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A new eco-friendly material for wastewater purification has been developed by chemists from a Russian university
A new eco-friendly material for wastewater purification has been developed by chemists from a Russian university.
Feb 14 2019
Chemists from a university in Russia have developed a hybrid nanocatalyst for removal of stable organic dyes from wastewater. The Peoples' Friendship…
In California, a non-profit has stopped disposal at two sites of groundwater contamination
In California, a non-profit has stopped disposal at two sites of groundwater contamination.
Feb 13 2019
A non-profit company in California has halted discharges at two facilities where environmentalists say wastewater contaminated groundwater resources…
In Flint, Mich., PFAS levels elevated in 4 of 5 Buick City sewer test sites
In Flint, Mich., PFAS levels were found elevated in 4 of 5 Buick City sewer test sites.
Feb 13 2019
In Flint, Mich., recent testing at the former Buick City site shows elevated levels of PFOA or PFOS are not only in the storm sewer but also in the…
A large sinkhole was reported in downtown Portland, Ore., stopping traffic
A large sinkhole was reported in downtown Portland, Ore., stopping traffic.
Feb 12 2019
In downtown Portland, Ore., a six-ft-deep chasm was reported Feb. 8 on Salmon Street. According to the Portland Tribune, it is a literal sinkhole.…
Groundwater is drying up in five communities in Ottawa County, Mich.
Groundwater is drying up in five communities in Ottawa County, Mich.
Feb 12 2019
In Ottawa County, Mich., groundwater is drying up in five communities and state agencies are getting the word out while preparing for the worst.…
Feb 12 2019
Biogas from organic waste such as food or meat processing plants, fermentation systems for dairy products, and wineries and breweries, as well as on-…
Feb 11 2019
A major water company operates a cluster of Malaysia SEA municipal water treatment facilities that serve a large urban population. With its tropical…
In 2015, rules proposed by the EPA would have required ISR uranium mining companies to monitor groundwater for up to 30 years. The U.S. Nuclear Commission is now asking for suggestions on regulating a type of uranium mining
In 2015, rules proposed by the EPA would have required ISR uranium mining companies to monitor groundwater for up to 30 years. The U.S. Nuclear Commission is now asking for suggestions on regulating a type of uranium mining.
Feb 11 2019
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is asking for suggestions about regulating a type of uranium mining after EPA Acting Administrator Andrew…
A survey reveals how the deteriorating state of America’s aging infrastructure affects Americans’ drinking water attribute and habits
A survey reveals how the deteriorating state of America’s aging infrastructure affects Americans’ drinking water attribute and habits.
Feb 11 2019
A national survey shows almost a third of Americans (28%) have experienced water contamination issues in the past two years, a slight increase from a…
Feb 8 2019
An old, worn-out bridge in a Virginia city was badly in need of replacement, but tearing it down and constructing a new bridge could create long-…
Feb 8 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…
The EPA is moving President Donald J. Trump’s infrastructure agenda forward by working to get the financing, tools and resources needed to help modernize outdated water infrastructure
The EPA is moving President Donald J. Trump’s infrastructure agenda forward by working to get the financing, tools and resources needed to help modernize outdated water infrastructure.
Feb 8 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accelerated investment in the nation’s aging water infrastructure. “EPA is delivering on President…
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms.
Feb 7 2019
In Sonoma Valley, Calif., work on the next phase of replacing an old and failing sewer main is set to begin this summer. The sewer had been…
The EPA and the Army will hold a public hearing on the proposed new WOTUS definition in Kansas City with sessions on Feb. 27 and 28
The EPA and the Army will hold a public hearing on the proposed new WOTUS definition in Kansas City with sessions on Feb. 27 and 28.
Feb 7 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) are moving to the next steps in proposing a new definition of…
During his second State of the Union Speech, President Donald J. Trump spoke briefly on rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure
During his second State of the Union Speech, President Donald J. Trump spoke briefly on rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure.
Feb 6 2019
Last night, President Donald J. Trump gave his second State of the Union Speech. The president briefly spoke on rebuilding our nation’s…
Feb 6 2019
A large reservoir of industrial wastewater is threatening to burst near the Mississippi River, between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. According to New…
The SP Enviro, aims to use microbial fuel cells to process textile wastewater and generate electricity that will render this exercise energy-efficient
The SP Enviro, aims to use microbial fuel cells to process textile wastewater and generate electricity that will render this exercise energy-efficient.
Feb 5 2019
Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are emerging as an option to treat textile wastewater. According to The Hindu, a startup called the SP Enviro, aims to…
The EPA has announced that Sunoco Pipeline and Mid-Valley Pipeline will settle oil spill violation with a $5 million civil penalty
The EPA has announced that Sunoco Pipeline and Mid-Valley Pipeline will settle oil spill violation with a $5 million civil penalty.
Feb 5 2019
Sunoco Pipeline L.P. has agreed to pay civil penalties and state enforcement costs and to implement corrective measures to resolve alleged violations…
When the Crooked River Wetlands Complex was completed, it had 120 acres of wetlands, 5.5 miles of trails and 13 educational kiosks.
When the Crooked River Wetlands Complex was completed, it had 120 acres of wetlands, 5.5 miles of trails and 13 educational kiosks.
Feb 4 2019
Location: Prineville, Ore. Size: 2.31 mgd Infrastructure: Flocculation lagoons, treatment wetlands   Prineville, Ore., is a city of approximately 10,…
Feb 4 2019
In Seabrook, Texas, while gazing at the view of multiple yachts, wild birds and palm trees in the breeze, it takes the start-up of a small…
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