Environmental Protection


Waste2Tricity Names Arbon Board Chair

The company also announces joint venture with Thornton New Energy Ltd. to produce ultra low carbon emission electricity from coal.

State Presents Award to Wixom, Mich., United Water

Michigan recognizes health and safety programs of the Wixom Water and Wastewater facility.

Aqua America Acquires 3 Treatment Systems

Texas and Indiana subsidiaries buy three water and wastewater systems for $260,000.

House Hearings Begin on Water Trust Fund Possibility

ASCE, AWWA, NAWC offer testimony to the House committee on July 15.

Trash Track Examines Journey of Everyday Objects

MIT project hopes to make people think about what happens when they throw away razors and water bottles, among other things.

IBWA Testifies on Bottled Water Regulations

International Bottled Water Association President Joe Doss clarified that the FDA and states regulate bottled water.

Pennsylvania DEP to Revise Stormwater Permit

The agency gathered comments this month on a proposed section on total maximum daily loads.

A&WMA Explores Oil and Gas Impacts on Air Quality

The Air & Waste Management Association will present the conference Sept. 15-17 in Centennial, Colo.

EWG Finds Most Bottled Water Brands Don't Tell Source

Group tells lawmakers there are gaps in government regulation of the bottled water industry.

Water For People Raises Record Amount

CH2M Hill and American Water raised a significant amount of money to support safe drinking water and sanitation.

Vancouver Picks Nexterra for Gasification Pilot

Using biosolids from Metro Vancouver, Nexterra is converting the material into renewable heat for use in sludge dryers.

CHI Releases Latest Verison of SWMM

Computational Hydraulics announced the release of PCSWMM, the standard GIS-based software support system for EPA's SWMM5 solution for water quality compliance.

Oak Ridge Calls for Coal Ash Strategy Proposals

Oak Ridge Associated Universities is managing the project, which is funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Case Study: Reliable Corrosion Control

Having worked extensively overseas and in 22 states, I have seen a fair amount of corrosion, but a wastewater treatment facility in my own backyard has the distinction of being the most corrosive job site that I have ever dealt with.

ANSI Offers Report of Product Standards Workshop

More than 340 people participated in the meeting, agreeing that consistent and globally accepted terminology is the greatest need for sustainable product standards.

UCLA Creates Mini Mobile Modular Desal System

The M3 can be used to test almost any water source.

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