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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…
Jan 5 2018
Late on Jan. 3, 2018, the Blue River Wastewater Treatment plant in Kansas City, Mo., suffered a gas explosion, causing significant damage. The source…
Dec 29 2017
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced $87 million in new grants to be put towards 95 water quality…
Dec 28 2017
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued more than $936 million this year to finance projects that upgrade drinking water infrastructure…
Dec 26 2017
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has announced that he will submit legislation that would inject $20 million into a makeover of Niagara Falls’ storm and…
Dec 22 2017
Registration for the 2018 International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo is now open. The conference, which…
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