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Illinois American Water Announces Over $8 Million Investment for over 50,000 Feet of Water Main
Peoria, Ill. (Feb. 2, 2016) – Illinois American Water plans to invest over $8 million in 2016 to complete water main
installation projects across the Peoria District service areas. Weather permitting; crews will begin working late this
month to install over 10 miles of water main in Peoria, West Peoria and Bartonville. Projects will continue to start at
varying times with completion expected this fall. More...
AmeriCares and Nestlé Send Water to Flint
Stamford, Conn. – Jan. 28, 2016 – AmeriCares and Nestlé Waters North America are delivering bottled water to Flint, Michigan, where the tap water is tainted with lead. Two truckloads carrying 70,000 half-liter bottles are on the way to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, which works with 75 Flint partners, including church pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and community centers.
EPA Updates Flint Response Website with Interactive Map, Chlorine Sampling Results
01/30/2016--FLINT, MICH. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is releasing preliminary water quality data about chlorine levels in Flint’s drinking water, as well as an interactive map of sampling results in Flint. The map includes data from initial chlorine testing. As additional data become available, EPA will post the sampling locations and data to the map. The map is available at www.epa.gov/flint.
EPA Flint Drinking Water Response Activities - Update 1/29/16
01/29/2016--FLINT, MICH. -- NSF-International certified lead-removal filters are being distributed in Flint by the state of Michigan to remove lead from household water and make it safe for people to drink. EPA began sampling drinking water in households with known lead levels of 100 parts per billion or higher, in order to test the effectiveness of these filters at removing lead at high concentrations. The goal of this sampling effort is to determine how well the certified filters perform at removing lead from household drinking water. We have confidence in the filters, but we're double checking the high lead homes with sampling to ensure that the filters work in these cases.
EPA Announces $19 Million for Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Nevada
12/22/2015--SAN FRANCISCO –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced more than $19 million in funding to Nevada for investments in statewide improvement in local drinking water and wastewater infrastructure and the reduction of water pollution. Nevada’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) provides financing for municipal wastewater treatment projects, while the state’s Drinking Water SRF provides financial assistance for drinking water infrastructure improvements.
EPA Announces $25 Million to Improve Water Quality, Infrastructure in Arizona
12/22/2015--SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $25 million in funding to Arizona for investment in statewide improvements in local drinking water and wastewater infrastructure and the reduction of water pollution. The funds are directed to the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA), which will use them to provide low-cost loans for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects and to provide funding for innovative water quality improvement projects.
AWWA symposium showcases how potable reuse is ‘coming of age’
January 12, 2016--(DENVER) -- Water managers, federal and state regulators and public health experts will convene in Long Beach, Calif., Jan. 25-27, at the first International Symposium on Potable Reuse to discuss advanced technologies that purify wastewater and ultimately turn it into high quality drinking water.
GE Introduces New Evaporation/Solidification Technology to Meet US EPA Wastewater Discharge Guidelines for Steam Electric and Coal-Fired Power Plants
SCDOT Closes 70 Miles of I-95 Due to Record Flooding
ORLANDO—November 17, 2015—GE (NYSE: GE) today introduced a new evaporation/solidification technology for flue gas desulfurization
(FGD) to meet the recently released U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines governing wastewater discharge from steam electric and coal-fired power plants. GE is showcasing its evaporation technologies, chemical solutions and biological treatments to meet the new EPA effluent limitations guidelines
(ELGs) at the International Water Conference, taking place November 16-19, 2015, in Orlando.
EPA Announces National Limits to Reduce Toxic Pollutants Discharged into Waterways by Steam Electric Power Plants
Indiana American Water Acquires American
Suburban Utilities Water System in North Central Indiana
Approves Nation’s Largest Conservation Program to Meet Unprecedented
Consumer Demand in Drought’s Fourth Year
Underground Storage Tank Requirements to Improve Prevention and
Detection of Leaks
Treatment Project will Benefit 900,000 Palestinians in Bethlehem and
EPA Releases Draft
Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from
Hydraulic Fracturing Activities
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