Drinking Water Source

  1. Americans Using Less Water Than Ever
    7/2/2018

    A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) spells out water use trends in the U.S. It is the 14th in a series of reports on U.S. water use, published every five years.

  2. Aerobic Treatment Of Wastewater For Fish Flour And Fish Oil Company Reuse
    6/29/2018

    A fish flour and fish oil processing company produces 100 tons of flour a day from fish waste resulting from the broth concentration plant and from drying of flour, washing water, boiler blowdown and cooling towers. The company needed to treat its wastewater and to reduce its water supply costs.

  3. Non-Regulation Of PFCs Complicating Military Cleanups
    6/29/2018

    In March, the Pentagon provided its most comprehensive report to date on the scope water contamination caused by military bases.

  4. California Prepares For A Drought-Prone Future Under Stringent Title 22 Water Reuse Standards
    6/28/2018

    Fluence’s first MABR plant in mainland U.S. gives California new medium- and small-scale treatment options that comply with the state’s stringent standards for water reuse

  5. Recycled Water To Resurrect Languishing River
    6/28/2018

    Recycled water may bring new life to a languishing river in the Southwest.

  6. Australian Cities Adopt Wastewater Reuse
    6/27/2018

    Potable reuse of wastewater has gone by many different names, some of them unflattering, like “toilet to tap.” Despite the clear benefits of water reuse, this so-called “ick factor” has slowed the adoption of technology that can transform wastewater into drinking water.

  7. Federal Report: PFCs More Dangerous Than Previously Believed
    6/26/2018

    A federal agency has released a long-awaited report suggesting that perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) are more dangerous to human health than federal standards currently take into account.

  8. Overpumping Groundwater Linked To Arsenic Threat
    6/22/2018

    A new study found that groundwater overpumping can result in potentially dangerous water quality problems.

  9. National Study Examines Drugs In Wastewater
    6/20/2018

    Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey have published a major study of how pharmaceutical companies pollute the environment by sending their wastewater to treatment plants.

  10. Wastewater Plants Linked To Microplastic Pollution
    6/19/2018

    A new study has linked wastewater treatment plants to microplastic pollution in rivers in the United Kingdom.