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Mar 18 2020
An employee at Silicon Valley, California's largest water district has tested positive for COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus.  At least eight…
Mar 11 2020
The number of disasters worldwide has more than quadrupled from 1970 to around 400 per year, according to the United Nations. The influx of extreme…
Mar 11 2020
Editor’s Note: This article was submitted for publishing Jan. 19, 2020. While efforts were made to keep it as current as possible, some information…
Mar 10 2020
A program that protects the Dillon Reservoir from the excessive phosphorus levels and algae growth is undergoing changes and scaling back its…
Mar 2 2020
WaterPod containerized treatment units contain one of many AdEdge package units treating a wide variety of contaminants for drinking water,…
Feb 28 2020
Join us on Mar. 26, 2020 at 2 pm ET/ 1 pm CT for our Webinar. Register here. The aim of this presentation is to provide those in attendance with an…
Feb 27 2020
The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) filed a lawsuit against per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) manufacturers for making and selling…
Feb 26 2020
PFAS (Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) are a class of anthropogenic chemicals containing fluorinated carbons with a charged functional…
Feb 25 2020
The U.S. EPA is exploring market-based approaches to combat chronic algae problems in parts of the Great Lakes region. The agency announced it was…
Feb 24 2020
The U.S. EPA announced it would regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). “Under President Trump’s leadership, EPA is following through on…
Feb 21 2020
In this month’s episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello, WWD Senior Managing Editor Bob…
Feb 20 2020
The Soquel Creek Water District board will use $3.2 million to purchase nearly 2 acres of Live Oak light industrial property for a water recycling…
Feb 19 2020
More than 100 utilities around Wisconsin declined to participate in a request to test wastewater for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS),…
Feb 10 2020
A state bill aims to better notify water utilities of industrial spills is effective July 1, 2020, according to WFYI. The bill, which was authored by…
Feb 5 2020
A water sample taken in Sept. 2019 from the Sanford Sewage Treatment Plant that discharges into Deep River uncovered high concentrations of per- and…
Feb 4 2020
It is estimated that more than 2 million tons of sewage, industrial and agricultural waste is discharged every day into global water ways. APATEQ’s…
Feb 3 2020
Brunswick County, North Carolina is paying approximately $1.2 million to replace 45 year old filters at its Highway 211 Water Treatment Plant.…
Jan 27 2020
Wyoming regulators have issued a one-time permit for Encore Green Environmental to test whether its technology to treat oil drilling and…
Jan 23 2020
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement agreement with the Torrance Refining Company, which agreed to pay $125,000 in penalties for chemical safety and…
Jan 21 2020
A lab owner hired to ensure water quality for dozens of Mississippi towns has been sentenced to 18 months for faking test results. John H. Couey, 44…
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