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Mar 6 2019
On a frigid December afternoon, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s (MWRD) Thornton Composite Reservoir in Thornton, Ill…
Mar 6 2019
Ask most metering manufacturers about smart water, and they will tell you they have been offering smart water technology for the past decade.…
Overhead filter presses like this one are used to squeeze water out of the solids. The water then can be recovered in holding tanks to be reused for other processes.
Overhead filter presses like this one are used to squeeze water out of the solids. The water then can be recovered in holding tanks to be reused for other processes.
Mar 5 2019
The techniques developed in the U.S. to fracture shale for the purpose of extracting oil and gas are the foundation of the success of the U.S.…
Feb 28 2019
In 2011, Pennsylvania American Water Company put a number of tanks out for repainting work.  Among them were two 1,000,000 gal standpipes located in…
Feb 24 2019
Trimble Telog offers economical lift station monitoring systems that record each pump on/off cycle along with sump level. Alarms can be produced on…
 EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced the first-ever comprehensive nationwide PFAS action plan
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced the first-ever comprehensive nationwide PFAS action plan.
Feb 14 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced the EPA’s Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS…
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…
Feb 4 2019
Many utilities throughout North America trust supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems to monitor their water and wastewater…
Scientists who monitor restoration in the Colorado River Delta report that a shallow water table is essential to the survival of riparian vegetation
Scientists who monitor restoration in the Colorado River Delta report that a shallow water table is essential to the survival of riparian vegetation.
Jan 25 2019
A restoration site in Colorado River Delta is one of three south of the U.S.- Mexico border along the last miles of the Colorado River. There, a…
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…
Jan 14 2019
A municipality has requested emergency water help from charity organization Gift of the Givers in Cape Town, South Africa. The request would help…
The governor of Florida has signed an executive order that will implement major reforms to ensure the protection of Florida’s environment and water quality
The governor of Florida has signed an executive order that will implement major reforms to ensure the protection of Florida’s environment and water quality.
Jan 11 2019
Governor Ron DeSantis has signed Executive Order 19-12 (Achieving More Now For Florida’s Environment). The executive order will implement major…
Jan 9 2019
With growing concern over natural resource consumption, climate change has led to an initiative to eliminate the negative environmental impacts…
Today, water utilities are able to monitor their entire distribution system from the comforts of their own control rooms
The digital advancements in leak detection, pressure management and smart metering have given utilities more options to address aging infrastructure, waning legacy knowledge due to retirements and better overall operation of their water systems.
Jan 9 2019
U.S. water infrastructure is rated D+ by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and according to the American Water Works Assn., 240,000 main…
The EPA proposes new regulations at Virginia plant to address groundwater and more
The EPA proposes new regulations at Virginia plant to address groundwater and more.
Jan 2 2019
In Virginia, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on proposed environmental regulations to address groundwater,…
 California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping
California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping.
Dec 10 2018
In California, the Kern County government may leave a coalition of local water agencies. This comes after the government failed to secure blanket…
Media Level and Turbidity vs Time
Figure 1. Media Level and Turbidity vs Time. Max turbidity is 50 ntu, and media expansion is roughly 30%.
Dec 4 2018
The Punta Gorda (Fla.) Water Treatment Plant is a 10-mgd surface drinking water facility. The process includes flocculation tanks and four solids…
The new Russelectric Distributed Energy Controller
The new Russelectric Distributed Energy Controller.
Nov 23 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…
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.…
Nov 7 2018
The Airvac wireless valve pit monitoring system transmits valve pit data and end-of-line vacuum levels to a central SCADA system, which is typically…
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