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Jan 4 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
For decades, the United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam that contaminated water near bases
For decades, the United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam that contaminated water near bases.
Jan 4 2019
The United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam for decades that contaminated water near bases and exposed communities to chemicals linked…
A proposed diversion point would allow a Sanitation District in Colorado to capture and reuse water
A proposed diversion point would allow a Sanitation District in Colorado to capture and reuse water.
Jan 3 2019
In Colorado, the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District is seeking a new water right to divert as much as 500 acre-ft of water a year from the…
In Wisconsin, results of samples from 301 private wells in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette Counties were released by the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
In Wisconsin, results of samples from 301 private wells in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette Counties were released by the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey.
Jan 3 2019
Groundwater sampling results in three Wisconsin counties show contamination by nitrate and coliform bacteria. According to WMTV, results of samples…
The EPA proposes new regulations at Virginia plant to address groundwater and more
The EPA proposes new regulations at Virginia plant to address groundwater and more.
Jan 2 2019
In Virginia, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on proposed environmental regulations to address groundwater,…
The Michigan DEQ will begin an investigation to determine the source and distribution of PFAS
The Michigan DEQ will begin an investigation to determine the source and distribution of PFAS.
Jan 1 2019
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has discovered 20 more wells with traces of hazardous substances after the latest round of…
Grundfos WaterPro Championship
Grundfos WaterPro Championship.
Dec 28 2018
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Selenium, arsenic, lithium and more were detected at multiple coal-fired power plants in Wyoming
Selenium, arsenic, lithium and more were detected at multiple coal-fired power plants in Wyoming.
Dec 27 2018
In Wyoming, three PacifiCorp coal-fired power plants reported contamination of groundwater above state or federal limits. This includes the Dave…
At least 67 coal ash dumps in 22 states are leaking harmful chemicals into groundwater
At least 67 coal ash dumps in 22 states are leaking harmful chemicals into groundwater.
Dec 25 2018
On Dec. 22, 2008, the earthen wall of a coal ash impoundment in Kingston, Tenn., ruptured. The disaster sent 1.1 billion gal of coal ash slurry…
Dec 21 2018
Duke Energy has filed reports with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that show the utility company is not meeting groundwater standards…
A scientific panel think Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from toxins
A scientific panel think Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from toxins.
Dec 20 2018
A scientific panel said Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from certain toxic chemicals may not be strong enough to safeguard human…
Arizona, Nevada and California has been awarded millions by the EPA for Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund programs
Arizona, Nevada and California has been awarded millions by the EPA for Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund programs.
Dec 19 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Arizona, Nevada and California funds for their drinking water and wastewater projects. According…
Dec 18 2018
This year in Buffalo, N.Y., both property taxes and garbage user fees went up in the city. These increases were the first ones of its kind since 2006…
Residents in eastern Finland would like more information on former mining activities impact on surface water, groundwater, and more
Residents in eastern Finland would like more information on former mining activities impact on surface water, groundwater, and more.
Dec 17 2018
Stakeholders in Finland need more information on the impacts of former mining activities on groundwater and surface water, potential soil…
The U.S. EPA has removed 18 National Priorities List sites from its registry since 2017
The U.S. EPA has removed 18 National Priorities List sites from its registry since 2017.
Dec 13 2018
The EPA has removed a 20-acre area of a former Beloit Corp. superfund site in Rockton, Ill. from the National Priorities List (NPL). According to…
Georgia Power coal ash ponds are unsafe due to high levels of arsenic, boron, cobalt, molybdenum and sulfate
Georgia Power coal ash ponds are unsafe due to high levels of arsenic, boron, cobalt, molybdenum and sulfate.
Dec 13 2018
A recent report from the Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice claims groundwater at Plant Hammond in Georgia is unsafe. According to the…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of Waters of the United States
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of Waters of the United States.
Dec 11 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army have proposed what they call a “clear, understandable, and…
 California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping
California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping.
Dec 10 2018
In California, the Kern County government may leave a coalition of local water agencies. This comes after the government failed to secure blanket…
Dec 4 2018
With an estimated 10% of Florida’s 2 to 3 million septic tank systems not working properly, there is an understandable concern about pollution to…
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and send it back into its taps
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and sent it back into its taps.
Dec 4 2018
The Rio Grande is one of El Paso, Texas’, primary water sources. The river supplies as much as half of the city’s water needs. However, climate…
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