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A major street has closed after a large sinkhole was report in Torrance, Calif.
A major street has closed after a large sinkhole was report in Torrance, Calif.
Jan 15 2019
A sinkhole at the site of a water main break in a part of Torrance, Calif., has led to a street closure expected to last a week. According to…
The International Desalination Association handbook reports project that 2019 will see the most growth in seawater desalination since the late 2000s
The International Desalination Association handbook reports project that 2019 will see the most growth in seawater desalination since the late 2000s.
Jan 14 2019
The International Desalination Association (IDA) and Global Water Intelligence (GWI) have released the latest market overview for the worldwide…
Jan 14 2019
A municipality has requested emergency water help from charity organization Gift of the Givers in Cape Town, South Africa. The request would help…
Envirosight Partners with Jet Vac Equipment
Envirosight New Jersey direct sales manage Bruce Kosensky (left) poses for a photo with Adam Emusov, Vice President of Sales at Jet Vac (right).
Jan 11 2019
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The governor of Florida has signed an executive order that will implement major reforms to ensure the protection of Florida’s environment and water quality
The governor of Florida has signed an executive order that will implement major reforms to ensure the protection of Florida’s environment and water quality.
Jan 11 2019
Governor Ron DeSantis has signed Executive Order 19-12 (Achieving More Now For Florida’s Environment). The executive order will implement major…
Jan 10 2019
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and 90 other organizations have sent a letter to Congress urging the funding of water infrastructure. The full…
Jan 10 2019
The copper industry in Chile will triple its use of seawater for industrial process in the next decade, according to state copper agency Cochilco.…
The Arizona Clean Water State Revolving Fund has given the the Town of Marana $1.5 million to design and construct a new lift station.
The Arizona Clean Water State Revolving Fund has given the the Town of Marana $1.5 million to design and construct a new lift station.
Jan 10 2019
The Town of Marana, Ariz., received about $1.5 million from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to design and construct a new lift station and force…
There is a leak in a 24-inch pipe that crews have not yet been able to locate in Worthington, Minn.
There is a leak in a 24-inch pipe that crews have not yet been able to locate in Worthington, Minn.
Jan 10 2019
Crews are continuing to look for the last of the leak in the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System pipeline in Worthington, Minn. According to The…
 In California, Paradise drinking water has been tested and found to be unsafe for drinking
In California, Paradise drinking water has been tested and found to be unsafe for drinking.
Jan 9 2019
The Paradise Irrigation District in California announced that the Paradise drinking water has been tested and found to be unsafe for drinking.…
Arsenic and lithium were detected at triple the safe level at 11 power plants in Georgia
Arsenic and lithium were detected at triple the safe level at 11 power plants in Georgia.
Jan 9 2019
In Georgia, coal ash pollutants have been detected in groundwater at 11 power plants. According to Savannah Now, arsenic and lithium were detected at…
China has vowed to take action to “significantly reduce” to the volume of industrial wastewater flowing into the Bohai Sea
China has vowed to take action to “significantly reduce” to the volume of industrial wastewater flowing into the Bohai Sea.
Jan 8 2019
In 2018, China’s surface water quality improved. According to the country’s environment ministry, more samples taken from river and lakes reaching…
A fatberg, made up of fat, wet wipes and grease, was found near the sea in Sidmouth, Devon
A fatberg, made up of fat, wet wipes and grease, was found near the sea in Sidmouth, Devon.
Jan 8 2019
In England, a giant fatberg has been found blocking a sewer in a seaside town. According to BBC News, the fatberg is 210 ft long. The fatberg, made…
 Fires in the Western U.S. can expose drinking water to risk of contamination
Fires in the Western U.S. can expose drinking water to risk of contamination.
Jan 7 2019
On Oct. 8, 2017, the Tubbs Fire engulfed most of the Fountaingrove neighborhood in Santa Rosa, Calif. Resident Serene Buhrz water had an overwhelming…
Jan 4 2019
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For decades, the United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam that contaminated water near bases
For decades, the United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam that contaminated water near bases.
Jan 4 2019
The United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam for decades that contaminated water near bases and exposed communities to chemicals linked…
A proposed diversion point would allow a Sanitation District in Colorado to capture and reuse water
A proposed diversion point would allow a Sanitation District in Colorado to capture and reuse water.
Jan 3 2019
In Colorado, the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District is seeking a new water right to divert as much as 500 acre-ft of water a year from the…
In Wisconsin, results of samples from 301 private wells in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette Counties were released by the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
In Wisconsin, results of samples from 301 private wells in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette Counties were released by the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey.
Jan 3 2019
Groundwater sampling results in three Wisconsin counties show contamination by nitrate and coliform bacteria. According to WMTV, results of samples…
The EPA proposes new regulations at Virginia plant to address groundwater and more
The EPA proposes new regulations at Virginia plant to address groundwater and more.
Jan 2 2019
In Virginia, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on proposed environmental regulations to address groundwater,…
A West Virginia plant has been in violation of dumping excessive ammonia into the Kanawha River periodically since 2001
A West Virginia plant has been in violation of dumping excessive ammonia into the Kanawha River periodically since 2001.
Jan 2 2019
Randy Barrett, mayor of Winfield, W. Va., is looking to continue working on fixing the sewage system in the town after being re-elected to a fourth…
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