Environmental Protection

Potable Water


23 American Water Treatment Plants Surpass Regulatory Standards

Many of the company's treatment plants have maintained Phase III certification for 10 years.

Hyflux Membrane Earns First Cryptosporidium Removal Certification

NSF International said the achievement demonstrates compliance with EPA's Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule.

Stevens Point Water Tastes Best, AWWA Judges Say

The Wisconsin Water Department has been providing water to the community from groundwater sources since 1922.

NRC to Review Groundwater Task Force Findings

The task force looked at Nuclear Regulatory Commission actions in regard to tritium contamination and recommended ways to strengthen its response.

EPA Sets Meetings on Hydraulic Fracturing Research Study

The public is invited to various meetings in Texas, Colorado, Pennsylvania and New York during the month of July.

Agency Proposes Revisions to Total Coliform Rule

Water utilities would have to take action when monitoring results indicate that contamination or a pathway to contamination is present.

AWWA and ASME-ITI to Release RAMCAP Method July 1

The new ANSI standard (J100) for managing risk and resilience is expected to strengthen decision making at water facilities.

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EPA Water Director Schedules Listening Session at ACE10

Cynthia Dougherty will start the agency's outreach campaign to build a new drinking strategy at the American Water Works Association conference.

Team Offers Solutions to Arsenic-contaminated Water in Southern Asia

Deeper wells will be useful for safer drinking water, but not for irrigation water that relies on mechanized pumps that speed arsenic migration.

Work for Water Website Calls Recruiters, Job Seekers

The Water Environment Federation and the American Water Works Association invite organizations to contribute documents, videos and links to benefit job seekers and employers.

Plumbing Engineers, Code Council Partner to Advance Sustainability

The newly formed team will share knowledge and expertise to advance sustainable initiatives, global sanitation and plumbing products and services overall.

IWA Announces East Asia Water Project Winners

The International Water Association will award the global grand prize in Montreal in September.

Singapore: Water Short No More

Singapore International Water Week provides a platform for finding viable water solutions, which are critical for the sustainable growth of cities worldwide.

Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority Wins Stockholm Award

Since 1993, Ek Sonn Chan and his team have refurbished the supply system and introduced cost-effective billing and collection.

Groundwater Foundation Provides Haiti Relief Grants

Funds will be used to help build fresh drinking water wells through the ClearBlue Project and Hands on the World Global Inc.

New York Wins Smart Growth Technical Grant for Land, Water

The Smart Growth Leadership Institute will work with the state to align its land use and water protection programs.

Baylor Study: Nitrogen Fixation Not Uniform in Texas Lakes

Research provides insight into conditions needed to produce nitrogen fixation.

Water Enabled Technologies, Clemson Sign MOU for Desalination

Water Enabled Technologies and Clemson University signed a memorandum of understanding in which the university will help develop products for a new water desalination process.

New Water Purifier Runs on Solar

Inventors suggest The HYDRA will be an asset to medical clinics, schools, remote communities, and disaster relief agencies.

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