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Sep 16 2021Wastewater Treatment
A private wastewater treatment facility in Granite Shoals, Texas, is facing state violations, including sludge entering Lake Lyndon B. Johnson.…
Sep 15 2021Legislation
The U.S. EPA released Preliminary Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15 (Preliminary Plan 15), which will undertake three new rulemakings to reduce…
Sep 14 2021Wastewater Treatment
After Tropical Depression Ida, New Jersey American Water updated customers that all its operating areas are withstanding widespread flooding and that…
Sep 14 2021Lead
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to use $20 million in Benton Harbor, Michigan, to replace its lead pipes. According to The Detroit News, Whitmer would…
Sep 9 2021Legislation
The U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona relinquished the 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR) that redefined “waters of the…
Sep 8 2021Industrial Water
EPA is providing notice of a proposed administrative penalty settlement with Midfield Aviation LLC for violations of the Clean Water Act at its…
Sep 7 2021Instrumentation, Water Quality Monitoring
A new wave of fires that erupted over Labor Day weekend in California.  According to NPR, California officials warned residents in Sonoma County to…
Sep 2 2021Sewer Systems
The National Weather Service Office serving New York City issued a Flash Flood Emergency  Aug. 1 evening, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, which…
Sep 1 2021Sewer Systems
The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board was facing an extreme spike in water usage and difficulty powering its sewer system in Hurricane Ida’s…
Aug 31 2021
Groundwater from at least six Defense Department (DOD) sites in the Great Lakes region is contaminated with high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl…
Aug 30 2021One Water
A climate observatory will be built along the Colorado River which will be utilized to observe and predict both rain and snow falls that will occur…
Aug 26 2021Awards
Eshani Jha from the U.S. received the 2021 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for research on how to remove contaminants from water.  Stockholm Junior…
Aug 26 2021Awards
The US Water Alliance announced the winners of the US Water Prize 2021, an annual award that recognizes people and organizations leading innovative…
Aug 25 2021Funding
The U.S. EPA received 50 letters of interest in response to the agency’s 2021 Notices of Funding Availability.  According to EPA, the requests…
Aug 24 2021Industrial Water
The Department of Justice filed criminal charges under the Clean Water Act (CWA) against Summit Midstream Partners LLC, a North Dakota pipeline…
Aug 23 2021Coronavirus COVID-19
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced that every individual who attends WEFTEC 2021 in Chicago, Illinois, will be required to provide…
Aug 20 2021Industrial Water
Intrepid Potash announced it was reviewing its options following a court ruling that determined the miner no longer has water rights for commercial…
Aug 18 2021One Water
The federal government declared a water shortage at Lake Mead, one of Colorado River’s main reservoirs. The Bureau of Reclamation announced the first…
Aug 17 2021Industrial Water
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) launched a survey across industrial clusters in the national capital to assess the total number of units…
Aug 16 2021Storm Water
Heavy rains led to an overflow of Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s combined sewer system on Aug. 15. This resulted in millions of gallons of untreated water…
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