From the Editor

  1. Nebraska City Preps For Six Months Without Water/Wastewater Treatment Plants

    As the American Midwest works to recover from catastrophic flooding that has plagued the area since mid-March, some communities are just setting out on the long road to recovery.

  2. Pittsburgh Adds Orthophosphate To Lead Service Lines

    The City of Pittsburgh has struggled to contain lead levels in its drinking water for years. Now, the introduction of a treatment chemical is giving officials hope that the issue will soon be resolved.

  3. Trump Approves Colorado River Drought Plan

    Some of the American West’s most critical sources for drinking water have received new government protection.

  4. New Jersey Industries To Pay Millions For PFAS Contamination

    With nearly one in five New Jersey residents receiving tap water contaminated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), the local governor has ordered industrial polluters to help find a solution.

  5. CDC To Study PFAS Health Effects; Cancer Not Included

    Communities around the country had been unknowingly ingesting per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for years as the compounds leaked into drinking water sources and evaded treatment.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.