All News

The theme for this year’s World Water Day is “Leaving no one behind”
The theme for this year’s World Water Day is “Leaving no one behind”.
Mar 22 2019
Today, March 22, is World Water Day. This year’s theme is “Leaving no one behind.” According to UN Water, the theme adapts the promise of the 2030…
Process using activated charcoal foam to remove all traces of oil in produced water has been developed at Purdue University
Process using activated charcoal foam to remove all traces of oil in produced water has been developed at Purdue University.
Mar 21 2019
Purdue University researchers have developed a process to remove nearly all traces of oil in produced water. According to Phys.org, the process uses…
Engineers from the University of Arizona are using a $1.2 million grant for research in developing a new method for removing PFAS contaminants from groundwater
Engineers from the University of Arizona are using a $1.2 million grant for research in developing a new method for removing PFAS contaminants from groundwater
Mar 21 2019
For decades, chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, were used in many things from carpets to frying pans to firefighting…
In Colorado, Platte River Power Authority finds contaminated groundwater near Rawhide coal plant
In Colorado, Platte River Power Authority finds contaminated groundwater near Rawhide coal plant.
Mar 20 2019
Groundwater monitoring found elevated levels of several toxic chemicals near coal ash disposal sites at Platte River Power Authority’s Rawhide Energy…
Heineken’s 2030 Every Drop strategy has been developed in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal
Heineken’s 2030 Every Drop strategy has been developed in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal.
Mar 20 2019
Heineken is pledging to reduce its water usage and replenish and treat all the water it uses for brewing in water stressed areas around the world by…
A sewer line backup in Glen Falls, N.Y. has left a house with 2 to 3 in. of raw sewage in the basement
A sewer line backup in Glen Falls, N.Y. has left a house with 2 to 3 in. of raw sewage in the basement.
Mar 19 2019
A sewer line has caused about $25,000 in damage to a house on Main Street in Glens Falls, N.Y. According to The Post Star, the line backed up into…
A water plant in Hamburg, Iowa, has been forced to shut down due to flooding
A water plant in Hamburg, Iowa, has been forced to shut down due to flooding
Mar 19 2019
In Hamburg, Iowa, the city’s water plant has fallen victim of one of the floods of 2019. According to KMA News, city officials were forced to shut…
An Indiana town may see water and sewer rate increases in May 2019
An Indiana town may see water and sewer rate increases in May 2019.
Mar 18 2019
In Crothersville, Ind., when residents receive their May bills, they may see increases in their water and sewer base rates. According to Seymour…
Big Ox Energy in Sioux City, Iowa, owes the city unpaid fines for wastewater violations
Big Ox Energy in Sioux City, Iowa, owes the city unpaid fines for wastewater violations.
Mar 18 2019
In Sioux City, Iowa, Big Ox Energy owes the city $77,500 in fines levied against the company for dumping large amounts of suspended solid waste into…
State senator tours Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
State senator tours Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Mar 15 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
 A water technology company saved thousands of gallons of water as part of a government study to find alternative technologies to conserve energy and water
A water technology company saved thousands of gallons of water as part of a government study to find alternative technologies to conserve energy and water.
Mar 15 2019
Dynamic Water Technologies saved thousands of gallons of water and cut operating costs at a federal building in Georgia as part of a government study…
The National Coal and Ash Report has been released by the Environmental Integrity Project
The National Coal and Ash Report has been released by the Environmental Integrity Project.
Mar 14 2019
The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) has released a report on U.S. states with coal ash contamination in groundwater and Illinois has made the…
 A plant in Singapore will allow a semiconductor company to reduce liquid waste by more than 90%
A plant in Singapore will allow a semiconductor company to reduce liquid waste by more than 90%.
Mar 14 2019
In Singapore, researchers are planning to build a pilot membrane filtration plant to treat industrial wastewater. According to The Chemical Engineer…
As the Official Water Quality Sponsor of USA Swimming, Evoqua’s Neptune-Benson will provide filtration and disinfection treatment systems for the U.S. Olympic Team trial and other major USA Swimming events
As the Official Water Quality Sponsor of USA Swimming, Evoqua’s Neptune-Benson will provide filtration and disinfection treatment systems for the U.S. Olympic Team trial and other major USA Swimming events.
Mar 13 2019
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (Evoqua) has announced that Neptune-Benson will become the Official Water Quality Sponsor of USA Swimming, the…
In December 2018, a sewer line backup occurred in a 89 year-old woman’s basement in New Castle, Ind.
In December 2018, a sewer line backup occurred in a 89 year-old woman’s basement in New Castle, Ind.
Mar 13 2019
A man in New Castle, Ind., thought the city would foot the bill after a sewer line backup into his elderly mother’s basement, however, he instead…
In Fargo, N.D., the coal ash disposal landfill for Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station contains pollutants including heavy metals.
In Fargo, N.D., the coal ash disposal landfill for Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station contains pollutants including heavy metals.
Mar 12 2019
Unsafe contamination from coal ash disposal sites at half a dozen power plants in western North Dakota has seeped into groundwater sources, according…
The two Chicago mayor candidates have both pledged to support legislation to address rising water rates in the city
The two Chicago mayor candidates have both pledged to support legislation to address rising water rates in the city.
Mar 12 2019
On Monday, March 11, mayoral candidates Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot both pledged to support legislation to address chronic water shutoffs and…
Mar 11 2019
An estimated 91% of U.S. coal power plants that submitted groundwater monitoring data as required by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015…
On the inaugural report card for Hawaii’s infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers’, the state was given an overall grade of a “D+”
On the inaugural report card for Hawaii’s infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers’, the state was given an overall grade of a “D+”.
Mar 11 2019
The inaugural Report Card for Hawaii's Infrastructure was released by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Hawai‘i Section on Mar. 8,…
CST announces award winners
CST announces award winners.
Mar 8 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
expand_less