Current Headlines

  1. New Jersey Committee Adopts Water Audit Bill To Cut Losses
    2/24/2017

    A New Jersey legislative committee adopted a bill enabling water company audits that can determine how much water is lost on its journey to customers.

  2. Bill To Remake Des Moines Utility Is 'Retribution,' Official Says
    2/24/2017

    Iowa lawmakers are considering legislation that would dismantle Des Moines Water Works.

  3. Seattle Waste Plant Battered By Historic Flood
    2/24/2017

    Historic flooding crippled a wastewater treatment plant in Seattle this month, damaging equipment and leaving the inside of the facility 12-feet deep in sewage in some areas.

  4. Vulcan® Systems And Mannco Wastewater & Soil Solutions Announce New Biosolids Drying Technology And Total Biosolids Management Service
    2/24/2017

    Mannco Wastewater & Soil Solutions, a leading U. S. biosolids management company, and Vulcan® Systems, an industry leader in organic waste drying and pelletizing systems, are proud to announce their joint development of a new biosolids drying technology and their exclusive partnership to offer and sell such technology, and to use such technology to provide total biosolids management services, to municipal wastewater treatment plants in the U. S., Mexico, and Cuba.

  5. Google Damages Water, Sewer Lines In San Antonio
    2/23/2017

    Deploying Google Fiber, the internet search company’s superfast connection service, in San Antonio was meant to provide the city with a cutting edge internet option. But installation has proved problematic for water and sewer operations.

  6. Trump Takes Aim At WOTUS
    2/23/2017

    The “Water of the United States” rule (WOTUS) was the definitive water-policy achievement of the Obama administration. Proponents said it clarified which waterways could be regulated by the federal government under the Clean Water Act. Jurisdiction under the law had become obscured by court decisions, WOTUS supporters said.

  7. Electricity-Generating Bacteria Cleans Wastewater
    2/23/2017

    First located in New York’s Lake Oneida nearly 30 years ago, the bacterium Shewanella oneidensis is not only useful for cleaning water that contains mercury, lead, and iron. It can also generate electricity.

  8. EPA Approves Wisconsin Efforts To Limit Phosphorus
    2/22/2017

    Earlier this month, the U.S. EPA approved a bid by officials in Wisconsin to allow a slower paced adoption of rules that will limit the discharge of a dominant water pollutant.

  9. Grindex Exhibits At Conexpo-Con/AGG, In Las Vegas, Nevada, March 7-11, 2017
    2/22/2017

    Grindex, a world leader in electrical submersible pumps, is now exhibiting at Conexpo, exhibiting the latest product releases from Grindex and the innovative digital tool based on Augmented Reality.

  10. New Mexico Debates Criminalizing False Water Data
    2/22/2017

    It is not illegal for New Mexico water systems to falsify water-quality data, and lawmakers who want to change that say their efforts are being stymied.