Drinking Water News

  1. Holding Polluters Accountable In Future Preparations
    1/22/2019

    The Bethpage Water District recently broke ground on a substantial renovation project at its Plant 6 site, located on Motor lane. The Plant, which houses two vital supply wells, will receive upgrades to its infrastructure which prepare the District to treat higher concentrations of contaminants present in the water supply as a result of the Northrop Grumman Plume.

  2. MEPs Back Plans To Promote Water Reuse For Agricultural Irrigation
    1/22/2019

    Plans to counter water scarcity by facilitating the reuse of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation were backed by the Environment Committee on Tuesday.

  3. Warning For World’s Groundwater Reserves
    1/21/2019

    This is according to a researcher from Cardiff University and a team of international collaborators who have for the first time provided a global insight in to what will happen should our groundwater systems start to see changes in their replenishment.

  4. With Massive Federal Investment, Desalination May Cure Ongoing Drought
    1/21/2019

    The latest solution for national water scarcity may seem like a major technical challenge, but with a nine-figure investment and federal backing, it could be a gamechanger.

  5. Core & Main Plans To Acquire Maskell Pipe & Supply, Enhance HDPE Pipe Solutions
    1/21/2019

    Core & Main LP, the leading U.S. distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, announced recently that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire select assets of Maskell Pipe & Supply, Inc., a California-based distributor and fittings fabricator of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe.

  6. Aqua Metrology Systems Looking For Business Development Directors
    1/18/2019

    Aqua Metrology Systems, Ltd., (AMS) is seeking to appoint a number of Business Development Directors. Ideal candidates will have in-depth experience of the municipal and industrial water treatment industry and are likely to have a degree in chemical engineering.

  7. DEQ Seeks Comment On Draft Water Reuse Permit Renewal For City Of Kuna
    1/18/2019

    The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft water reuse permit renewal for the city of Kuna in Ada County.

  8. Trelleborg Compounds For Pipe Seals Proven To Offer Eight Times The Service Life Of Competitor Systems
    1/18/2019

    A leading independent ‘stress relaxation’ test has determined that the average performance lifetime of some of Trelleborg’s key pipe sealing compounds is in excess of 800 years.

  9. Judge Orders Jersey City To Compensate Sewerage Authority For Decades Of Outsourcing
    1/18/2019

    Following a controversy that dates back over one hundred years, Jersey City’s water and sewer system operator will soon have to pay millions for outsourcing its wastewater treatment operations.

  10. With 'Jaw-Dropping' Lead Levels, Newark Mayor Appeals To Trump For Help
    1/17/2019

    In a sign of just how problematic aging water infrastructure still is for major cities around the country, a National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) spokesperson described lead levels in Newark’s drinking water as “jaw-dropping” and “knock-your-socks-off high.”