Views on the Latest Regulations

  1. Everything You Need To Know About Microbial Risk Assessment

    The answer to the question “How bad could it be?” is within your grasp, compliments of the U.S. EPA.

  2. Size Matters At EPA

    Despite being shorthanded and missing goals, the EPA hasn’t slowed its ambition. In fact, the agency is taking on more responsibilities.

  3. 'Waters Of The U.S.' And WIFIA: A View From The States

    The president of the Association of Clean Water Agencies shares his thoughts on the controversial “Waters of the United States” rule and the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA).

  4. Myths And Truths About The Waters Of The U.S. Rule

    Last week the House of Representatives approved a bill to block the proposed “Waters of the United States” rule, which would expand the U.S. EPA’s authority to include many streams and wetlands that currently go unregulated under the Clean Water Act. Has the EPA gone too far, or are they just doing what is necessary to protect and enhance water quality?

  5. New Standard Applies To Every Water Manager, Everywhere

    Innovation can take many forms. In the water and wastewater industry, new and emerging technologies get most of the credit for being innovative and potentially transformative. However, new modes of thinking can have equal and sometimes greater impact.

  6. The Water Industry To-Do List: WWEMA Helps Set The Agenda

    Vanessa Leiby, the new executive director for the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA), has a lot on her plate. The following are just some of the initiatives the trade organization representing water and wastewater solution providers is addressing…

  7. Predicting The Impact Of EPA’s Proposed Power Plant Effluent Limits

    The EPA has proposed a regulation  that, if passed,  would set the first federal limits on the levels of toxic metals in wastewater discharged from power plants in over three decades. 

  8. Top EPA Challenges In Wastewater And Stormwater

    One of the U.S. EPA’s leading voices shares the agency’s most important agenda items.

  9. The Great Graywater Debate

    Widespread nonpotable reuse of graywater could potentially lead to a significant reduction in water demand, and over 8 million people across the U.S. are already using graywater for landscape irrigation. Yet most of the graywater reuse currently taking place is illegal. 

  10. EPA Stormwater Ruling: How Will It Impact Utilities?

    A little-known provision within the Clean Water Act (CWA) could soon have a very big impact on how stormwater is regulated.