Current Headlines

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Legionellosis Standard Provides Guidance On Risk Management Requirements
    6/26/2015

    Long awaited industry guidance on legionellosis is now available in a new standard from ASHRAE. The document establishes minimum legionellosis risk management requirements for building water systems.

  8. Videos Promote Groundwater Fields Of Study, Careers
    6/26/2015

    With a projected shortage of 135,000 geoscientists expected to occur in the United States within the next 10 years, the National Ground Water Association is promoting two new videos spotlighting groundwater fields of study and careers to precollege and college students.

  9. Texas Regulators Investigate Link Between Fracking And Earthquakes
    6/25/2015

    State regulators are considering whether fracking injection wells are the cause of recent earthquakes in Texas.

  10. NASA Finds Water Running Out, But Not How Fast
    6/25/2015

    There are signs that the world is running out of water: shortages, strict conservation mandates, and violent water conflicts that are expected to get worse.

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