Regulation Updates For Utility Managers

  1. Freshwater Is Disappearing. Can Technology Save Us?
    11/19/2018

    Fresh water is the most important resource for human life on earth. People can survive far longer without food than without water, and virtually all of our food sources require fresh water to grow or create.

  2. Helping Preserve And Promote The Cultural Significance Of Kingsbury Bay And Grassy Point
    11/9/2018

    The cities of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin, and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa reservation are all situated at the western end of Lake Superior, along the St. Louis River where it flows into the lake.

  3. Hexavalent Chromium: Preparing For Version 2.0
    11/8/2018

    When the California hexavalent chromium maximum contaminant level (MCL) comes back in 2019, treatment technology improvements will have already significantly lowered the cost of compliance.

  4. Identifying The Best Lead Sampling Techniques To Protect Public Health
    10/23/2018

    If lead is found in drinking water, it is important to identify where it is coming from within the water system — that means taking samples at every stage, from the distribution system all the way to the plumbing system inside the home, also known as premise plumbing.

  5. How Is California Affected By The Clean Water Act Mess?
    10/5/2018

    Just when we thought the jurisdictional and regulatory issues concerning the federal Clean Water Act and the resulting implications could not get more complicated, recent developments have put that possibility to rest.

  6. What’s In Your Water? An Updated Analysis
    9/24/2018

    NRDC’s new analysis of the most recent EPA data finds that nearly 30 million people in the United States drank water from community water systems that violated the EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule between January 2015 and March 2018.

  7. Water Is A Source Of Growing Tension And Violence In The Middle East
    8/27/2018

    In the hot, dry Middle East, where populations are growing rapidly and all major rivers cross political borders, water has become a focal point for escalating violence.

  8. My Most Personal Initiation To PFAS
    8/13/2018

    When I attended the U.S. EPA-hosted PFAS Summit held at the Horsham, PA high school auditorium on July 25, 2018, the education I received from state and municipal leaders focusing on the local problem was more than just a professional briefing. It was ominously personal, due to the fact that the Water Online editorial office where I work and drink water every day is served by a utility sitting smack-dab in the middle of one of the most concentrated PFAS hotspots in the U.S.

  9. Septic Systems: The Good, The Bad, And Hyperbole
    8/8/2018

    Sorting through practical, legal, and environmental considerations related to Michigan House Bills 5752 and 5753 — proposed oversight for onsite wastewater treatment systems

  10. From Australia To California, Log Reduction Credits For MBR Systems
    7/10/2018

    Jon Loveland, Global Practice Leader - Alternative Water Supply at Black & Veatch, shares insight on a major development for membrane bioreactor (MBR) systems and potable reuse.