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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…
Hu Honua Bioenergy is being fined $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the ocean by the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch
Hu Honua Bioenergy is being fined $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the ocean by the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch.
Dec 20 2018
The Hawaii State Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch (DOH) is fining Hu Honua Bioenergy $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the…
A sewer pipe in Louisville, Ky., is now repaired after corrosive sewer gases were found eating away the pipe’s concrete lining
A sewer pipe in Louisville, Ky., is now repaired after corrosive sewer gases were found eating away the pipe’s concrete lining.
Dec 19 2018
Repairs on a sewer pipe in Louisville, Ky., are now complete eight months after corrosive sewer gases were found eating away the pipe’s concrete…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of Waters of the United States
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of Waters of the United States.
Dec 11 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army have proposed what they call a “clear, understandable, and…
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and send it back into its taps
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and sent it back into its taps.
Dec 4 2018
The Rio Grande is one of El Paso, Texas’, primary water sources. The river supplies as much as half of the city’s water needs. However, climate…
Dec 3 2018
The main lift station serving the wastewater treatment plant in Morgan’s Point, Texas, experienced problems with its three standard non-clog pumps.…
Aerzen USA opens Atlanta office
Aerzen USA opens Atlanta office.
Nov 30 2018
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…
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