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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 21 2019
The Meskwaki Nation has become the first tribe in the Des Moines, Iowa, region to achieve U.S. EPA approval to develop water quality standards.…
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 15 2019
In Suffolk County, N.Y., a $4 billion plan will transition the county away from cesspools and septic systems so as to reduce nitrogen pollution in…
Aug 5 2019
The discovery of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) decades ago ushered in an entirely new and diverse family of chemicals. The strong…
Jul 10 2019
The U.S. EPA awarded $959,049 to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ) to protect the environment and human health. According to an EPA…
Jul 10 2019
Groundwater in Australia has been contributing carbon to food webs—an interconnection of food chains in an ecological community—through surface water…
Jul 9 2019
Although named for the idyllic garden of the Old Testament, the city of Eden, N.C., has battled infrastructure challenges that have been anything but…
Jul 8 2019
Water is a natural carrier of disease-causing pathogens, including many that impact human health, such as E.coli and Giardia. Over the course of…
Jun 25 2019
New research from the University of Arizona claims groundwater pumping contributed 50% to stream flow declines in some U.S. rivers in the last…
Jun 19 2019
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced Sonja Michaluk as the winner of the 2019 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP). Michaluk is a…
May 30 2019
In the U.K., small amounts of cocaine, pesticides and other contaminants have been found in freshwater shrimp. According to a report by NPR, the…
In Western & Central Kansas, groundwater levels are slightly up or near steady
In Western & Central Kansas, groundwater levels are slightly up or near steady.
Apr 16 2019
Groundwater levels during 2018, on average, rose or remained even throughout most of western and central Kansas, according to preliminary data…
The EPA and the Missouri Mining Investments, LLC, have announced an agreement to clean up a Madison County Mines Superfund Site
The EPA and the Missouri Mining Investments, LLC, have announced an agreement to clean up a Madison County Mines Superfund Site.
Apr 4 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an agreement with Missouri Mining Investments, LLC, to perform a removal action at Operable…
The paper “Aquifer Depletion and Potential Impacts on Long-term Irrigated Agricultural Productivity” examines the causes of groundwater depletion in the U.S.
The paper “Aquifer Depletion and Potential Impacts on Long-term Irrigated Agricultural Productivity” examines the causes of groundwater depletion in the U.S.
Mar 26 2019
A paper by the Council of Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) examines the causes and consequences of groundwater depletion throughout the U.S…
Mar 6 2019
Mount Pleasant is a charming, historic town just across the Cooper River from Charleston, S.C. The Charleston harbor, rivers and creeks infuse a…
Mar 6 2019
Septic systems galvanize Florida's environmental discourse.  When “Doonesbury” satirized U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s views on climate change with the…
A new conservation practice known as saturated buffers could reduce nitrogen from agricultural drainage by 5 to 10%
A new conservation practice known as saturated buffers could reduce nitrogen from agricultural drainage by 5 to 10%.
Feb 18 2019
In the Gulf of Mexico, a “dead zone” forms every summer. According to Farm and Dairy, plumes of oxygen-robbing algae, fed by excess nitrogen coming…
Advanced oxidation treatment system eliminates taste & odor issues in drinking water
The Anderson Regional Joint Water System pretreatment facility in South Carolina no longer receives odor complaints as of March 2018.
Feb 4 2019
Since the March 2018 opening of the Anderson Regional Joint Water System (ARJWS) pretreatment facility in South Carolina, complaints about the water…
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…
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