Current Headlines

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Securing Water For Food: A Grand Challenge For Development Announces $7.5 Million Global Call For Innovations
    8/24/2016

    Securing Water for Food helps to incubate and accelerate water-ag technologies and innovations that can produce more food with less water or make more water available for food production, processing, and distribution in developing countries.

  5. Science Advisory Board Tells EPA To Reexamine Fracking Report
    8/24/2016

    The U.S. EPA concluded recently in a study that the practice of fracking causes no widespread harm to drinking water. However, the agency is coming under scrutiny from within because of it.

  6. Syracuse The Latest City To Use Data In The Fight Against Water Main Breaks
    8/24/2016

    Facing urgent water infrastructure challenges, Syracuse, NY, is trying to use data as a weapon against water main breaks.

  7. Water Operators ‘Throwing Everything’ At Odor Problem
    8/24/2016

    Water operators in Wichita Falls, TX, are using a three-pronged chemical treatment to tackle an odor problem that has stirred up complaints from customers.

  8. Guardian Manufacturing Acquires Vapex Environmental Technologies
    8/24/2016

    Guardian Manufacturing, a technology portfolio company focused on advanced automation and process technologies, has acquired Vapex Environmental Technologies.

  9. LG NanoH2O Is Now LG Water Solutions
    8/24/2016

    LG NanoH2O, Inc., manufacturer of the most efficient and cost-effective reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for desalination, announces that it is now part of the newly launched LG Water Solutions business unit created by its parent company, LG Chem.

  10. BPA Can Disrupt Painted Turtles’ Brain Development Could Be A Population Health Concern
    8/24/2016

    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used in many consumer products including water bottles, metal food storage products and certain resins. Often, aquatic environments such as rivers and streams become reservoirs for BPA, affecting turtle habitats. Last year, a team of researchers led by the University of Missouri determined that BPA can disrupt sexual function in painted turtles, causing males to develop female sex organs.