Current Headlines

  1. DC Water And The Water Environment Federation Launch Development Of A National Green Infrastructure Certification Program
    2/10/2016

    DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have signed an agreement to develop a National Green Infrastructure Certification Program aimed at promoting skilled individuals who will install, inspect, and maintain green infrastructure (GI) systems. In addition, the program will help support community-based job creation in U.S. cities, and establish national standards for professionals seeking to work on GI projects.

  2. AMI Hits Utah City With New Headaches
    2/10/2016

    A municipal water utility in Utah wanted to notify customers about potential leaks. But even after investing in smart meters, it took years to get a good system in place so it could provide that information.

  3. Algal Bloom May Be Linked To Alzheimer's, Researchers Say
    2/10/2016

    Researchers say algae found in freshwater lakes and reservoirs may be linked to illnesses including Alzheimer’s Disease and Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

  4. Another Utility Selects Progressive Water Treatment For Upgrade And Expansion Of Boiler Feedwater System
    2/9/2016

    OriginClear Inc., a leading provider of water treatment solutions, recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dallas-based Progressive Water Treatment Inc. (PWT), was awarded a key contract, valued at about $700,000, for upgrading and expanding a large boiler feedwater treatment system at a power plant in the Northeast.

  5. 200 Flint Kids Have Elevated Blood-Lead Levels
    2/9/2016

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

  6. Despite Drought, San Diego Is Dumping Treated Water
    2/9/2016

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

  7. Two Years After Chemical Poisoning Of West Virginia Drinking Water, 38 WV Citizen Groups Reach Out To Flint: 'We Are With You'
    2/9/2016

    Citizen groups representing the 300,000 West Virginia residents who were without safe water for more than a week in some cases after a January 2014 chemical leak have a message for the residents of Flint, Michigan: "We are with you."

  8. Boulder, CO, Selects SCADAWatch For Real Time Operational Performance Monitoring And Reporting
    2/9/2016

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced that the City of Boulder, Colorado, has chosen the company’s revolutionary SCADAWatch software solution to support mission-critical network modeling applications, supplement system performance monitoring in real time, gain insight and drive operational improvements.

  9. Desalitech Provides ZLD Solution For Manufacturing Application In China
    2/9/2016

    Desalitech announced recently that it was awarded a contract by Novelis, the world leader in rolled aluminum products, to supply a high efficiency ultrapure water treatment system for a production facility in Changzhou, China to help comply with a local ordinance requiring zero-liquid discharge (ZLD) for applicable process wastewaters.

  10. The Water Council Applauds White House For $300M Proposal For Water Innovation
    2/9/2016

    The Water Council commends the President for submitting a budget proposal that directs $300M toward the development of new solutions that will help address our nation’s challenges with respect to water quality and quantity issues.