Drinking Water Source

  1. Cloth Media Filtration Removes Coal Ash And Coal Fines At Power Plants
    1/15/2019

    Coal-fired power plants generate coal fines and coal ash from a number of sources, including coal combustion residuals (CCR), particularly fly and bottom ash from coal furnaces, and coal pile runoff during rain events. In support of an industry-wide effort to reduce, improve, and remove coal ash ponds, a variety of technologies have been tested and employed. Read the full application note to learn more.

  2. Navigating The Waters of the United States Rule
    12/14/2018

    On December 11th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) proposed a new definition of “Waters of the United States” to replace the 2015 definition adopted under the Obama administration. That definition has been subject to a variety of litigation over the past three years, causing its application to be sporadic at best.

  3. Vegas Planners Prep For 'Doomsday' On Colorado River
    12/5/2018

    Las Vegas water planners are prepping for a harrowing possibility: The disappearance of the Colorado River.

  4. In Philly Suburb Water Crisis, Tests Reveal Chemicals In Blood
    12/3/2018

    The first blood tests results were released since water contamination in the Philadelphia suburbs came to light, and they provide a glimpse at potential health effects for residents.

  5. Small Town, Big Water Problems
    11/30/2018

    In the Louisiana community of Enterprise, tap water is so unappealing that one woman drives 20 miles each way to do her laundry in another town, according to CNN.

  6. Water Acquisition Challenges For Industrial Plants
    11/16/2018

    Water is becoming more complex for industry. Its cost as a component of production is on the rise, and greater regulatory scrutiny continues to expand post-process wastewater treatment. Against a backdrop of growing water scarcity, industrial leaders are focusing more time and energy into leveraging water acquisition and usage to their competitive advantage. The days when access to water was taken for granted are over. In fact, by 2030 global water demand is projected to exceed available water by 40 percent.

  7. New Indirect Potable Reuse Project Comes To Southwest
    11/1/2018

    A city near Phoenix recently greenlit a major indirect potable reuse project designed to support the water supply in an area threatened by drought, rising demand, and climate change.

  8. Caribbean Desalination Association Helps Restore Hurricane-Ravaged Hospital On Dominica
    10/30/2018

    On September 18, 2017, Hurricane Maria struck the island of Dominica at Category 5, leaving 15 dead and devastating the island and its approximately 73,000 inhabitants. Across the island, hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed 70 to 80 percent of Dominica’s buildings and severely degraded the power and water systems.

  9. Desalination In The Caribbean
    10/29/2018

    More than 7,000 islands of the Caribbean Archipelago are scattered over a million-square-mile area between North and South America. Some smaller islands are naturally dry, but some volcanic islands — like Grenada and St. Lucia — are well forested and provide significant water catchment to support spring water and surface water. But, as populations, agriculture, and industry grow, desalination is becoming more attractive as a water source throughout the entire region.

  10. Is Lake Mead Drying Up?
    10/24/2018

    Lake Mead levels are low, which creates significant complications for water management in Arizona.