According to the U.S. Geological Survey, glaciers in the Himalaya are a major source of fresh water and supply meltwater to all of the rivers in northern India.
Invasive mussels can clog water intake and delivery pipes and dam intake gates, among other thiings.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation awarded nearly $300,000 to the California district to help conserve water by using high efficiency toilets.
The specialty chemicals producer last year filed for bankruptcy and, at that time, was potentially responsible for cleanups at Superfund sites in 14 states.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture warns fishing enthusiasts that transporting baitfish from one lake to another can also carry viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus into the water.
"We're trying to learn how biochemical molecules that microorganisms produce can attack mercury that is bound to natural organic matter and minerals, and release it back to the water," explained Kathryn Nagy, a University of Illinois professor.
University of Wisconsin professor says these small steps in understanding plant dehydration effects may eventually help in the development of crops that can withstand this type of stress.
The company will develop antibodies to two species of cryptosporidium for EPA.
The manual provides public water systems and primacy agencies guidance on implementing the assessment and corrective action requirements of the proposed revised total coliform rule.
A Web-based discussion forum is open for business as the agency implements its new drinking water strategy.
"The Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s extensive monitoring system helps locate waters in need of our attention. We now must take action to clean them up,” said EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks.
Using stock market data and advanced system modeling, a graduate of Ryerson University found a distinct difference between companies that focus on people and the planet as well as profits and those that were likely to "die."
The agency expects the six watershed states and the District of Columbia to use the limits for developing Watershed Implementation Plans.
The city will pay a total fine of $1.6 million to be split between the federal government and the state of Hawaii to resolve violations of the federal Clean Water Act and the state of Hawaii’s water pollution law.
To resolve Clean Water Act issues related to 10 crude oil spills in four states, Houston-based Plains Pipeline will pay a $3.25 million penalty and install controls or new pipe to prevent future spills.
"Science for Environment Policy" is offered free from the European Commission DG's Environment.
Details on how to register for the Aug. 25 webcast are available on the American Water Works Association website.
Iowa's environmental agency has identified 183 waterbodies that need water quality improvements.
The searchable database will help water utilities identify relevant impacts and help them target their responses.
University of Arkansas researchers took a look at streams and land use surveys to determine that restoration of urban streams cannot be based on the characteristics of streams in agricultural or forested settings.