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Oct 20 2019
The magnetic flow meter has rarely been considered a critical technology in upstream oil and gas.  The recent rise in produced water as part of oil…
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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Mary Scott Nabers is president and CEO of Stratigic Partnerships.
Aug 5 2019
It seems that most people first began to realize there are serious water problems in the U.S. when news of Flint, Mich., broke. However, the country’…
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Bob Crossen, managing editor of WWD.
Aug 5 2019
As of press time, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which included language about per- and…
Jul 29 2019
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are on the minds of U.S. House of Representative lawmakers as they return to their districts during August…
Jul 17 2019
UPDATE July 19, 2019: This article has been revised to accurately reflect revisions of the Administrator's Emphasis of Superfund Sites. The U.S. EPA…
Jul 12 2019
UPDATED 2:00 P.M. CENTRAL: The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of National Defense Authorization Act with language that addresses…
Jul 11 2019
New York state has set the lowest limit in the U.S. for PFAS in drinking water.  According to AP, the state’s health department plans said Health…
Jul 8 2019
Fort Worth, Texas, is the 15th largest city in the U.S. and provides water and sewer services to more than 1.2 million North Texas residents. Its…
Reusing treated wastewater would aid in the battle against water scarcity.
Reusing treated wastewater would aid in the battle against water scarcity.
Jul 5 2019
Municipalities and industrial organizations alike face a number of challenges both old and new. Many challenges involve the use of water in varied…
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