From the Editor

  1. Three Months After Harvey, Water Quality Questions Linger
    12/20/2017

    Even three months after Hurricane Harvey hit land and decimated areas of Texas, there are still questions about the water quality aftermath.

  2. Can SNOWater Fix Fracking Treatment?
    12/19/2017

    As the popularity of hydraulic fracturing continues to strain available water supplies, a new technology may be the key to recycling produced water in an affordable way.

  3. California Wildfires Imperil Water Services
    12/19/2017

    As Southern California endures intense wildfires this month, water systems have been threatened.

  4. Santa Fe Weighs Ability To Provide Clean Water Among EPA Cuts
    12/17/2017

    As the Trump administration works to reduce spending by the U.S. EPA, some states fear how cuts could affect their water and wastewater treatment work.

  5. Florida Treatment Plant Security Guard Shoots Colleague
    12/14/2017

    Often the target of vandalism and theft, some water and wastewater treatment plants employ robust security measures. In Florida this month, those measures seem to have backfired.

  6. Creating An Emergency WARN-ing For Utilities
    12/14/2017

    When emergency strikes, water and wastewater utilities can rely on one another through an innovative program.

  7. Report: What California Learned From Drinking Water/Wastewater Challenges In 2017
    12/14/2017

    In a new report on the state’s water priorities, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) offered the nation some guidance on how it might address issues that are burdening regions all over the country.

  8. Idaho Town’s Wastewater Funding Questions Mirror Nation’s
    12/13/2017

    The line that a wastewater utility in Nampa, ID, is attempting to straddle this month is emblematic of the nation’s struggle to address the costs of desperately needed treatment plant upgrades.

  9. Research: PPCPs Make Fish Less Cautious Of Predators
    12/12/2017

    As a bizarre result of the environmental affects that pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) can have when they defy treatment operations, researchers have found antidepressants in source water may make fish less wary of predators.

  10. Michigan Residents Sue GM Over Alleged Salt Contamination
    12/11/2017

    Residents living near General Motor’s Michigan testing facility have come together to file a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer, claiming it has knowingly contaminated the local water supply since at least the 1980s.