Regulation Updates For Utility Managers

  1. Getting The Lead Out

    Ensuring the quality and safety of drinking water across the U.S. EPA-monitored 155,000 public water systems has become a national issue.

  2. Science Guides Public Health Protection For Drinking Water

    As a country, we’ve come a long way toward providing clean air, water, and land — essential resources that support healthy, productive lives. But we have more work to do to make sure that every American has access to safe drinking water.

  3. New President, New Vision For Water

    In the midst of this U.S. presidential race, a thought about Ronald Reagan (apolitical, I promise): Known as the “Great Communicator,” it’s certainly no coincidence that Reagan was an actor before becoming president; and honed communication skills, especially in times of trouble, are vital to effective leadership.

  4. WWEMA Window: A Tale Of Two Cities — Flint, MI And Camden, NJ

    The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) held its 43rd Annual Washington Forum in conjunction with many other water groups who gathered to celebrate Water Week, an opportunity to discuss the nation’s water infrastructure and how to more effectively protect public health and the environment. Nowhere was this critical role more evident than in two presentations.

  5. Moving Forward For America's Drinking Water

    Our nation’s record of progress in advancing public health under the Safe Drinking Water Act is significant.

  6. Environmental Governance: A Key Stepping Stone On The Path To Peace And Stability

    Public participation. Information disclosure. Implementable and enforceable laws. Strong accountability mechanisms. In the United States, we sometimes take principles like these for granted.

  7. Industrial Water Treatment For Inorganic Contaminants: Regulatory Drivers

    The goal of this article is to summarize the process of how industrial discharge limits are established. These discharge limits (effluent limits) allow the environmental professional to then specify treatment goals and process design criteria.

  8. Solving Sewer Overflows: Green Or Gray, WERF Shows The Way

    A leading research organization investigates wet weather strategies to help municipalities make informed decisions about stormwater management.

  9. What Went Wrong In Flint?

    While it took a series of egregious bungles on several different levels to plunge Flint into the crisis, perhaps the most unforgivable lapse has been government officials’ negligent water testing.

  10. Proposed Changes To The Risk Management Program (RMP) Rule

    The Risk Management Program (RMP) is a law created to protect the greater community from the accidental release of highly hazardous chemicals. Under the Clean Air Act, Section 112(r)(7), there are requirements for the employer to have accident prevention plans for every facet of handling these chemical hazards.