Drinking Water Source

  1. 'Groundbreaking' Partnership Carried East Palo Alto Through Drought
    8/2/2018

    During the dry days of the California drought, one Silicon Valley city banned development because officials were unsure there would be enough water for projects.

  2. Vermont Bulks Up PFAS Water Advisory
    7/17/2018

    Vermont is bulking up its drinking water for PFAS by adding three substances to the warning.

  3. Race Is On To Harness Nation’s Last Untapped Water Sources
    7/16/2018

    As demand on water resources rises, will there be a mad rush to grab up the nation’s last untapped water resources?

  4. Internet Of Water To Tackle Growing Water Risks
    7/13/2018

    Flanders pioneers the internet of Water, a unique intelligent water management system based on a network of connected sensors, that enables a permanent and real time follow-up of water quality and water quantity. This internet of Water will enable Flanders to tackle the growing threat of water inconvenience, water scarcity and water pollution.

  5. Contaminated Superfund Site On Long Island Prompts Lawsuit
    7/12/2018

    Two businesses are being sued by the U.S. Attorney’s office for allegedly contaminating drinking water on Long Island.

  6. Monoclor Chloramine Residual Management System Manages Residual For Problematic 5.5 Million Gallon Tank
    7/10/2018

    Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) serves about 142,000 customers in Riverside County, CA. The EMWD service area is one of the largest for any water district in arid southern California. On the drinking water side, EMWD manages two water treatment plants and over 15 reservoirs. With 70% of the district’s water coming from the Metropolitan Water District with chloramine disinfection, EMWD has become reliant on chloramine disinfection to manage long transmission lines and longer detention times.

  7. Newark Sued Over High Lead Levels
    7/4/2018

    The city of Newark is being sued over what an environmental group calls “dangerously high” lead levels in tap water.

  8. Brewery Pollution Challenges Water Quality
    7/3/2018

    Wastewater from breweries is creating pollution problems in Lake Champlain.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.