Every country faces growing problems of scarce water, poor sanitation, and soil erosion, the 2014 Human Development Report states.
Officials from DC Water today joined Veolia Chair and CEO Antoine Frérot in launching a new consultative partnership model called Peer Performance Solutions to target up to $12 million in annual savings, helping mitigate costs for DC Water ratepayers while implementing process improvements and operational efficiencies.
In a new report, Charting New Waters explores new approaches to urban water management to ensure future water supply resiliency.
American Rivers has reported the 10 most endangered rivers in the United States for 2014.
The plan calls for Tank 396, which leaked 4-Methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM) and PPH into the Elk River in January 2014, contaminating the potable water supply for 300,000 West Virginians, to be cleaned and sandblasted. The Chemical Safety Board will retain the floor section of the tank.
A break occurred Feb. 2 in a 48-inch stormwater pipe beneath an ash basin at a retired coal plant in Eden, N.C., releasing at least 50,000 tons of ash to the Dan River, the company estimates.
After a water emergency was declared for California less than two weeks ago, ranchers voice their concern over the impacts the drought will have on their livestock and crops if the water shortage continues for much longer.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Jan. 17 proclaimed a state of emergency and directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare in the face of the driest year on record.
Clark County Commissioners have approved John Entsminger for the agency's top executive post. He has been the senior deputy general manager for the district and the Southern Nevada Water Authority.
The Reduction Act calls for reducing lead in new products, new installations, and repairs of systems that deliver drinking water. It takes effect in January 2014.
Various communities in Arizona, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and South Carolina received $400,000 in grants to help combat water pollution and climate change.
The $1.5 billion Catskill/Delaware UV Facility provides treatment specifically for Cryptosporidium and Giardia microorganisms. New York City officials committed to build the facility in 2002, before EPA issued a rule requiring such treatment for surface water supplies.
Scientists used satellite data and climate model to dispel prior assumptions that Antartic ice melt caused primarily from iceberg calving.
Maryland, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust Provide $3.4 Million for Green Infrastructure Program
World Water Council executives assess the city’s ability to host the 2018 forum from August 21-23, 2013
Authors of a recently published study reported their capacity for absorbing salt is better than the current state-of-the-art water treatment systems using activated carbon.
Marafiq, Dow Chemical, and Saudi Aramco chose the company to design, build, and operate what will be the largest ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis desalination plant in the kingdom.
The winners will be honored during WEFTEC® 2013, the organization's 86th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference taking place Oct. 5-9 in Chicago.
In the July/August issue of The Saturday Evening Post, Barry Yeoman takes a look at the current water situation and discusses what can be done to help protect future generations.
The Interior Department has given a 20-year extension on protecting Oregon’s National Wild and Scenic Illinois River from mineral withdrawal.