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New Mexico document encourages the treatment and reuse of waste coming from oil and natural gas
New Mexico document encourages the treatment and reuse of waste coming from oil and natural gas.
Nov 16 2018
State and federal officials in New Mexico are warning that decisions about water are becoming complicated and opportunities to tap untraditional…
The Planning Commission recommended denial for a sewage treatment plant on Mahan Gap Road in Ooltewah, Tenn.
The Planning Commission recommended denial for a sewage treatment plant on Mahan Gap Road in Ooltewah, Tenn.
Nov 15 2018
In Ooltewah, Tenn., the Planning Commission recommended denial for a sewage treatment plant on Mahan Gap Road on Nov. 12. According to The…
Sludge spilled out from a wastewater treatment plant and into Christie Creek overnight in South Australia
Sludge spilled out from a wastewater treatment plant and into Christie Creek overnight in South Australia.
Nov 15 2018
A section of Christies Beach in South Australia has been closed following a break-in at a wastewater treatment plant that caused a sludge overflow.…
 Water companies say flushable wipes don’t break down and are causing blockages in the U.K.
Water companies say flushable wipes don’t break down and are causing blockages in the U.K.
Nov 14 2018
Wet wipes being sold as “flushable” in the United Kingdom have failed the water industry’s disintegration tests so far, according to BBC News. The…
State of South Carolina approved substance use in drinking water, even though it was not approved by EPA
State of South Carolina approved substance use in drinking water, even though it was not approved by EPA.
Nov 14 2018
In Denmark, S.C., some residents have been suspicious of the water coming from their taps. According to WTVR-TV, they have been collecting samples…
The ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2018 was developed in 2014 to address the nature of pathogen and infectious diseases
The ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2018 was developed in 2014 to address the nature of pathogen and infectious diseases.
Nov 13 2018
The ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2018 (Professional Qualifications Standard for Infection Control Risk Assessment for All Building Systems) has been…
Actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines
Actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines.
Nov 13 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines,…
Approval is needed before Michigan town can seek federal grants and loans needed to help tackle estimated $1.25 million project
Approval is needed before Michigan town can seek federal grants and loans needed to help tackle estimated $1.25 million project.
Nov 12 2018
A town in Michigan is waiting on state regulators to sign off on upgrades to its wastewater treatment system. According to The Herald Palladium,…
Missouri award grants up to $50,000 for communities with a population of 10,000 or less
Missouri award grants up to $50,000 for communities with a population of 10,000 or less.
Nov 12 2018
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will be assisted by a $48,000 grant to help the city of Carl Junction in evaluating its wastewater…
Wastewater project was launched with the goal of creating a low-cost wastewater treatment system
Wastewater project launched with the goal of creating a low-cost wastewater treatment system.
Nov 9 2018
About two thirds of the world’s population could be living under water-stressed conditions by 2025, according to the United Nations. This pressure on…
LAN to design utility improvement
LAN to design utility improvement
Nov 9 2018
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A sewer line in Virginia is leaking in a resident’s front yard, leaving behind waste
A sewer line in Virginia is leaking in a resident’s front yard, leaving behind waste.
Nov 9 2018
Residents in Madison Heights, Va., have an odor problem. According to ABC 13, a sewer line is is leaking in their yard. “Over the past couple of…
The CDC awarded two contracts to study antibiotic resistance in recycled water and plumbing to two Virginia Tech professors
The CDC awarded two contracts to study antibiotic resistance in recycled water and plumbing to two Virginia Tech professors.
Nov 8 2018
An estimated 23,000 deaths and 2 million illnesses per year in the U.S. are attributed to bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotics.…
Officials in Southampton, N.Y., are unconvinced a former town landfill is source of water contamination
Officials in Southampton, N.Y., are unconvinced a former town landfill is source of water contamination.
Nov 8 2018
In New York, officials in Southampton are unconvinced a former town landfill in East Quogue is the source of drinking water contamination in the area…
Combined sewer system in Washington D.C. mixes stormwater and sewage in the same pipes
Combined sewer system in Washington D.C. mixes stormwater and sewage in the same pipes.
Nov 7 2018
In Washington D.C., DC Water has recently completed a new sewer tunnel. According to Wamu, the Anacostia River was supposed to get a lot cleaner…
Water providers are hosting a meeting in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., to update community on a toxic underground plume
Water providers are hosting a meeting in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., to update community on a toxic underground plume.
Nov 7 2018
In South Lake Tahoe, Calif., water providers are planning to host a meeting on Nov. 7 to update the community on a toxic underground plume. According…
Allen Harim will pay the state of Delaware at least $150,000 in fines to resolve violations
Allen Harim will pay the state of Delaware at least $150,000 in fines to resolve violations.
Nov 6 2018
On Nov. 15, 2016, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced it found dozens of wastewater-related…
Blockages of grease cause multiple sewer water spills in Tennessee
Blockages of grease cause multiple sewer water spills in Tennessee.
Nov 6 2018
In Tennessee, a sewer water spill was caused by a blockage of grease. According to The Chattanoogan, crews were cleaning Walker County & Sewerage…
 Mueller Water Products signs agreement to acquire Krausz Industries for $140 million in cash
Mueller Water Products signs agreement to acquire Krausz Industries for $140 million in cash.
Nov 5 2018
Mueller Water Products announced it has signed a agreement to acquire Krausz Industries for $140 million in cash, according to a Mueller Water…
The New York Times photo.
The New York Times photo.
Nov 5 2018
In Armenia, Wis., the groundwater is laced with contaminants. According to The New York Times, people refuse to drink it, they won’t brush their…
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