In a major policy shift, California is ending its sweeping, historical water restrictions amid signs the drought is easing in what analysts are calling a positive development for water utilities.
Donald Trump has had a lot to say about the Mexican border, but he has yet to speak at length on what is arguably one of the trickiest and most important border issues: water.
It’s difficult to imagine California’s Hidden Valley Wildlife area deprived of the many birds that had once inhabited it. Sadly, the 70 acres of wetlands just south of the Santa Ana River dried up in 2010 after a severe storm wrecked the channel
The Inner Harbor and tidal Patapsco River posted failing grades in a water quality report card for a third consecutive year.
Las Vegas is trying to become the Silicon Valley of water and that’s in large part thanks to the Southern Nevada Water Authority, one of the most forward-thinking water utilities out west.
Expected to launch sometime this month, Dubai is scheduled to have its first solar-powered desalination plant according to Utilities-Me.
The tap water needs of a small city in Wisconsin are putting a major agreement about Great Lakes policy, signed into federal law in 2008, to its first major test.
A local jury in West Virginia has ruled that a coal company owned by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice did not contaminate the drinking water wells of residents, according to The Washington Times.
In a potential sign the drought is easing, the massive water wholesaler in Southern California is no longer planning to limit its regional water deliveries.
With its dedication in December 2015, the $1 billion Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant opened a spigot to the Pacific Ocean, creating a new, drought-proof source of drinking water for 3.1 million people in San Diego County, CA.
Residents of Eldred Township in Pennsylvania came face to face with township supervisors last year over concerns about the major beverage company.
Nitrate is linked to birth defects in a new report on the effects of prenatal exposure to contaminated well water.
The Western United States isn’t the only area facing severe water crisis. Malaysia serves as an example of growing water problems in Southeast Asia that could easily take place in other parts of the world.
New research shows that arsenic in New England drinking water wells is raising the rate of bladder cancer in that region.
Town of Greenburgh Consolidated Water District No. 1, serving Greenburgh in Westchester County, west of New York, serves approximately 39,993 people via 11,500 service connections, pumping seven million gallons per day on average.
Fire Rescue TV produced a video Mueller Co. that provides a rare look inside the company’s fire hydrant plant in Albertville, Alabama.
Hach is a company that does several kinds of water analysis, with solutions from laboratory and water/wastewater, to power, pharmaceutical, and more. Pam Moss, a technical sales specialist in the Southeast for Hach, sat down with Water Online Radio at ACE to briefly discuss some of Hach’s offerings for looking at the biologics and chemistry in water.
Providing large cities with drinking water is never an easy task. Outdated systems can cause problems such as leakages or contaminations.
Carollo Engineers and AdEdge Water Technologies share insight and expertise while bringing innovative groundwater treatment systems to market.
Evoqua Water Technologies offers a range of Environmental Services to remove organic and inorganic contaminants from groundwater, surface and process water, wastewater and air/vapor streams. Combining the strengths of trusted, industry-leading businesses and proven technologies, Environmental Services is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of municipal, industrial and government customers.
It may not be mentioned as Ryan Seacrest begins the countdown on New Year’s Eve, but a few treatment plants scattered across the country may recall 2015 as the year of ballasted treatment.
Sometimes it’s hard to keep in mind that the water falling over our heads was recently halfway across the world. Or that for all of our differences as people on this planet, we all rely equally on that precious resource. Problems that plague one water system can be felt thousands of miles away. The same goes for wastewater.
Predictive diagnosis takes online water quality monitoring to the next level, allowing a plant manager to plan and predict maintenance work thereby reducing costly overtime and repair charges when things breakdown.
Reverse osmosis membranes can remove the bulk of the ionic material in water. When water must be made ultrapure, for sensitive processes like pharmaceutical or petrochemical operations, treatment operators call in the sophisticated methods.
Recently, Dr. Mark LeChevallier, vice president and chief environmental officer for American Water, participated in a webinar hosted by the WateReuse Pacific Northwest and the WateReuse Research Foundation. He presented findings on the prevalence of Legionella in recycled water.
As a country, we’ve come a long way toward providing clean air, water, and land — essential resources that support healthy, productive lives. But we have more work to do to make sure that every American has access to safe drinking water.
California’s inland communities have been hit hard by four years of drought, lower groundwater levels, and reduced allocations from the State Water Project.
Technologies which could transform the shape of the water industry of the future will be on show at the fifth BlueTech Forum, to be held in San Francisco.
New tools are being developed for worst-case drinking water scenarios: chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN)-related contamination.
The high reliability and proven performance of its products enable METAWATER to serve as a premium supplier of ozone systems and global multiple installations which can be used for a variety of applications.
The Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (ETHYDCO) is a joint venture company established with the purpose to produce Ethylene, Butadiene and their derivatives (Polyethylene, Poly Butadiene).
SCADA implementation or enhancement is a collaborative process. One of the hardest challenges is keeping up-to-date on the latest features available and determining whether or not the new benefits offset the cost of implementation.
Managed by the private, non-profit South Jasper Water Supply, Buna, Texas’ water system contains 91 miles of un-looped distribution pipe with historical water losses of up to 30%. A small operations team is responsible for monitoring two water plants, reading 700 meters, repairing leaks, and flushing water to control the water quality. In an effort to spend less time manually flushing hydrants and focus more time on repairing leaks to reduce non-revenue water loss, South Jasper Water Supply purchased and installed two (2) Hydro-Guard® HG-1 Basic/S Flushing Systems.
Located 30 minutes North-East of Montreal, Canada, the City of Terrebonne has the last drinking water intake of the many cities along the Rivière des Milles-Iles.
This presentation will discuss the operation of a 4 MGD pressurized two-stage Ultrafiltration (UF) plant over a 14 month period at the Oliver-Mercer-North Dunn (OMND) Drinking Water Treatment Facility, North Dakota.
Activated carbon and ion exchange can be called two sides of the same coin. Where activated carbon purifies water by removing organic contaminants through an adsorption process, ion exchange removes contaminants under the surface via electrical charge.
Normally, when people hear the word ‘drought’ it’s thought of with a negative connotation. In the water business, however, that’s not always the case.
Complete monitoring system for the automatic, continuous measurement of the specific conductivity, concentration of CIP solutions, salinity and TDS in surface water, potable water and cooling water.
When the government of Baja California, Mexico, declared a water emergency for the region of San Quintín in 2014, leaders knew they needed to find a solution to ensure residents a reliable, safe water source.