Current Headlines

  1. EPA Announces First National Regulations To Safeguard Disposal Of Coal Ash
    12/19/2014

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants.

  2. Environmentalists Sue To Protect Water Quality
    12/19/2014

    The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) today announced they have sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen standards to prevent pollution from stormwater, one of the nation’s most widespread forms of water pollution.

  3. Produced Water Treatment Facilities In Short Supply
    12/19/2014

    Hundreds of new disposal wells and wastewater facilities will be needed near shale sites to treat the anticipated explosion in produced water, according to wastewater treatment manager Brian Kait.

  4. Water Utility Workers Save Man From Drowning
    12/19/2014

    Two water department workers from Dallas, TX, recently became heroes when they saved a man from drowning.

  5. Colorado Has Water Reuse Ambitions, But Can It Get There?
    12/19/2014

    Colorado has big ambitions for water reuse, but many obstacles stand in the way.

  6. NRDC: EPA Coal Ash Rule Fails To Protect Public Health And Waterways
    12/19/2014

    The Environmental Protection Agency’s long-awaited rule on disposal of toxic ash from coal-burning power plants falls far short of what’s needed to protect the public and our waterways from the millions of tons of dangerous sludge that is produced annually, the Natural Resources Defense Council said recently.

  7. Xylem’s Intelligent Pump Control Solution Recognized With Swedish Innovation Prize
    12/18/2014

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has been recognized with a leading Swedish business magazine’s ‘Swedish Innovation Prize’ for its Flygt SmartRun intelligent pump controller.

  8. EPA Announces 2014 Annual Environmental Enforcement Results
    12/18/2014

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its annual enforcement and compliance results reflecting a focus on large cases driving industry compliance and that have a high impact on protecting public health and the environment.

  9. International Desalination Association Extends Deadline For Fellowship Award Program Applications To January 31, 2015
    12/17/2014

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) has extended the deadline for applications for its 2014-15 Fellowship Program, giving candidates until January 31, 2015 to apply.

  10. Tech Upgrade: Texas City Installing Smart Meters
    12/17/2014

    A Texas city near Dallas, is overhauling its metering equipment in a $9 million move aimed at improving water management.

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