Public Utilities, Public Water System

How Innovative Technologies are Battling PFAS in Water Systems

February 23, 2023

Via: Waste360

Clean freshwater is one of our most valuable natural resources, especially in the parched West. What if there were a “blue bin” that could be used to recycle industrial wastewater laden with pollutants into clean potable water? Widescale capture and […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

EPA Announces Plans for Wastewater Regulations and Studies, Including Limits for PFAS, New Study for Nutrients

January 23, 2023

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15 (Plan 15), which lays out how the Agency will work to protect the nation’s waterways by following the science and the Clean Water Act to develop […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Dozens of Minnesota Landfills Leaking PFAS

March 19, 2021

Via: Waste360

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced findings on Thursday that show 59 closed landfills are contaminating groundwater in the state. Fifteen of those landfills had PFAS readings of more than 10 times the state acceptable level. The Gofer Landfill […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

High Amounts of PFAS Found in Michigan Landfill

September 8, 2020

Via: Waste360

The Montmorency-Oscoda-Alpena Solid Waste Authority recently conduct testing at an Atlanta, Mich. landfill and discovered high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Michigan officials lowered the acceptable amounts of PFAS to 8 parts per trillion (ppt), significantly lower than […]