Environmental Protection

Potable Water

Studies Needed to Assess Long-Term Effects of Drugs in Drinking Water

The Great Lakes Alliance report explores emerging threat and possible solutions.

New Law Would Authorize, Fund Great Lakes' Cleanup

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, led by EPA, would target the most significant chemical, biological, and physical problems in the system.

NAWC Goes to Capitol Hill March 9 and 10

Members of the National Association of Water Companies will report on their industry and seek congressional support for infrastructure legislation.

Floridians Get More Time to Comment on Water Quality Standards

EPA will schedule additional public hearings in April.

USDA Initiative to Improve Mississippi River Water Quality

A new $320 million, four-year initiative could significantly improve drinking water quality for Americans in 12 states in the Mississippi River Basin.

Manual Guides Consecutive Water Systems on Stage 2 DBPR

EPA's guidance manual explains specific requirements as well as flexibilities of the Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule.

Tampa Bay Desalination Plant Completes Performance Goal

Tampa Bay Water and American Water-Acciona Agua hit the 25 mgd for four months mark and 20 mgd for 12 months, and now SFWMD will fulfill its promise to help fund the plant by paying $31.25 million.

Fairmount Launches Water Solutions Subsidiary

New subsidiary to include existing ventures Best Sand Corporation, Wedron Silica Co., and technology licensed from Kinetico Inc.

Pacific Territories Get $34 M More for Water Projects

Guam, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa get a funding boost from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Santa Clara Valley to Expand Recycled Water Efforts

The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board recently approved two agreements with the City of San Jose to build a new advanced water treatment facility that will produce highly purified recycled water.

Sterling Water, NMSU Create Low-cost Desalination

The zero-emission technology can convert saltwater to pure drinking water on a round-the-clock basis – and its energy needs are so low, existing solar technology or even the waste heat of an air conditioning system could power it.

Regenesis Management Group Aligns with Colorado State

New research alliance will focus on water conservation research.

AND1000 Fluorimeter

The DNA Difference in Drinking Water

ANDalyze Inc. is using DNA sensors that react with heavy metal ions to help water professionals detect contaminants and safeguard drinking water.

German Water Company Wins Major Pakistan Contract

Ultrafiltration technology from inge watertechnologies will be used for 1,600 drinking water plants in Pakistan.

MWH Labs to Use Rare Earth Technology to Test Reclaimed Water

The technique identifies gadolinium at low levels, offering a new tool to test for contamination.

Washington Lawmakers Want Water Conservation for Irrigators

Implementation of the conservation O&M program would let irrigators use seasonal water conservation measures to reduce real-time water withdrawals by about 17 percent.

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