InfoZine, the City of Kansas City, Mo., Water Services Department recently issued wastewater revenue bonds at a historically low interest rate of 2.86 percent, which will enable Water Services to perform $75 million in improvements associated with sewer rehabilitation, sewage treatment plants, pump stations, disinfection, sewer force mains, interceptor sewers, storm drainage, and green infrastructure improvements.
Researchers at Texas A&M University are investigating gray water, hoping that the reuse of 'soapy' water can become a statewide interest.
According to research, smart water networks can save utilities around the world approximately $12.5 billion a year.
Petroleum Company of Trinidad & Tobago, Ltd. has teamed with GE to use their water treatment technologies in order to help their refinery at Pointe-a-Pierre produce 3.5 million imperial gallons of water each day.
According to a new study, pesticides currently used in treatment processes for tap water could be to blame for food allergies that afflict 15 million Americans.
An inventor has created a new water distillation system that makes non-potable water drinkable, which makes it a perfect solution during natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy.
Eurofins Eaton Analytical, a U.S. water testing laboratory, has been selected by the EPA to provide water quality testing services to communities with populations below 10,000 people.
Among other things, the settling entities agreed to hire an approved third-party environmental consultant to perform audits at each mobile home park, including examination of the treatment, collection, and drinking water systems.
Opponents have not given up, however. They hope to collect enough signatures to hold a referendum next year.
Marking the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, the EPA administrator is scheduled to speak Oct. 1 at the New Orleans conference.
Companies deploy social media to raise awareness and encourage change in honor of World Water Day, March 22.
- By Elizabeth Freed
- Mar 21, 2012
The Groundwater Replenishment System expands its capacity to purify wastewater.
- By Elizabeth Freed
- Mar 08, 2012
EPA recently awarded more than $6.7 million as part of a yearly grant to the Guam Waterworks Authority to improve drinking water and wastewater systems on Guam.
Drinking water taken from a deep aquifer protected by a semi-permeable layer of rock should be protected from many contaminants, including viruses. But viruses have been discovered in many deep Madison, Wis., water wells.
A team of Purdue University researchers has invented a prototype water-disinfection system that could help the world's 800 million people who lack safe drinking water.
Scientists at Kansas State University and seven other collaborating institutions were recently awarded $3.3 million from the National Science Foundation to conduct a-large scale study of how stream organisms influence water quality across North America.
About 20 percent of untreated water samples from public, private, and monitoring wells across the nation contain concentrations of at least one trace element, such as arsenic, manganese and uranium, at levels of potential health concern, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Output from the 10-megawatt AC project on 80 hectares of cleared land 50km southeast of Geraldton will contribute to offsetting the energy requirements of the Southern Seawater Desalination Plant.
With almost 100 million people in developing countries exposed to dangerously high levels of arsenic in their drinking water and unable to afford complex purification technology, scientists today described a simple, inexpensive method for removing arsenic based on chopped up pieces of ordinary plastic beverage bottles coated with a nutrient found in many foods and dietary supplements.
A national database on technologies to assess the conditions and rehabilitation of the underground pipes will be available to utilities and the general public, starting on Thursday, Sept. 1.