Current Headlines

  1. PFC Contamination Leads To More Scrutiny At Military Bases
    9/27/2016

    Earlier this year, the cities of Security, Widefield, and Fountain, CO, experienced higher than normal concentrations of perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs, in their water supply.

  2. Water Worker Rushed To Hospital After Falling 30 Feet
    9/27/2016

    A Tallahassee water employee was hospitalized this month after being injured on the job.

  3. Two Employees Fired After Taking 166 Treatment Containers From Indiana Utility
    9/27/2016

    In a strange case at an Indiana utility this month, 166 treatment containers disappeared, and two people lost their jobs in the aftermath.

  4. Pennsylvania Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgraded With GE’s LEAPmbr* Technology
    9/26/2016

    Seeking to increase the wastewater treatment capacity at the Brush Creek sewage plant without expanding its footprint, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, turned to GE’s high-performance LEAPmbr* membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology for an upgrade.

  5. GE Announces World’s Largest Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor System Will Use ZeeLung* Technology
    9/26/2016

    GE recently announced that the Yorkville-Bristol Sanitary District (YBSD) in the Fox River watershed in Illinois is the first customer for its new ZeeLung membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) technology.

  6. Pall Awarded Major Water Reuse Project For City Of Spokane
    9/26/2016

    Pall Corporation, a world leader in filtration, separation and purification technologies, today announced that it has been selected as the membrane filtration provider for the City of Spokane, Washington’s Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility upgrade. The upgrade is designed to meet stringent discharge limits for phosphorus, with a goal to improve the quality of the Spokane River as part of a major initiative within the city's Integrated Clean Water Plan.

  7. Xylem Launches The World’s First Wastewater Pumping System With Integrated Intelligence At WEFTEC
    9/26/2016

    Xylem, (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the most complex water issues, has developed another breakthrough technology that advances the wastewater sector with a smart, sustainable solution: the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence.

  8. Study Finds That 56,000 Californians Are Drinking Arsenic-Tainted Water
    9/26/2016

    Drought is not the only water concern for Californians these days. A recent study found that nearly 56,000 Californians are exposed to drinking water that has surpassed the federal safety standards for arsenic.

  9. Can Wastewater Analysis Help Police Bust Criminals?
    9/26/2016

    The wastewater industry may be an asset in helping law enforcement officials track down drug dealers.

  10. Do PFOA Substitutes Pose A Threat To Water Quality?
    9/26/2016

    It is intuitive to think that regulating harmful contaminants has a positive impact on water quality.