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Oct 9 2019
The first project of its kind, Dubai’s Wasan Sewage Treatment Plant is using biogas to produce green energy. The project’s objective is to reduce the…
Oct 8 2019
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced that the department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $48 million in the…
Oct 8 2019
The discharge of treated wastewater from Berkeley Pit into Silver Bow Creek in Butte, Mont. has begun.  Montana Resources and Atlantic Richfield Co…
Oct 7 2019
Paso Robles, Calif., has finally completed the city’s Tertiary Treatment Facility, one of the largest infrastructure projects in its history.…
A plastic pipe in a ditch
An overview of non-destructive testing and evaluation techniques have been introduced by Plastics Pipe Institute.
Oct 4 2019
Plastic Pipes Inspection Methods Report Now Available The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) has published a new document that provides an overview…
Oct 4 2019
The U.S. EPA has sent a notice that San Francisco is in violation of the federal Clean Water Act.  The agency claims San Francisco has neglected its…
Oct 3 2019
Locals have filed a class-action lawsuit against Tennessee American Water (TAWC) after a massive water main break in Chattanooga that left thousands…
Oct 2 2019
Last week at the 92nd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), the U.S. EPA announced the Water Workforce…
WEFTC 19 banner and logo hangs from the vaulted ceiling in McCormick Place
WWD, WQP and SWS editors highlight their favorite Tweets and Facebook posts from WEFTEC 19 in Chicago.
Sep 26 2019
Follow WWD on Social Media Facebook Twitter LinkedIn The Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) may be…
WWD Senior Managing Editor Bob Crossen, WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello and SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns talk through their first days at WEFTEC 2019.
WWD Senior Managing Editor Bob Crossen, WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello and SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns talk through their first days at WEFTEC 2019.
Sep 24 2019
Water & Wastes Digest, Water Quality Products and Storm Water Solutions editors had jam-packed days during the Water Environment Federation…
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WWD & iWWD announce their 2019 Top Project winners during WEFTEC 2019.
Sep 23 2019
Nominate for next year's awards! WWD Top Projects Nomination Form iWWD Top Projects Nomination Form Industry Icon Nomination Form Water…
A view of the Chicago skyline from the South Loop near Grant Park - Credit: Bob Crossen
WEFTEC 2019 is the biggest trade show of the year for the water and wastewater industry in the U.S.
Sep 20 2019
The Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) is the largest water and wastewater treatment trade show in the U.S. In…
View of Austin, Texas from a low angle along the river with a bridge in the foreground and the skyline behind it.
The US Water Alliance awarded US Water Prizes in six categories during the One Water Summit in Austin, Texas, Sept. 18.
Sep 19 2019
During the US Water Alliance One Water Summit in Austin, Texas, six organizations received US Water Prizes for their efforts in changing how water is…
The Des Plaines river flows gently on the left as a bike path curves out of frame to the right.
The repeal of the WOTUS Rule allows some users to discharge wastewater into rivers, streams and other waterways without a permit.
Sep 16 2019
On Sept. 12, the U.S. EPA and U.S. Department of Army announced the repeal of the 2015 Water of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. The agencies announced Step 1…
Employees of Emmons Pump & Control outside the business in front of the company's logo
Emmons Employees Pictured Left to Right: Beth Lounsbury, Drew Fox, Trent Emmons, Chris Roloson, Kim Emmons, Logan Geurtze, Nick Robinson, Ryan Frank, Eric Bashford.
Sep 13 2019
Metropolitan Ind. Acquires Emmons Pump & Control Acquisition seeks to demonstrate passion for developing & expanding products in the water…
U.S. EPA leaders and WateReuse association leaders pose for a photo after EPA released its National Water Reuse Action Plan during the WateReuse Symposium in San Diego Sept. 10.
Top Row: Paul Jones, President, WateReuse Association; Aubrey Bettencourt, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Water and Science; Timothy Petty, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior; Brenda Burman, Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior; Patricia Sinicropi, Executive Director, WateReuse Association. Bottom Row: Ryan Fisher, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Army Corps of Engineers; Dave Ross, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Mary Neumayr, Chairman, White House Council on Environmental Quality; Bill Northey, Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Daniel Simmons, Assistant Secretary Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy.
Sep 12 2019
The U.S. EPA released a draft of its National Water Reuse Action Plan for public comment during the 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium in San Diego,…
The Japanese environmental minister received criticism for saying the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant should discharge radioactive wastewater into the ocean.
The Japanese environmental minister received criticism for saying the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant should discharge radioactive wastewater into the ocean.
Sep 11 2019
Japanese Environmental Minister Yoshiaka Harada received criticism from the public and other governmental leaders after recommending 1 million tons…
The Salt River Project in Arizona partnered with ScienceLogic for artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for service resiliency.
The Salt River Project in Arizona partnered with ScienceLogic for artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for service resiliency.
Sep 6 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest (WWD) will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you…
Agricultural users in Colorado have raised water equity concerns about a demand management plant they say would not be implemented fairly..
Agricultural users in Colorado have raised water equity concerns about a demand management plant they say would not be implemented fairly..
Sep 4 2019
A voluntary water use reduction plan received criticism from agricultural users in Colorado during a meeting of the Colorado Water Conservation Board…
Waste-to-energy plant in Middlebury, Vermont seeks to entice industrial park users for wastewater discharge and thermal energy use.
Waste-to-energy plant in Middlebury, Vermont seeks to entice industrial park users for wastewater discharge and thermal energy use.
Sep 3 2019
Owners of an industrial park wastewater treatment plant are clearing hurdles necessary to open the waste-to-energy facility, which is partnering with…
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