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Sep 30 2020Research
Scientists in Australia are transforming brackish water and seawater into safe, clean drinking water using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and…
Sep 29 2020Lead
The U.S. EPA is preparing a policy change that will be pitched ahead of Election Day.  A draft of the final rule obtained by The New York Times shows…
Sep 28 2020Events: Conferences & Expos
WWD Senior Managing Editor Bob Crossen's Takeaways Keynote Address 2020 posed an immediate challenge that resulted in a complete change in thinking…
Sep 28 2020Wastewater Treatment
A $3 million expansion and upgrade of Tremonton City, Utah’s wastewater treatment facilities is complete. This upgrade includes a new process for…
Sep 24 2020Industrial Water
The Samsung Hwaseong Campus became the first semiconductor site to earn the Carbon Trust Standard for Water.  This certification recognizes…
Sep 22 2020AWWA Virtual Summit
While the coronavirus has led to the cancellation of in-person events this year, this has not deterred the American Water Works Association from…
Sep 22 2020Industrial Water
Malaysian authorities have taken action against 525 premises for water pollution offenses between January and August this year under the…
Sep 21 2020Pollution Control
Newburyport, Massachusetts may seek damages from a local farmer whose cattle trespassed into the Artichoke Reservoir, allegedly causing a harmful…
Sep 18 2020Wastewater Treatment
The U.S. EPA announced the first loan of its kind in Utah to update Salt Lake City’s wastewater treatment plant. The project was provided nearly $350…
Sep 17 2020Industrial Water
Data released by the Environment Agency show that for the first time all English rivers have failed to meet quality tests for pollution. The data…
Sep 16 2020Funding
The U.S. EPA announced a proposal aimed at helping communities plan for water infrastructure improvements, particularly in communities with low…
Sep 15 2020Industrial Water
The Punjab, India cabinet has approved an industrial park near the Mattewara forest range and Sutlej River in the Ludhiana district.  The approval…
Sep 14 2020Wastewater Treatment
Fort Myers, Florida officials are countering claims that bacteria is flowing from the Billy's Creek watershed to the nearby Caloosahatchee River. The…
Sep 11 2020Lead
Chicago, Illinois’ Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot launched an equity-focused lead service line replacement program. Lightfoot joined Department of Water…
Sep 10 2020Problem Solvers
Sluice gates were constructed following discussions caused by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, which caused over $125 billion dollars’ worth of damage in…
Sep 10 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Companies accused of contaminating drinking water wells in North Smithfield, Rhode Island and Millville, Massachusetts are taking steps to reduce…
Sep 9 2020Contaminants
The U.S. EPA announced the addition of the Orange County North Basin Site to the National Priorities List (NPL), or the Superfund List.  The Orange…
Sep 8 2020Industrial Water
Darwin Brewing Company is using spent grain, the byproduct of making beer, to tackle Red Tide. According to Blue Hellenga, Darwin’s head brewer, some…
Sep 4 2020Pollution Control
Researchers at the University of Toronto published a paper revealing the  detection of microfibers from blue jeans in aquatic environments. These…
Sep 3 2020Industrial Water
Federal and state officials are attempting to identify hundreds of thousands of rock mining sites or features scattered throughout the West that pose…
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