Contaminants

U.S. Steel faces lawsuit
Nov 20 2017

In a press conference Nov. 19, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the city of Chicago will file a "Notice of Intent" to sue U.S. Steel...

Integrating nutrient removal control improves treatment capacity & efficiency
Nov 16 2017

Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are facing many challenges. Permits on nitrogen and phosphorus in effluent water are progressively becoming...

U.S. Steel oil spill in Lake Michigan
Nov 16 2017

U.S. Steel dumped 56.7 lb of chromium into a Lake Michigan tributary in late October. According to the...

Wis. County introduces new ordinances
Nov 15 2017

Kewaunee County, Wis., passed an ordinance Nov. 7 titled the...

Nov 10 2017

A recent World Health Organization (WHO) report revealed that...

Control system helps optimize treatment process
Nov 2 2017

Chemical treatment, biological treatment, and combinations of both are common methods for removing phosphorus in a wastewater treatment plant (...

Oct 27 2017

Nearly two months after Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas, the storm claimed another life. Josue Zurita, a 31-year-old father and carpenter,...

Replaced water pipes reduce lead in Flint
Oct 25 2017

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Hurricane Maria affects Puerto Rico drinking water
Oct 23 2017

The death toll in Puerto Rico has risen to...

Lake Erie may be voted impaired
Oct 18 2017

The Toledo City Council...

House Democrat calls for investigation into Puerto Rico drinking water
Oct 16 2017

According to CNN, Rep. Bennie...

Puerto Rico needs clean drinking water
Oct 13 2017

Puerto Ricans have started using ...

Oct 12 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided an update on the San Jacinto waste pits Superfund site.

Once EPA signs the Record...

AWWA calls for legislation
Oct 11 2017

With excess nutrients impacting water quality nationwide, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) urged U.S. Congress to use the upcoming Farm...

arsenic removal equipment
Sep 19 2017

The Garber-Wellington aquifer, a 280-million-year-old geologic formation in central Oklahoma, supplies municipal, industrial, commercial,...

Stickney water reclamation plant
Sep 18 2017

The ingredients used to brew beer are few: grain, malt, hops, yeast and water. Combined in the right amounts, these ingredients combine to make a...