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potomac river
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May 25 2022Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
A lawsuit against the city of Alexandria, Virginia, alleges that the city’s storm water runoff system is allowing coal tar and creosote wastes to…
scrap metal
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May 25 2022Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office announced a settlement after an investigation of a scrap metal processor company. Western Mass News…
menominee wastewater
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May 23 2022Per- & Polyflouroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
Recent test results have revealed the city of Menominee, Michigan wastewater shows low levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), but no…
new zealand wastewater treatment
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May 20 2022Wastewater Treatment
Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, residents will receive financial assistance from the city council due to odor from the city’s fire-damaged…
fukushima japan
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May 18 2022Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
AP News reported that Japan’s nuclear regulator approved plans by the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to release its treated radioactive…
May 17 2022Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Collaborators at Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering, Arizona State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory…
PFAS firefighting foam
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May 13 2022Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
The Suncor refinery in Commerce City, Colorado has responded to charges that the PFAS chemicals found in Sand Creek are traced back to them. “There…
oregon water
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May 11 2022Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality updated outstanding penalties for a treatment plant in west Eugene that has now been shut down.…
lake mead water levels
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May 10 2022Conservation
Lake Mead’s water levels have fallen to a new low. According to Accuweather, as of May 9, Lake Mead's water levels are at only 1,052.88 feet above…
firefighting foam
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May 9 2022Per- & Polyflouroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
The Defense Department is temporarily halting the burning of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). This decision will stand until the DoD…
May 6 2022Legislation
Water Environment Federation (WEF), the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), and American Water Works Association (AWWA) released a…
May 4 2022Sewer Overflows
Winnipeg, Canada, had to release 59.6 million liters of untreated sewage into the Red River during a weekend storm. According to CBC News, without…
May 2 2022Per- & Polyflouroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
A letter from 10 water associations to Congress regarding The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) notes…
Apr 27 2022One Water
Hundreds of water professionals from across the country came together in Washington, D.C. for Water Week 2022. These professionals advocated before…
Apr 27 2022Funding
Alabama's Prichard Water Works and Sewer Board applied for a total of $333 million in federal infrastructure grants weeks before the FBI and Mobile…
Apr 26 2022One Water
The Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation in November to assess whether the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Lowndes…
Apr 21 2022Industrial Water
A scrap metal processing facility run by a company in Springfield has agreed to pay $165,000 and to make system improvements. This will be done to…
Apr 20 2022Storm Water
New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection announced a new $10 million grant program to support waterbody conservation and combat pollution…
Apr 19 2022Conservation
Federal officials are warning that the West's water crisis could put some Arizona communities' health and safety at risk by cutting off their supply…
Apr 18 2022Wastewater Treatment
The sale of the York City Wastewater System to the Pennsylvania-American Water Company has been finalized. According to a news release about the…
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