Drinking Water News

  1. HKU And Chinese Research Academy Of Environmental Sciences Jointly Develop A Novel Scientific Method To Derive Water Quality Criteria Of Metals For Protecting Different Marine Ecosystems Worldwide

    Increasing contamination of marine ecosystems by metals such as mercury, cadmium, chromium and nickel has been a global environmental concern, because elevated concentrations of metals can pose hazards to marine organisms, and humans who may consume contaminated seafood.

  2. David Sedlak Added To 2018 WRF Research Conference

    The 2018 Water Research Foundation Conference on Advancing Reuse and Integrated Water is quickly approaching. The event will address the challenge of integrated water management and reuse, and help communities prepare for the future using innovative approaches and solutions for managing our water resources.

  3. Work Starts On $15M Upgrade At Morgan

    A $15M upgrade to the Morgan Water Treatment Plant began this week, to help meet future demand growth and further enhance the quality of drinking water SA Water supplies to more than 130 000 regional South Australians.

  4. Billions Of Gallons Of Water Saved By Thinning Forests

    There are too many trees in Sierra Nevada forests, say scientists affiliated with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory (CZO).

  5. Planning Permission Granted For Sustainable Wastewater Treatment System In Saleen

    Irish Water is pleased to confirm that planning permission has been granted to build an Integrated Constructed Wetland (ICW) to treat wastewater from the village of Saleen, Co. Cork. This project will support the continued growth and development of the community while also enhancing the local environment and improving water quality

  6. High Lead Levels Registered In Chicago

    Lead appears to be a pervasive problem in Chicago drinking water.

  7. Badger Meter To Serve As Platinum Sponsor Of AWWA ACE18; Will Lead Technical Session On Smart Water Solutions, June 13

    Badger Meter, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of flow measurement, control and communications solutions, recently announced it will be the Platinum Sponsor of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE18) held June 11-14, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

  8. Air Force Working Toward Innovative Groundwater Cleanup Solution

    The Air Force is working closely with leading academic researchers to solve a global challenge: cleaning groundwater contaminated with Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoic Acid, known as PFOS and PFOA.

  9. Orange County Water District Awarded For Leadership And Innovation In Research And Water Reuse

    Recently, the Orange County Water District (OCWD) was honored by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) at the 2018 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Awards Luncheon and Conference in Washington, D.C. OCWD received two awards that demonstrate its leadership and innovation in research and water reuse.

  10. UTA Expands Efforts To Develop Water Recycling Technologies

    The Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation at The University of Texas at Arlington has expanded its partnership with oil field equipment supplier Challenger Water Solutions to develop water recycling technologies that will transform waste from unconventional oil and gas development into reusable water.