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Jan 10 2020Funding
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Jan 10 2020Regulations
The Trump administration may veto H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, reported an Environmental Working Group (EWG) news release. The PFAS Action Act…
Jan 9 2020Treatment Plants
A malfunction at the Lester J. Berglund Water Treatment Plant in Poway, California led to the contamination of the potable water supply and a boil…
Jan 8 2020Municipal Water
The Joliet City Council modified its Lake Michigan water plan, choosing to consider both Chicago and Indiana as options. The council vote on water…
Jan 7 2020Sewer Systems
A combined 126.8 million gallons of sewage spilled onto the streets of Fort Lauderdale neighborhoods after six sewer main breaks in December,…
Jan 6 2020Green Technology
Starting in 2023, operators of large sewage treatment plants will have to submit a plan for recovering phosphorus, according to Phys.org. Though…
Jan 3 2020sewage pumps
Two more sewer pipes have broken in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which makes six pipes that have ruptured in the city in December, according to the…
Jan 2 2020Treatment Plants
The recent rise in water levels on Lake Huron has the town of Goderich, Ontario spending more than $1 million to protect its treatment plant for…
Jan 1 2020Treatment Plants
After work at the Mansfield Water Treatment Plant to construct a new bypass line, Mansfield, Ohio has issued a citywide boil advisory. "Due to a…
Dec 31 2019clean water act
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit to block the U.S. EPA’s attempt to repeal a 2015 rule defining what waters qualify for federal Clean…
Dec 30 2019Treatment Plants
GivePower has constructed a new water desalination plant in Africa using Tesla batteries and solar power. The system, which is now providing clean…
Dec 27 2019Regulations
Vermont craft brewers have launched an alliance to raise awareness about what the industry can do to protect water resources. The initiative makes…
Dec 26 2019Pipe Repair/Rehab
Esopus will receive a grant of nearly $2.5 million from the state Environmental Facilities Corporation to help pay the $4.3 million cost of replacing…
Dec 25 2019Sewer Rehabilitation
Partially treated sewage from businesses and homes in the Lewes area has been reaching the waterway after equipment at the Lewes Wastewater Treatment…
Dec 24 2019Treatment Plants
E. coli bacteria surged more than 10 times safe levels in the Savannah River around Augusta, Georgia after flooding and wastewater sewer overflows…
Dec 23 2019
The U.S. EPA validated new testing methods to measure the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the nation's drinking water. The…
Dec 20 2019Awards
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Dec 20 2019Sewer Overflows
Hamilton Wastewater Treatment Plant has exceeded its capacity for the second time in December and released wastewater into Hamilton waterways for…
Dec 19 2019Regulations
Southwest Water is putting a pause on renegotiating rules for managing water among the seven states and two countries that share the Colorado River…
Dec 18 2019Treatment Plants
A half-cup mercury spill found on the basement floor of Oswego, New York’s westside water treatment plant has been cleaned up. The spill was…
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