The White House released its long-awaited plan this month by means of a 53-page document pledging to “rebuild American infrastructure.” The centerpiece of the proposal is $200 billion in federal funding over the next decade, Business Insider reported.
“If Trenton has failed to meet critical deadlines in the past, why does the state think that will change in the future? In a head-scratching move, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) entered into a contract with the city, allowing for an extension for Trenton to fix its constant and growing issues at Trenton Water Works (TWW),” The Trentonian reported, calling the utility “dysfunctional.”
A Pennsylvania man employed by a major pharmaceutical laboratory allegedly stolen poisonous chemicals and dumped them into a public stormwater inlet after he learned he was under investigation.
Water utilities in California are saving on their power bills by installing Tesla battery systems in their facilities.
A former wastewater pro is working to bring robotics and artificial intelligence to an industry that arguably lags on tech adoption.
Calling for a war on lead as a new feature of federal policy, U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is meeting with Cabinet officials this week to discuss how to keep children safe from lead contamination.
In New Orleans, the storm drains appear to be decked out for a party — that’s because they are clogged with Mardi Gras beads.
Tennessee’s waterways face a surprising threat: Jack Daniels. “As the whiskey industry continues to grow, Tennessee’s two largest distilleries struggled to comply with water quality regulations last year,” USA Today reported.
Water utilities are concerned that U.S. EPA’s loan program for water and wastewater projects might be expanded — to death.
Clean water advocates in Alabama say drinking water quality is so poor in Morgan and Lawrence County that ratepayers are developing kidney problems. Water utility and health officials deny those claims.
Water utilities are concerned that cutting federal regulations for infrastructure projects could threaten water quality.
The U.S. EPA has moved swiftly to suspend an Obama-era water regulation in the aftermath of a Supreme Court decision that boosted the odds the court-contested rule would become enforceable.
Dozens of public utilities in Texas provide drinking water with illegal levels of radiation, lead, and arsenic. That’s according to several recent national studies about contamination, The Texas Tribune reported.
A water quality bill passed the legislature last week in Iowa, where nitrate pollution from farms has been a persistent issue for water utilities in recent years.