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Hurricane Michael classified as an “extremely dangerous” hurricane
Hurricane Michael classified as an “extremely dangerous” hurricane.
Oct 10 2018
Hurricane Michael has been upgraded to a Category 4 storm and is expected to strengthen before landfall. According to The Atlanta Journal-…
Customer said her water “tasted funny” in San Francisco
Customer said her water “tasted funny” in San Francisco.
Oct 9 2018
San Francisco water officials said they are testing drinking water in the city’s Sunset District after a report from a customer who said her water “…
Mother of five has lived without drinkable water since she was 16.
Mother of five has lived without drinkable water since she was 16.
Oct 9 2018
Iokarenhtha Thomas lives in the Six Nations of the Grand River indigenous reserve in Ontario, Canada. For almost a year, she went to the doctor to…
Hurricane Ivan in part to blame for Pennsylvania residents sinking property
Hurricane Ivan in part to blame for Pennsylvania residents sinking property.
Oct 8 2018
Carnegie residents who live along a tributary of Chartiers Creek in Pittsburgh, Pa., said the stream’s tendency to swell with rainwater is taking a…
Oct 8 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) finalized a $19.5 million cleanup plan for the Fair Lawn Field Superfund in Fair Lawn, N.J.…
American Public Works Association announced the winners of its 2018 Public Works Projects of the Year competition.
American Public Works Association announced the winners of its 2018 Public Works Projects of the Year competition.
Oct 5 2018
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Open-Storm Detroit Dynamics won $25,000 prize from Xylem, Inc.
Open-Storm Detroit Dynamics won $25,000 prize from Xylem, Inc.
Oct 5 2018
In Alexandria, Va., a team from the Great Lake Water Authority and the University of Michigan won the first-ever Intelligent Water Systems Challenge…
Plan to send treated wastewater into the Concho River for potable reuse.
Plan to send treated wastewater into the Concho River for potable reuse.
Oct 5 2018
The Concho River Water Project “is a move to extend San Angelo’s sources beyond its lakes and the Hickory Aquifer,” according to a city news release…
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released a five-year plan for sustainable groundwater use in the Little Rock Creek area.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released a five-year plan for sustainable groundwater use in the Little Rock Creek area.
Oct 4 2018
Groundwater use around Little Rock Creek, Minn. is up, and that could have effects on trout habitat and other parts of the watershed. According to…
Water wells with high methane levels could be at risk of exploding.
Water wells with high methane levels could be at risk of exploding.
Oct 4 2018
Researchers at the University of Texas say there is “no link” between natural gas fracking and elevated levels of methane found in North Texas water…
Johnstown, N.Y., requests specific chemical use following odor problem.
Johnstown, N.Y., requests specific chemical use following odor problem.
Oct 3 2018
According to The Leader-Herald, the state of New York has not responded to a month-old request by the Gloversville-Johnstown Wastewater Treatment…
Decades of data have led officials to rainfall totals that define 100-year weather events.
Decades of data have led officials to rainfall totals that define 100-year weather events.
Oct 3 2018
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a study finding that in the Houston area, 100-year estimates increased from 13…
Brown and Caldwell to manage Portland’s historic switch to filtered water supply.
Brown and Caldwell to manage Portland’s historic switch to filtered water supply.
Sep 28 2018
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Companies collaborate to provide cost-effective aeration and super biomedia system.
Companies collaborate to provide cost-effective aeration and super biomedia system.
Sep 28 2018
A joint venture between Water Warriors Inc. (Water Warriors) and InNow India Pvt. Ltd. (InNow) will provide cost-effective and efficient aeration…
Contaminated runoff draining into coastal estuaries and the Atlantic Ocean.
Contaminated runoff draining into coastal estuaries and the Atlantic Ocean.
Sep 27 2018
A wastewater treatment plant is not working due to flooding from Hurricane Florence and untreated wastewater is now being discharged into a tributary…
U.S. Court of Appeals for numerous circuits issue rulings at odds with one another.
U.S. Court of Appeals for numerous circuits issue rulings at odds with one another.
Sep 26 2018
Federal court decisions over groundwater pollution liability have created what a law professor calls “a spaghetti jungle” that the Supreme Court must…
Slocum River is impaired from excess nutrients.
Slocum River is impaired from excess nutrients.
Sep 26 2018
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) held a public meeting Thursday, Sept. 20. According to SouthCoast Today, the…
U.S. EPA extends deadline for plant upgrade in Pittsfield, Mass.
U.S. EPA extends deadline for plant upgrade in Pittsfield, Mass.
Sep 25 2018
The city of Pittsfield, Mass., has been given more time to work on a $74 million wastewater plant upgrade required by the U.S. EPA. According to The…
Changes in mountain snowpack to alter water availability.
Changes in mountain snowpack to alter water availability.
Sep 24 2018
The University of Nevada, Reno, received a $4.97 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to…
Urban Management Plan identifies recycled water as a long-term local supply.
Urban Management Plan identifies recycled water as a long-term local supply.
Sep 24 2018
The Montecito Water District’s Strategic Planning Committee met Sept. 20 to review the draft Recycled Water Feasibility Study and discuss feasible…
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