Drinking Water News

  1. New Jersey Makes National Regulatory History, Safe Drinking Water Standard Adopted For PFNA

    As the storm of controversy rages nationally where toxic Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) have been found in drinking water, New Jersey is the first state to address the water crisis by the adoption of regulations that requires drinking water suppliers to remove a PFAS compound.

  2. State Water Contractors Announces New Science Manager

    The State Water Contractors (SWC) is pleased to announce the hire of Darcy Austin in the organization’s newly created role of Science Manager. As Science Manager, Ms. Austin will oversee the SWC Science Program, including continued partnership with other organizations dedicated to research-based management, engagement in collaborative science activities, and investment in cutting-edge technologies and research approaches to advance our collective knowledge on Delta ecosystems.

  3. Amid Contamination Crisis, PFAS Experts Are In Demand

    Pennsylvania is having trouble finding an in-house toxicologist to set standards for perfluorinated compounds.

  4. Congressman Dan Kildee Visits Local Water Treatment Technology Company In Saginaw

    Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) recently visited the Duperon Corporation office and toured the company's manufacturing facility in Saginaw.

  5. WRF Seeks Proposals For Water Reuse Research Focused On Microbial And Process Performance

    The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is requesting proposals for four research projects in the area of microbial and process performance.

  6. Pioneering Work: Audi México Produces Completely Without Wastewater

    Audi is the world’s first premium manufacturer to produce automobiles completely free of wastewater. At its site in San José Chiapa, Mexico, the company is using a new water treatment process that collects 100 percent of the wastewater produced there, purifies it and feeds large volumes of clean water back into the plant’s water supply system.

  7. WRF Releases Request For Proposal To Investigate Impact Of Industrial Contaminants On Water Quality

    The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is currently funding research through a grant from the State Water Resource Control Board in California to understand water quality after advanced water treatment and how these contaminants can be mitigated.

  8. George Barley Water Prize Joins OnWIN

    The Everglades Foundation’s George Barley Water Prize is partnering with WaterTAP to host a technical workshop focused on phosphorous removal technologies piloted through Stage 3 of the prize, during Ontario Water Innovation Week (OnWIN) in Toronto.

  9. Georgia Power Updates Ash Pond Closure Plans For Plants Branch And Bowen

    Georgia Power announced today updated, site-specific closure plans for ash ponds at Plants Branch and Bowen as part of its efforts to safely and permanently close 29 ash ponds at 11 current and former coal-fired power plants across the state.

  10. Maryland Breaks With Trump On Water Pollution

    Maryland is pushing for stricter water pollution regulations despite that this move puts the state at odds with the Trump administration.