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For seven years, a town in Alberta’s drinking water has not been monitored
For seven years, a town in Alberta’s drinking water has not been monitored.
Nov 23 2018
In Oyen, Alberta, a former employee of the town has been fined $1,000 for not monitoring the town’s drinking water over a seven year period.…
Assistant Programs Act addresses the affordability challenges facing public drinking water and clean water utilities
Assistant Programs Act addresses the affordability challenges facing public drinking water and clean water utilities.
Nov 1 2018
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has announced their support of the Low Income Water Customer Assistance Programs Act.…
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be authorizing water resource projects and policies nationwide
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be authorizing water resource projects and policies nationwide.
Oct 24 2018
President Donald Trump signed a law on Tues., Oct. 23, authorizing water resource projects and policies nationwide to be administered by the U.S.…
Mar 30 2018
On March 29, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a new $1.3 trillion spending package, of which $21.2 billion will be allocated for…
Mar 15 2018
On Monday March 12, 2018, the Missouri Administrative Oversight committee approved the new Clean Water Law, which will now be voted on by the state’s…
Feb 9 2018
The Water Systems Council (WSC) has expressed emphatic support for the presentation of bipartisan legislation to address the aging water…
Jan 29 2018
Following a ruling on Jan. 22, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court declared unanimously that lawsuits that concern the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule must…
Jan 24 2018
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will be presented with a bill that would put forth $282 million towards water quality efforts in Iowa if confirmed. This…
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…
Dec 6 2017
State and federal regulations and compliance are the most important topic of 2018. Or so say the 271 respondents of this years’ Water & Wastes…
Oct 11 2017
With excess nutrients impacting water quality nationwide, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) urged U.S. Congress to use the upcoming Farm Bill…
Sep 26 2017
The National Park Service released a report on the ban on the sale of disposable water bottles at U.S. national parks. The report showed that the ban…
Jul 25 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invited 12 projects in nine states to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA…
Jul 18 2017
A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee took action on legislation to reauthorize the Drinking Water State Revolving Loan program and improve…
Jul 12 2017
This column is derived from remarks delivered to the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) Board of Directors at the annual Conference & Exposition (…
Jul 5 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Army, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are proposing a rule to rescind the Clean…
May 24 2017
Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) introduced the “Clean, Safe, Reliable Water Infrastructure Act” (S. 1137) to bring affordable…
May 17 2017
As I contemplated the topic for this month’s WWEMA blog, I was struggling with what “news” I should report to the WWEMA membership in our weekly…
Apr 24 2017
GE Water & Process Technologies unveiled a white paper on “The Future of Water Management: A Menu for Policymakers in the Digital Industrial Era…
Apr 13 2017
As water utilities begin to explore digital solutions as a conduit to water and energy sustainability, GE Water & Process Technologies released a…
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