Post Tagged with: "Drinking Water"

BGSU students take algal bloom research to Kenya

BGSU students take algal bloom research to Kenya

June 28, 2022 at 8:04 am 0 comments

As a team of researchers from Bowling Green State University in western Ohio travel to Kenya, two BGSU students and one 2022 graduate are also working to perform individualized, high-level research of their own into a scientific issue that greatly impacts every day human life. First-year Biological Sciences doctoral student Kate Brown,Read More

Tech Perspectives: Remote Shutoff Capabilities Help Make Water Utilities More Resilient

Tech Perspectives: Remote Shutoff Capabilities Help Make Water Utilities More Resilient

June 14, 2022 at 8:30 am 0 comments

By Trey Overman Many factors come into play that help make water utilities and the communities they serve more resilient. Using the right technology, they can enhance service, create operational efficiencies and improve their bottom line. All through the careful and remotely managed flow of water. Utilities using smart waterRead More

You’re Fully Deployed. Now What?

You’re Fully Deployed. Now What?

June 13, 2022 at 7:00 am 0 comments

AMI systems go beyond the benefits of AMR to improve system reliability and enable operational efficiencies. Water utilities can move to the next level by making AMI a strategic tool. By Joey Mitchell When utilities deploy an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) project, they are future-proofing their infrastructure to help improveRead More

Commentary: What Our Nation’s Drinking Water Systems Need Now

Commentary: What Our Nation’s Drinking Water Systems Need Now

May 31, 2022 at 7:00 am 0 comments

By Chad Seidel Our nation’s drinking water infrastructure is in desperate need of attention. Last year, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave our water system a C- and their economic study found that the annual drinking water and wastewater investment gap will eventually grow to $434 billion by 2029. The factRead More

California school district files lawsuit over contaminated drinking water

California school district files lawsuit over contaminated drinking water

April 14, 2022 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

SL Environmental Law Group recently announced that its client, Ballico-Cressey School District in Ballico, California, has filed a lawsuit against Dow Chemical and Shell Oil, sellers of pesticides that contained the chemical 1,2,3 trichloropropane, known as “TCP.” The lawsuit claims that these products have contaminated a well that the districtRead More

OCWD is first public lab in California to achieve PFAS detection certification

OCWD is first public lab in California to achieve PFAS detection certification

April 11, 2022 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Orange County Water District’s (OCWD; the District) Philip L. Anthony Water Quality Laboratory is the first public agency laboratory in California to achieve state certification to analyze for per- and polyfluoralkly substances (PFAS) in drinking water by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Method 533. Certification was granted by the Environmental LaboratoryRead More

FY23 budget proposal would expand drinking  water funds, affordability assistance

FY23 budget proposal would expand drinking water funds, affordability assistance

April 4, 2022 at 8:34 am 0 comments

The FY23 budget request released by the White House would boost EPA spending to $11.9 billion in 2023, (an increase from $9.56 billion in FY22), while providing full funding for a new drinking water system resilience program long championed by the drinking water sector and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA).Read More

Brown and Caldwell appoints new head of Mid-South business

Brown and Caldwell appoints new head of Mid-South business

February 16, 2022 at 8:19 am 0 comments

Brown and Caldwell announced Erin Williams has joined the firm as vice president and leader of its growing Mid-South business. The firm says the hire emphasizes its focus on better serving clients in the region’s water, wastewater and stormwater sector. Williams brings more than 17 years of extensive rehabilitation engineeringRead More

Historic Winter Weather Puts Smart Water to the Test

Historic Winter Weather Puts Smart Water to the Test

February 9, 2022 at 6:00 am 0 comments

How the City of Jacksonville, Texas, Avoided A Major Water Crisis By Trey Overman Early 2021 followed a year of unprecedented events for people around the globe. For those residing in Texas, the theme continued with a historic winter storm in February that paralyzed the entire state. Freezing conditions downRead More

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Leak detection company Aquarius Spectrum expands U.S. operations

January 31, 2022 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Aquarius Spectrum, an Israel-based technology company that provides advanced acoustic solutions for proactive early detection of water leaks, is expanding its operations in the United States with the announcement of a new partnership with Everett J. Prescott, Inc. (EJP).  Founded in 1955 and employing more than 300 professionals, EJP wasRead More