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Feb 14 2018
Scientists at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) have created a new device that may potentially replace the process of…
Feb 14 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the state of California with $173.5 million in funding to be put towards drinking water and…
Feb 13 2018
I recently have been reading a lot of science fiction, and decided to plunge into one of the most well-known and renowned sci-fi series of all time,…
Feb 13 2018
On Feb. 12, 2018, President Donald Trump announced the budget plan for the 2019 fiscal year. The new plan outlines significant reductions for a…
Feb 12 2018
Two environmental engineers have reportedly developed a way to successfully extract silver from laundry wastewater. Such wastewater can often carry…
Feb 12 2018
Scientists from both Australia and the U.S. have unveiled a new desalination process that makes safe drinking water while also recovering lithium…
Feb 9 2018
The Water Systems Council (WSC) has expressed emphatic support for the presentation of bipartisan legislation to address the aging water…
Feb 9 2018
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) Illinois Section's annual WATERCON event remains open for registration. The Springfield, Ill., event will take…
Feb 8 2018
Following recent events which has seen the city of Niagara Falls, N.Y., subject to multiple overflows and discharges due to storm runoff, the Niagara…
Feb 5 2018
Update: As of March 7, 2018, Day Zero has been postponed to August 27, 2018. WWD will continue to update accordingly. Following many agricultural…
Feb 2 2018
The European Union (EU) has announced plans to overhaul its water quality rules in order to reduce plastic consumption and avoid new potential health…
Jan 30 2018
A boil water notice has been put in place by Irish water for 65,000 Irish residents in the Wicklow and south Dublin areas following a mechanical…
Jan 30 2018
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that it will halt food and water aid for Puerto Rico on Jan. 31, 2018 following the…
Jan 29 2018
Following several years of droughts, Israel is taking significant measures towards preventing a long-term water crisis. The Israel Water Authority…
Jan 29 2018
Following a ruling on Jan. 22, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court declared unanimously that lawsuits that concern the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule must…
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…
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