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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…
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.…
State of South Carolina approved substance use in drinking water, even though it was not approved by EPA
State of South Carolina approved substance use in drinking water, even though it was not approved by EPA.
Nov 14 2018
In Denmark, S.C., some residents have been suspicious of the water coming from their taps. According to WTVR-TV, they have been collecting samples…
The CDC awarded two contracts to study antibiotic resistance in recycled water and plumbing to two Virginia Tech professors
The CDC awarded two contracts to study antibiotic resistance in recycled water and plumbing to two Virginia Tech professors.
Nov 8 2018
An estimated 23,000 deaths and 2 million illnesses per year in the U.S. are attributed to bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotics.…
Combined sewer system in Washington D.C. mixes stormwater and sewage in the same pipes
Combined sewer system in Washington D.C. mixes stormwater and sewage in the same pipes.
Nov 7 2018
In Washington D.C., DC Water has recently completed a new sewer tunnel. According to Wamu, the Anacostia River was supposed to get a lot cleaner…
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…
Jul 30 2018
Legionella bacteria was discovered in the water supply of the Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, N.Y. Following the discovery, NYC Health + Hospitals…
Jun 19 2018
The Michigan-based organization NSF Intl. has published a new American National Standard for drinking water filters utilized to root out harmful…
Jun 18 2018
Following the release of a spending bill by the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 14, 2018, it appears that the committee will require the…
Apr 23 2018
Despite a recent uptick in contaminant content, water sourced from the Bay Area does not currently pose any significant threat to human health.…
Feb 26 2018
Muscatine County in Iowa is offering free water quality testing to citizens who source their water from a private well. The funding is provided…
Oct 27 2017
Nearly two months after Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas, the storm claimed another life. Josue Zurita, a 31-year-old father and carpenter, died…
Jun 21 2017
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced that Rachel Chang and Ryan Thorpe, both of Manhasset, N.Y., have won the 2017 U.S. Stockholm Junior…
Jun 30 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a new website to educate partners and the general public on harmful algal blooms (HAB)…
Feb 13 2015
World Water Works Inc. has been selected by the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) and the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (…
Mar 6 2012
The Maritime Environmental Protection Committee of the United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has granted Siemens final approval…
Nov 25 2014
Headquartered just north of Atlanta, AdEdge Technologies specializes in the design, development, manufacturing and supply of innovative water…
Nov 7 2008
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered ten California public drinking water systems to monitor for E. coli in the sourcewater of…
Aug 4 2008
Cryptosporidiosis has sickened at least 100 North Texas swimmers and may have killed one, the Associated Press reported, a striking increase compared…
Dec 14 2004
For the second time this year, the water in Upton, Mass., is contaminated with E. coli or fecal coliform bacteria. The contaminant was found in the…
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