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Feb 25 2020
The U.S. EPA is exploring market-based approaches to combat chronic algae problems in parts of the Great Lakes region. The agency announced it was…
Jan 31 2020
The American Water Works Association has elected Dr. Chi Ho Sham as its next president.  Sham is a 30-year member of the AWWA and chair of the…
Jan 20 2020
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 2020
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 15 2020
The city of Ottawa will receive financial assistance from the state to separate its storm sewer flow from the sanitary/combined sewer system. The…
A red tractor rests idly on a farmstead by a lake with a yellow building in the distance. Iowa is leading the charge in solutions for excess nutrient loading into water ways with his nutrient exchange program.
A red tractor rests idly on a farmstead by a lake with a yellow building in the distance. Iowa is leading the charge in solutions for excess nutrient loading into water ways with his nutrient exchange program.
Jan 13 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lists there are 253 harmful algae blooms resulting in lake and beach closures or public health advisories…
Nutrient Loading Lake Erie Harmful Algae Bloom September 2017
A landsat satellite image of Lake Erie during a harmful algae bloom event from September 2017. Source: https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/lake-erie-algal-bloom
Jan 6 2020
In August 2019, the Gulf of Mexico dead zone at the delta of the Mississippi River was measured at 6,952 square miles, the eighth largest in the 33…
Nov 25 2019
In response to record flooding of the Mississippi River in 2019, a study will soon launch on how to best protect the Water Pollution Control Plant in…
Nov 18 2019
A new tunnel on the east side of Cleveland to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs) is expected to be active by the end of 2019, according to the…
Oct 21 2019
Approximately 11 million gal of sewage and storm water poured into the Grand and Red Cedar rivers, according to Lansing State Journal. 10 million gal…
Oct 15 2019
On Oct. 2, Gov. Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 205 (Hertzberg), which addresses the issue of industrial facilities that remain unregulated by…
Oct 14 2019
Increasing water demand and greater variability of water supplies resulting from climate change, population growth and other stressors are a few of…
When chain and scraper systems reached the end of their service life in Grass Valley, Calif., Evoqua provided a turn-key solution, eliminating downtime and improving performance.
When chain and scraper systems reached the end of their service life in Grass Valley, Calif., Evoqua provided a turn-key solution, eliminating downtime and improving performance.
Sep 13 2019
The city of Grass Valley owns and operates the Grass Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant that provides service for a population of approximately 12,000…
MFG Chemical plants win award
MFG Chemical plants win award.
Aug 23 2019
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…
Aug 22 2019
Flash flooding Aug. 17 overflowed Flint, Mich. primary settling tanks resulting in 2 million gal of raw sewage entering the Flint River.  According…
Aug 20 2019
Dane County, Wis., residents are still feeling the effects of flooding in 2018.  According to WMTV, the impact on the county’s groundwater caused…
Aug 14 2019
The U.S. EPA and Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) will restructure more than 200 delinquent loans for Puerto Rico’s clean water and…
Aug 5 2019
Nearly 50 years since the Clean Water ACT (CWA) passage in the early 1970s, many communities have not met CWA goals and continue to pollute. CWA…
Figure 1: The six goals of the one water approach. Stakeholders—whether public or private—must keep these six goals in mind when addressing issues of water that affect them and the communities in which they are located.
Figure 1: The six goals of the one water approach. Stakeholders—whether public or private—must keep these six goals in mind when addressing issues of water that affect them and the communities in which they are located.
Aug 5 2019
Engineers and operators know all too well that water is the defining issue of our time. The 21st century is unfolding an unparalleled, complex set of…
Bob Crossen headshot
Bob Crossen, managing editor of WWD.
Aug 5 2019
As of press time, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which included language about per- and…
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