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Jan 4 2012
The Sewer Authority of the city of Scranton, Pa., will pay a $12,619 penalty and complete a $30,000 tree planting project under a settlement with U.S…
Jan 4 2012
Ohio is the latest state to close injection wells used to dispose of wastewater after the state experienced several minor earthquakes near Youngstown…
Dec 30 2011
This week the Rhode Island Army National Guard (RIARNG) has begun installation of a corrosion control treatment system to comply with the…
Dec 16 2011
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced that a $7,500 grant has been awarded to the city of Somerton, Ariz., to…
Dec 16 2011
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a plan to demolish a building, dig up contaminated soil and sediment, and treat the…
Dec 16 2011
The Nisqually Estuary restoration team received national accolades for outstanding efforts to restore and protect the coastal environment as a…
Dec 15 2011
Jeff Sterba, president and chief executive officer of American Water, cited the American Society of Civil Engineers’ newest report, "Failure to Act:…
Nov 8 2011
The fact that water is the elixir of all life forms was known and understood long before Ponce de León searched for his legendary fountain. Human…
Oct 27 2011
Victorville Water District in Los Gatos, Calif., has selected Firetide’s HotPort wireless mesh network as a key element of its SCADA monitoring…
Jul 18 2011
Every water and wastewater organization, large or small, is haunted by the prospect of at least one worst-case scenario, but few have had the time or…
Jan 7 2011
Weidmuller introduced the new ACT20X range of digital isolators, specifically developed for hazardous-area applications. This range of intrinsic…
Jun 16 2010
The 3G AirLinx’s technology represents a new frontier in meter intel collection. This military-inspired, “fly-by” technology provides utilities with…
Mar 29 2005
Two documents released today provide principles and procedures to guide EPA scientists assessing cancer risk from exposures to environmental…
Mar 28 2005
"When you can get pure drinking any time just by opening the tap, it’s easy to forget how precious the stuff is," says Brian Pedersen. He should know…
Mar 7 2005
Your water might be safer, but your home is at risk of potential water damage caused by the possible failure of state-mandated copper piping, warns…
Jan 21 2005
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency recently inspected nearly 50 underground fuel tanks…
Nov 17 2004
An Israeli who tried to set sail for his native Moldova on a raft strung together with water bottles has been intercepted by coastal guards. Genadi…
Oct 18 2004
The two brothers charged in the tainted water tragedy four years ago in Walkerton, Ont., will not face a trial but will instead enter guilty pleas…
Oct 15 2004
EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works John Paul Woodley, Jr. announced that a funding package has been…
Oct 7 2004
Camp Lejeune's environmental officials did not understand and did not respond as quickly as they should have when contaminated drinking water was…
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