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New Study: Billions of People Drinking Micro Plastic Particles in Tap Water

September 11, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Stockholm, Sweden – A wave of new studies in recent months have escalated knowledge about the extent of ocean, lake and river pollution by plastics. Now a new study, said to be the first of its kind, has discovered previously unknown plastic contamination…

New WRI Analysis Reveals Asia’s Poorest People Don’t Know if Their Water is Safe

August 30, 2017 - in Drinking water, Events, Water

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN —Industrial facilities release upwards of 400 million tons of toxic pollutants into the world’s waters each year. For…

Guide Identifies State-by-State Opportunities, Barriers to Assisting Low-Income Water Customers

July 19, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Washington, DC – To assist low-income households in the U.S. with rising water and wastewater rates, seven leading water associations issued a guide…

New Jersey Kangen Water Website Now Live — Garden State Residents Invited to Learn How to Enjoy Cleaner, Better Water Today

July 11, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

BRIDGETON, N.J., July 11, 2017 - With the official launch of New Jersey Kangen Water (http://www.newjerseykangenwater.com/), people in southern New Jersey can discover a superior solution for all their water needs — from drinking to cleaning to watering…

Application Deadline Approaches for Water Well Projects in 15 Georgia Counties; Water Well Trust Seeks Low Income Households to Qualify for Remaining Grant Monies

May 30, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

WASHINGTON - The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping low income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, announced that it is still seeking eligible households from 15 counties in Georgia to receive new water wells or rehabilitate…

A. O. Smith, The Water Council Partner Again to Sponsor 2017 BREW Corporate Technology Challenge

May 24, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

MILWAUKEE - Once again this year, A. O. Smith Corporation and The Water Council are partnering to identify and support entrepreneurs and start-ups developing innovative freshwater technologies through a global technology challenge, BREW Corporate: …

Padre Dam Receives Conceptual Approvals and $116.2 Million for East County Advanced Water Purification Program

May 16, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

(Santee, CA – Padre Dam Municipal Water District received regulatory conceptual approvals for the East County Advanced Water Purification Program from the California State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water. Additionally, the State…

Water Supply Project Earns Global Desalination Plant Honor

May 15, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Recognizing its size and technical complexity, the Escondida Water Supply (EWS) project in Chile was selected Industrial Desalination Plant of the Year at the 2017 Global Water Summit. The plant increases water supply by creating purified water from seawater…

NRDC REPORT: Nearly One in Four Americans’ Drinking Water Comes from Untested or Contaminated System

May 4, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

WASHINGTON  – Nearly 77 million people—roughly a quarter of the U.S. population—spread across all 50 states were served by water systems reporting violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act in 2015, according to a report issued today by the Natural Resources…

Protect Plus Creates Municipal Water Division To Meet Lead Crisis Head On

April 5, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

HICKORY, N.C.- Protect Plus, a nationwide supplier of water and air filtration products, today announced the creation of a new Municipal Water Division to better service the needs of water municipalities facing the growing lead crisis. In the wake of the…