Drinking Water News

  1. EPA Gears Up For PFAS Community Engagement Event In Horsham, Pennsylvania Next Week
    7/20/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the full agenda for the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) community engagement in Horsham, Pennsylvania at Hatboro-Horsham High School, 899 Horsham Road, Horsham, Pennsylvania.

  2. EPA Signs MOU With New Mexico To Explore Wastewater Reuse Options In Oil And Natural Gas Industry
    7/19/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the State of New Mexico to clarify the existing regulatory and permitting frameworks related to the way wastewater from oil and natural gas extraction activities can be re-used, recycled, and renewed for other purposes.

  3. Scientists Use Satellites To Measure Vital Underground Water Resources
    7/19/2018

    The availability of water from underground aquifers is vital to the basic needs of more than 1.5 billion people worldwide.

  4. EPA OIG Finds Management Weaknesses Delayed Response To Flint Water Crisis
    7/19/2018

    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a final report concluding that the circumstances and response to contamination in the city of Flint, Michigan’s community water system involved implementation and oversight lapses at federal, state and local levels.

  5. Oil And Gas Wastewater Wells Disproportionately Located In Lower Income Communities In Ohio, Yale School Of Public Health Study Finds
    7/19/2018

    Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” wells used to procure natural gas produce large amounts of wastewater, which may contain toxic and radioactive compounds. The wastewater per well, ranging from 2 million to14 million liters, is most commonly injected underground where it has the potential to contaminate water supplies used by people and animals.

  6. Dubai Municipality And Veolia Successfully Commissioned Jebel Ali Hazardous Waste Treatment Facility
    7/18/2018

    Veolia, the global leader in optimized resource management, through its subsidiary Veolia Water Technologies, and Dubai Municipality successfully commissioned the Jebel Ali Hazardous Waste Treatment Facility, which is set to treat 600 cubic meters of hazardous liquid waste per day.

  7. 'Nowcasting' Beach Water Quality
    7/18/2018

    Arriving at your favorite beach only to discover it’s closed because of bacterial contamination can be a bummer.

  8. AI Technology Could Help Protect Water Supplies
    7/18/2018

    Progress on new artificial intelligence (AI) technology could make monitoring at water treatment plants cheaper and easier and help safeguard public health.

  9. Abengoa Receives The Provisional Acceptance Certificate For The Expansion Of A Water Treatment Plant Built In Mexico For Naturgy (Formerly Known As Gas Natural Fenosa)
    7/18/2018

    Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, has received the Provisional Acceptance Certificate for the expansion of the water treatment plant, built in the 450 MW Norte Durango combined cycle plant that Naturgy (formerly known as Gas Natural Fenosa) has in the State of Durango, Mexico.

  10. Elon Musk Pledges To Pay For Flint Water Fix
    7/18/2018

    Tesla billionaire Elon Musk took a leap into the water sector this month when he pledged to pay for clean water in Flint homes.