Current Headlines

  1. Teen Survives Brain-Eating Amoeba Infection
    8/26/2016

    A Florida teen has survived a brain-eating amoeba infection, beating an attack that is usually fatal.

  2. In Utah, A Study To Predict Toxic Algae
    8/26/2016

    Toxic algae has become a major concern in different parts of the United States. Coastal areas like Florida have had many of the issues, especially with algal blooms affecting drinking water.

  3. Katrina Lessons Help Water Company Weather Louisiana Flood
    8/26/2016

    Water managers kept tap water flowing at many Louisiana homes despite disastrous flooding thanks to lessons from Hurricane Katrina over a decade ago and other storms in the area.

  4. New White Paper From Aclara Emphasizes Need To Evaluate Total Cost Of Ownership When Choosing Advanced Metering And Communications Networks
    8/25/2016

    Aclara has published a white paper, "Evaluating Total Cost of Ownership Models When Choosing Advanced Metering and Communications Networks," that emphasizes the need to evaluate the total cost of ownership rather than focus on the cost of initial implementation when selecting advanced metering and communications networks.

  5. World Water Works To Sponsor WEFTEC 2016
    8/25/2016

    World Water Works, Inc., an innovator in the wastewater treatment industry, recently announced the company’s sponsorship of WEFTEC 2016.

  6. WE&RF Awards Contract For Reuse And Reclmation Strategies In Potomac Watershed
    8/25/2016

    The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation has awarded a contract to Virginia Tech for work to evaluate the health of the Potomac Watershed. With funding from the EPA, the research team includes long-time WE&RF partners DC Water, State University of New York at Buffalo, and the University of Maryland.

  7. Perfluorinated Compounds Found In African Crocodiles, American Alligators
    8/25/2016

    American alligators and South African crocodiles populate waterways a third of the globe apart, and yet both have detectable levels of long-lived industrial and household compounds for nonstick coatings in their blood, according to two studies from researchers at the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML) in Charleston, South Carolina, and its affiliated institutions,

  8. With Federal Government Withdraw, Flint Residents Worry What’s Next
    8/25/2016

    The federal government, tasked with managing water relief for the past eight months on behalf of the citizens of Flint, MI, is stepping aside and allowing state and local officials to take up the responsibility.

  9. Water Managers Flooded With Data Struggle To Interpret It
    8/25/2016

    Federal and state officials say they are receiving a flood of water data, but making sense of it isn’t always easy.

  10. Open Sores, Hair Loss: Dioxane Contamination From Laboratory Burial Site
    8/25/2016

    After a hazardous waste site in Dartmouth, NH, released pollution into a private drinking water well, members of one family said they experienced severely adverse health effects.