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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…
Study finds contact lenses break into microplastics at wastewater treatment plants
Study finds contact lenses break into microplastics at wastewater treatment plants
Aug 29 2018
A new study, presented at the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, found that contact lenses are a major source of…
Hurricane Lane triggers wastewater discharges in Hawaii
Hurricane Lane triggers wastewater discharges in Hawaii
Aug 27 2018
Heavy rainfall caused by Hurricane Lane led to three wastewater discharges in Hilo, Hawaii, according to the Hawaii Tribune Herald. Discharges…
Kansas communities investigate groundwater contamination from dry cleaner
Kansas communities investigate groundwater contamination from dry cleaner
Aug 27 2018
Following the discovery of groundwater contamination from a former dry cleaner, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has connected…
Firework manufacturer settles over industrial wastewater contamination
Firework manufacturer settles over industrial wastewater contamination
Aug 24 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement to recover $11.75 million in past costs associated with the investigation and cleanup of Elkton Firehole Site in…
Podcast hosts discuss takeaways from their recent trips, as well as one water-related news
Podcast hosts discuss takeaways from their recent trips, as well as one water-related news
Aug 23 2018
In this episode of Talking Under Water: One Water, One Podcast, hosts Water Quality Products Managing Editor Amy McIntosh, Storm Water Solutions…
Microplastic pollution may be related to wastewater treatment plants
Microplastic pollution may be related to wastewater treatment plants
Aug 23 2018
A new study, published in the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research, found that wastewater treatment plants may contribute to…
Ontario city installs real-time pipe leak monitors
Ontario city installs real-time pipe leak monitors
Aug 21 2018
Kingston, ON., Canada, has become the first Canadian city to install pipe monitors to measure sewage leaks in real time. In addition to installing…
Industrial wastewater related to oil and gas fracking is on the rise
Industrial wastewater related to oil and gas fracking is on the rise
Aug 21 2018
A new study by researchers from Duke University found that the amount of water used for fracking in oil and gas wells increased up to 770% from 2011…
Wastewater spill in New York river
Wastewater spill in New York river
Aug 20 2018
The Binghamton, N.Y., wastewater treatment plant, joint-owned by the village of Johnson City, N.Y., discharged approximately 34,976,300 gal of…
EPA receives WIFIA LOIs for wastewater projects
EPA receives WIFIA LOIs for wastewater projects
Aug 16 2018
The U.S. EPA received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 billion in loans from a wide range of prospective borrowers in…
Illinois renews water distribution act for privatization
Illinois renews water distribution act for privatization
Aug 16 2018
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an amendment to renew the Illinois Water Systems Viability Act, signed into law in 2013, which allows private water…
Tissue company suffers industrial wastewater leak
Tissue company suffers industrial wastewater leak
Aug 15 2018
On Aug. 10, St. Croix Tissue Inc. in Baileyville, Maine, released more than a half million gal of partially treated industrial wastewater effluent…
Cayucos breaks ground on new wastewater treatment plant
Cayucos breaks ground on new wastewater treatment plant
Aug 14 2018
On Aug. 10, the Cayucos Sanitary District in California broke ground on a new wastewater treatment plant. The $25 million project is expected to be…
California groups receive water projects funding
California groups receive water projects funding
Aug 13 2018
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. EPA announced grants to three California organizations, including Tejon Ranch…
Elevated lead levels found in Chicago suburbs
Elevated lead levels found in Chicago suburbs
Aug 13 2018
Recent water quality tests conducted by Virginia Tech researchers found that 11 of out of 17 homes tested in the Chicago suburbs of Berwyn and Cicero…
The East Valley Water District in California selected Balfour Beatty/Arcadis for design build of the Sterling Natural Resource Center.
The East Valley Water District in California selected Balfour Beatty/Arcadis for design build of the Sterling Natural Resource Center.
Aug 10 2018
  Balfour Beatty / Arcadis Selected for Sterling Natural Resource Center Construction East Valley Water District’s board of directors approved…
Scientists develop green technology for wastewater treatment
Scientists develop green technology for wastewater treatment
Aug 10 2018
A team of international scientists led by the University of Exeter found a method to incorporate ecological processes in wastewater treatment…
Vital Energy Inc. faces repercussions for industrial wastewater spills
Vital Energy Inc. faces repercussions for industrial wastewater spills
Aug 10 2018
The U.S. EPA reached a settlement with Vital Energy Inc. to resolve Clean Water Act violations at the Guam Power Authority Piti Bulk Fuel Terminal in…
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