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The Water Quality Protection and Jobs Creation Act of 2019 has been introduced
The Water Quality Protection and Jobs Creation Act of 2019 has been introduced.
Mar 8 2019
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has joined other major clean water organizations in supporting the bipartisan introduction…
The city council in Poway, Calif., has approved increases in the city’s water and sewer rates
The city council in Poway, Calif., has approved increases in the city’s water and sewer rates.
Mar 7 2019
In Poway, Calif., the City Council has unanimously approved small increases in the city’s water and sewer rates, although the typical residential…
 Pit water in Butte, Mont., could be pumped into SIlver Bow Creek at the end of this month
Pit water in Butte, Mont., could be pumped into SIlver Bow Creek at the end of this month.
Mar 7 2019
In Butte, Mont., the toxic water steadily rising in Butte’s Berkeley Pit will be pumped out and cleaned. “For the first time in 30 years, the pit won…
A new bill could help promote aware of sewage pollution in public waters
A new bill could help promote aware of sewage pollution in public waters.
Mar 6 2019
In Massachusetts, about 200 active outfall pipes located in 18 cities discharge billions of gallons of sewage annually. According to WBUR, scientists…
Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles plans to recycle 100% of the city’s wastewater by 2035 with $2 billion
Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles plans to recycle 100% of the city’s wastewater by 2035 with $2 billion.
Mar 6 2019
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has a new goal for the city, recycling 100% of its wastewater. However, it will take 16 years and $2 billion to do it…
A Boston-based startup is using membranes that work similar to a coin sorter to help clean contaminated industrial water
A Boston-based startup is using membranes that work similar to a coin sorter to help clean contaminated industrial water.
Mar 5 2019
ZwitterCo, a Boston-based startup, is using nanofiltration membranes to clean out oil and grease contaminated water. According to BostInno, the…
Mar 5 2019
A call for abstracts for the 7th biannual Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS), to be held from May 12-13, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas, can be…
In Waterloo, Iowa, the city is trying to find a leak in its sanitary sewer lines that is causing fish to show up at the wastewater treatment plant
In Waterloo, Iowa, the city is trying to find a leak in its sanitary sewer lines that is causing fish to show up at the wastewater treatment plant.
Mar 4 2019
In Waterloo, Iowa, the city has hired consultants to help find a leak in its sanitary sewer lines. Waste Management Services Director Steve…
Residents in Shasta Lake, Calif., has been hauling and unloading tree debris that fell  after a storm hit
Residents in Shasta Lake, Calif., has been hauling and unloading tree debris that fell after a storm hit.
Mar 4 2019
In Shasta Lake, Calif., Saturday, March 2, was a storm cleanup day for those taking truck loads of broken tree limbs and brush to a drop-off in the…
Duperon recognized; PolyCera announces distribution agreement
Duperon recognized with award.
Mar 1 2019
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A Pearl Harbor-area water main break in Honolulu triggers a water conservation request
A Pearl Harbor-area water main break in Honolulu triggers a water conservation request.
Mar 1 2019
In Honolulu, Hawaii, a large water main break impacting Pearl Harbor-area homes, schools and businesses is prompting an urgent call for water…
In Birmingham, Ala., toxic gas at a water treatment plant has sent 55 workers to the hospital
In Birmingham, Ala., toxic gas at a water treatment plant has sent 55 workers to the hospital.
Feb 28 2019
On the morning of Feb. 27, toxic gas at a water treatment plant in Alabama sent dozens of people to the hospital. According to Fox News, a chemical…
The EPA has announced the development of a water reuse action plan to leverage the expertise of both and industry and government
The EPA has announced the development of a water reuse action plan to leverage the expertise of both and industry and government.
Feb 28 2019
At a summit in San Francisco on Feb. 27, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the development of a Water Reuse Action Plan…
Test results show groundwater in Oklahoma near a power plant have tested high for the chemical lithium
Test results show groundwater in Oklahoma near a power plant have tested high for the chemical lithium.
Feb 28 2019
In Oologah, Okla., test results show groundwater near the town’s power plant tested high for the chemical lithium. The Public Service Company of…
A new government initiative in Tempe, Ariz., involves testing wastewater for traces of opioids to create data
A new government initiative in Tempe, Ariz., involves testing wastewater for traces of opioids to create data.
Feb 27 2019
The city of Tempe, Ariz., is partnering with Arizona State University on a local government initiative that involves testing wastewater for traces of…
A top water regulator in Nevada has denied nine applications to expand the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center groundwater use
A top water regulator in Nevada has denied nine applications to expand the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center groundwater use.
Feb 27 2019
Last month, Nevada’s top water regulator denied multiple applications to expand an industrial center’s groundwater use. According to The Nevada…
The Aurora Police Department have released the 911 call from after the Henry Pratt Co. shooting as well as the officers’ names who were injured, as Henry Pratt employees return to work
The Aurora Police Department have released the 911 call from after the Henry Pratt Co. shooting as well as the officers’ names who were injured, as Henry Pratt employees return to work.
Feb 26 2019
On Monday, Feb. 25, employees were back on the job at Henry Pratt Co., just 10 days after five people were killed in a mass shooting at the plant.…
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems.
Feb 26 2019
In Bayfield, Colo., a small firm is talking to venture capitalists and angel investors looking for $1.3 million in investments to commercialize a…
Google is renewing its case for state water regulators in South Carolina to allow the company to increase its daily groundwater pumping
Google is renewing its case for state water regulators in South Carolina to allow the company to increase its daily groundwater pumping.
Feb 25 2019
In Berkeley County, S.C., Google has renewed its case for state water regulators to allow the company to increase its daily groundwater pumping from…
Feb 25 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that the Government of Puerto Rico has repaid its $194.5 million debt to the Puerto Rico…
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