Current Headlines

  1. EPA Criticizes Pennsylvania’s Safe Drinking Water Program
    2/16/2017

    The Pennsylvania state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has been under scrutiny by federal regulators for failures in administration of its safe drinking water program.

  2. Wastewater Disinfection Pioneer, Pasteurization Technology Group, Announces Hiring Of Experienced Project Engineer And Opening Of A Second Location In Southern California
    2/16/2017

    Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG), innovator of the only wastewater disinfection process that creates renewable energy, announces the hiring of Graham McCarthy as Project Engineer.

  3. Alaska, Facing Unique Infrastructure Challenges, Scores Poorly
    2/16/2017

    Alaska scored below average in a new report on its infrastructure quality, earning a “D” for drinking water systems.

  4. Chlorine Flow Vulnerable To Hacking, Experiment Shows
    2/15/2017

    A recent experiment by a cybersecurity researcher exposed vulnerabilities in the water system.

  5. Jackson, Mississippi Establishes Environmental Partnership With Veolia For Wastewater Operations And Maintenance Services
    2/15/2017

    The city of Jackson, Mississippi has signed a 10-year operations and management agreement with Veolia Water North America - South, LLC, a part of Veolia Environnement (Veolia). Veolia, the global leader in environmental solutions and optimized resource management, will operate the area’s three wastewater treatment plants and will provide other related infrastructure services and activities.

  6. Maryland Utility Tries Innovative Financial Model
    2/15/2017

    A giant utility near Washington, DC, is rolling out a new financial program focused on making loans available to local businesses.

  7. NY Water Tests Find No PFOA, PFOS Threat
    2/15/2017

    New York health and environmental regulators said that, after statewide targeted sampling for the two cancer-causing industrial chemicals PFOA and PFOS, there were no new cases of drinking water contamination found.

  8. Study Finds Association Between O&G Development And Childhood Leukemia
    2/15/2017

    Young Coloradans diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia are more likely to live in areas of high-density oil and gas development compared to young Coloradans diagnosed with other types of cancer, according to researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz.

  9. Rural Water Utilities Win In Domestic Violence Case
    2/15/2017

    The Mississippi Supreme Court shot down an attempt by state utility regulators to set rules for water utilities on the issue of domestic violence.

  10. AMTA And AWWA Announce Awardees At The Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition
    2/15/2017

    The American Membrane Technology Association and the American Water Works Association recently announced awardees at the Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition (MTC).