Current Headlines

  1. Top Water Official May Land In Jail For Contamination Coverup
    8/21/2014

    A coverup in New Jersey left ratepayers without knowledge that their water contained elevated levels of tetrachloroethene. 

  2. Obama Considers Anti-Terrorism Standards For Water Utilities
    8/21/2014

    Are water and wastewater utilities about to face regulatory action from the Department of Homeland Security?

  3. Are Water Shutoffs Unconstitutional?
    8/20/2014

    A woman in Indiana claims her water provider violated her constitutional rights by shutting off her service.

  4. Reverse Osmosis Vs. Forward Osmosis: Which Is Better For Desalination?
    8/20/2014

    A new study pitted reverse osmosis desalination against forward osmosis in a test for the more efficient process. 

  5. Electrolyzed Water: The Future Of The Food Industry?
    8/20/2014

    A North Carolina startup is taking a stab at marketing electrolyzed water, which has won attention for its myriad functions but eluded mass commercialization because the technology behind it is expensive. 

  6. Farmers Fear Reg Crackdown After Algae Crisis
    8/20/2014

    The threat of toxic algae shook up Toledo this month, mobilizing the National Guard and subjecting locals to a water ban.

  7. California Fights Fracking
    8/20/2014

    California is cracking down on oil and gas operations that may pose a threat to the water supply. 

  8. Severn Trent Services Showcases Industry-Leading Water And Wastewater Treatment Solutions At WEFTEC 2014
    8/20/2014

    Severn Trent Services, a leading global supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions, will showcase its industry-leading solutions at the WEFTEC exhibition and conference in New Orleans, La., from 27 September – 1 October 2014 at booth #4217.

  9. Energy Department Announces Notice Of Intent To Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement For Targeted Algal Biofuels And Bioproducts
    8/20/2014

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a funding opportunity announcement (FOA),“Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts.”

  10. CH2M HILL Wins Two DBIA National Merit Awards For Water And Wastewater Design-Build Projects
    8/20/2014

    The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) recently announced the recipients of its 2014 Project/Team Awards, and CH2M HILL is pleased to share that two of its design-build projects, including the Agua Nueva Water Reclamation Facility in Tucson, Arizona and the City of Wilsonville’s Wastewater Treatment Plant in Wilsonville, Oregon, received National Merit Awards in the Water/Wastewater category.