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Mar 28 2019
A study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances highlights how tracking antibiotic-resistance genes in bacteria found in urban wastewater…
Mar 27 2019
In Mount Pleasant, S.C., an effort to extend sewer lines to houses with failing septic systems in one community remains unresolved despite statements…
Hundreds of bottles full of water were found at an old school behind a church in Flint
Hundreds of bottles full of water were found at an old school behind a church in Flint.
Mar 27 2019
In Flint, Mich., an old school once part of the St. Agnes Catholic Church is filled with abandoned cases of donated bottled water. According to MLive…
Mar 26 2019
The current world population is 7.2 billion and is projected to increase by one billion over the next 12 years, reaching 9.6 billion by 2050,…
The paper “Aquifer Depletion and Potential Impacts on Long-term Irrigated Agricultural Productivity” examines the causes of groundwater depletion in the U.S.
The paper “Aquifer Depletion and Potential Impacts on Long-term Irrigated Agricultural Productivity” examines the causes of groundwater depletion in the U.S.
Mar 26 2019
A paper by the Council of Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) examines the causes and consequences of groundwater depletion throughout the U.S…
Five companies in New Jersey have been issued a directive aimed at addressing the contamination of PFAS chemicals in the state
Five companies in New Jersey have been issued a directive aimed at addressing the contamination of PFAS chemicals in the state.
Mar 26 2019
In New Jersey, five chemical companies polluted the state’s water for years with a long-lasting, cancer-causing family of chemicals. Now, the state…
Illegally high levels of nitrate have been in Germany’s groundwater for years and the German government is now working on a new Fertilizer Regulation
Illegally high levels of nitrate have been in Germany’s groundwater for years and the German government is now working on a new Fertilizer Regulation.
Mar 25 2019
For years, the EU Commission has warned Germany about illegally high levels of nitrate in groundwater. According to EURACTIV, the European Court of…
In Huntington, W.V., residents of a neighborhood have been complaining of the odor coming from a nearby industrial plant
In Huntington, W.V., residents of a neighborhood have been complaining of the odor coming from a nearby industrial plant.
Mar 25 2019
In West Virginia, residents of Huntington's Southside neighborhood said they have smelled a foul odor possibly coming from an area off 8th Avenue…
Mar 22 2019
In celebration of World Water Day, Evoqua is releasing an infographic that illustrates the power of water across a variety of industries and on…
Mar 22 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water Assistant Administrator David Ross released the following statement today on World…
Frost & Sullivan World Water Day 2019 Infographic
According to Frost & Sullivan, modular water systems and strategic financial plans hold the key to leaving no one behind.
Mar 22 2019
For World Water Day 2019, Frost & Sullivan aims to shed light on areas of innovation that have the potential to improve conventional systems and…
The U.S. Coast Guard is working with the city of Deer Park, Texas, and others to evaluate the impacts of the recent fire involving chemical storage tanks
The U.S. Coast Guard is working with the city of Deer Park, Texas, and others to evaluate the impacts of the recent fire involving chemical storage tanks.
Mar 22 2019
Teams and contractors from the city of Deer Park, Harris County, TCEQ, EPA, and the U.S. Coast Guard are working together to evaluate impacts to…
In-Situ Inc. acquires Chemscan Inc.
In-Situ Inc. acquires Chemscan Inc.
Mar 22 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…
The Why Water’s Worth It book is adapted from the popular video PSA from October 2018
The Why Water’s Worth It book is adapted from the popular video PSA from October 2018.
Mar 22 2019
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is celebrating World Water Day 2019 with the release of its first children’s storybook, Why Water’s Worth It.…
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…
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