Drinking Water News

  1. Department Of Energy Announces $100M Energy-Water Desalination Hub To Provide Secure And Affordable Water
    12/13/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $100M to establish an Energy-Water Desalination Hub (Hub) to address water security issues in the United States.

  2. Georgia Power Continues To Make Progress On Ash Pond Closures
    12/13/2018

    Georgia Power today announced the latest progress on its plan to safely close all 29 ash ponds at 11 active and retired coal-fired power plant sites across the state.

  3. Endress+Hauser Launches The Liquiline Compact CM82 Transmitter
    12/13/2018

    Endress+Hauser launches the Liquiline compact CM82 transmitter that accepts pH, ORP, pH/ORP, conductivity, oxygen and chlorine sensor signals from Endress+Hauser’s Memosens® sensor platform.

  4. Hypoxic Dead Zones Found In Urban Streams, Not Just At The Coast
    12/13/2018

    Hypoxic dead zones, which occur when dissolved oxygen levels in water drop so low that fish and other aquatic animals living there suffocate, are well-documented problems in many coastal waters.

  5. Study Finds Sewage Bacteria Lurking In Hudson River Sediments
    12/13/2018

    A new study shows that fecal bacteria from sewage are living in far greater quantities in near-shore sediments of the Hudson River than in the water itself.

  6. EPA Data Shows Regulated Water Companies Deliver Higher Quality Water Than Government-Run Systems
    12/12/2018

    An expanded analysis of the largest and most comprehensive study conducted on Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) compliance shows that community water systems owned by regulated water companies are significantly less likely to violate the SDWA than water systems owned and run by local governments.

  7. Barely Scratching The Surface: A New Way To Make Robust Membranes
    12/12/2018

    Whether it’s tap water or a cup of coffee, almost everything we drink passes through some kind of filter. The ability to transform liquids this way is essential to daily life, yet it often rests on relatively delicate membranes that can quickly clog or degrade.

  8. NASA Accepts Innovative Project By Fayetteville State University
    12/12/2018

    The innovation is designed for water purification as well as for inline Molecular Sequencing and Bio-contaminant identification which will save life in space and on earth.

  9. The Ivanhoe Foundation Supports Future Global Leaders
    12/12/2018

    Upon learning about the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska online, Cheryl Ivanhoe Townsend, Chair of the Ivanhoe Foundation, attended DWFI’s 2017 Water for Food Global Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska, to learn more about the institute’s work around the world.

  10. EPA Names Dana Aunkst Director Of Chesapeake Bay Program
    12/12/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the selection of Dana Aunkst as the new Director of EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program.