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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 – 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.
Jars of free samples greeted guests at the Dec. 1 grand opening of a wastewater facility in far east Fort Worth. The containers held an unorthodox gift: pellets of biosolids fertilizer, produced from sewage sludge and sold to agricultural land owners across the Metroplex. “I will say, I think they...
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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...
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...
Los Angeles Business Journal
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.
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...
Red tide blooms in Sarasota are beginning to feel as seasonal as Christmastime. After Hurricane Ian, there were concerns that all the nutrient-laden water from out east would make its way into our bays and out toward our beaches. Now those concerns have been realized. The presence of high levels...
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...
USDA.gov (press release)
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.
(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.