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Nov 11 2019
The damage caused by zebra mussels in Lake Pflugerville left water customers in and around Pflugerville, Texas susceptible to a microscopic parasite…
Nov 8 2019
The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) intends to sue the city of Burlington, N.C. for its undisclosed per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (…
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Nov 8 2019
The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires arsenic levels of 10 ppb for drinking water, and reducing high levels of arsenic in a…
Nov 7 2019
Coleto Creek Power Plant in Goliad, Texas is among 16 coal plants in the state allegedly responsible for contaminating nearby groundwater with…
Nov 6 2019
The Trump administration has moved to roll back an Obama-era regulation aimed at limiting the leaching of toxic pollution into water supplies from…
Nov 5 2019
The state of Alaska, city of North Pole and Flint Hills Resources are suing Williams Alaska Petroleum for spills of hazardous chemicals that seeped…
Oct 25 2019
The U.S. EPA issued a new proposal with the aim of improving how the nation tests for lead and copper in drinking water, according to the Washington…
Oct 20 2019
When it comes to treatment of industrial water and wastewater, the general public can quickly get up in arms before knowing the full story. It is…
Oct 20 2019
The magnetic flow meter has rarely been considered a critical technology in upstream oil and gas, but the recent rise in produced water as part of…
Oct 18 2019
A trapped dead body clogged up pumps in the Tijuana River and caused approximately 14.5 million gal of treated and untreated wastewater to flow into…
Oct 15 2019
Thousands of dead fish were found floating off of the coastal areas of Las Piñas and Parañaque cities in the Philippines, according to Gulf News. …
Oct 14 2019
In addition to the devastation and heartbreak that Hurricane Katrina brought to the Gulf Coast in 2005, lingering consequences hamper the quality of…
Oct 11 2019
South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) deemed the danger of Japan’s contaminated water from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant as an…
Oct 10 2019
New safety concerns emerge after researchers in Southern Calif. discovered the prevalence of antibiotic resistant genes (ARG) in groundwater samples…
Oct 8 2019
In late August, I attended The Water Expo in Miami, Fla., where I heard the most compelling per- and polyflouroalkyl substances (PFAS) presentation I…
Oct 8 2019
The discharge of treated wastewater from Berkeley Pit into Silver Bow Creek in Butte, Mont. has begun.  Montana Resources and Atlantic Richfield Co…
Aug 26 2019
Water infrastructure and design vary based on the needs of those using it. For instance, in a highly populated urban city such as New York City, the…
Aug 19 2019
In Richland, Wash., a new test project at the Hanford Nuclear site is contaminating groundwater with chromium in hopes to speed up an expected 50-…
Aug 5 2019
The discovery of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) decades ago ushered in an entirely new and diverse family of chemicals. The strong…
Figure 1: The six goals of the one water approach. Stakeholders—whether public or private—must keep these six goals in mind when addressing issues of water that affect them and the communities in which they are located.
Figure 1: The six goals of the one water approach. Stakeholders—whether public or private—must keep these six goals in mind when addressing issues of water that affect them and the communities in which they are located.
Aug 5 2019
Engineers and operators know all too well that water is the defining issue of our time. The 21st century is unfolding an unparalleled, complex set of…
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