Sludge and Biosolids Processing News

  1. U.S. Water Quality Wake-Up Call: Americans Report Increase In Instances Of Water Contamination
    2/7/2019

    A new national survey shows almost a third of Americans (28%) have experienced water contamination issues in the past two years, a slight increase from a prior poll.

  2. Pittsburgh Settlement Points The Way For Cities Exposed To Lead-Tainted Drinking Water
    2/7/2019

    A coalition of local organizations advocating for safe, affordable water secured a major legal settlement that controls how Pittsburgh’s largest water utility will spend nearly $50M to address high levels of lead in its drinking water, and limits the financial impact of water rate increases on economically vulnerable customers.

  3. Water Environment Federation Member To Testify To Congress
    2/6/2019

    Charlotte (N.C.) Water Director Angela Lee will speak during a Feb. 7 hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

  4. Smart Energy Water And IBM Sign Multi-Year Agreement To Speed Innovation On The Cloud
    2/6/2019

    Smart Energy Water (SEW), a global energy and water cloud platform provider serving over 150+ utilities worldwide, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with IBM to leverage the IBM Cloud for SEW platform global deployment over the next five years.

  5. EPA And Army Announce Public Hearing On Proposed New 'Waters of the United States' Definition
    2/6/2019

    Following President Trump’s directive to provide certainty to American farmers and landowners so that the economy can continue to expand while waters are protected, the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) are moving to the next steps in proposing a new definition of the “Waters of the United States.''

  6. EPA Announces New Water Quality Trading Policy Memorandum
    2/6/2019

    Recently, at an event in Dearing, Georgia, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Administrator for Water David Ross will highlight the Trump Administration’s efforts to accelerate investments in infrastructure and technology that will improve America’s water quality.

  7. Surrey Leads Way On Global Water Quality After WHO Re-Designation
    2/6/2019

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has re-designated the University of Surrey as a Collaborating Centre for Protection of Water Quality and Human Health.

  8. The Water Research Foundation Signs Memorandum Of Understanding With EPA To Advance Nutrient Management Efforts
    2/6/2019

    Building on The Water Research Foundation’s (WRF) decades-long research on nutrients in America’s waters, WRF and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to increase understanding of how smart partnerships and market-based approaches can be used to reduce excess nutrients in the nation’s waterways.

  9. SEK 1.1 Million To Research Project On Environmental Pollution In The Baltic Sea And Coastal Farmland
    2/5/2019

    Marcelo Ketzer, professor of environmental science, and Mats Åström, professor of environmental geology, have been granted SEK 760,000 and SEK 375,000 respectively by SGU, Geological Survey of Sweden, for a new research project and a continuation project at Linnaeus University.

  10. Brave Blue World Documentary – A Perfect Storm For Water
    2/5/2019

    Called Brave Blue World, the feature-length documentary will provoke a fundamental rethink, revolution and paradigm shift in how people view the treatment and delivery of water, a vital element to life on Earth.