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Actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines
Actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines.
Nov 13 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines,…
Approval is needed before Michigan town can seek federal grants and loans needed to help tackle estimated $1.25 million project
Approval is needed before Michigan town can seek federal grants and loans needed to help tackle estimated $1.25 million project.
Nov 12 2018
A town in Michigan is waiting on state regulators to sign off on upgrades to its wastewater treatment system. According to The Herald Palladium,…
Wastewater project was launched with the goal of creating a low-cost wastewater treatment system
Wastewater project launched with the goal of creating a low-cost wastewater treatment system.
Nov 9 2018
About two thirds of the world’s population could be living under water-stressed conditions by 2025, according to United Nations. This pressure on the…
LAN to design utility improvement
LAN to design utility improvement
Nov 9 2018
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Allen Harim will pay the state of Delaware at least $150,000 in fines to resolve violations
Allen Harim will pay the state of Delaware at least $150,000 in fines to resolve violations.
Nov 6 2018
On Nov. 15, 2016, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced it found dozens of wastewater-related…
Nov 2 2018
The black liquor recovery boiler is an economic component of the pulping process used in pulp and paper applications to reclaim pulping chemicals.…
Nov 2 2018
The water industry is changing due to scarcity issues and new regulations, and consequently, many commercial and industrial applications that depend…
Nov 2 2018
Another October and another Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) has passed. It seems that with each successive…
Water in Mettur Dam has turned green due to mixing of untreated effluent and dirty water from drainages
Water in Mettur Dam has turned green due to mixing of untreated effluent and dirty water from drainages.
Oct 30 2018
In India, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) have inspected the water of River Cauvery. According to The Hindu, the water has turned…
Australian-Israeli company Electriq~Global has developed a fuel comprise of 60% water
Australian-Israeli company Electriq~Global has developed a fuel comprise of 60% water.
Oct 29 2018
A startup has found a way to use water to power electric vehicles. The Australian-Israeli company Electriq~Global, formerly known as Terragenic, has…
 Federal grant program to fund training and career development for workers in the water and wastewater industries
Federal grant program to fund training and career development for workers in the water and wastewater industries.
Oct 24 2018
In San Francisco, Mayor London N. Breed, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and its partners are celebrating the establishment of…
The Navajo Water Project was one of the 2018 recipients of the U.S. Water Prize
The Navajo Water Project was one of the 2018 recipients of the U.S. Water Prize.
Oct 23 2018
In Thoreau, N.M., the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IWSH) Foundation’s 2018 Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) began on Oct. 22.…
Regulatory costs are estimated to be cut by $18 million, according to White House
Regulatory costs are estimated to be cut by $18 million, according to White House.
Oct 22 2018
The White House released its fall regulatory agenda on Oct. 17, which is estimated to cut regulatory costs by $18 million. According to the Water…
Flint, Mich. residents still recovering from ongoing lead water crisis
Flint, Mich. residents still recovering from ongoing lead water crisis.
Oct 22 2018
In Flint, Mich., residents are still suffering from an ongoing lead water crisis. In front of the City Hall, you can see empty water bottles daily,…
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago awarded; Grohe open new site
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago awarded.
Oct 19 2018
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California officials shut off the drinking fountains in school after lead was found
California officials shut off the drinking fountains in school after lead was found.
Oct 19 2018
Elevated levels of lead were found in pipes at Excelsior Middle School (EMS) in Byron, Calif. Officials shut off the drinking fountains until further…
Mother of five has lived without drinkable water since she was 16.
Mother of five has lived without drinkable water since she was 16.
Oct 9 2018
Iokarenhtha Thomas lives in the Six Nations of the Grand River indigenous reserve in Ontario, Canada. For almost a year, she went to the doctor to…
Oct 8 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) finalized a $19.5 million cleanup plan for the Fair Lawn Field Superfund in Fair Lawn, N.J.…
American Public Works Association announced the winners of its 2018 Public Works Projects of the Year competition.
American Public Works Association announced the winners of its 2018 Public Works Projects of the Year competition.
Oct 5 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…
U.S. EPA extends deadline for plant upgrade in Pittsfield, Mass.
U.S. EPA extends deadline for plant upgrade in Pittsfield, Mass.
Sep 25 2018
The city of Pittsfield, Mass., has been given more time to work on a $74 million wastewater plant upgrade required by the U.S. EPA. According to The…
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