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Artificial intelligence helps Lake Atitlan in Guatemala from toxic algae
Artificial intelligence helps Lake Atitlan in Guatemala from toxic algae
Dec 14 2018
In 2009, more than 200,000 residents were shocked when algae blooms appeared in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan. Africa Flores, native of Guatemala and…
Brown and Caldwell designs wastewater treatment
Brown and Caldwell designs wastewater treatment.
Dec 14 2018
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Veolia & Sadara create partnership in Saudi Arabia on industrial waste to energy facility
Veolia & Sadara create partnership in Saudi Arabia on industrial waste to energy facility
Dec 14 2018
Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) and Veolia Middle East SAS (Veolia) have signed an agreement for the construction and operation of a sustainable…
The U.S. EPA has removed 18 National Priorities List sites from its registry since 2017
The U.S. EPA has removed 18 National Priorities List sites from its registry since 2017.
Dec 13 2018
The EPA has removed a 20-acre area of former Beloit Corp. superfund site in Rockton, Ill. from the National Priorities List (NPL). According to…
Georgia Power coal ash ponds are unsafe due to high levels of arsenic, boron, cobalt, molybdenum and sulfate
Georgia Power coal ash ponds are unsafe due to high levels of arsenic, boron, cobalt, molybdenum and sulfate.
Dec 13 2018
A recent report from the Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice claims groundwater at Plant Hammond in Georgia is unsafe. According to the…
A plan to rescue a sewer system in South Carolina has been put in place
A plan to rescue a sewer system in South Carolina has been put in place.
Dec 12 2018
A plan has been put together to rescue Hollywood’s sewer system in South Carolina. According to The Post and Courier, the plan will need to be green-…
Environmental advocates warn proposed EPA rule could remove pollution and development protections from most U.S. waterways
Environmental advocates warn proposed EPA rule could remove pollution and development protections from most U.S. waterways.
Dec 12 2018
On Dec. 12, the EPA unveiled their new proposal on the definition of the “waters of the United States.” The proposal would ease Washington’s…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of “waterS of the United States”
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States.”
Dec 11 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army have proposed what they call a “clear, understandable, and…
In Ohio, the Belmont Village Council has adopted a new water and sewer rate structure that its members believe is more fair
In Ohio, the Belmont Village Council has adopted a new water and sewer rate structure that its members believe is more fair.
Dec 11 2018
Water customers will pay $5.37 more for using 2,000 gal in a month, in Belmont, Ohio. According to The Times Leader, the Belmont Village Council has…
The Trump administration to propose new water protections that would damage policies implemented during the administration of President George H.W. Bush
The Trump administration to propose new water protections that would damage policies implemented during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.
Dec 11 2018
In Washington, the Trump administration is expected to unveil a plan that would weaken federal water rules on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The current federal…
 California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping
California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping.
Dec 10 2018
In California, the Kern County government may leave a coalition of local water agencies. This comes after the government failed to secure blanket…
 A natural gas well on the Canyons of Ancient National Monument in colorado overflowed a tank after a valve was stuck open
A natural gas well on the Canyons of Ancient National Monument in Colorado overflowed a tank after a valve was stuck open.
Dec 10 2018
In Montezuma County, Colo., a gas well spilled about 3,150 gal of wastewater onto the ground at the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in Oct…
Ithaca Beer company has been instructed to cure extreme pH problems at their facility and will install a new pretreatment system
Ithaca Beer company has been instructed to cure extreme pH problems at their facility and will install a new pretreatment system.
Dec 7 2018
In Ithaca, N.Y., local government is putting out a notice of noncompliance.  According to the Ithaca Times, these violations are related to…
Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home
Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home.
Dec 7 2018
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Dec 5 2018
In Michigan, a toxic chemical is entering local wastewater systems as much as 20,000 times the legal limit. According to MLive, manufacturing…
Dec 5 2018
Flint Mayor Karen Weaver is advising Flint resident to continue drinking bottled water and use water filters. A news conference was held on Dec. 4 at…
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and send it back into its taps
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and sent it back into its taps.
Dec 4 2018
The Rio Grande is one of El Paso, Texas’, primary water sources. The river supplies as much as half of the city’s water needs. However, climate…
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…
 A worker at a South Korean wastewater treatment plant is believed to have died from hydrogen sulfide poisoning after inhaling toxic gas
A worker at a South Korean wastewater treatment plant is believed to have died from hydrogen sulfide poisoning after inhaling toxic gas.
Dec 3 2018
In South Korea, a worker who became unconscious after inhaling toxic gas at a wastewater treatment plant in Busan was pronounced dead on Dec. 2,…
Aerzen USA opens Atlanta office
Aerzen USA opens Atlanta office.
Nov 30 2018
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