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  1. Florida’s Largest Public Utility Recovers One Billion Gallons Of Unaccounted For Water

    The most populous city in the southeastern United States, Jacksonville, consistently rates in the top 20 in Forbes’ annual ranking of the Best Places for Business and Careers.

  2. EPA Seeks Comment On Proposed Options For Regulating Perchlorate In Drinking Water

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a notice of proposed rulemaking that seeks public input on a range of options regarding the regulation of perchlorate in public drinking water systems.

  3. The Water Research Foundation Seeks Nominations For The 19th Annual Paul L. Busch Award

    The Paul L. Busch Award recognizes an individual for innovative research in the field of water quality and the water environment, with a special focus on those who show promise and make significant contributions in bridging research and its practical application.

  4. City Of Fremont Selects Emerson To Replace Existing Controls With Automation Technology Designed For Widely Distributed Assets

    Emerson was selected to modernize PLC-based controls for power and water plants and remote sites operated by the City of Fremont Department of Utilities. One of the oldest municipal utilities in Nebraska, the organization operates and manages water/wastewater collection, treatment and distribution, as well as coal and natural gas power generation, transmission and distribution systems that serve customers in a 60-square-mile area.

  5. PFOA/PFOS Reduction Claims Requirements Added To NSF Standards For Residential Drinking Water Treatment Devices

    The NSF International joint committee of stakeholders that maintains the American National Standards for drinking water treatment and reverse osmosis (RO) devices recently updated two standards to include test methods and other requirements for the reduction of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS).

  6. World Water-Tech North America Summit Announces Move To Los Angeles For October 2019

    After 6 successful years in Toronto, the World Water-Tech North America organizers have announced a strategic relocation for its next edition, to be held in Santa Monica, Los Angeles on October 29-30, 2019.

  7. Solving A Scientific Mystery And Finding A Solution For Industry

    In solving a scientific mystery, researchers from the University of Houston and the nation’s national laboratories also discovered a new avenue for clearing toxins from water, including wastewater produced by hydraulic fracturing.

  8. The International Code Council And The Association Of State Floodplain Managers Sign Memorandum Of Understanding

    Today the International Code Council and the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance the partnership between the two organizations, recognizing the mission code officials and floodplain managers share in protecting communities and the environment.

  9. Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2020 Energy And Water Development Funding Bill

    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 31 to 21. The legislation funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior programs, the Department of Energy, and other related agencies.

  10. SIUE Engineering Researchers Measure Salt Concentration In Local Bodies Of Water To Study Impact On Ecosystem

    Research is being conducted everywhere we look, with curiosity and the pursuit of new knowledge offering an endless array of opportunities to generate important information and expand horizons.