From the Editor

  1. Pruitt Describes EPA’s 2018 Agenda: Scaling Back Regulations And Staff
    1/25/2018

    In laying out the U.S. EPA’s agenda for 2018, Administrator Scott Pruitt indicated that the agency would focus on scaling back Obama-era clean water regulations while ramping up the fight against lead contamination in public drinking water.

  2. U.S. Water Strategy: Think Locally, Act Globally
    1/24/2018

    A new plan has been created by the U.S. government to bring safe drinking water, sanitation services, sustainability, and resiliency to the world’s most water-stressed countries, with benefits for the U.S. as well.

  3. Hoosick Falls Brings PFC Fight To State Capital
    1/24/2018

    One of the first communities to raise a red flag around perfluorinated compound (PFC) contamination took another step in its fight for clean water this month.

  4. An Electrochemical Solution To Organic Compounds
    1/23/2018

    A new industrial wastewater treatment system makes the most out of relatively little energy to eliminate non-biodegradable compounds.

  5. Cape Town May Be First Major City To Run Out Of Water
    1/23/2018

    Though this time of year typically means an abundance of water supplies throughout the U.S., a major foreign city is having to contend with the possibility that it will run out of water entirely.

  6. Bicycle, Construction Material Among Oddities In New York City Sewers
    1/22/2018

    The latest report to encourage the public’s fascination with what ends up in the nation’s sewers contains some oddities, along with things that knowledgeable wastewater pros would consider standard fare.

  7. Report Outlines Dire Conditions Of New Jersey Water/Wastewater Infrastructure
    1/19/2018

    As communities all over the country continue to deal with aging and failing infrastructure, a report in New Jersey outlines just how desperate the situation is.

  8. 3 Water/Wastewater Efficiency Trends To Watch In 2018
    1/18/2018

    2018 is sure to be marked with advancements that make water and wastewater treatment more efficient and sustainable. To keep up with the areas best poised for improvement this year, here is a look at three practices that are in need of change.

  9. Universities In Iowa, Ohio Receive Toxic Algae Research Grants
    1/18/2018

    With some federal help, researchers at Iowa State University (ISU) and Ohio State University (OSU) are looking to build up defenses against toxic algae growth in source waters.

  10. State Raises Concerns Over Flint’s Lack Of Water System Staff
    1/17/2018

    Officials in the state of Michigan have voiced concern over the City of Flint’s ability to manage its water system, more than two years since it startled struggling with lead contamination.