More Regulations and Legislation Features

  1. Desalination Serves Coastal Argentine City
    6/30/2015

    When a series of water crises in 2014 disrupted conventional utility services in the coastal Argentine city of Caleta Olivia, the city needed a way to ensure an uninterrupted water supply.

  2. Monochloramine Monitoring – Reliable Analysis, Safer Drinking Water
    6/30/2015

    The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), enacted in 1974, is the main federal law that ensures the quality of Americans' drinking water. Under SDWA, EPA sets standards for drinking water quality and oversees the states, localities, and water suppliers who implement those standards. The law was amended in 1986 & 1996 requiring many actions to protect drinking water and its sources.

  3. Z-92®/Z-33™ Uranium-Arsenic Treatment Process - Schurz Elementary School, Nevada Case Study
    8/9/2012

    This uranium, arsenic and gross alpha removal pilot study was conducted for the Schurz Elementary School treatment facility in Schurz, Nevada. The Schurz Elementary School well contains concentrations of uranium, arsenic and gross alpha in excess of the State regulated Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCL).

  4. Case Study: Borough of Point Pleasant, New Jersey
    9/7/2006

    This radium removal pilot study was conducted for the Borough of Point Pleasant, New Jersey at the Well No. 8 treatment facility. The raw water source for this pilot study was taken prior to any treatment, or the addition of any chemicals. The pilot unit was run on a continuous basis throughout the study

  5. Clari-DAF® System Provides Effective TOC Removal For Cambridge WTP
    3/9/2015

    To ensure treated water complied with the most stringent drinking water standards, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule (State 2 DBPR), the City of Cambridge, MA, WTP decided to implement a robust multibarrier treatment solution.

  6. AMERICAN/Ferguson Partnership Is Key Part Of First Water System For Russia, Ohio
    5/31/2011

    Changes in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations prompted the Village of Russia, Ohio, to put the question of whether to build a new water system in front of the voters. By AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company

  7. Cost-Effective Plant Renovation Proves Itself
    5/7/2012

    Rather than build totally new facilities, the award-winning Fond du Lac Regional WWTP adapted existing elements to comply with a stringent ammonia rule change, resolve bypass problems, and double hydraulic capacity, all at less energy usage. 

  8. Case Study: Mountain Water & Sanitation District - Conifer, Colorado
    9/6/2006

    Mountain Water & Sanitation District in Conifer, Colorado have a number of wells in their water system that contain concentrations of uranium in excess of the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL)

  9. Solving A Taste and Odor Problem Step By Step (Article)
    5/22/2014

    The City of Alliance Ohio’s water system has experienced annual Taste and Odor (T&O) events since the mid 1950’s, when the first of two reservoirs, Deer Creek Reservoir, was placed into service. Nutrient contaminants, in particular phosphorous, in the watershed accumulate in the reservoirs causing algal blooms. By Terry Keep of TrojanUV, Said Abou Abdallah of Arcadis, and Dr. Dean Reynolds, Department of Water Treatment City of Alliance, Ohio

  10. Three Categories Of Sustainability
    5/1/2015

    Nearly 4.7 billion gallons of water were saved in 2013 alone through installation of Badger Meter water utility solutions.