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May 8 2020Funding
A major water infrastructure package advanced in the Senate, approved by votes of 21-0.  The committee approved legislation authorizing approximately…
May 7 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Due to discharges from the nearby Takahama nuclear power plant, tropical fish and other species were able to colonize a small coastal area in the Sea…
May 6 2020Testing
In the wake of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched a research effort to investigate the…
May 5 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners scheduled a public hearing ahead of a vote that would place a one-year moratorium on new industrial water…
May 4 2020Q&A
Note: Responses have been edited for clarity Cristina Tuser: Can you summarize the implications of using chlorine/chloramine in water reuse?  IDE…
May 4 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
Both chambers of Congress are moving ahead on water infrastructure legislation. The bills reauthorize legislation on water resource development and…
May 1 2020Awards
OSIsoft’s PI World Goes Virtual OSIsoft is extending an invite for you to attend the first virtual PI World, OSIsoft’s flagship customer event, on…
Apr 30 2020Industrial Water
Bungard and Muz Moeller, of Ghost Brewing, have teamed up and launched the New Zealand Beer Exchange in the wake of the COVID-19 (coronavirus)…
Apr 29 2020Events: Conferences & Expos
WEF’s WEFTEC is still being held this year, according to an Apr. 28, 2020 WEF press release. WEFTEC, originally scheduled for Oct. 3-7, 2020, in New…
Apr 28 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
In the midst of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the production of ethanol plants is decreasing, so the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) they…
Apr 27 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
President Trump signed legislation providing $484 billion to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and provide more funding for COVID-19 (…
Apr 24 2020water conservation
Wrangler Surpasses Global Water Goal with More Than 7 Billion Liters Saved Since 2008 In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Wrangler…
Apr 23 2020clean water act
The Supreme Court ruled that the Clean Water Act (CWA) requires the federal government to regulate some groundwater pollutants that can make it into…
Apr 23 2020Tanks Wastewater
A suspect used a front loader to destroy property and damage buildings and work vehicles at the Tehaleh Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The suspect tore…
Apr 22 2020Regulations
The Trump administration published a final rule rolling back environmental protections.  The final rule, the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, was…
Apr 21 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Dwindling supplies of carbon dioxide from ethanol plants are sparking concern about shortages of beer, soda and seltzer water.  Ethanol, which is…
Apr 20 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
Recent testing conducted at all of the sewer treatment plants operated by Lake County Special Districts have revealed the presence of the virus that…
Apr 16 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
The U.S. EPA announced that Roubin & Janeiro, Inc., owner of an asphalt manufacturing facility in Washington, D.C., has agreed to actions to…
Apr 15 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
COVID-19 (coronavirus) was detected in Massachusetts sewage at higher levels than expected.  This suggests that there are many more undiagnosed…
Apr 14 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
  Birmingham craft brewer Griffin Claw Brewing Co. has repurposed distillery operations to make hand sanitizer. The brewer has bottled 2,000 2-ounce…
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