Current Headlines

  1. Idaho Residents Fear For Pets As Toxic Algae Bloom Grows
    7/28/2015

    Blue-green algae is churning up fear that human and animal life might be at risk this summer after the death of a dog was attributed to toxins in lake water.

  2. Ireland Tap Water Fiasco Yields Death Threats
    7/28/2015

    Newfound utility charges for Ireland residents, who had previously enjoyed free tap water, continue to stoke public outrage, and some people on the fringes are making death threats over the issue.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. USPTO Grants Core Electro Water Separation Patent To OriginClear
    7/23/2015

    OriginClear Inc., developer of a breakthrough water cleanup technology, recently announced that the United States Patent Office (USPTO) recently granted patent #9,085,745 to OriginClear.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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