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An expansion of a surface water reuse program in Texas aims to double amount of water treated
An expansion of a surface water reuse program in Texas aims to double amount of water treated.
Dec 4 2018
In Missouri City, Texas, to meet drinking water demands planners are expanding the city’s Regional Surface Water Treatment Plant to slow down…
New York state funding will help farmers in the area prevent pollution in the state’s waterways
New York state funding will help farmers in the area prevent pollution in the state’s waterways.
Nov 29 2018
In Plattsburgh, N.Y., funding from the state will boost a number of water-quality products on farms in the counties of Clinton, Essex and Franklin.…
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping.
Nov 26 2018
About four years ago, the Santa Barbara Channelkeepers filed suit against the city of Ventura, Calif. According to the Ventura County Star, the suit…
South Carolina is fairly rich in freshwater, but supplies are not unlimited
South Carolina is fairly rich in freshwater, but supplies are not unlimited.
Nov 20 2018
The state of South Carolina has taken a important step in protecting its aquifers. According to The Post and Courier, the permitting process, and a…
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reveals groundwater study
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reveals groundwater study.
Oct 18 2018
A new study of groundwater use involving White Bear Lake shows residential irrigation and other groundwater uses have little impact on the lake level…
Research found there was an increase in water quality due to the Clean Water Act
Research found there was an increase in water quality due to the Clean Water Act.
Oct 12 2018
The Clean Water Act has reduced pollution in U.S. waterways, according to research from UC Berkeley and Iowa State University professors. The Clean…
Customer said her water “tasted funny” in San Francisco
Customer said her water “tasted funny” in San Francisco.
Oct 9 2018
San Francisco water officials said they are testing drinking water in the city’s Sunset District after a report from a customer who said her water “…
Aug 1 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $2,057,000 to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to help protect human…
Jun 21 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a cleanup plan to address contaminated soil and sediment at the Diamond Head Oil Refinery…
Mar 1 2017
President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to…
Nov 2 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality a grant of more than $14.6 million…
Mar 24 2013
The AquaCarb CX Series of coconut shell-based activated carbons are a new alternative to coal-based activated carbon for surface water treatment.…
May 31 2012
How can New England improve the management of its freshwater resources and systems in order to make them more resilient, efficient and responsive to…
May 18 2012
California Senate members from both sides of the isle voted by a margin of 31-4 to approve Senate Bill 1386, a measure that would clarify existing…
May 17 2012
Staff from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) will be ramping up their efforts to assist the John G. Shedd…
May 15 2012
The California State Supreme Court delivered an important legal victory to the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) and to…
May 9 2012
The Natural Resources & Water Committee of the California State Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 1386, a bill aimed at clarifying the…
May 8 2012
What is the best wastewater research message to share with millions of people in only 15 seconds? Many outreach professionals may wonder. Recently,…
May 7 2012
More than 80% of countries have reformed their water laws in the past twenty years as a response to growing pressures on water resources from…
Apr 23 2012
As part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Earth Day celebration, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced support for projects that…
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