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Jun 14 2021Legislation
On June 9, 2021, EPA and the Department of the Army announced their intention to initiate a new rulemaking process that restores the protections in…
Jun 10 2021Clean Water Act
The U.S. EPA announced its intent to revise the 2020 Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 Certification Rule. This comes after determining that the rule…
Jun 9 2021Industrial Water
A Mukilteo, Washington, aerospace company plans to appeal $70,500 in fines from the state for alleged wastewater violations. The Washington…
Jun 7 2021Wastewater Treatment
A wastewater treatment plant in Lowell discharged 84 million gallons of rainwater mixed with raw sewage into the Merrimack River on Apr. 29.…
Jun 3 2021Industrial Water
Ecolab Inc., launched Water Flow Intelligence, a digital service that provides industry with real-time visibility of water usage at the enterprise,…
Jun 2 2021Coronavirus COVID-19
North Carolina launched a statewide wastewater monitoring network to track COVID-19 trends through the use of wastewater sampling. The N.C.…
Jun 1 2021Industrial Water
The Bureau of Reclamation announced a Central Valley Project wide reduction in the municipal and industrial water allocation from 55% to 25% of…
May 27 2021Industrial Water
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an award of $100,000 to FHNC Ltd. Company in Fort Worth, Texas, to develop and commercialize…
May 27 2021Trends & Forecasts
Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $5.1 billion package of immediate drought response and long-term water resilience investments. The proposed investment…
May 27 2021Regulations
The U.S. EPA announced ten communities that have been selected for virtual roundtable discussions on EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) Revisions. The…
May 26 2021Legislation
The Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA), the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA), the Association of State and…
May 25 2021Industrial Water
On May 20, Food & Water Watch filed a lawsuit against EPA in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals over the agency’s failure to update the farm…
May 24 2021Wastewater Treatment
The Texas General Land Office announced it awarded the city of Seguin $37.8 million and the city of Marion $9.9 million for storm water improvements…
May 17 2021Editorial/Topical
(Correction: A previous article listed Fox as having been confirmed to the position. This was inaccurate and this article has been edited to reflect…
May 13 2021Small Systems
The U.S. EPA announced over $17 million in grant funding to help provide training and technical assistance to small drinking water and wastewater…
May 12 2021Groundwater
California Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded a drought emergency to the state. The declaration also seeks more than $6 billion in multiyear water spending, …
May 10 2021Clean Water Act
A U.S. District Court judge ordered McKinleyville, California-based construction firm Kernen Construction Co. to pay over $2 million in civil…
May 6 2021Industrial Water
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced it will conduct a comprehensive watershed and water-use analysis across its vertically integrated operations to…
May 5 2021Testing
During an ongoing U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation into liver illnesses allegedly caused by Real Water, a Las Vegas-based water brand…
May 4 2021Groundwater
Gov. Doug Ducey has asked the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to address groundwater contamination near military installations in Arizona. In an Apr…
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