Publication: WaterWorld

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S.F. Bay water quality, wetlands to be improved with $5M EPA grants

-- Nearly $5 million in grants provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have been designated to restore water quality and wetlands throughout the San Francisco Bay watershed.EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld announced the decision ... [Published WaterWorld - 22 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Containerized Desalination

A Freshwater Solution for the United StatesBy Kevin LindmarkUsable water is a rapidly- diminishing resource in the United States. In states like Florida, Texas and California where freshwater is scarce to begin with, communities are being compelled to ... [Published WaterWorld - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Protection Legislation

Proposed in Light of West Virginia SpillBy Patrick Crow, Washington CorrespondentO n Thursday, Jan. 9, Freedom Industries leaked 7,500 gallons of 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM) -- a compound used to clean coal -- into a Kanawha River tributary upstream ... [Published WaterWorld - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Earth Day 2014: USDA supports rural water quality projects in 40 states, Puerto Rico

-- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) celebrated Earth Day 2014 by announcing record support for numerous projects across the United States that will improve water and wastewater services for rural Americans and benefit the environment.Today's ... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

TX wastewater dept to upgrade distribution infrastructure with asset management solution

-- The City of Denton Wastewater Department in Texas has chosen Innovyze's InfoMaster Sewer software to help manage the replacement and rehabilitation of its underground distribution infrastructure. Accordingly, the decision helps the utility leverage ... [Published WaterWorld - 21 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Earth Day 2014: American Water continues focus on creating green cities

-- In commemoration of Earth Day 2014, American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation's largest publicly-traded water and wastewater utility company, continues to strive toward creating green cities throughout the United States.The global theme for Earth Day ... [Published WaterWorld - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Clean water campaign to support projects in several new communities worldwide

-- Giorgio Armani, in partnership with Green Cross International (GCI), is expanding its Acqua for Life campaign for the fourth consecutive year, targeting water-scarce communities in West Africa, Latin America and, for the first time, the South Asian ... [Published WaterWorld - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Inline Sludge Screens – Municipal and Industrial Applications

Sponsor:Huber TechnologyHow do I remove screenings from my sludge? Even when screens are installed at the head of a treatment facility, debris always ends up in the sludge. Plastic parts and fibrous materials can cripple operation of important downstream ... [Published WaterWorld - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

What Makes an Effective Odor Control Cover System Design?

A common side effect of wastewater treatment processes is the unpleasant odor that can linger near the plant. Neighbors, offended by the odors, expect a resolution.This white paper examines potential solutions to the odors produced by wastewater treatment ... [Published WaterWorld - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

GRAND RAPIDS SAVES 15% WITH THE RTC-NITRIFICATION SYSTEM

The city of Grand Rapids is saving energy and money for its residents after installing a Hach Real-Time Control System in its wastewater treatment plant, receiving a $58,728 rebate check in 2013 from their local public utility, after upgrading the wastewater ... [Published WaterWorld - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Briefs filed in Chesapeake Bay TMDL appeal defend court ruling, watershed approach

-- On Monday, April 21, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) filed a brief (available here ) with the U.S Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit supporting the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) ... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

EPA makes enhancements to app used to track U.S. waterway conditions

-- An enhanced version of Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "How's My Waterway" app and website has recently been released. The software serves as a platform to help people find information on the condition of thousands of lakes, rivers and streams ... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 22 2014]

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" Water quality and wetlands in San Francisco Bay improved by EPA grants "
...and small, using surface water that simply cannot deal with a significant spill, release or other major pollution in their watershed," he said. "The vast majority of water systems do not use … modern technology, leaving them vulnerable to spills and other pollutants from upstream sources."
...Mark LeChevallier, Director of Innovation & Environmental Stewardship for American Water. "Embracing innovations like these is what helps us achieve sustainable and efficient operations, which ultimately makes a difference for individuals, communities, and the environment."

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TX wastewater dept to upgrade distribution infr... [Published WaterWorld - 21 hours ago]
Clean water campaign to support projects in sev... [Published WaterWorld - 22 hours ago]
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What Makes an Effective Odor Control Cover Syst... [Published WaterWorld - 23 hours ago]
Inline Sludge Screens – Municipal and Industria... [Published WaterWorld - 23 hours ago]
Earth Day 2014: USDA supports rural water quali... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 23 2014]
Briefs filed in Chesapeake Bay TMDL appeal defe... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 23 2014]
EPA makes enhancements to app used to track U.S... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 22 2014]
Reclamation seeks proposals through desalinatio... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 22 2014]
USGS celebrates 125th anniversary of its first ... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 22 2014]
Water Week: Interview with Ken Kirk [Published WaterWorld - Apr 22 2014]
Michigan State University receives Biogas Proje... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 19 2014]
Large-scale TX water distribution project to re... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 19 2014]
Partnership to deliver advanced solutions for g... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 19 2014]
DC students selected for finals in watershed im... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 18 2014]
Flooded Argentina oil refinery receives restora... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 18 2014]
USGS releases new Produced Waters Geochemical D... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 18 2014]
U.S. Water Alliance appoints new members to Board [Published WaterWorld - Apr 18 2014]
Global technology challenge seeks energy-effici... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 17 2014]
Ontario WWTPs adopt new stators to increase pum... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 16 2014]
Parsons honored for completion of AZ county was... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 16 2014]
Sewage, water pollution in Niagara River to be ... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 15 2014]
Partnership to help distribute Veolia water/was... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 14 2014]
Case Study: Matting system helps wetlands proje... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 12 2014]
EPA, Coast Guard cleaning up millions of gallon... [Published WaterWorld - Apr 12 2014]
IDE Technologies receives two Global Water Awards [Published WaterWorld - Apr 11 2014]
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