Water


Articles

  • Cape Town's Day Zero Moved Back to July 9

    The city's executive deputy mayor writes that "defeating Day Zero is in sight if we sustain our water-saving efforts."

  • 3M Settles Minnesota Groundwater Pollution Case

    3M has agreed to provide an $850 million grant to the state for a special "3M Grant for Water Quality and Sustainability Fund."

  • Ohio EPA Considering Discharge Permit for Huber Heights Water Plant

    The agency will host a public meeting March 1 about a proposed wastewater discharge from the Huber Heights drinking water treatment plant. The permit would allow the city to discharge up to 1.3 million gallons per day of filtered reject water to the Great Miami River.

  • NC DEQ Cites, Fines Swine Farm for Wastewater Violation

    DEQ began its investigation after an anonymous tip. The investigators estimated that 987,440 gallons of wastewater were illegally discharged from the lagoon, with contaminants from wastewater eventually making their way to a tributary of the Trent River 1.5 miles away.

  • Sunoco Pipeline Agrees to $12.6 Million Penalty, State's Hold on Permits Lifted

    Construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline can resume. "DEP will continue to monitor and enforce the conditions of the permits and will take necessary enforcement actions for any future violations," said McDonnell. "If a resident should witness pollution from the pipeline affecting streams or other waterways, then please alert DEP at 1-800-541-2050."

  • Four Effective Processes to Treat Wastewater

    Wastewater has a lot of impact on the natural world and it is important to treat it effectively. By treating wastewater, you don't just save the creatures thriving on it, but also protect the planet as a whole.


Whitepapers

  • Lean Water Operations

    How to control the cost and pricing of water while improving efficiency.

  • Thinking Differently About Water

    What is the value of water? It turns out that the answer to that question is not straightforward. While the element water - two hydrogen atoms attached to one oxygen atom - is simple, water as a resource is highly complex and filled with contradictions. Water is abundant yet scarce; priceless yet “free,” life-sustaining yet if contaminated, life-threatening.

  • Investing in Wastewater Treatment Upgrades: Boosting the Triple Bottom Line

    Johnson Controls explains how projects that improve wastewater treatment infrastructure can increase operating efficiency, help the local environment, provide economic benefits, improve the reliability of compliance, and enhance the community’s quality of life. Cities and water authorities can attain these benefits without investing their own capital up front and yet earn immediate long-term guaranteed cost savings.