Current Headlines

  1. Water Customers Lose Service After Death Of Utility Owner
    7/27/2015

    Ratepayers in a Pennsylvania town lost water service for two days this summer after the owner of their utility company died.

  2. N.C. Authorities Respond To 250,000 Gallon Sewage Spill
    7/27/2015

    A tiny North Carolina city spilled a large amount of wastewater into local waterways this month, drawing oversight from state authorities.

  3. Polygamist Cult Spars With Water Regulators
    7/24/2015

    A secretive polygamist cult is petitioning authorities to expand its water supply at a compound in South Dakota.

  4. Water Utility Worker Accused Of Trading Sex For Discounts
    7/24/2015

    A woman in Michigan filed a lawsuit this year against Beecher Metropolitan District claiming a water utility worker stalked, intimidated, and sexually harassed her by offering her a water and sewer discount in exchange for sex.

  5. The Sanitation Districts Of Los Angeles County Is Honored With Multiple Awards For Kruger’s ANITA™ Mox Process Pilot Test
    7/23/2015

    Kruger Inc., a Veolia business unit specialized in water treatment solutions for municipalities, partnered with the Sanitation Districtsof Los Angeles County to compare the effectiveness of deammonification from two pilot-scale reactor configurations of ANITA™ Mox: a Moving-Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) and the Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) application.

  6. Drought Makes California A Breeding Ground For West Nile Virus
    7/23/2015

    Experts say the threat of West Nile virus has been increased by drought in California, where one person has already died of the illness this year.

  7. Utility Asks Dead Man’s Heirs To Pay Up
    7/23/2015

    Even death may not be powerful enough to save consumers from their sewer bills. One utility has been vocal in arguing that ratepayer debt should sometimes be passed between generations, like an unwanted family heirloom.

  8. Straight Shooting Landia Chopper Pumps Hit The Target In Gun Barrel City
    7/22/2015

    In Gun Barrel City’s wastewater treatment plant, sewage first enters an equalization tank before it actually goes to the site’s bar screens.

  9. World Water Works Announces DEMON Nitrogen Removal Treatment System
    7/22/2015

    World Water Works, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of wastewater treatment solutions, announces the availability of the proven DEMON treatment system, for removal of nitrogen from wastewater.

  10. AWWA, WEF And AMWA Receive High Honors From ASAE For WIFIA
    7/22/2015

    The American Water Works Association, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies and the Water Environment Federation announced recently that they received a 2015 Power of A Gold Award from the American Society of Association Executives for their work on the passage of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act.

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