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  1. Winrock's SWP & Water.org Partner For Water Security & Access In Cambodia
    11/8/2018

    Water.org and the USAID Sustainable Water Partnership (SWP), implemented by Winrock International, will mobilize $4M in microloans to improve water access, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for 37,000 people in Cambodia’s Stung Chinit watershed.

  2. Groundbreaking Model Code For Green Construction Released
    11/8/2018

    The 2018 International Green Construction Code was released recently by the International Code Council, ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Illuminating Engineering Society. 

  3. Northeast-Midwest Institute Releases Report On Media Coverage And Policy Changes On Lead In Drinking Water Since The Flint Crisis
    11/8/2018

    A report released recently by the Northeast-Midwest Institute finds the lead contamination problem in drinking water have a broad geographic reach throughout the Northeast and Midwest (NEMW) region, with more than half of the region’s Congressional districts – spanning cities, suburbs, and rural areas – having significant issues with lead contamination of water.

  4. Money-Saving KDS Sludge Dewatering Solves Environmental And Disposal Issues For Pork And Livestock Processors And Food Plants
    11/8/2018

    A compact and cost-efficient alternative to conventional dewatering technologies is being introduced to Australia and New Zealand to eliminate costs and OH&S hazards associated with damper and heavier output from pork processing and major food preparation operations.

  5. EPA Requires Closures Of 10 Illegal Cesspools In Hawaii In 2018
    11/8/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) enforcement actions this year in Hawaii led to closures of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCC) and over $640,000 in fines.

  6. American Water Awards Grants To Local Firefighters To Support The Safety Of Local Communities
    11/8/2018

    Coming off the heels of Fire Prevention Week, American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that, since its inception, the company has provided more than $1.3M to more than 1,500 local fire departments through its Firefighter Grant program throughout American Water’s service areas in 12 states.

  7. MGX Minerals Announces Manufacturing Of Third Rapid Lithium Extraction Oil & Gas Wastewater Treatment System
    11/7/2018

    MGX Minerals Inc. and engineering subsidiary PurLucid Treatment Solutions Inc. (“PurLucid”) are pleased to provide an update on manufacturing of its third petrolithium and advanced wastewater treatment system.

  8. OCWD Renames World-Class Laboratory To Honor Former Director Philip L. Anthony
    11/7/2018

    Recently, prior to its board of directors’ meeting, Orange County Water District (OCWD, the District) directors and staff gathered for a ceremony with local, state and federal representatives to rename OCWD’s lab in honor of its former director, Philip L. Anthony. Joined by Director Anthony’s family and United States Congressman, Jose Luis Correa (CD 46), the ceremony concluded with the unveiling of a plaque and new lab sign to officially dedicate the Philip L. Anthony Water Quality Laboratory. Director Anthony passed away on July 26, 2018.

  9. U.S. EPA Settles With Salinas, Calif., Company To Protect Monterey Bay From Industrial Stormwater Discharges
    11/7/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement with American Cooling, Inc. over Clean Water Act violations at its refrigerated warehouse and storage facility in Salinas, Calif.

  10. BioPod™ Biofilter System Approved By The Virginia Department Of Environmental Quality
    11/7/2018

    Oldcastle Infrastructure is pleased to report that the BioPod Biofilter System with StormMix™ Media has been reviewed and approved by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.