From the Editor

  1. Poland Spring Faces Lawsuit Over 'Colossal Fraud'

    In a potential indictment of the bottled water industry and the lofty promises it makes about its product, a recent lawsuit is accusing Poland Spring of lying to consumers.

  2. Paid Ambassador Program Will Evangelize Tap Water In Philadelphia

    In an effort to promote the importance and benefits of tap water, the Philadelphia Water Department will pay local residents to serve as ambassadors.

  3. Following E. Coli Outbreak, Romaine Growers Intensify Water Treatment

    Following multiple health scares in recent months, California’s produce industry will be taking some new water treatment steps.

  4. Feds Detail Bribery Scheme Over $38 Million Water Treatment Plant Project

    A multi-million dollar water treatment facility renovation in Texas has drawn interest from the federal government. And not for its impact on clean drinking water.

  5. Wastewater Methane Could Soon Power SoCal

    Wastewater treatment facilities have emerged as a promising option to increase resource efficiency and sustainability — converting effluent into reusable drinking water and harvesting natural fuel along the way. Now, power utilities in California want to make the most of this potential for their customers.

  6. Military Pilot Program To Evaluate PFAS Treatment Technology

    The prevalence of per- and polyfluoroalklyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water sources around the country has the attention of consumers and regulators. And in Pennsylvania, it’s top of mind for the military as well.

  7. 800-Gallon-Per-Day Home Leak Baffles NJ Couple, Utilities

    For almost a year, 2.5 gallons of water has flowed into a New Jersey couple’s home every 50 seconds. And despite their best efforts, neither they nor local utilities can figure out why.

  8. 'Wastewater Assimilation' Program Draws Controversy In Louisiana

    A controversial wastewater treatment practice taking place between New Orleans and Baton Rouge is meant to serve as an efficient alternative to standard processes.

  9. Historic Flooding Has Major Fallout For Water, Wastewater Treatment Operations

    After historic flooding overtook the Missouri River and Mississippi River basin, large sections of the country were inundated with water. In the aftermath, it’s clear that local water and wastewater treatment operations were not immune to the catastrophe.

  10. Will Camp Lejeune Water Project Get Trumped By Border Wall?

    Proposed improvements and new construction on the physical border between the U.S. and Mexico have long been central to President Trump’s agenda — a plan that has drawn both support and condemnation.