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Water in Mettur Dam has turned green due to mixing of untreated effluent and dirty water from drainages
Water in Mettur Dam has turned green due to mixing of untreated effluent and dirty water from drainages.
Oct 30 2018
In India, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) have inspected the water of River Cauvery. According to The Hindu, the water has turned…
Research found there was an increase in water quality due to the Clean Water Act
Research found there was an increase in water quality due to the Clean Water Act.
Oct 12 2018
The Clean Water Act has reduced pollution in U.S. waterways, according to research from UC Berkeley and Iowa State University professors. The Clean…
California Water Board files suit over wastewater violations
California Water Board files suit over wastewater violations
Sep 7 2018
The San Diego Water Board has filed suit against the U.S. section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) over Clean Water Act…
Study finds contact lenses break into microplastics at wastewater treatment plants
Study finds contact lenses break into microplastics at wastewater treatment plants
Aug 29 2018
A new study, presented at the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, found that contact lenses are a major source of…
Microplastic pollution may be related to wastewater treatment plants
Microplastic pollution may be related to wastewater treatment plants
Aug 23 2018
A new study, published in the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research, found that wastewater treatment plants may contribute to…
Jul 30 2018
In an agreement with the U.S. EPA, the state of Idaho has gained control of its water pollution program. The agreement allowed Idaho to take full…
Jul 19 2018
According to new research, water quality in the San Francisco Bay is showing improvement after decades of poor quality and significant cleanup…
Jul 11 2018
Over the past two decades, nitrogen pollution sourced from the state of Iowa has worsened by nearly 50%. This is in spite of the fact that the state…
Jul 10 2018
One of the major water pollution problems plaguing various water supplies throughout the world comes in the form of pharmaceuticals present in…
Jul 5 2018
In new joint study between the countries of China and Pakistan, it was discovered that three of Pakistan’s major rivers are suffering from…
Jul 5 2018
According to Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, a charity organization that monitors water quality throughout the Lake Ontario watershed, only 5% of Toronto’s…
May 23 2018
On Tuesday May 22, 2018, the U.S. EPA held a summit regarding harmful water contaminants. However, potentially furthering the controversy surrounding…
Apr 24 2018
In reaction to a particular water pollution permit required of thousands of businesses across the state of New York, Riverkeeper and Waterkeeper…
Apr 18 2018
The U.S. EPA has completed the Illinois River Watershed Basin and Lake Tenkiller models and released them to the partnering agencies for use. EPA…
Apr 16 2018
The U.S. EPA has found itself mired in a public battle with the Colorado mining company Sunnyside Gold Corp. concerning who should foot the bill for…
Apr 10 2018
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) has ordered the Chemours chemical plant to demonstrate that it is capable of…
Mar 14 2018
Due to a confluence of different circumstances, Gaza currently finds itself mired in a widespread crisis of water pollution. The onslaught of…
Feb 23 2018
Five former and current employees of the Panoche Water District in California have been charged by California’s attorney general on charges of…
Feb 20 2018
According to a new report by the Environment Agency in England, 86% of English rivers are not compliant with environmental standards. The report…
Jan 26 2018
According to a new study, freshwater basins worldwide are seeing significant growth in man-made phosphorus pollution, reaching potentially dangerous…
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