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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…
Feb 5 2020Wastewater Treatment
A water sample taken in Sept. 2019 from the Sanford Sewage Treatment Plant that discharges into Deep River uncovered high concentrations of per- and…
Feb 3 2020Contaminants
Brunswick County, North Carolina is paying approximately $1.2 million to replace 45 year old filters at its Highway 211 Water Treatment Plant.…
Jan 31 2020Events: Conferences & Expos
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 31 2020Events: Conferences & Expos
The American Water Works Association has elected Dr. Chi Ho Sham as its next president.  Sham is a 30-year member of the AWWA and chair of the…
Jan 30 2020Industrial Water
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has begun the construction of an industrial water treatment complex in Kinshasa, its capital. President Félix-…
Jan 29 2020water conservation
Water use in Madison hit a record low last year, according to new data from the Madison Water Utility. In 2019, the utility pumped 8.9 billion…
Jan 28 2020Education, Training
Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, is now available on all major podcast streaming platforms. The one water podcast is hosted by Water…
Jan 28 2020Sewer Overflows
Portsmouth's new $92 million Pierce Island Wastewater Treatment Plant is on schedule for Apr.1 compliance. “It’s been a long time coming,” said…
Jan 27 2020Industrial Wastewater Recycling/Reuse
Wyoming regulators have issued a one-time permit for Encore Green Environmental to test whether its technology to treat oil drilling and…
Jan 24 2020clean water act
The administration issued new rules removing federal protections for half the nation’s wetlands and hundreds of thousands of small waterways, …
Jan 23 2020Chemical Cleanup Systems
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement agreement with the Torrance Refining Company, which agreed to pay $125,000 in penalties for chemical safety and…
Jan 22 2020Sewage Dumping Stations
The Seattle Barrel and Cooperage Company tasked with collecting used industrial and commercial drums and reconditioning and reselling them has been…
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