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Mar 6 2019
Ask most metering manufacturers about smart water, and they will tell you they have been offering smart water technology for the past decade.…
A new bill could help promote aware of sewage pollution in public waters
A new bill could help promote aware of sewage pollution in public waters.
Mar 6 2019
In Massachusetts, about 200 active outfall pipes located in 18 cities discharge billions of gallons of sewage annually. According to WBUR, scientists…
Mar 5 2019
The world has not yet woken up to the coming water crisis, as water scarcity will lead to conflicts across the globe, according to a 2018 United…
Residents in Shasta Lake, Calif., has been hauling and unloading tree debris that fell  after a storm hit
Residents in Shasta Lake, Calif., has been hauling and unloading tree debris that fell after a storm hit.
Mar 4 2019
In Shasta Lake, Calif., Saturday, March 2, was a storm cleanup day for those taking truck loads of broken tree limbs and brush to a drop-off in the…
Feb 25 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that the Government of Puerto Rico has repaid its $194.5 million debt to the Puerto Rico…
Coachella Valley Water District receives multiple awards
Coachella Valley Water District receives multiple awards.
Feb 22 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…
In Flint, Mich., PFAS levels elevated in 4 of 5 Buick City sewer test sites
In Flint, Mich., PFAS levels were found elevated in 4 of 5 Buick City sewer test sites.
Feb 13 2019
In Flint, Mich., recent testing at the former Buick City site shows elevated levels of PFOA or PFOS are not only in the storm sewer but also in the…
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms.
Feb 7 2019
In Sonoma Valley, Calif., work on the next phase of replacing an old and failing sewer main is set to begin this summer. The sewer had been…
Feb 4 2019
In Seabrook, a small town on Galveston Bay can boast one of the world’s most pleasant wastewater treatment centers and a submersible mixer. A…
Feb 4 2019
The city of Healdsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located 60 miles north of San Francisco in the heart of Sonoma County. Prior to upgrading…
With the recent cold weather expected to start warming up, snowmelt and rain can lead to flooding in the Chicago area
With the recent cold weather expected to start warming up, snowmelt and rain may lead to flooding in the Chicago area.
Feb 1 2019
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is preparing for flow by lowering water levels in the Chicago Area Waterway…
 New York City releases untreated water sewage and stormwater runoff every year into its waterways
New York City releases untreated water sewage and stormwater runoff every year into its waterways.
Jan 29 2019
Every year, New York City release 100 billion liters of untreated water sewage and stormwater runoff into its waterways. According to City Limits,…
Seattle Iron and Metals Corp. (SIMC) and an environmental group has filed a consent decree in the U.S. District Court resolving a case pertaining to Washington’s Duwamish River
Seattle Iron and Metals Corp. (SIMC) and an environmental group has filed a consent decree in the U.S. District Court resolving a case pertaining to Washington’s Duwamish River.
Jan 25 2019
Seattle Iron and Metals Corp. (SIMC) and an environmental group has filed a consent decree in the U.S. District Court resolving a case pertaining to…
The world’s groundwater systems are taking decades to respond to the impact of climate change
The world’s groundwater systems are taking decades to respond to the impact of climate change.
Jan 24 2019
Scientists are warning future generations that they face an environmental “time bomb”. According to Phys.org, the world’s groundwater systems are…
Non-stop rains have overcome the sanitation system in Atlanta, Ga., exposing sewer system
Non-stop rains have overcome the sanitation system in Atlanta, Ga., exposing sewer system.
Jan 17 2019
Last month in Atlanta, Ga., non-stop rains had overcome the sanitation system along Mount Olive Drive and the backup began to seep into homes in the…
Jan 16 2019
On Monday, Jan. 14, President Donald J. Trump signed the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act into law. The National Association of Clean Water…
A major street has closed after a large sinkhole was report in Torrance, Calif.
A major street has closed after a large sinkhole was report in Torrance, Calif.
Jan 15 2019
A sinkhole at the site of a water main break in a part of Torrance, Calif., has led to a street closure expected to last a week. According to…
Jan 10 2019
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and 90 other organizations have sent a letter to Congress urging the funding of water infrastructure. The full…
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
Jan 7 2019
To protect the Edwards Aquifer, the site developer of the new Natural Grocers store in Georgetown, Texas, decided to use two storm water management…
BC Blue supports effective utility management, bringing management, adaptive planning, real-time operations, and data analytics together.
BC Blue supports effective utility management, bringing management, adaptive planning, real-time operations, and data analytics together.
Jan 7 2019
BC Blue is a smart utility approach to efficiently manage and operate water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities from Brown and Caldwell. The…
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