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Exploring San Francisco’s Water Story

August 12, 2014 - in Projects, Supply

The 2013 Rim Fire damaged portions of the forest that provide a large percentage of San Francisco's water and power. Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and the streams that feed it escaped the more destructive high intensity burn, but San Francisco did not come out of…

City of Wichita Falls Approves Evaporation Reduction Aid Project for Lake Arrowhead Reservoir

August 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Supply, Water

The City of Wichita Falls, Texas has approved a project to apply WaterSavr biodegradable polymer from Flexible Solutions International Inc. to the Lake…

Diann Scott of Franklin Electric Named to Water Systems Council Board of Directors

July 31, 2014 - in People, Supply, Water

Dianna (Diann) G. Scott, Vice President Marketing, North America Water Systems for Franklin Electric, has been named to the Water Systems Council (WSC)…

Top Water Saving Tips for American Households

July 29, 2014 - in Projects, Supply, Water

Curbing water use in American households could be as easy as making simple changes to your daily routine and installing a few water-efficient appliances, a recent article suggests. Among these actions are reducing shower times and toilet flushes, doing only…

EPA Awarding $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters

July 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Supply, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $2.1 million to 37 organizations in 17 states and Puerto Rico to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The funding…

WRD, County Sanitation Districts Cement Water Supply Partnership

August 30, 2013 - in Projects, Supply, Wastewater, Water

Today, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County signed a historic 30-year recycled water purchase agreement which will eliminate the need for water from Northern California and the Colorado…

California Wildfire Threatens San Francisco Water Supply

August 27, 2013 - in Projects, Supply, Water

The Western wildfire season continues to rage in California, with the Rim Fire posing a threat to a reservoir that supplies a majority of San Francisco's drinking water. The massive blaze started Aug. 17 and has now burned 144,000 acres, including 11,000 acres…

New Insight on Vulnerability of Public-Supply Water Wells to Contamination

August 5, 2013 - in Supply, Water

Key factors have been identified that help determine the vulnerability of public-supply wells to contamination. A new USGS report describes these factors, providing insight into which contaminants in an aquifer might reach a well and when, how and at what…