"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.
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.
"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.
The agency expects the six watershed states and the District of Columbia to use the limits for developing Watershed Implementation Plans.
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."
A Web-based discussion forum is open for business as the agency implements its new drinking water strategy.
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.
Details on how to register for the Aug. 25 webcast are available on the American Water Works Association website.
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.
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.
Terrabon's AdVe technology will increase water supply at the Santa Isabel Water Treatment Plant.
The company is working with Focus Wildlife, the Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to minimize the impact on birds and wildlife in the area. A bird and wildlife rehabilitation center is now operational.
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.
The federal agency is providing a review of current regulation and a summary of the revisions the agency is considering on Aug. 24 and 26.
The summit will be hosted by the American Society of Plumbing Engineers Oct. 30 through Nov. 3.
The project will bring Carrizo Aquifer Supply to San Antonio, enough water for 40,000 households per year.
CH2M Hill provides design consulting for pilot-scale testing and research facility at the hub of the Centre.
A Tetra Tech analysis found that the Great Plains and the Southwest are at extreme risk for water sustainability.