Drinking Water Source

  1. Contact Lenses May Slip Through Wastewater Systems
    8/29/2018

    Flushing contact lenses is contributing to water pollution because lenses do not break down entirely in wastewater treatment systems, according to a new study.

  2. Improving The Quality Of Secondary Wastewater For Indirect Potable Reuse—From Pilot To Full Scale Plant
    8/29/2018

    In spite of the recent abundance of water, many of California’s aquifers continue to balance on the edge of water scarcity. Decades of overpumping have reduced the amount of ground water available to supplement surface water resources diminished by drought. The Pure Water Monterey Ground Water Replenishment Project (Monterey Pure), addressed the need to replenish a local aquifer, by piloting Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) processes, to determine the best method to convert secondary wastewater into a pure water resource.

  3. In Florida, Thousands Join Algae Protest
    8/15/2018

    Thousands of Florida residents joined together for a demonstration on Sunday conveying a commitment to clean water.

  4. '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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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?

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.