From the Editor

  1. After False Results Scandal, Two Utility Employees Vindicated
    11/8/2017

    After over a year of legal work, it appears the book has closed on an investigation into altered water test results in Virginia as two former utility employees have been largely cleared of wrongdoing.

  2. Case Studies From The World Of Improved Stormwater Management
    11/7/2017

    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has compiled a report on the world’s leading stormwater management solutions and challenges. Reviewing its contents can be an opportunity for communities to build stormwater strength together.

  3. Flesh-Eating Bacteria Strikes Post-Harvey
    11/7/2017

    While many would have thought the death toll stemming from Hurricane Harvey had concluded, storm aftermath claimed another victim late last month through the presence of flesh-eating bacteria.

  4. Wastewater Facilities Make Solar Power Strides
    11/6/2017

    Once considered a fanciful notion of the future, wastewater treatment plants around the country are now making solar powered operations a reality.

  5. Lawyer Who Defended Flint Now Takes On GenX Contamination
    11/3/2017

    Those who regularly follow drinking water contamination headlines may have noticed that coverage of perflourinated compound (PFC) and GenX issues this year has taken the place of last year’s lead crisis in Flint, MI.

  6. Following PFC Contamination, Navy Looking Into New Firefighting Foam
    11/2/2017

    The federal government has been under fire all year for the military’s historic use of perflourinated compounds (PFCs) in firefighting agents, which have gone on to contaminate water supplies.

  7. EPA Mandate On Arsenic Has Helped Drinking Water Quality
    11/1/2017

    Arsenic is one of the naturally-occurring drinking water contaminants that registers highest on consumer concern charts. While it poses a serious threat, there is new evidence to suggest that the U.S. EPA is doing a good job of curbing that threat.

  8. Rupture In Detroit Illustrates Breadth Of Main Break Issues
    10/31/2017

    A recent water main break in Detroit demonstrated just how calamitous these events can be for water systems.

  9. Florida Counties Explore IPR System
    10/30/2017

    Florida may be taking up the mantle in one of the drinking water industry’s ongoing battles: to increase the adoption of indirect potable reuse (IPR).

  10. As Infrastructure Woes Persist, Pittsburgh Turns To Chemicals For Lead Reduction
    10/27/2017

    As one of many cities dealing with lead contamination of drinking water, Pittsburgh is exploring the potential that chemical treatment has to solve the problem.