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Apr 13 2021Industrial Water
The U.S. EPA announced a proposed settlement with Merit Energy Company of Dallas, Texas, resolving alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. As a…
Apr 12 2021clean water act
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 8 2021Industrial Water
The Texas Water Action Collaborative (TxWAC) has been formed to focus on the Trinity River, which 7.5 million people in Dallas-Fort Worth depend on…
Apr 7 2021Sewer Overflows
After a chunk of ice was wedged in a frozen Madawaska, Maine pipe, tens of thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater flooded into the St. John…
EPA Director Michael Regan and Acting Assistant Administrator Radhika Fox hosted a water and wastewater utility round table about the American Jobs Plan.
EPA Director Michael Regan and Acting Assistant Administrator Radhika Fox hosted a water and wastewater utility round table about the American Jobs Plan April 5..
Apr 6 2021Funding
Water utility managers and their community partners discussed the American Jobs Plan with EPA Director Michael Regan in a roundtable discussion U.S.…
Apr 6 2021clean water act
Former superintendent of Iowa's Sioux City Wastewater Treatment Plant who pleaded guilty to cheating on environmental testing at the plant was…
Apr 5 2021Leak Detection Services
Manatee County, Florida, is under a state of emergency and more than 300 homes were ordered evacuated due to a leak at a wastewater reservoir,…
Apr 1 2021Legislation
U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package, known as The American Jobs Plan March 31. For the water sector, the…
Mar 31 2021Legislation
President Joe Biden is set to unveil a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package March 31, which includes $111 billion for drinking water…
Mar 30 2021Industrial Water
The EPA Office of Water published an advance notice of a proposed rule-making (ANPRM) under the Clean Water Act (CWA) that could lead to development…
Mar 29 2021Energy Efficiency
The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) wrote a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan to highlight a number of major issues of…
Mar 26 2021Legislation
The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee unanimously passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure ACT (DWWIA) of 2021 Mar.…
Mar 24 2021Funding
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced awards totaling $27.5 million for 16 water infrastructure projects.  According to DOE, these projects…
Mar 23 2021Industrial Water
A study found that historic sources of mercury pollution are driving higher concentrations of the contaminant in sport fish that live and feed in the…
Mar 22 2021World Water Day
To commemorate World Water Day, the U.S. EPA announced the availability of $2.7 billion for State Revolving Funds (SRFs) to assist states, tribes,…
Mar 22 2021Groundwater
A study published by University of Hawai'i at Mānoa earth scientists showed that tidally-driven groundwater inundation of wastewater infrastructure…
Mar 19 2021Wastewater Treatment
A hearing entitled “Examining the Challenges Facing Drinking Water and Waste Water Infrastructure Projects” shed light on water and wastewater…
Mar 18 2021Industrial Water
Freezing temperatures and hazardous road conditions throughout the state of Texas in February caused outages that have not only affected households…
Mar 16 2021Industrial Water
Canton, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Paper factory is in the process of its wastewater permit renewal.  The paper factory has spent more than $500…
Mar 15 2021Contaminants
EPA published the proposed fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 5) in the Federal Register.  In the proposed rule, UCMR 5 would…
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