Current Headlines

  1. AWWA Testifies On Potential Improvements To Safe Drinking Water Act

    In a U.S. House subcommittee hearing today, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) testified that updates to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) are overdue and necessary to assist communities with water infrastructure and compliance challenges.

  2. Evoqua Launches Nexed Electrochemical Desalination Demonstration For Brackish Water With AccelerateH2O

    Evoqua Water Technologies today announced it will deliver a new large-scale demonstration for its Nexed electrochemical desalination technology for brackish water, together with AccelerateH2O, to illustrate the economics and value proposition versus current reverse osmosis technology.

  3. AWWA Launches Buried No Longer Tool, Highlights WIFIA During Infrastructure Week

    As part of its observance of Infrastructure Week, the American Water Works Association announced the launch of its new Buried No Longer (BNL) tool.

  4. New Robotic Fish For Environmental Monitoring

    A group of researchers from Centre for Automation and Robotics (CAR CSIC-UPM) in collaboration with researchers from University of Florence are designing autonomous underwater vehicle with biosensors to monitor water quality. 

  5. Treatment Of Remediated Nitrate Salts Begins

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) and Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) have begun to treat the drums of remediated nitrate salts (RNS) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

  6. Water Efficiency In Rural Areas Is Getting Worse, Even As It Improves In Urban Centers

    A nationwide analysis of water use over the past 30 years finds that there is a disconnect between rural and urban areas, with most urban areas becoming more water efficient and most rural areas becoming less and less efficient over time.

  7. Water Environment & Reuse Foundation Seeking Pre-Proposals To Fund Exceptional Water Research

    The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) is accepting pre-proposals under its 2017 Unsolicited Research Program. Proposers are invited to submit on topics consistent with WE&RF’s mission to catalyze innovation through actionable research in water and the environment.

  8. AWWA 2017 American Water Scholarship Presented To University Of North Carolina Doctoral Student

    American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, recently announced that Alma Beciragic, a doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been chosen as the recipient of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2017 American Water Scholarship.

  9. Gun Probe Reveals Racism, Sexism At Chicago’s Water Department

    The Chicago water department is embroiled in a scandal that allegedly involves gun sales as well as racist and sexist emails.

  10. Replacing Water Laterals In Pittsburgh May Endanger Health

    Pittsburgh is trying to address lead in drinking water, but some officials say it is actually making the problem worse.