#Water Treatment

It’s a money flood for Adrian

The Michigan Legislature, in the fiscal year 2021-22 and 2022-23 supplemental budget, signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Oct. 4, 2022, sent $12 million “for a grant to the City of Adrian to work with the Downtown Development Authority to remove blight, encourage development, and fund river cleanup activities” (Michigan House Fiscal Agency analysis, Sept. 29, 2022).
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Carroll City Council Approves Report From JEO Consulting On Water Chlorine Residuals

The Carroll City Council has accepted a report from an engineering firm detailing proposed solutions to issues with chlorine residuals in the community’s water supply. According to Public Works Director Randy Krauel, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) contacted the city earlier this year about low chlorine levels in some areas of town.
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Sewage, untreated wastewater gets into creek in west Edmond

EDMOND, Okla. — According to the Department of Environmental Quality, sewage and untreated wastewater got into a creek in west Edmond. The department filed an emergency order Friday against a nearby wastewater treatment facility, saying the sewage already traveled several miles. The DEQ said sewage made it down a creek next to the water station and the staff at the site never reported it.
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EPA finds Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program effective

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved Denver Water’s comprehensive approach for reducing lead in drinking water through the issuance of a final variance under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The variance allows Denver Water to continue to implement a set of actions, called the Lead Reduction Program Plan, which work together to reduce lead in Denver’s drinking water. Denver Water is also receiving $76 million in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to accelerate the pace of the lead service line replacement actions specified in the plan.

City advises Longview residents to monitor water usage

TYLER, Texas — The city of Longview is advising residents to watch their water usage through January, which determines sewer charges. According to information from the city, charges for sewer water — the wastewater discharged from homes to the sewer treatment plant — is not metered. Instead, rates are based on household water usage during the colder months of November, December and January.

Authorities close 14 drinking water treatment stations in Sanaa

SANAA, Dec. 05 (YPA) – An environmental health teams in Amanat Al-Asimah closed 14 drinking water treatment stations after they breached health requirements. The director of the health office in the municipality, Dr. Mutahar Al-Marwani, told the Yemeni News Agency (Saba) that the closure of these stations comes according to the results of the evaluation and field monitoring campaign on conditions of drinking water treatment plants in various districts.

Irish Water applies for planning permission to maximise energy recovery at Ringsend WWTP

Irish Water has applied for planning permission to maximise energy recovery at its Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant - the proposed expansion will increase the amount of on-site power generated by 20%. The water company said the essential upgrade is required to enable future housing and commercial development and help to...

How To Stop Basement From Flooding

How To Stop Basement From Flooding – A basement flood can be one of the most stressful and expensive upheavals you’ll ever have to deal with as a homeowner. Make sure you know what to do in an emergency to help avoid property damage, from taking precautions to digging a hole to dealing with flooding if it happens despite your best efforts.

Bainbridge Island Washington

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Plogging to keep Sepang river clean

ARMED with grass cutters, litter picking tools and rubbish bags, about 200 participants gathered at Taman Tasik Rekreasi Baginda in Sepang, Selangor, for a plogging (jogging while collecting litter)event. They were there to fish out rubbish from Sungai Air Hitam, which is a tributary of Sungai Langat. Kampung Dato Abu...

Maynilad allots P4.3 billion to boost water pressure capacity

MANILA, Philippines — West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. is spending P4.3 billion to put up new and repair existing pumping stations and reservoirs to boost water pressure and storage capacity in the next five years. Maynilad said it was allocating P2.8 billion for new pumping stations and...
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Drought, Delays, Not Drying Investor Appetite for American States Water

On the surface, these would appear to be challenging times for investors in San Dimas-based water utility holding company American States Water Co. Its water utility subsidiary, Golden State Water, has several systems along California’s Central Coast, one of the regions hardest hit by the ongoing drought, which in turn has forced the utility to pay more for imported water.

Maynilad earmarks P2.8B for new pumping stations, reservoirs

West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. is allocating P2.8 billion for the construction of five new pumping stations and reservoirs in Quezon City, Valenzuela, Muntinlupa and Cavite over the next five years. These new facilities will boost water pressure in the pipe network and add 211 million liters to...

Eutaw gets ADEM grant to improve water, sewer service for neighboring Boligee

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has awarded a $5.6 million grant that will allow the City of Eutaw to better serve the water and sewer needs of neighboring Boligee. “We’re here because God has answered our prayers,” Eutaw Mayor Lathasha said at a news conference Friday. “We have a... (press release)

Greening Fire in Central Washington

Wildland fires across the West mainly occur during the hottest, driest months of summer – a time when water use is high and access to water is crucial. Water is not only necessary for firefighters to drink and douse embers. It’s also needed for camp kitchens, showers, handwashing stations and dust abatement. The typical fire camp is a self-contained city, set up temporarily to house and feed hundreds, sometimes thousands, of firefighters and support employees.

West Virginia gets $9.8 million for rural development projects

(The Center Square) – West Virginia will receive more than $9.8 million in grant and loan funding from the federal government to support three rural development projects. The money will support sewer system improvements and expanding water access. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the grants through its Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants program.