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Mar 9 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
There is legislation with the intent to expand and put more regulations on discharge permits for poultry houses in Maryland.  This legislation is…
Mar 6 2020Workforce
Frost Brown Todd issues Public-Private Partnership RFP  The City of Brandenburg, with the legal counsel of Frost Brown Todd (FBT), issued a request…
Mar 5 2020clean water act
The U.S. EPA has extended the public comment period on the draft Clean Water Act permit for New Hampshire's Great Bay by 30 days. The new deadline…
Mar 4 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
On Feb. 27, 2020, the Trump administration moved on a water-recycling push, alleging it could get good use out of more of the wastewater generated by…
Mar 3 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
How is Coronavirus spread? Most often, Coronaviruses spread from person-to-person during close contact, and person-to-person spread is thought to…
Mar 2 2020Industrial Water
A trio of engineering students is exploring the use of cheap hydrogen supplies with a new technology. This technology can convert the wastewater…
Feb 27 2020Contaminants
The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) filed a lawsuit against per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) manufacturers for making and selling…
Feb 26 2020Treatment Plants
A group of Briar Chapel, North Carolina residents are working to oppose the ownership transfer that will expand Briar Chapel Wastewater Treatment…
Feb 25 2020Pollution Control
The U.S. EPA is exploring market-based approaches to combat chronic algae problems in parts of the Great Lakes region. The agency announced it was…
Feb 24 2020Regulations
The U.S. EPA announced it would regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). “Under President Trump’s leadership, EPA is following through on…
Feb 21 2020
Waterhound Futures wins The Water Council AI Tech Challenge The Water Council has selected Waterhound Futures as the winner of their second AI Tech…
Feb 20 2020Treatment Plants
The Soquel Creek Water District board will use $3.2 million to purchase nearly 2 acres of Live Oak light industrial property for a water recycling…
Feb 19 2020Contaminants
More than 100 utilities around Wisconsin declined to participate in a request to test wastewater for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS),…
Feb 18 2020Groundwater
Washington state has put forth a proposal to ban water bottling companies from tapping spring-fed sources. The proposal is one of several efforts to…
Feb 13 2020Storm Water Treatment Systems
After days of rain, parts of Alabama are affected by millions of gallons of water that overflowed from sanitary sewer systems. Reports submitted to…
Feb 12 2020Events: Conferences & Expos
Based upon the responses from Illinois Section AWWA members to the free Talk SHIFT Assessment, we’re seeing some interesting patterns that will shape…
Feb 12 2020Industrial Wastewater Recycling/Reuse
Washington County’s Clean Water Services (CWS) created a mobile treatment system, Pure Water Wagon, to recycle small amounts of water specifically…
Feb 11 2020clean water act
A Bay Area environmental group sued California’s Sunnyvale and Mountain View cities for violation of the Clean Water Act. According to the Mercury…
Feb 10 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
A state bill aims to better notify water utilities of industrial spills is effective July 1, 2020, according to WFYI. The bill, which was authored by…
Feb 6 2020Lead
The joint committee governing the American National Standards for drinking water treatment units has lowered the maximum allowable concentration of…
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