From the Editor

  1. Is Atomically-Altered Iron The Answer For Industrial Wastewater?

    By manipulating the atomic structure of iron, researchers in Australia have developed a new tool for industrial wastewater treatment.

  2. Hurricane Irma Brings Wastewater Fallout To Florida

    Earlier this month, Hurricane Irma brought pounding winds and torrential rain to the Caribbean and Florida, and along with it came wastewater issues.

  3. Indiana Town’s 1,4-Dioxane Concerns Reflect National Risks

    The threat of 1,4-dioxane in drinking water may be more pervasive than many thought and some communities are concerned about the health of their consumers.

  4. How To Develop A Chemical Spill Response Plan

    Few catastrophes can be as devastating to drinking water supplies as a chemical spill. A utility serving Southern Virginia has developed a plan for responding to such events, which may serve as a model for others.

  5. Amid Utility Labor Shortage, Pennsylvania Takes Action

    Those charged with treating our drinking water and wastewater are likely to share the sentiment that they are asked to do too much with too few resources.

  6. El Paso Obtains $152 Million For Water And Wastewater Improvements

    Water and wastewater utilities around the country face seemingly insurmountable infrastructure problems, from dilapidated pipelines to out-of-date facilities.

  7. Michigan Town Uncovers PFC Contamination 400 Times EPA-Advised Limits

    Another community appears to be struggling with a drinking water contaminant that continues to plague treatment facilities around the country.

  8. Pittsburgh Issues Boil Water Advisory Following Bird Poop Contamination

    Pittsburgh has had its fair share of water quality concerns these days, but the latest may be one of the worst yet.

  9. No Permanent Fix In Sight For Lead In Drinking Water

    Although it’s been months since lead contamination issues in Flint, MI made national headlines, communities around the country still struggle with dangerous drinking water finding its way into homes.

  10. Delaware Set To Open First-Ever Non-Profit Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Like many other states, Delaware has residents in small, rural areas who cannot be served by centralized drinking water or wastewater treatment plants, and face obstacles as a result.