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May 10 2021
A U.S. District Court judge ordered McKinleyville, California-based construction firm Kernen Construction Co. to pay over $2 million in civil…
Apr 12 2021
The U.S. EPA is planning to file a consent agreement and final order for a South Charleston corporation with the civil administrative penalty pending…
Apr 6 2021
Former superintendent of Iowa's Sioux City Wastewater Treatment Plant who pleaded guilty to cheating on environmental testing at the plant was…
denise venuti
Denise Venuti
Feb 23 2021
It’s no secret that there are many challenges impacting the U.S. and one often forgotten piece of the puzzle is the access to clean, safe, affordable…
Feb 1 2021
A California agricultural developer has agreed to pay a civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) on property near the…
Jan 20 2021
Last year, Water & Wastes Digest (WWD) asked associations throughout the industry to share a small brief forecasting the upcoming year. Those…
Dec 11 2020
The U.S. EPA announced $17.7 million in grant funding for technical assistance and training providers to support small drinking water and wastewater…
Nov 25 2020
Employees and supervisors at the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority dumped sludge into the Allegheny River from the Aspinwall treatment facility…
Nov 11 2020
A Sioux City, Iowa man who conspired to rig environmental testing at a large Iowa regional wastewater treatment plant was sentenced. 71-year-old…
Oct 19 2020
Growing up in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio, area, I was exposed to a host of environmental troubles. Going to visit my grandparents as a child was…
Oct 14 2020
U.S. EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler presented the Hampton Roads Sanitation District with a $225 million loan to help with HRSD’s fresh water…
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Oct 9 2020
I have previously referenced my experience in my first apartment — a small rental home — during my first job out of college in which a pipe burst and…
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Sep 21 2020
Usually when I am writing the editorial letter for the September issue, our editorial team would be gearing up to attend WEFTEC in either Chicago or…
Sep 16 2020
The U.S. EPA announced a proposal aimed at helping communities plan for water infrastructure improvements, particularly in communities with low…
Sep 14 2020
The Amendments to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act in 1972 set the objective to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological…
A ruptured pipe overwhelmed a paper mill's wastewater treatment facility with black liquor, violating the Clean Water Act NPDES.
A ruptured pipe overwhelmed a paper mill's wastewater treatment facility with black liquor, violating the Clean Water Act NPDES.
Aug 27 2020
According to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE), a pipe failure at Verso Corporation’s Escanaba Paper Mill is at…
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Bob Crossen, Senior Managing Editor
Jul 21 2020
I've mentioned the importance of water equity and affordability before after Baltimore, Maryland, implemented a policy to that effect. They have only…
Jul 16 2020
The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Environmental and Health Control for failure to update long-expired water…
Bob Crossen
Bob Crossen, Senior Managing Editor
Jun 11 2020
You’ll notice this June issue is a bit different than our normal buyer’s guide. This year we opted to include some editorial content at the expense…
Jun 3 2020
Under an EPA rule finalized Monday, states have less say in issuing Clean Water Act permits.  Up until this change, Section 401 of the federal CWA…
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