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Sep 19 2018
In Smithville, Texas, city leaders are considering issuing $2 million in certificates of obligation to fund repairs to the city’s wastewater system,…
Sep 19 2018
In the town of Middletown, Del., there is a need to dispose treated wastewater generated by the population increase. According to Delaware Online,…
Sep 18 2018
There are plans to spend $10 million to build injection wells to dispose of Lake Okeechobee overflow, according to My Palm Beach Post. The wells…
Sep 18 2018
After Hurricane Maria, the town of Rincón, Puerto Rico did not have reliable drinking water for months. According to WJCT Public Media, waterborne…
Around 180 dump trucks worth of coal ash displaced along power station.
Around 180 dump trucks worth of coal ash displaced along power station.
Sep 17 2018
As the rain from Hurricane Florence continues to flood North Carolina, the local ash dumps and hog farms are amongst the affected. According to the…
Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Agreement reached on water infrastructure bill
Sep 13 2018
On Sept. 10, U.S. Senate and House lawmakers reached an agreement on America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. Next, the bipartisan legislation…
Bottled water pallets discovered untouched post-Hurricane Maria
Bottled water pallets discovered untouched post-Hurricane Maria
Sep 13 2018
New photos have revealed millions of water bottles intended for survivors of Hurricane Maria sitting on a runway in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, more than a…
Hog farmers hurry to drain wastewater ponds
Hog farmers hurry to drain wastewater ponds
Sep 12 2018
Hog farmers near the North Carolina coast have been hurrying to lower waste pools as Hurricane Florence nears the East Coast. The open-air waste…
WEF announces education awards
WEF announces education awards
Sep 11 2018
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the 2018 WEF Awards recipients for  education. The WEF Education Awards recognize WEF members for…
New study finds soil as a potentially cost-effective wastewater solution
New study finds soil as a potentially cost-effective wastewater solution
Sep 11 2018
A new study from researchers at Penn State, published in the journal Environmental Quality, found that soil may be a natural filter that can act as a…
Naval base leaks wastewater following connection with storm water system
Naval base leaks wastewater following connection with storm water system
Sep 10 2018
Naval Base Kitsap discovered a long-term sewage spill that leaked an estimated 450,000 gal of wastewater into the Puget Sound during the past two…
Sep 7 2018
Officials are still investigating the cause of the explosion at the sludge concentration building at the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant on the Far…
California Water Board files suit over wastewater violations
California Water Board files suit over wastewater violations
Sep 7 2018
The San Diego Water Board has filed suit against the U.S. section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) over Clean Water Act…
Wastewater plant upgrades approved in West Virginia
Wastewater plant upgrades approved in West Virginia
Sep 6 2018
The U.S. EPA announced it has approved a more than $50 million plan by West Virginia to implement key water infrastructure projects, including new…
Water & Wastes Digest and Water & Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. open application submissions for annual scholarship.
Water & Wastes Digest and Water & Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. open application submissions for annual scholarship.
Sep 6 2018
Applications are now available and may be submitted for the 2018 WWD/WWEMA Scholarship. Every year, Water & Wastes Digest and the Water &…
Oregon-based wastewater recycling program for breweries launches
Oregon-based wastewater recycling program for breweries launches
Sep 5 2018
Pure Water Brew Boise launched a pilot program that converts wastewater from the Lander Street Renewal Facility into drinking water that will go to…
New Jersey sets drinking water standard for PFNA
New Jersey sets drinking water standard for PFNA
Sep 5 2018
New Jersey has become the first state to adopt a maximum contaminant level (MCL) for perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA) in drinking water. The new…
Aug 31 2018
UPDATE: In a release to the media Friday, Aug. 31, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago released a statement about the…
Sugar beet factory seeks to treat industrial wastewater
Sugar beet factory seeks to treat industrial wastewater
Aug 30 2018
Western Sugar Cooperative’s sugar beet processing factory in Fort Morgan, Colo., has received general approval from the Colorado Department of Public…
Detroit schools shut off drinking water following lead contamination discovery
Detroit schools shut off drinking water following lead contamination discovery
Aug 30 2018
On Aug. 29, the Detroit Public Schools Community District announced drinking water at all of its schools will be shut off, following test results…
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