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In Birmingham, Ala., toxic gas at a water treatment plant has sent 55 workers to the hospital
In Birmingham, Ala., toxic gas at a water treatment plant has sent 55 workers to the hospital.
Feb 28 2019
On the morning of Feb. 27, toxic gas at a water treatment plant in Alabama sent dozens of people to the hospital. According to Fox News, a chemical…
Test results show groundwater in Oklahoma near a power plant have tested high for the chemical lithium
Test results show groundwater in Oklahoma near a power plant have tested high for the chemical lithium.
Feb 28 2019
In Oologah, Okla., test results show groundwater near the town’s power plant tested high for the chemical lithium. The Public Service Company of…
The CEO of WatergenUSA says his company is able to help water crisis in places such as California and Flint, Mich.
The CEO of WatergenUSA says his company is able to help the water crisis in places such as California and Flint, Mich.
Feb 21 2019
California Governor Gavin Newsom has recently signed an emergency drinking water bill at Riverview Elementary School in Fresno, Calif. Gov. "We're…
CEOs from 32 of the country’s leading energy and utilities employers have launched a sector Inclusion Commitment
CEOs from 32 of the country’s leading energy and utilities employers have launched a sector Inclusion Commitment
Feb 15 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
 EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced the first-ever comprehensive nationwide PFAS action plan
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced the first-ever comprehensive nationwide PFAS action plan.
Feb 14 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced the EPA’s Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS…
In Flint, Mich., PFAS levels elevated in 4 of 5 Buick City sewer test sites
In Flint, Mich., PFAS levels were found elevated in 4 of 5 Buick City sewer test sites.
Feb 13 2019
In Flint, Mich., recent testing at the former Buick City site shows elevated levels of PFOA or PFOS are not only in the storm sewer but also in the…
In 2015, rules proposed by the EPA would have required ISR uranium mining companies to monitor groundwater for up to 30 years. The U.S. Nuclear Commission is now asking for suggestions on regulating a type of uranium mining
In 2015, rules proposed by the EPA would have required ISR uranium mining companies to monitor groundwater for up to 30 years. The U.S. Nuclear Commission is now asking for suggestions on regulating a type of uranium mining.
Feb 11 2019
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is asking for suggestions about regulating a type of uranium mining after EPA Acting Administrator Andrew…
Feb 8 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Advanced oxidation treatment system eliminates taste & odor issues in drinking water
The Anderson Regional Joint Water System pretreatment facility in South Carolina no longer receives odor complaints as of March 2018.
Feb 4 2019
Since the March 2018 opening of the Anderson Regional Joint Water System (ARJWS) pretreatment facility in South Carolina, complaints of musty-…
Feb 4 2019
Throughout history, one of society’s core responsibilities has been to provide clean, running water. In the ancient world, Rome was the most…
Gradiant will provide end-to-end water recycling solutions for clients in the textile processing
Gradiant will provide end-to-end water recycling solutions for clients in the textile processing.
Feb 4 2019
Gradiant Corporation has secured four Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) projects in India via its Gradiant India Pvt Ltd division. According to Business…
Two toxic chemicals, PFOA and PFOS, have been found at unsafe levels in at least 16 million Americans’ tap water
Two toxic chemicals, PFOA and PFOS, have been found at unsafe levels in at least 16 million Americans’ tap water.
Jan 29 2019
The Trump administration will not set a drinking water limit for two toxic chemicals that are contaminating millions of Americans' tap water,…
Researchers have extended the use of covalent organic frameworks to deal with problems facing removal of hexavalent chromium in wastewater
Researchers have extended the use of covalent organic frameworks to deal with problems facing removal of hexavalent chromium in wastewater.
Jan 23 2019
Researchers from Hunan University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have extended the use of covalent organic frameworks (COFs) to deal with…
A wastewater treatment plant in Sioux City, Iowa, is taking steps to reduce violations and preventing more from occurring
A wastewater treatment plant in Sioux City, Iowa, is taking steps to reduce violations and preventing more from occurring.
Jan 22 2019
Plant supervisors are continuing with oversights and improvements aimed at preventing a repeat of the activities that resulted in numerous violations…
Envirosight Partners with Jet Vac Equipment
Envirosight New Jersey direct sales manage Bruce Kosensky (left) poses for a photo with Adam Emusov, Vice President of Sales at Jet Vac (right).
Jan 11 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Jan 9 2019
In the past decade, promulgation of the U.S. EPA’s Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule has caused many water utilities and…
 In California, Paradise drinking water has been tested and found to be unsafe for drinking
In California, Paradise drinking water has been tested and found to be unsafe for drinking.
Jan 9 2019
The Paradise Irrigation District in California announced that the Paradise drinking water has been tested and found to be unsafe for drinking.…
China has vowed to take action to “significantly reduce” to the volume of industrial wastewater flowing into the Bohai Sea
China has vowed to take action to “significantly reduce” to the volume of industrial wastewater flowing into the Bohai Sea.
Jan 8 2019
In 2018, China’s surface water quality improved. According to the country’s environment ministry, more samples taken from river and lakes reaching…
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
Jan 7 2019
To protect the Edwards Aquifer, the site developer of the new Natural Grocers store in Georgetown, Texas, decided to use two storm water management…
Ensuring a pump can purge  off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Ensuring a pump can purge off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Jan 7 2019
The use of sodium hypochlorite is common in many industrial applications. Its uses includes bleaching, cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing and water…
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