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Jul 24 2018
Following heavy rains near Dunkirk, N.Y., approximately 990,000 gal of sewage was discharged into Lake Erie. According to authorities in the area,…
Jun 28 2018
Managing Editor Bob Crossen talks with Nate Bach and Mary Sitko about how U.S. Water and Tonka Water are using their expertise to solve water…
Jun 26 2018
The city of Rutland, Vt., has discharged 745,000 gal of wastewater into nearby Otter Creek and East Creek. Despite the concern of many citizens, the…
Jun 21 2018
Due to punishing rainfall over the past several days, the city of Corpus Christi, Texas, was subjected to significant sewage overflow. The overflow…
May 15 2018
The U.S. EPA has announced that it will engage in the rule-making process regarding the practice of “blending” by wastewater treatment plants, which…
May 2 2018
BP American Production Co. has suffered a leak from one of its pipelines, discharging an unknown quantity of wastewater sourced from oil and gas…
Apr 30 2018
On April 27, 2018, Iain Rankin, environment minister for Nova Scotia, announced plans to cleanup the Canadian province’s Boat Harbour wastewater…
Apr 26 2018
City officials for Pittsfield, Mass., voted on April 23, 2018, approving $74 million to be put toward a new wastewater project required by the U.S.…
Mar 28 2018
400,000 gal of wastewater has spilled from a lagoon in Michigan’s Grant Township. The spill entered Lake Superior earlier this month, according to…
Mar 19 2018
A new bill would see the state of New Hampshire gain control of its own wastewater permitting processes, switching over from the federal control…
Mar 19 2018
Norwegian researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Water Research (NIVA) will soon enact their annual search of wastewater for different narcotics…
Feb 27 2018
Between 2012 and 2016, the state of Kansas experienced six earthquakes with a magnitude of 4 or greater, very much out of the ordinary for the state…
New method effectively removes anxiety drug from wastewater
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Feb 21 2018
Researchers at the University of Johannesburg have developed a new method to effectively remove the anxiety drug Diazepam from recycled water and…
Feb 5 2018
Following two sewer line breaks, thousands of gallons of raw sewage and wastewater were spilled into a creek in Smyrna, Tenn. Despite the massive…
Jan 3 2018
Engineering students from the University of Iowa offered potential design options to officials in Delaware County that would allow home septic…
Dec 13 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a new list of potential Superfund sites that will likely receive immediate attention from the…
Dec 7 2017
A federal judge has presented a major pork producer, Murphy-Brown, LLC, with a court order to adhere to an 11-year-old agreement the company had…
Dec 7 2017
Legislators based in Suffolk County, N.Y. passed a new bill Tuesday, changing the procedures regarding the way the county manages wastewater from the…
Nov 15 2017
According to a recent study of 64 wastewater plants in Switzerland from Eawag Aquatic Research, there are 3 million francs’ worth of gold and silver…
Oct 10 2017
A wastewater discharge blackened the water near the base of Niagara Falls. According to a Niagara Falls Water Board statement, a worker who had been…
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