From the Editor

  1. Middle Schoolers Develop App For Water Quality Testing
    1/2/2018

    In an innovative reminder of how the next generation can change water treatment practices, middle school students in Massachusetts have developed a new digital tool for water quality testing.

  2. U.S. EPA To Hear Recommendations For Changes To Lead And Copper Rule
    12/29/2017

    According to recent reports, one of the U.S. EPA’s fundamental regulations may be getting tweaked in the near future.

  3. Organs Found At Detroit Wastewater Treatment Plant
    12/28/2017

    A bizarre discovery at a wastewater treatment plant in mid-December seems to have gruesome origins.

  4. Will Enzyme Vaults Be A One-Stop-Shop For Emerging Contaminants?
    12/27/2017

    A UCLA researcher is adopting biomedical technology for the treatment industry, packing nanoparticles with ammunition to fight a suite of trace contaminants all at once.

  5. Water Fountain At EPA Headquarters Spews Black Sewage
    12/27/2017

    In an ironic incident that bolstered critics of the agency, water fountains at the U.S. EPA headquarters were spewing black sewage earlier this month.

  6. With Toxic Algae Concerns, Ohio EPA Considers New Wastewater Standard
    12/27/2017

    After a toxic algae issue led to a drinking water ban in Toledo, OH, a few years ago, the area has become somewhat of a “ground zero” for nutrient pollution issues.

  7. Wyoming, Nebraska Mull Drinking Water Pipeline Project
    12/26/2017

    To circumvent some pervasive water quality issues, two Midwestern states may team up on an ambitious infrastructure project.

  8. Michigan Township Approves Treatment Solution For PFCs
    12/22/2017

    As perflourinated compound (PFC) contamination continues to raise concerns all over the nation, one Michigan community has decided to take action to combat it.

  9. The App For Treatment Data And Reporting
    12/21/2017

    With water treatment plant operators around the country relying on paper and pen to record critical quality data, there is an opportunity to make life easier online.

  10. North Carolina Town Mulls Pros And Cons Of Outsourcing Wastewater Services
    12/21/2017

    A recent debate over the need for improved wastewater treatment in Mount Holly, NC, demonstrates the positives and negatives of having a big city handle its neighbor’s treatment needs.