Current Headlines

  1. Water Utilities Don’t See Climate Change As Priority
    6/30/2015

    Facing short-term challenges including an infrastructure crisis and revenue pressures, water utilities are not prioritizing climate change as a major concern.

  2. In San Francisco, Sex Sells Water Conservation
    6/30/2015

    Can San Francisco make conservation sexy?

  3. AWWA Names Tracy Mehan Executive Director Of Government Affairs
    6/29/2015

    American Water Works Association Chief Executive Officer David LaFrance recently announced that water policy leader G. Tracy Mehan, III has been named AWWA’s Executive Director of Government Affairs.

  4. Trelleborg’s New Seal Design Reduces Risk Of Concrete Ingress For Integrated Pipes
    6/29/2015

    Trelleborg’s pipe seals operation has developed a new integrated concrete pipe seal design – the Forsheda 165 - which reduces the risk of concrete ingress during pipe manufacturing and improves sealing performance.

  5. Mandatory Water Rationing In San Jose Prompts Backlash
    6/29/2015

    Mandatory water rationing in San Jose, CA, has prompted a backlash from locals who say the rules are too strict.

  6. In Drought, Smart Meters Prompt Privacy Concerns
    6/29/2015

    Smart water meters are being used for a non-traditional purpose in California, where authorities are trying to enforce conservation measures during the drought.

  7. Recycled Water, Salt-Tolerant Grass A Water-Saving Pair
    6/26/2015

    Plants need water. People need water. Unfortunately, there’s only so much clean water to go around — and so the effort begins to find a solution.

  8. Flint Water Improving While Challenges Remain
    6/26/2015

    Flint’s water supply is clearing up after a year of water contamination challenges, but regulatory and legal difficulties remain.

  9. Body Found In Inaccessible Oregon Wastewater System
    6/26/2015

    Wastewater operators and city authorities were puzzled when they found a body last month in an inaccessible part of the Eugene, OR, wastewater system.

  10. Water Environment Research Foundation Expands Stormwater Research
    6/26/2015

    The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) has two new projects underway expanding on its stormwater research. The first project, Stream Restoration as a BMP (WERF1T13) seeks to develop a guidance document and consistent approach for regulatory agencies to use to assign pollutant reduction credits for stream restoration credits as a BMP.

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