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Water & Wastes Digest and Industrial Water & Wastes Digest offer extensive coverage of topics related to industrial water use, including recycling/reuse, water purification and wastewater treatment. Plant operators use W&WD to learn how best to manage the water in their facilities, making them more efficient and meeting their often-stringent local discharge requirements.
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The two Chicago mayor candidates have both pledged to support legislation to address rising water rates in the city
The two Chicago mayor candidates have both pledged to support legislation to address rising water rates in the city.
Mar 12 2019
On Monday, March 11, mayoral candidates Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot both pledged to support legislation to address chronic water shutoffs and…
Mar 6 2019
Cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) generally has been a solution for long runs of straight, small-diameter gravity sewer lines. However, it increasingly has…
Seattle Iron and Metals Corp. (SIMC) and an environmental group has filed a consent decree in the U.S. District Court resolving a case pertaining to Washington’s Duwamish River
Seattle Iron and Metals Corp. (SIMC) and an environmental group has filed a consent decree in the U.S. District Court resolving a case pertaining to Washington’s Duwamish River.
Jan 25 2019
Seattle Iron and Metals Corp. (SIMC) and an environmental group has filed a consent decree in the U.S. District Court resolving a case pertaining to…
Pipeline Completed By Scottish Water Horizons
Pipeline completed by Scottish Water Horizons.
Jan 18 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…
Jan 10 2019
The copper industry in Chile will triple its use of seawater for industrial process in the next decade, according to state copper agency Cochilco.…
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
Jan 7 2019
For equipment designers in processing industries, there are aspects of any system that are more functional in nature, yet still critical. This…
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…
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…
Brown and Caldwell designs wastewater treatment
Brown and Caldwell designs wastewater treatment.
Dec 14 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…
 A natural gas well on the Canyons of Ancient National Monument in colorado overflowed a tank after a valve was stuck open
A natural gas well on the Canyons of Ancient National Monument in Colorado overflowed a tank after a valve was stuck open.
Dec 10 2018
In Montezuma County, Colo., a gas well spilled about 3,150 gal of wastewater onto the ground at the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in Oct…
Dec 3 2018
In October, I mentioned that sometimes it is difficult to find time to reflect on my work. This year is the first full calendar year I have spent on…
Chemical plants in Texas are expected to pump $50 million into the economy in its first six years of operation
Chemical plants in Texas are expected to pump $50 million into the economy in its first six years of operation.
Nov 30 2018
ExxonMobil announced plans to build one of largest chemical plants north of Corpus Christi, Texas, in 2017. According to The Texas Tribune, the…
New York state funding will help farmers in the area prevent pollution in the state’s waterways
New York state funding will help farmers in the area prevent pollution in the state’s waterways.
Nov 29 2018
In Plattsburgh, N.Y., funding from the state will boost a number of water-quality products on farms in the counties of Clinton, Essex and Franklin.…
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping.
Nov 26 2018
About four years ago, the Santa Barbara Channelkeepers filed suit against the city of Ventura, Calif. According to the Ventura County Star, the suit…
Bacon manufacturer treats industrial wastewater discharge
Bacon manufacturer treats industrial wastewater discharge
Aug 7 2018
Smithfield Foods in Sioux Center, Iowa, completed a $2.4 million upgrade to their wastewater treatment plant that treats industrial discharge from…
Jul 26 2018
The U.S. EPA has signed as Memorandum of Understanding with the state of New Mexico, which will validate and make clear the current standards as they…
Jul 24 2018
The groundwater at an industrial site in India is currently contaminated with excessive levels of heavy metals and total dissolved solids (TDS). The…
Jul 11 2018
In the face of the problem of water demand across the world, which is estimated to increase by approximately 50% by the year 2050, businesses may…
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $21 million to fund advancements in solar-thermal desalination technologies.
Solar panels tucked under a blue sky with scattered white clouds.
Jul 2 2018
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $21 million for new projects to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies. These 14 projects are…
Jun 29 2018
Earlier in the month of June, the city of Burlington, Vt., was forced to discharge 1.8 million gal of wastewater into Lake Champlain. This prompted…
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