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May 4 2021
Gov. Doug Ducey has asked the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to address groundwater contamination near military installations in Arizona. In an Apr…
May 3 2021
Filtration is one of the core stages of water and wastewater treatment every industry professional should know about and understand. So what exactly…
Apr 30 2021
On Apr. 29, the U.S. Senate passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 for wastewater, storm water, drinking water, and…
Apr 28 2021
On Apr. 27, 2021, U.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan announced the 2021 notice of funding availability under the agency’s Water Infrastructure…
Apr 27 2021
WaterPod containerized treatment units contain one of many AdEdge package units treating a wide variety of contaminants for drinking water,…
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Apr 16 2021
Those looking to better understand tap water quality and chemistry, may yet be unfamiliar with total suspended solids (TSS). However, TSS is a common…
Apr 15 2021
The U.S. EPA announced a proposed Clean Water Act (CWA) settlement with Texas-based Arrow Midstream Holdings, LLC (Arrow Midstream). EPA alleges that…
Apr 12 2021
The U.S. EPA is planning to file a consent agreement and final order for a South Charleston corporation with the civil administrative penalty pending…
Apr 6 2021
Former superintendent of Iowa's Sioux City Wastewater Treatment Plant who pleaded guilty to cheating on environmental testing at the plant was…
Apr 1 2021
On March 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published the Fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule designed to tackle PFAS in water.…
Mar 29 2021
The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) wrote a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan to highlight a number of major issues of…
Mar 24 2021
Organic fouling of an anion-exchange resin occurs (AERs) through the adsorption of the organics on its surface, which block the diffusion of mobile…
Mar 23 2021
A study found that historic sources of mercury pollution are driving higher concentrations of the contaminant in sport fish that live and feed in the…
Mar 22 2021
To commemorate World Water Day, the U.S. EPA announced the availability of $2.7 billion for State Revolving Funds (SRFs) to assist states, tribes,…
Mar 19 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee…
Mar 15 2021
EPA published the proposed fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 5) in the Federal Register.  In the proposed rule, UCMR 5 would…
Mar 11 2021
The Lead & Copper Rule Revision has been years in the making and it was finally published in the Federal Register in January. But not long after…
Mar 11 2021
Rising concerns over per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination of water and soils have sparked interest in this emerging class of…
Mar 3 2021
The U.S. EPA issued two actions to protect public health by addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. The agency…
Mar 1 2021
A comprehensive water justice bill was introduced in both chambers of Congress to address water access, safety and affordability in the country on…
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