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Jan 17 2022
50 million gallons of sewage contaminated storm water were discharged into the Alewife Brook from the cities of Cambridge and Somerville,…
Jan 3 2022
Southern California beaches from Orange to Los Angeles counties were closed over the holiday weekend after up to approximately 7 million gallons of…
Dec 17 2021
The City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works is expected by November 2022 to complete a $13 million Low Flow Diversion (LFD) project as part of…
Dec 9 2021
As septic systems failed and the water quality for Lake Carey diminished, a new sewer solution was needed. Building a lift station and conventional…
Nov 29 2021
Governor Gretchen Whitmer proposed a $300 million expansion of the MI Clean Water Plan. The expansion would provide communities with the resources…
Nov 17 2021
The public may never know the disaster that could have been had Fort Wayne not taken a proactive approach to rehabilitate the city’s aging sewer…
Nov 16 2021
The brunt of Hurricane Ida had yet to make landfall south of New Orleans on August 29 when the Sewerage & Water Board (SWB) began alerting that…
Nov 16 2021
As the threat of ransomware has reached new heights in 2021, many water and wastewater organizations across the globe are doubling-down on their…
Nov 12 2021
On Friday, Nov. 5, Congress passed a massive $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, which was subsequently signed into law, Monday, Nov. 15…
Oct 28 2021
Pacifica, California's, Linda Mar Beach closed Oct. 24 evening after Pacifica’s sewage system flooded with rainwater, according to the city. Pacifica…
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Oct 11 2021
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Sep 27 2021
Flint, Michigan, reported three separate discharges of a sewage rainwater mix into the Flint River after a three-day downpour.  This downpour dumped…
Sep 16 2021
Global water technology company, Xylem, is delivering the advanced “smart sewer” system enabling the city of South Bend, Indiana, to exceed the…
Sep 2 2021
The National Weather Service Office serving New York City issued a Flash Flood Emergency  Aug. 1 evening, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, which…
Sep 1 2021
The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board was facing an extreme spike in water usage and difficulty powering its sewer system in Hurricane Ida’s…
Aug 16 2021
Heavy rains led to an overflow of Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s combined sewer system on Aug. 15. This resulted in millions of gallons of untreated water…
Aug 2 2021
Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law House Bill 200, the Clean Water for Delaware Act. This bill creates a new Clean Water Trust with the…
Jul 29 2021
Updated August 4, 2021 The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators Regulatory and Legislative Affairs Manager Wendi Wilkes poured through…
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Jul 19 2021
Located in the Kansas City metro area south of Independence, Lee’s Summit Water Utilities has provided the city with water, sanitary sewer, and fire…
Jun 24 2021
President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of 21 senators reached a compromise June 24, 2021 regarding the nation’s Bipartisan Infrastructure…
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