Drinking Water News

  1. Irrigation District Responds After Body Found In Pipeline
    1/30/2018

    A man’s body was found last week in a water pipeline operated by a California water district.

  2. During Cold Snap, New Orleans Issues Boil Water Advisory
    1/29/2018

    A temporary boil water advisory was issued in New Orleans last week, indicating serious problems with the city’s drinking water infrastructure during cold weather.

  3. Study Shows Wetlands Provide Landscape-Scale Reduction In Nitrogen Pollution
    1/29/2018

    In agricultural regions such as the U.S. Midwest, excess nitrate from crop fertilizer makes its way into rivers and streams through subsurface drainage channels and agricultural ditches.

  4. Asahi/America Introduces The Type-57P Butterfly Valve
    1/29/2018

    Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, announces the next generation Type-57 butterfly valve: the Type-57P. The redesigned valve is available in an ANSI wafer-style connection and shares the same face-to-face dimensions as all like-size Asahi/America Type-57 butterfly valves.

  5. Treatment Plant With Dead Rodents Had Ignored Problems For Years
    1/28/2018

    Apparently, one of the most unsettling water treatment reports to make headlines last year was even worse than many realized.

  6. Sourcing Contamination In Waterways
    1/26/2018

    Understanding the source of contaminants in our waterways is crucial for public health and safety, and a University of Connecticut professor is developing an easy way to do just that.

  7. Groups Lobby To Preserve Supreme Court Ruling On WOTUS
    1/26/2018

    After the Supreme Court cleared the way for an Obama-era environmental regulation to go into effect, Congress may become a hot spot for a major fight over water policy.

  8. Amid Lead Challenges, State Heightens Pittsburgh Water Oversight
    1/26/2018

    As Pittsburgh faces high lead levels in city drinking water, Pennsylvania is considering a proposal to increase state oversight of the struggling water system.

  9. Wait For Water Lines Tops 1,000 Days In North Carolina Community
    1/26/2018

    Residents in North Carolina recently marked their 1,000th day without access to clean drinking water in their homes.

  10. EPA Works With Partners To Bring New Drinking Water Source To North Texas
    1/26/2018

    With engagement and partnership from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a project to provide a drinking water source for North Texas is closer to getting underway.