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Flint Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declined to say whether she’ll push to resume state funding when donated supplies run out
Flint Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declined to say whether she’ll push to resume state funding when donated supplies run out.
Jan 23 2019
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she is committed to ensuring Flint residents continue getting free bottled water until the city finishes replacing its…
Non-stop rains have overcome the sanitation system in Atlanta, Ga., exposing sewer system
Non-stop rains have overcome the sanitation system in Atlanta, Ga., exposing sewer system.
Jan 17 2019
Last month in Atlanta, Ga., non-stop rains had overcome the sanitation system along Mount Olive Drive and the backup began to seep into homes in the…
Jan 14 2019
A municipality has requested emergency water help from charity organization Gift of the Givers in Cape Town, South Africa. The request would help…
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
Jan 7 2019
For equipment designers in processing industries, there are aspects of any system that are more functional in nature, yet still critical. This…
Ensuring a pump can purge  off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Ensuring a pump can purge off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Jan 7 2019
The use of sodium hypochlorite is common in many industrial applications. Its uses includes bleaching, cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing and water…
Jan 4 2019
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A proposed diversion point would allow a Sanitation District in Colorado to capture and reuse water
A proposed diversion point would allow a Sanitation District in Colorado to capture and reuse water.
Jan 3 2019
In Colorado, the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District is seeking a new water right to divert as much as 500 acre-ft of water a year from the…
Grundfos WaterPro Championship
Grundfos WaterPro Championship.
Dec 28 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…
Brown and Caldwell designs wastewater treatment
Brown and Caldwell designs wastewater treatment.
Dec 14 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…
The U.S. EPA has removed 18 National Priorities List sites from its registry since 2017
The U.S. EPA has removed 18 National Priorities List sites from its registry since 2017.
Dec 13 2018
The EPA has removed a 20-acre area of a former Beloit Corp. superfund site in Rockton, Ill. from the National Priorities List (NPL). According to…
A plan to rescue a sewer system in South Carolina has been put in place
A plan to rescue a sewer system in South Carolina has been put in place.
Dec 12 2018
A plan has been put together to rescue Hollywood’s sewer system in South Carolina. According to The Post and Courier, the plan will need to be green-…
 California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping
California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping.
Dec 10 2018
In California, the Kern County government may leave a coalition of local water agencies. This comes after the government failed to secure blanket…
Dec 5 2018
Tough-to-access submersible pumps complicated life and increased costs for maintenance workers at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, U.K. “Our…
Media Level and Turbidity vs Time
Figure 1. Media Level and Turbidity vs Time. Max turbidity is 50 ntu, and media expansion is roughly 30%.
Dec 4 2018
The Punta Gorda (Fla.) Water Treatment Plant is a 10-mgd surface drinking water facility. The process includes flocculation tanks and four solids…
An expansion of a surface water reuse program in Texas aims to double amount of water treated
An expansion of a surface water reuse program in Texas aims to double amount of water treated.
Dec 4 2018
In Missouri City, Texas, to meet drinking water demands planners are expanding the city’s Regional Surface Water Treatment Plant to slow down…
Dec 3 2018
The main lift station serving the wastewater treatment plant in Morgan’s Point, Texas, experienced problems with its three standard non-clog pumps.…
A sewer pipe collapse in Rhode Island forced sewage into at least 11 homes
A sewer pipe collapse in Rhode Island forced sewage into at least 11 homes.
Nov 28 2018
In Warwick, R.I., it could take weeks to repair a collapsed sewer pipe that forced sewage into homes over the holiday weekend as well as detoured…
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping.
Nov 26 2018
About four years ago, the Santa Barbara Channelkeepers filed suit against the city of Ventura, Calif. According to the Ventura County Star, the suit…
A California pipeline currently provides water for agricultural use and is used for water treated from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts’ wastewater treatment plant
A California pipeline currently provides water for agricultural use and is used for water treated from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts’ wastewater treatment plant.
Nov 19 2018
In California, there is a proposal to extend a pipeline for carrying recycled water for two miles. According to The Antelope Valley Press, the…
The Planning Commission recommended denial for a sewage treatment plant on Mahan Gap Road in Ooltewah, Tenn.
The Planning Commission recommended denial for a sewage treatment plant on Mahan Gap Road in Ooltewah, Tenn.
Nov 15 2018
In Ooltewah, Tenn., the Planning Commission recommended denial for a sewage treatment plant on Mahan Gap Road on Nov. 12. According to The…
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