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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 […]


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Pasadena Water & Power awarded grant for greywater study

January 30, 2019

Via: WaterWorld.com

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 […]


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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 […]


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NAWC honors California Water Service innovation

November 13, 2018

Via: WaterWorld.com

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 […]


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Rooftop cooling structures could increase energy efficiency for utilities, industry

November 1, 2018

Via: WaterWorld.com

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 […]


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Global Water Resources to acquire two Arizona utilities

September 14, 2018

Via: WaterWorld.com

PHOENIX, SEPT 13, 2018 — Global Water Resources, Inc., a pure-play water resource management company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Red Rock Utilities, an operator of a water utility and a wastewater utility with service areas in the […]


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Tests Of Public School Water Faucets In NYC That Were Found To Have Lead Show 9 Percent Still Have Unsafe Levels

September 12, 2018

Via: Kaiser Health News

But New York City Department of Education officials said 99 percent of the roughly 142,000 potential drinking water fixtures in the city’s public schools tested at or below the state action level of 15 parts per billion. The New York […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Phosphorus removal, wastewater treatment projects win 2018 Public Works Projects of the Year

August 29, 2018

Via: WaterWorld.com

The American Public Works Association (APWA) has announced the winners of its 2018 Public Works Projects of the Year competition. The awards program promotes excellence in the management and administration of public works projects, recognizing the alliance among the managing […]


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United Utilities launches space mission to find leaks

April 26, 2018

Via: WaterWorld.com

WARRINGTON, UK – United Utilities has launched its own space mission to find leaks on its water network. The water company has recently completed a leakage detection trial using innovative satellite technology which was originally developed to detect water under […]


Public Utilities, Public Water System

Recycled pipeline project provides a local, reliable water source for CA utility

March 28, 2018

Via: WaterWorld.com

RIVERSIDE-CA, MARCH 28, 2018 — Western Municipal Water District (Western) Board of Directors, staff and regional partners recently celebrated the Meridian Recycled Water Pipeline project, honoring the District’s commitment to regional water supply reliability. The new recycled waterline saves approximately […]