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Jan 21 2020Instrumentation, Water Quality Monitoring
A lab owner hired to ensure water quality for dozens of Mississippi towns has been sentenced to 18 months for faking test results. John H. Couey, 44…
Jan 20 2020Packaged Treatment Plants, Wastewater
Sewer treatment managers are in the process of handling a huge increase in water flows after heavy rains in the East Bay of San Francisco.  "The rain…
Jan 17 2020Events: Conferences & Expos
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Jan 17 2020Regulations
In November 2019, the Baltimore City Council voted unanimously in favor of the WAEA, and on Jan. 13 Mayor Jack Young signed the bill into law. “…
Jan 16 2020Software
A coding error in Pflugerville Surface Water Treatment Plant's regulations system was responsible for the city's Dec. 24 water treatment issue.…
Jan 15 2020Sewer Overflows
The city of Ottawa will receive financial assistance from the state to separate its storm sewer flow from the sanitary/combined sewer system. The…
Jan 14 2020Power Generation
The researchers developed a model to track the water and gauge water quality at the power plant, located near Phoenix, Arizona, which converts heat…
Jan 13 2020Regulations
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is encouraging public comments to the proposed Lead and Copper Rule revisions by Feb. 12, 2020.  The WQA, in…
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…
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