann, NRDC senior water policy analyst

  • Expert Advice On The Lead-Free Law And Compliance
    Expert Advice On The Lead-Free Law And Compliance

    The national lead-free law that went into effect in January 2014 arrived with a certain amount of confusion tied to it. What does “lead free” really mean? What constitutes a pipe, pipe fitting, plumbing fitting, or fixture? How are lead-free products identified? How is the law enforced?

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