Drinking Water News

  1. Owner And Operator Of Philadelphia Service Station Settle With EPA On Underground Storage Tank Violations

    The owner and operator of the F-Street Sunoco service station, 3951 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia have agreed to pay a $22,080 penalty to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank regulations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Recently.

  2. XPV Water Partners Latest Investment Creates Atlas-SSI

    XPV Water Partners, a growth equity investor focused on making investments in companies related to the treatment and management of the world’s water resources, announced recently that it has made a significant investment to support the merger of Atlas Manufacturing and Screening Systems International to create ATLAS-SSI, one of the largest full-service producers of industrial water intake systems in North America.

  3. Suspended EPA Official: Trump Admin Stalling On Child Lead Rules

    A suspended U.S. EPA official is calling out the Trump administration for what she sees as negligence on rules protecting children from lead.

  4. Global Hotspots For Potential Water Disputes

    The new study aims to facilitate the implementation of strategies to encourage cooperation between countries.

  5. WaterStep Sends Equipment To Aid Ebola Crisis In DR Congo

    A shipment of 15 Bleach Makers from local non-profit WaterStep is currently en route to DR Congo with transportation provided by another Kentucky-based organization, OCongo. The equipment will be used to provide medical grade bleach desperately needed to stop the Ebola outbreak.

  6. EPA Announces Completion Of Sediment Cleanup At Former Refinery In Muskegon, Mich.

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the completion of a $16M sediment cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery in Muskegon Township, Mich. Work was funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the state of Michigan under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).

  7. October 19 Is Voting Deadline For 2018 Tank Of The Year Contest

    Online voting will close Friday, Oct. 19, at 5 p.m. Central time for the 2018 Tank of the Year contest sponsored by Tnemec Company, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance protective coatings. People can vote for their favorite water tank at www.tankoftheyear.com where photos of this year’s nominated water tanks are posted.

  8. LANXESS Highlighting New Water Purification Technologies At IWC 2018, Booths 206 & 208

    LANXESS’ Liquid Purification Technologies business unit—operating in the United States as LANXESS Sybron Chemicals—enables customers in a wide variety of industries to meet their water purification challenges with a broad portfolio of ion exchange resins, reverse osmosis membranes and other specialized technologies and services.

  9. Membrane Technology Meetings Held In Washington, D.C.

    Membrane water treatment technology usage and needs in the United States was highlighted in Washington, D.C. on October 10, 2018 in a roundtable discussion held at the Office of Water of the Environmental Protection Agency.

  10. Cape Town Leads The Way To Drought-Proof Water Tariffs

    The South African city has topped Global Water Intelligence’s annual listing of the largest water tariff increases in 2018 with a 390% increase in the benchmark price of water and wastewater services.