Environmental Protection

Potable Water


CH2M Hill Adds Jeyanayagam to Team, Contracts with Huron East

Wastewater treatment expert Samuel Jeyanayagam joins the company while the firm picks up a water and wastewater services contract with Huron East in Ontario.

WWEMA Expresses Disappointment on Buy American Clause

House AQUA bill would fund drinking water SRF, grants, and endocrine disruptor screening program but also requires local communities to procure their infrastructure needs from U.S. –based equipment companies.

American Water Employees Donate $193,000 to Water For People

Operations Manager Dave Yungermann won the random drawing for employee contributors and will make a field visit to Bolivia to see the organization at work.

Riverbank Filtration Removes EDCs and PPCPs, WRF Says

The method is a low-cost environmentally friendly treatment option to remove various pollutants, according to the Water Research Foundation.

SAWS Earns Permits for One of Its Largest Water Supplies

The project will bring Carrizo Aquifer Supply to San Antonio, enough water for 40,000 households per year.

Australia Opens Centre of Excellence in Desalination

CH2M Hill provides design consulting for pilot-scale testing and research facility at the hub of the Centre.

Sembcorp to Expand Desalination Capacity in UAE

The new facility, to be operational before the end of 2013, will add about 30 million imperial gallons per day of water production capacity.



Tom Dick Emerson Process Management

From the Top: Q&A with Emerson Process Management's Tom Dick

Taking a few minutes out from the 2010 American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, Tom Dick, vice president of Water Automation Solutions for Emerson Process Management, shares his company's success in helping water and wastewater facilities find integrated solutions.

Secure Water, Chemical Bills Aim to Protect Facilities; SOCMA Objects

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates says "inherently safer technology" is not a common sense mandate.

McWane's Cost of Compliance Totals $20 Million

The Birmingham, Ala.-based, cast iron pipe manufacturer will answer to 400 violations of environmental laws over the last 10 years with a $4 million fine, $9 million in supplemental projects, and more than $7 million for corrective measures

OSHA Extends PSM National Emphasis Program

Effective July 8, a new directive extends to Sept. 30 a yearlong NEP. It specifies programmed inspections in three regions and unprogrammed ones in the other seven OSHA regions.

Senate Bill Would Fund R&D for Natural Processes against Stormwater

Udall, Whitehouse bill would establish regional Centers of Excellence for green infrastructure.

University of Adelaide Tries Ultrasound on Blue Green Algae

Researchers hope to find the amplitudes and frequences that will immobilize cyanobacteria without release its toxins.

Inge Watertechnologies to Supply Ultrafiltration for Tangshan Plant

In the city of Tangshan on the Yellow Sea, the Chinese plant constructor Hangzhou Xidoumen is building a 110,000 cubic meters per day seawater treatment plant.

Singapore International Water Week Hits New Highs in Pacts, Attendees

According to event organizers, parties transacted more than S$2.8 billion worth of projects and investments at the annual Water Week conference

NWF, Sierra Club Offer Ways for Texas to Lower Outdoor Water Use

Better irrigation, drought-tolerant grasses, and rainwater harvesting are a few of the suggestions from the "Sprayed Away" report.

AWWA ACE10 Attendees Reveal AMI, Smart Meter Priorities

According to the Sensus survey, reliability and accuracy are rated top performance factors.

Study Links Water Storage Contamination to Dirty Hands

Washing fecal contamination from hands should be investigated as a strategy to improve stored drinking water quality, researchers say.

IWA Recognizes Asia Pacific Water Engineering Projects

Singapore, Australia and The Philippines are among the winners who were announced during Singapore International Water Week 2010.

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