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Nov 25 2020Sewage Dumping Stations
Employees and supervisors at the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority dumped sludge into the Allegheny River from the Aspinwall treatment facility…
Nov 19 2020Industrial Water
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee sealed two industrial units and ordered closure of 15 others for polluting the Yamuna River due to froth…
Nov 18 2020Regulations
The Nevada City Wastewater Treatment Plant is facing 132 violations.  The plant made a deal in March with the state water board to make $177,973…
Nov 17 2020Industrial Water
4 Brothers Dairy Inc. and its owner, Andrew Fitzgerald, 60, of Shoshone, Idaho, pleaded guilty to unlawful discharge of pollutants into a water of…
Nov 16 2020Wastewater Treatment
Approximately 9.3 million gallons of untreated wastewater spilled from a sewer manhole on Nov. 12, according to a release from the city of Greensboro…
Nov 11 2020clean water act
A Sioux City, Iowa man who conspired to rig environmental testing at a large Iowa regional wastewater treatment plant was sentenced. 71-year-old…
Nov 10 2020Industrial Water
A Dutch brewery is using iron powder as fuel to demonstrate its potential use as a carbon-free power source, according to the Globe and Mail. Since…
Nov 5 2020Industrial Water
According to conservationists, a proposed mining project near the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge poses a risk for the more than 400,000-acre…
Nov 4 2020Funding
The U.S. EPA announced a $142,758 grant to the Maryland Department of Environment to enhance its wetlands program by emphasizing a living shoreline…
Nov 2 2020Funding
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $891 million to modernize rural drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in 43 states. “…
Oct 30 2020Wastewater Treatment
Quincy, Washington plans to launch a wastewater treatment plant for data centers next summer and this will be funded by Microsoft. Microsoft will be…
Oct 28 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Construction is complete on a water treatment plant in New Mexico that will help provide the Navajo Nation and surrounding areas with clean drinking…
Oct 27 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Nestlé Waters North America plans to pump up to 65 million gallons of groundwater a year out of the Upper Arkansas River Valley for bottling in…
Oct 23 2020Funding
The City of San Mateo, California, in partnership with Foster City, has earned in its application for a $277 million Water Infrastructure Finance and…
Oct 20 2020Industrial Water
The Trump administration will allow some leaking or otherwise dangerous coal ash storage ponds to stay in operation for years more.  Additionally,…
Oct 19 2020Legislation
President Trump recently signed an Executive Order on “Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure.”  This ensures…
Oct 14 2020Treatment Plants
U.S. EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler presented the Hampton Roads Sanitation District with a $225 million loan to help with HRSD’s fresh water…
Oct 13 2020Industrial Water
MilliporeSigma, a manufacturer of equipment for the biopharmaceutical industry, has taken a step forward in limiting its environmental impact.  The…
Oct 12 2020Funding
Portugal. The Man is donating $20,000 to the Navajo Water Project in the American Southwest through the band’s organization, PTM foundation,…
Oct 12 2020Events: Conferences & Expos
WEFTEC Connect Editor Takeaways The Water Environment Federation last week held WEFTEC Connect, a virtual representation of WEFTEC, which would have…
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