Drinking Water News

  1. NGL Energy Partners LP Acquires Beckham And McCloy Ranches In Eddy And Lea Counties, New Mexico

    NGL Energy Partners LP announced today that it has executed the latest phase of its Delaware Basin water infrastructure strategy.

  2. Secret Fracking Chemicals Threaten Delaware River Basin, Pennsylvania

    Drilling companies injected at least one hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) chemical with an identity kept hidden from the public into more than 2,500 unconventional natural gas wells drilled in Pennsylvania between 2013 and 2017, amounting to 55 percent of the more than 4,500 unconventional gas wells drilled in the state during the five-year period, according to a new report from Partnership for Policy Integrity (PFPI).

  3. Lighthouse Wins 2018 US James Dyson Award

    According to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ report card on America’s infrastructure, leaking pipes lose an estimated six billion gallons of clean drinking water per day, and 240,000 water main breaks occur each year.

  4. The Next Level Solution For Algae Control In Wastewater

    Last month LG Sonic installed its first algae control project in Dubai. Three MPC-Buoy units have been installed in a wastewater reservoir. The units will monitor the water quality in real-time and use specific ultrasonic sound waves adjusted to the algal type present to effectively control algal growth.

  5. Dow Water Solutions’ Technology Toolbox On Display At ECWATECH 2018

    Dow Water Solutions, a global leader in sustainable separation and water purification technology, will be showcasing its latest technical developments at ECWATECH 2018, taking place at the Crocus Expo in Moscow this September.

  6. U.S. EPA Reaches Agreement With Los Angeles Department Of Water And Power Over Damage To Wetlands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized an administrative order with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) over federal Clean Water Act violations. Under the terms of the order, LADWP will purchase $5.3M in mitigation credits for damaging wetlands on its Granada Hills property. LADWP will also pay a $94,000 penalty.

  7. EPA Awards Over $200k To North Dakota State University To Assess Prairie Pothole Region Wetlands Restoration

    EPA has awarded $209,800 in wetlands grant funding to North Dakota State University to assess ecosystem health of the Prairie Pothole Region, supporting North Dakota’s Water Quality Monitoring Strategy for Surface Waters.

  8. EPA Awards Nearly $400k In Wetlands Grants In Wyoming To Bolster Wetland Assessments And The Development Of Water Quality Tools And Data

    EPA has awarded $397,064 in wetlands grant funding to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the University of Wyoming. These projects will help build a robust wetlands program in the state by providing much needed mapping and spatial data. Projects will also demonstrate restoration techniques and support local stakeholders in wetlands management and decision making.

  9. SUEZ To Open New Mobile Water Service In Atlanta

    Mobile, on-demand water treatment solutions are valuable options for industries needing high-quality water in an emergency or for a scheduled outage. To better serve its customers in the Southeastern United States, SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions is opening a new mobile water service center in Atlanta.

  10. WRF Seeks Additional Proposals For Water Reuse Research

    In August, The Water Research Foundation (WRF) released five RFPs for potable reuse research. WRF is requesting proposals for two more research projects for integrated water management strategies in water reuse.