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San Antonio’s Newest Water Source Opens

January 30, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

SAN ANTONIO - Today, dignitaries joined San Antonio Water System in celebrating the introduction of a truly new drinking water source to our city — desalination. This drought-resistant source is a huge leap forward in water independence for San Antonio.…

Microvi and Sunny Slope Water Company Unveil World’s Most Advanced Nitrate Removal Technology

January 25, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

PASADENA, Calif. and HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 - Global greentech pioneer Microvi and Sunny Slope Water Company (Sunny Slope) today announced the…

U.S. Environment Body EPA Says Fracking May Be Contaminating Groundwater After All

December 16, 2016 - in Drinking water, Water

Stockholm, Sweden – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA today said activities in the hydraulic fracturing water cycle ‘can impact—and have…

Water Well Trust Receives USDA Grant for South Carolina & New York Water Well Projects

October 20, 2016 - in Drinking water, Water

WASHINGTON - The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has received a third grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Household Water Well Systems program for a project to increase potable…

WSC Releases 2016 Update to Publication on Groundwater Rights in the U.S.

October 18, 2016 - in Drinking water, Water

WASHINGTON - The Water Systems Council (WSC), the only national, nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and small water well systems, has released the 2016 update to Who Owns the Water?, a comprehensive summary of groundwater rights in the…

New Global Report: Huge Variations in Water Use Around the World

October 12, 2016 - in Drinking water, Featured, Water

Brisbane – Household consumption of water around the world varies from 28 to 631 litres per day. This is one of the many findings in a global report launched today by the International Water Association (IWA). The 12th edition of the International Statistics…

LA’s Shade Balls Actually Worked

September 28, 2016 - in Drinking water, Projects, Supply

One year later, the shade balls in the Los Angeles Reservoir have been deemed a success by the L.A. Department of Water and Power.

EPA Research Shows Moderate or Severe Corrosion in Majority of Diesel Fuel Underground Storage Tank Systems Studied

July 22, 2016 - in Drinking water, Water

WASHINGTON – In a report released today on corrosion inside diesel fuel underground storage tanks (USTs), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found moderate or severe corrosion that could affect metal components inside both steel and fiberglass…

Florida DEP Approves PlumeStop Liquid Activated Carbon for Soil and Groundwater Cleanup

January 27, 2016 - in Drinking water, Maintenance, Products

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jan 25, 2016—REGENESIS has received approval from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), accepting the use of its internationally recognized treatment substrate, PlumeStop Liquid Activated Carbon (LAC) as an innovative…

Michigan Governor Declares Emergency Over Flint’s Drinking Water

January 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Maintenance

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today declared a state of emergency for Genesee County due to the ongoing health and safety issues caused by lead in the city of Flint’s drinking water. By declaring a state of emergency, Snyder has made available all…