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Regulatory costs are estimated to be cut by $18 million, according to White House
Regulatory costs are estimated to be cut by $18 million, according to White House.
Oct 22 2018
The White House released its fall regulatory agenda on Oct. 17, which is estimated to cut regulatory costs by $18 million. According to the Water…
Flint, Mich. residents still recovering from ongoing lead water crisis
Flint, Mich. residents still recovering from ongoing lead water crisis.
Oct 22 2018
In Flint, Mich., residents are still suffering from an ongoing lead water crisis. In front of the City Hall, you can see empty water bottles daily,…
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago awarded; Grohe open new site
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago awarded.
Oct 19 2018
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California officials shut off the drinking fountains in school after lead was found
California officials shut off the drinking fountains in school after lead was found.
Oct 19 2018
Elevated levels of lead were found in pipes at Excelsior Middle School (EMS) in Byron, Calif. Officials shut off the drinking fountains until further…
University of California research highlights flaw in state law.
University of California research highlights flaw in state law.
Oct 19 2018
University of California (U.C.) researchers have seem to found a fault in state law, suggests it may prohibit diverting streamflow to recharge…
New Mexico $600 Million Water Plan in Santolina
New Mexico $600 Million Water Plan in Santolina.
Oct 18 2018
Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority officials have informed developers of the proposed 13,700-acre Santolina planned community that…
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reveals groundwater study
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reveals groundwater study.
Oct 18 2018
A new study of groundwater use involving White Bear Lake shows residential irrigation and other groundwater uses have little impact on the lake level…
Nearly 600 million are facing high to extreme water stress in India
Nearly 600 million are facing high to extreme water stress in India.
Oct 17 2018
A report says at least 21 cities in India could be facing a water crisis within the next two years as groundwater is depleted. The resulting…
Divers swam into 90 ft of raw sewage to remove wipes from a Charleston, S.C., sewer
Divers swam into 90 ft of raw sewage to remove wipes from a Charleston, S.C., sewer
Oct 17 2018
The Charleston (S.C.) Water System sent scuba divers down approximately 90 ft into raw sewage to pull out wipes that clogged the system. The…
 Awards were presented to owners, designers and manufacturers involved
Awards were presented to owners, designers and manufacturers involved.
Oct 17 2018
The editors of Water & Wastes Digest (WWD) and Industrial Water & Wastes Digest (iWWD) presented the 2018 WWD & iWWD  awards at an Oct. 1…
Illinois town has no municipal water service and residents obtain their drinking water from private wells
Illinois town has no municipal water service and residents obtain their drinking water from private wells.
Oct 16 2018
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) is now working on the contaminated groundwater in Wedron, Ill. The U.S. Environmental…
Using wastewater for urban agriculture in Africa poses high risk of spreading bacteria
Using wastewater for urban agriculture in Africa poses high risk of spreading bacteria.
Oct 16 2018
A new study revealed urban farmers growing vegetables to feed million in African cities could be accidentally helping spread disease by irrigating…
Milwaukee water reclamation facility to blame for spill into Lake Michigan
Milwaukee water reclamation facility to blame for spill into Lake Michigan.
Oct 15 2018
According to The Heartland Institute, more than 3 million gal of untreated wastewater spilled into Lake Michigan from Jones Island Water Reclamation…
The Eye of Hurricane Michael by Nasa
Photo courtesy by NASA.
Oct 15 2018
Death toll continues to rise as search-and-rescue teams find bodies in Mexico Beach, the hardest town hit by Hurricane Michael. According to Time…
Ace Pipe Cleaning awarded; Genesis Water Technologies announce launch of redesigned website
Ace Pipe Cleaning awarded; Genesis Water Technologies announce launch of redesigned website.
Oct 12 2018
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…
Research found there was an increase in water quality due to the Clean Water Act
Research found there was an increase in water quality due to the Clean Water Act.
Oct 12 2018
The Clean Water Act has reduced pollution in U.S. waterways, according to research from UC Berkeley and Iowa State University professors. The Clean…
Scholarship winner Erika Addison graduated with a Bachelor of Science in civil and environmental engineering in May 2018
Scholarship winner Erika Addison graduated with a Bachelor of Science in civil and environmental engineering in May 2018.
Oct 12 2018
In November 2017, in conjunction with the Water & Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn., Water & Wastes Digest awarded a $1,000…
Hurricane Michael made landfall as Category 4 storm
Hurricane Michael made landfall as Category 4 storm.
Oct 11 2018
Hurricane Michael made landfall as a Category 4 storm near Mexico Beach, Fla.. Michael hit the Florida pan handle Wednesday, Oct. 10., at about 12:30…
Dickinson Frozen Foods in Oregon may be issued a permit by the U.S. EPA
Dickinson Frozen Foods in Oregon may be issued a permit by the U.S. EPA.
Oct 11 2018
Oregon federal and state environmental regulation have given the okay to Dickinson Frozen Foods’ (Dickinson) plans to discharge the Fruitland, Ore.,…
Volatile organic compounds are appearing at above-benchmark levels, but do not yet require action.
Volatile organic compounds are appearing at above-benchmark levels, but do not yet require action.
Oct 10 2018
The Pittsfield, Mass., city council is demanding answers from Massachusetts state and federal government about toxic chemicals in the city…
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