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World Oceans Day addresses plastic pollution
World Oceans Day addresses plastic pollution
Jun 8 2018
On June 8, World Oceans Day 2018 evoked a global response to the single-use plastic waste problem contaminating ocean waters. The annual day,…
May 1 2018
Managing sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) is an ongoing concern for many sewer utilities, and while most have established plans to deal with them when…
Jan 12 2018
First came wildfires, then torrential downpours, now rescue workers are scrambling to save those stranded amidst massive mudslides that have come as…
Jan 8 2018
Landfill leachate is a notoriously complex and highly contaminated effluent stream with a reputation for being one of the most challenging…
Jan 8 2018
Located in Tacoma, Wash., the Urban Accessories foundry was a small family-operated facility sitting on 1.7 acres. Despite its best efforts to reduce…
Nov 6 2017
The National Climate Assessment, mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990, was released Nov. 3. According to the assessment, the main cause…
Oct 23 2017
Typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan Oct. 23, causing flooding and landslides. At least two people were reported killed, and many were injured. Early…
Oct 18 2017
As Hurricane Harvey set its sights on Houston, municipal water and wastewater plants boarded up windows and prepared for heavy rainfall and strong…
Oct 18 2017
Floodwaters quickly submerged the Crosby plant, including many higher elevations.  Hurricane Harvey made an impact on industrial facilities across…
Oct 18 2017
A week before Labor Day,  the people of Houston were not thinking about cookouts, beach parties or a day of relaxation. Hurricane Harvey, a Category…
Oct 9 2017
Hurricane Nate made U.S. landfall Oct. 7 in southeast Louisiana then again Oct. 8 near Biloxi, Miss. The storm first hit the U.S. as a Category 1…
Sep 28 2017
After Hurricane Harvey flooded southeastern Texas in late August and Hurricane Irma hit Florida in mid-September, MPW Industrial Services raised $16,…
Sep 22 2017
Potts Law Firm filed a class-action lawsuit against the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), representing residents and businesses in Kingwood, Texas…
Sep 12 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) released the following statement in regards…
Sep 11 2017
Hurricane Irma hit Florida Sept. 10. A Category 4 storm, it left its mark on the Florida Keys, then downgraded to a Category 3 and hit Marco Island,…
Sep 8 2017
Houston and south Texas have started to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Notably, residents are cleaning up—or out—their homes, property…
Sep 7 2017
Houston and south Texas have started to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Notably, residents are cleaning up—or out—their homes, property…
Sep 6 2017
Areas in Texas and Louisiana hit by Hurricane Harvey have began to recover from the storm, receiving aid in many forms.    The U.S. House of…
Sep 6 2017
Hurricane Irma was named the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean outside the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. With 185-mph winds…
Aug 23 2017
Honolulu, Hawaii, announced an $85.7 million sewer rehabilitation project in Nuuanu Valley.  According to a draft environmental assessment released…
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