Drinking Water News

  1. West Basin Launches Water for Tomorrow Program That Furthers Its Commitment To A Diverse And Secure Water Future
    3/22/2019

    On this World Water Day the West Basin Municipal Water District introduces a renewed approach to addressing its service area’s water future. The Water for Tomorrow Program brings new emphasis to West Basin’s commitment to protecting, securing and diversifying its water supply portfolio while building upon its history of innovation and industry leadership.

  2. The International Code Council Supports Access To Safe And Abundant Water On World Water Day
    3/22/2019

    The International Code Council joins organizations worldwide in recognizing World Water Day by promoting initiatives that improve access to clean and plentiful water for all. This year’s theme is “Leaving no one behind,” a goal that the Code Council advances through its commitment to developing modern codes and standards that make water systems more efficient and sustainable and help ensure that clean, safe water is available in all homes and buildings.

  3. One Drop Foundation And Global Wholesaler METRO To Join Forces – To Provide Safe Water Access And Sanitation For More Than 250,000 People In India
    3/22/2019

    Today, on the occasion of World Water Day, international wholesale and food specialist METRO is launching the METRO Water Initiative in partnership with international water foundation One Drop.

  4. The PepsiCo Foundation Expands Access To Safe Water For More Than 22 Million People Worldwide; Part Of PepsiCo’s Broader Aim To Contribute To Positive Water Impact
    3/22/2019

    PepsiCo announced recently that it has helped more than 22 million people in underserved communities around the world gain access to safe water since 2006.

  5. Ecolab-GreenBiz Survey Finds Corporations Still Struggle To Translate Water Goals Into Action On The Ground
    3/21/2019

    There is a growing sense of urgency about water scarcity as a business risk, but almost half of all companies don’t have a plan to achieve their water reduction targets.

  6. Pathogenic, Drug-Resistant Bacteria Found In Wastewater Treatment Plants
    3/21/2019

    Infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria are a global public health threat causing serious illness and even death. Strains of the bacterium Enterococcus faecium (E. faecium) are generally harmless in healthy people, but can be pathogenic in immunocompromised or severely ill patients.

  7. New Report: More Than Two-Thirds Of States Examined Receive Failing Grades For Efforts To Reduce Lead In School Drinking Water
    3/21/2019

    A total of 22 states earned an “F” grade for their performance in eliminating lead from school drinking water, according to a new study by Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund.

  8. Cape Fear: 1,4-Dioxane Imperils N.C. Drinking Water
    3/21/2019

    Increased treatment processes apparently haven’t been enough to curb levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in a North Carolina water supply.

  9. Better Water Testing, Safer Produce
    3/20/2019

    Salads were recently in the news—and off America’s dinner tables—when romaine lettuce was recalled nationwide. Outbreaks of intestinal illness were traced to romaine lettuce contaminated with Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria.

  10. Fluence Signs Second Large Contract In Egypt
    3/20/2019

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that a partnership formed between its Egyptian joint venture The International Co. for Water Services & Infrastructure (IWSI) and Hassan Allam EPC has been awarded an EPC contract of US$74M to design and construct a 40,000 m3/day seawater desalination plant, with infrastructure designed and built for a future capacity expansion to 80,000 m3/day.