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Jan 26 2018
Savannah Industrial & Domestic Water Treatment Facility suffered a chlorine gas leak on Jan. 25, 2018. The spill, which occurred in the morning,…
Jan 25 2018
On Jan. 22, 2018, The World Bank and the country of India reached an agreement that will see the bank provide a $120 million loan to improve the…
Jan 25 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s enforcement actions this year in Hawaii resulted in closures of 19 large capacity cesspools (LCC) and over…
Jan 24 2018
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will be presented with a bill that would put forth $282 million towards water quality efforts in Iowa if confirmed. This…
Jan 24 2018
On Jan. 23, 2018, a man’s body was discovered and retrieved from a reservoir pipeline in Northern California. The reservoir, which provides drinking…
Jan 22 2018
Several beaches in Monterey County of California are currently closed following a sewage spill of roughly 4.9 million gal. At least eight beaches…
Jan 19 2018
A water emergency was been declared for the city of Galveston, Texas on Jan. 18, 2018 after freezing temperatures caused several pipes to burst. The…
Jan 18 2018
The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans has expanded a precautionary boil-water advisory to cover the entire east bank of the city early on Jan…
Jan 18 2018
Parkson Corp. has announced the release of a new educational video series covering the basics of wastewater treatment. The new project, which will be…
Jan 17 2018
Following three years of aggressive drought, Cape Town officials have again moved forward Day Zero to April 22, 2018, the day when the city’s water…
Jan 11 2018
The Mazars USA 2017 Water Survey offers information the water industry is looking for: insight into the current state of the industry and how it may…
Jan 11 2018
After evaluating all the 2017 Water & Wastes Digest Top Projects, it became clear to WWD staff that Arizona was an epicenter for great projects…
Jan 11 2018
A water treatment plant in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., suffered a spill of several gallons of acid in the evening on Jan. 10, 2018. Several workers were…
Jan 10 2018
The need for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure improvements has been well documented and discussed for decades. The U.S. Environmental…
Jan 10 2018
With the tax bill behind it, Congress’ focus likely is to turn to an infrastructure plan in the first quarter of 2018. President Donald J. Trump’s…
Jan 10 2018
Michigan has put forth new regulations regarding chemical levels in the state’s water. Specifically, the new levels will attempt to control…
Jan 9 2018
January. The start of a new year when we take stock of the last 365 days and set goals for the next 365. We all tend to resolve to do things better…
Jan 9 2018
Florida and Georgia have long been mired in a water dispute, and this adversarial relationship reached a turning point on Jan. 8, 2018 when the…
Jan 9 2018
In the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues efforts to address drinking water and wastewater…
Jan 8 2018
If you don’t believe in climate change—keep reading. If you do believe in climate change—keep reading. In my previous editorial letters, I discussed…
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