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Jul 23 2021Industrial Water
On July 1, 2021, the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the Ninth Circuit to review EPA’s issuance of the 2021 National Pollutant Discharge…
Jul 22 2021Sewer Rehabilitation
Debris overwhelmed the Hyperion sewage treatment plant in Playa del Rey, Los Angeles, on July 18. Officials were forced to use an emergency measure…
Jul 21 2021Contaminants
The House will vote this week on H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act.  The bill is co-sponsored by Michigan Reps. Debbie Dingell, and Fred Upton, along…
Jul 19 2021Wastewater Treatment
A federal judge ruled Maui County, Hawaii, must get permits to operate injection wells which are polluting the ocean. According to The Honolulu Star…
Jul 14 2021Funding
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA is investing $307 million to modernize rural drinking water…
Jul 14 2021Industrial Water
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider a substitute motion that seeks enhanced enforcement against water theft and illegal…
Jul 13 2021Regulations
The U.S. EPA announced Draft Contaminant Candidate List 5 (CCL 5), which provides an updated list of drinking water contaminants known or anticipated…
Jul 12 2021Contaminants
West Palm Beach, Florida, has agreed to share its water data following an outbreak of algal toxin in the water supply. Palm Beach will no longer seek…
Jul 8 2021Day Zero
A new earthquake retrofit project will take Santa Clara County, California’s largest drinking water source out of service for the next decade. The…
Jul 7 2021Industrial Water
Chemicals at Ming Dih Chemical factory, in Samut Prakan, Thailand, burst back into flames on July 6. Extinguishing the first blaze took more than one…
Jul 6 2021Day Zero
The Ute Water Conservancy District, serving Grand Junction and Mesa County, Colorado, has for the first time begun to mix Colorado River water into…
Jul 2 2021Legislation
The U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan infrastructure legislation that would invest in water reuse and related federal programs and…
Jul 1 2021Industrial Water
More than 200 Western farm and water organizations are pushing for canal and reservoir repairs.  This includes proposing nearly $49 billion for…
Jun 29 2021Flint Water Crisis
Flint, Michigan's, lead water pipe removal program has entered its final stages, according to city officials. As of June 18, 2021, Flint has checked…
Jun 29 2021Tech Emphasis
Power management company Eaton announced the launch of the PowerXL DM1 micro variable frequency drive (VFD). Designed for commercial, industrial and…
Jun 28 2021Green Technology
In Applied Physics Letters, Virginia Tech researchers developed a synthetic tree to enhance solar steam generation (SSG), reported Phys.org. SSG is a…
Jun 24 2021Legislation
President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of 21 senators reached a compromise June 24, 2021 regarding the nation’s Bipartisan Infrastructure…
Jun 24 2021Industrial Water
The Ames City Council awarded a $6.1 million base bid to Keller Excavating at a council meeting to extend utilities to the Prairie View Industrial…
Jun 23 2021Tanks
The City of Lemoore, California, declared a State of Emergency following a deadly water tank explosion June 21, 2021 in the afternoon. According to…
Jun 22 2021Industrial Water
On June 14, 2021, several fire departments from both Illinois and Wisconsin were called to a 6-alarm fire at the Chemtool facility in Rockton,…
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