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Mar 5 2021
120Water has released new capabilities to its platform that are designed to help state regulators and utilities comply with the Lead & Copper…
Mar 3 2021
The U.S. EPA issued two actions to protect public health by addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. The agency…
Jan 21 2021
The inauguration of President Joe Biden has now been conducted and that means a change in leadership for the federal government. This change is…
Jan 21 2021
On Dec. 22, 2020, the final version of the Lead & Copper Rule Revision (LCRR) was finalized and approved. It was then published in the Federal…
Jan 14 2021
(Editor’s Note: This interview was recorded Dec. 14. As such, mentions of the LCRR and stimulus bill are slightly dated. View WWD News articles for…
Jan 7 2021
Water policy and regulations are a source of many legal, ethical and moral arguments in the state of California. Utilities, agricultural interests,…
Nov 18 2020
The Nevada City Wastewater Treatment Plant is facing 132 violations.  The plant made a deal in March with the state water board to make $177,973…
Oct 20 2020
The Trump administration will allow some leaking or otherwise dangerous coal ash storage ponds to stay in operation for years more.  Additionally,…
Sep 22 2020
Sometimes basic ingredients can appear unpromising, yet when mixed together the end result is satisfactory, just like a cake. However, not everything…
Sep 18 2020
The U.S. EPA announced the first loan of its kind in Utah to update Salt Lake City’s wastewater treatment plant. The project was provided nearly $350…
mercury remidiation
Groundwater extracted from site dewatering activities was first pumped through filtration vessels filled with 16,000 pounds of Organoclay MRM before being pumped through another set of vessels containing granular activated carbon.
Sep 3 2020
As the health and safety risks associated with mercury contamination became known, governments made efforts to protect humans and the environment…
Jun 22 2020
The U.S. EPA issued a final action regarding the regulation of perchlorate under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).  Perchlorate does not meet the…
Jun 12 2020
Chapmanville Water Department in Logan County, W.Va., provides the water distribution and wastewater treatment services in the town of Chapmanville,…
May 27 2020
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently provided comments on the U.S. EPA’s “Preliminary Regulatory Determinations for Contaminants on…
May 8 2020
In this special stay-at-home episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts Lauren Del Ciello, Katie Johns and Bob Crossen provide an…
May 4 2020
Both chambers of Congress are moving ahead on water infrastructure legislation. The bills reauthorize legislation on water resource development and…
Apr 28 2020
What Was the Case About? This case hinges on whether The County of Maui, Hawaii requires a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) …
Apr 23 2020
The Supreme Court ruled that the Clean Water Act (CWA) requires the federal government to regulate some groundwater pollutants that can make it into…
Apr 23 2020
A suspect used a front loader to destroy property and damage buildings and work vehicles at the Tehaleh Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The suspect tore…
Apr 22 2020
The Trump administration published a final rule rolling back environmental protections.  The final rule, the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, was…
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