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A water plant in Hamburg, Iowa, has been forced to shut down due to flooding
A water plant in Hamburg, Iowa, has been forced to shut down due to flooding
Mar 19 2019
In Hamburg, Iowa, the city’s water plant has fallen victim of one of the floods of 2019. According to KMA News, city officials were forced to shut…
An Indiana town may see water and sewer rate increases in May 2019
An Indiana town may see water and sewer rate increases in May 2019.
Mar 18 2019
In Crothersville, Ind., when residents receive their May bills, they may see increases in their water and sewer base rates. According to Seymour…
Big Ox Energy in Sioux City, Iowa, owes the city unpaid fines for wastewater violations
Big Ox Energy in Sioux City, Iowa, owes the city unpaid fines for wastewater violations.
Mar 18 2019
In Sioux City, Iowa, Big Ox Energy owes the city $77,500 in fines levied against the company for dumping large amounts of suspended solid waste into…
State senator tours Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
State senator tours Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Mar 15 2019
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 A water technology company saved thousands of gallons of water as part of a government study to find alternative technologies to conserve energy and water
A water technology company saved thousands of gallons of water as part of a government study to find alternative technologies to conserve energy and water.
Mar 15 2019
Dynamic Water Technologies saved thousands of gallons of water and cut operating costs at a federal building in Georgia as part of a government study…
The National Coal and Ash Report has been released by the Environmental Integrity Project
The National Coal and Ash Report has been released by the Environmental Integrity Project.
Mar 14 2019
The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) has released a report on U.S. states with coal ash contamination in groundwater and Illinois has made the…
 A plant in Singapore will allow a semiconductor company to reduce liquid waste by more than 90%
A plant in Singapore will allow a semiconductor company to reduce liquid waste by more than 90%.
Mar 14 2019
In Singapore, researchers are planning to build a pilot membrane filtration plant to treat industrial wastewater. According to The Chemical Engineer…
As the Official Water Quality Sponsor of USA Swimming, Evoqua’s Neptune-Benson will provide filtration and disinfection treatment systems for the U.S. Olympic Team trial and other major USA Swimming events
As the Official Water Quality Sponsor of USA Swimming, Evoqua’s Neptune-Benson will provide filtration and disinfection treatment systems for the U.S. Olympic Team trial and other major USA Swimming events.
Mar 13 2019
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (Evoqua) has announced that Neptune-Benson will become the Official Water Quality Sponsor of USA Swimming, the…
In December 2018, a sewer line backup occurred in a 89 year-old woman’s basement in New Castle, Ind.
In December 2018, a sewer line backup occurred in a 89 year-old woman’s basement in New Castle, Ind.
Mar 13 2019
A man in New Castle, Ind., thought the city would foot the bill after a sewer line backup into his elderly mother’s basement, however, he instead…
In Fargo, N.D., the coal ash disposal landfill for Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station contains pollutants including heavy metals.
In Fargo, N.D., the coal ash disposal landfill for Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station contains pollutants including heavy metals.
Mar 12 2019
Unsafe contamination from coal ash disposal sites at half a dozen power plants in western North Dakota has seeped into groundwater sources, according…
The two Chicago mayor candidates have both pledged to support legislation to address rising water rates in the city
The two Chicago mayor candidates have both pledged to support legislation to address rising water rates in the city.
Mar 12 2019
On Monday, March 11, mayoral candidates Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot both pledged to support legislation to address chronic water shutoffs and…
Mar 11 2019
An estimated 91% of U.S. coal power plants that submitted groundwater monitoring data as required by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015…
On the inaugural report card for Hawaii’s infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers’, the state was given an overall grade of a “D+”
On the inaugural report card for Hawaii’s infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers’, the state was given an overall grade of a “D+”.
Mar 11 2019
The inaugural Report Card for Hawaii's Infrastructure was released by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Hawai‘i Section on Mar. 8,…
CST announces award winners
CST announces award winners.
Mar 8 2019
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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…
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