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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 of musty-…
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…
Feb 4 2019
The chief operator for a 6-million-gal-per-day (mgd) surface water treatment plant reported enhanced safety regarding chlorine gas for disinfection…
Trinidad & Tobago engage new leak survey
Trinidad & Tobago engage new leak survey.
Feb 1 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…
Scientists who monitor restoration in the Colorado River Delta report that a shallow water table is essential to the survival of riparian vegetation
Scientists who monitor restoration in the Colorado River Delta report that a shallow water table is essential to the survival of riparian vegetation.
Jan 25 2019
A restoration site in Colorado River Delta is one of three south of the U.S.- Mexico border along the last miles of the Colorado River. There, a…
Jan 9 2019
With growing concern over natural resource consumption, climate change has led to an initiative to eliminate the negative environmental impacts…
Plant-based odor control solution offers varying delivery methods & eco-friendly design
Plant-based odor control solution offers varying delivery methods & eco-friendly design.
Jan 9 2019
Aimed to convert wastewater into effluent, the process of wastewater treatment is one of the most common forms of pollution control in the U.S.…
Ensure the sensor flow cell is level.
Ensure the sensor flow cell is level.
Jan 9 2019
Ensuring that pathogen-free water is provided to customers is one of the most important functions of a water treatment plant. Accurate turbidity…
China has vowed to take action to “significantly reduce” to the volume of industrial wastewater flowing into the Bohai Sea
China has vowed to take action to “significantly reduce” to the volume of industrial wastewater flowing into the Bohai Sea.
Jan 8 2019
In 2018, China’s surface water quality improved. According to the country’s environment ministry, more samples taken from river and lakes reaching…
Selenium, arsenic, lithium and more were detected at multiple coal-fired power plants in Wyoming
Selenium, arsenic, lithium and more were detected at multiple coal-fired power plants in Wyoming.
Dec 27 2018
In Wyoming, three PacifiCorp coal-fired power plants reported contamination of groundwater above state or federal limits. This includes the Dave…
Residents in eastern Finland would like more information on former mining activities impact on surface water, groundwater, and more
Residents in eastern Finland would like more information on former mining activities impact on surface water, groundwater, and more.
Dec 17 2018
Stakeholders in Finland need more information on the impacts of former mining activities on groundwater and surface water, potential soil…
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…
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