Current Headlines

  1. 200 Flint Kids Have Elevated Blood-Lead Levels

    Officials have identified at least 200 children in Flint who have elevated blood-lead levels.

  2. Despite Drought, San Diego Is Dumping Treated Water

    California is entering its fifth year of drought, but one city recently dumped a half-billion gallons of expensive, treated drinking water.

  3. Dilution: Cost-Saver For Waste Utilities?

    A town in Massachusetts is hoping dilution via tidal discharge is a technique that could curb costs at its wastewater treatment facility.

  4. Intersex Fish Found In Protected Waters

    Researchers are finding that even in some of the cleanest waters in the U.S., pollution appears to be altering the sex functions of fish and making them intersex, a condition that hinders reproduction.

  5. Utility 'Drought Shames' The Wrong Consumers

    Utility officials in California apologized last month after publicly accusing customers of using more water than they actually had consumed.

  6. Louisiana Town Deals With 'Vomit' Tap Water

    Residents of a small town in Louisiana are horrified by what’s coming out of their faucets.

  7. Mayor Fischer And Louisville's ‘Water Leaders’ Team Up To Assist In The Flint Water Crisis

    Mayor Greg Fischer joined members of the Louisville Water Co. and its Foundation, Louisville MSD and WaterStep to launch a community-wide effort to provide funding for children in Flint, Michigan, who have been impacted by high levels of lead in their drinking water.

  8. Guiding Principles For Securing Our Water Future

    The current crisis in Flint, Michigan is a stark reminder of the essential value of water and the role of water infrastructure in protecting the health and well-being of all people.

  9. UV Technology Group Names New Leadership

    The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) installed Dr. Kati Bell, the MWH Water Reuse Global Practice Leader, as the group’s new President at the biennial IUVA World Congress, February 1-3 in Vancouver, Canada.

  10. Flint, The Sequel? High Lead Levels Plague Ohio Village

    Flint was thrust into the national news this year over a lead contamination crisis that is taking a toll on public health. But the Michigan city is not alone.