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Mar 26 2012
After nearly two decades of waiting, the U.S. Coast Guard finally released new requirements for treating ballast water discharges from vessels in…
Mar 21 2012
A University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) study focusing on the health risks associated with recreating on the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS)…
Mar 14 2012
Two short courses offered by the National Ground Water Association are slated to take place in Denver next month. "Site Characterization: The…
Mar 6 2012
The Maritime Environmental Protection Committee of the United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has granted Siemens final approval…
Mar 5 2012
When fuel, coal tar or oil leaks or spills, it can pose a significant threat to groundwater. Unfortunately, designing a remediation program can be a…
Mar 1 2012
In late 2000, the village of Clarks in central Nebraska was alerted that the water from its public drinking water system contained uranium levels of…
Feb 15 2012
Anue Water Technologies Inc. has unveiled the FORSe 5TM series of high efficiency odor and corrosion control technology for wastewater collection…
Feb 15 2012
Welcome to my first column for Water & Wastes Digest (WWD). I hope to use it to explore current and thought-provoking issues around water and…
Feb 14 2012
In the past decade, the John M. Asplund Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) in Anchorage, Alaska, has undergone a number of improvements. These…
Feb 13 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld signed a rule that will finalize EPA’s…
Feb 8 2012
New Logic Research (NLR) announced the successful commissioning of another vibratory shear enhanced process (VSEP) landfill leachate treatment system…
Feb 2 2012
McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. recently began construction of the initial expansion of the groundwater replenishment system for the Orange County Water…
Feb 1 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will provide $9.8 million in grants to 38 states, territories and tribes to help…
Jan 31 2012
A New Orleans wastewater partnership with Veolia Water was recently recognized for excellence by the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM). USCM presented…
Jan 31 2012
American Water announced it has earned two Business Achievement Awards from the Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) and the Climate Change Business…
Jan 27 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of a new tool that provides the public with important information about…
Jan 23 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing a $25,000 grant to the Onondaga Environmental Institute to teach high school students in…
Jan 23 2012
Water quality engineering firm Panton McLeod has taken a significant step forward towards expanding its innovative robotic division after purchasing…
Jan 20 2012
The launch of the International Water Summit was announced collaboratively by the Abu Dhabi government, Masdar and the International Water Assn. (IWA…
Jan 17 2012
After a surprise algae bloom impacted the taste and odor of the drinking water in the city of Westminster, Colo., before any of the testing…
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