Category: Public Water System

Public Utilities, Public Water System

State of emergency because of wastewater pond leak in Florida

April 7, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

About 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater could pour out of the leaking catch basin in a six-foot-high wave in Florida’s Manatee County. That’s what modeling calculations by Manatee County officials have shown. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis wants to prevent this […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

California’s Critical Role in Promoting Clean Water Infrastructure

December 7, 2020

Via: American Infrastructure

Clean water infrastructure in California is big. We are home to the Los Angeles Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant, the largest wastewater treatment facility west of the Mississippi, and the Orange County Groundwater Replenishment System, the world’s largest water reuse project. […]

Oil & Gas, Public Utilities, Public Water System

City of Boulder and Western Disposal to Cut Transportation-Related Emissions

June 30, 2020

Via: Waste360

The City of Boulder is partnering with Western Disposal for the sale of renewable natural gas (RNG) generated at the city’s Water Resources Recovery Facility (WRRF). The RNG, which will be produced from biogas, which is derived from the breakdown […]

Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Water System, Public Works

Freese and Nichols Expands in Florida with Water Utilities Specialist Tom Cross

May 7, 2020

Via: American Infrastructure

TAMPA, Florida – May 7, 2020 – Freese and Nichols, Inc., continues building their Florida team with the addition of Senior Project Manager Tom Cross, PE, Assoc. DBIA, to lead transmission, utilities and pump station projects for municipal clients across […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

EPA Releases PFAS Groundwater Guidance for Federal Cleanup Programs

December 20, 2019

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued Interim Recommendations for Addressing Groundwater Contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) under federal cleanup programs, a priority action under EPA’s PFAS Action Plan. Aggressively addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

Newark Residents Promised Bottled Water Over Worries Of Dangerous Lead In Public System

August 12, 2019

Via: Kaiser Health News

After an EPA letter cited insufficient home filters distributed by city, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said bottled water will be provided to residents with lead service lines. Meanwhile, the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

Pasadena Water & Power awarded grant for greywater study

January 30, 2019


PASADENA, CA, JAN 30, 2019 — Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) has been awarded a $50,000 grant to fund analyses of financial opportunities that encourage the adoption of greywater systems throughout the city. The grant is funded by Metropolitan Water […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

N. Carolina Utilities Commission approves revenue increase for Aqua America subsidiary

December 26, 2018

Via: WaterWorld Wastewater

BRYN MAWR, PA, DEC 26, 2018 — Aqua America Inc.’s North Carolina subsidiary has received approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a revenue increase of $2.9 million, or 5.2 percent. The new customer rates enable Aqua to recover […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

NAWC honors California Water Service innovation

November 13, 2018


WASHINGTON, DC, NOV 13, 2018 — The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has announced California Water Service (Cal Water) as the winner of two 2018 NAWC Management Innovation Awards. The company was recognized on Tuesday, October 9 at the […]

Public Utilities, Public Water System

Rooftop cooling structures could increase energy efficiency for utilities, industry

November 1, 2018


COLORADO, NOV 1, 2018 — University of Colorado Boulder and University of Wyoming engineers have successfully scaled up an innovative water-cooling system capable of providing continuous day-and-night radiative cooling for structures. The advance could increase the efficiency of power generation […]