Water Quality News

  • AWWA releases newest edition of Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater

    The American Water Works Association has released the newest edition of Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater. The report assists utility managers in comparing how their utilities are performing against others in the water and wastewater sector. The report delves into this useful data by focusing on five areas of operation - organizational development, customer relations, ...

  • New Parkville Treatment Plant will increase water output and quality

    Black & Veatch designed a new water treatment plant near Parkville, Mo., for Missouri American Water that will increase needed supplies while improving water quality. The new plant is designed to meet ongoing population growth in the Parkville region and is located in the Kansas City Metro area. Plant construction began in December on a greenfield site about one mile west of Parkville. The ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study

    The entire population of southwestern Idaho’s Gem County depends on aquifers for its drinking water. The water in those aquifers is of generally good quality according to a U.S. Geological Survey report released today. The study was prompted by concerns that rapidly growing population and changes in land use, including potential ...

  • Real Estate Buyers in New York Reminded to Consider Indoor Environmental Quality Issues

    Each year, countless homes and commercial properties are bought and sold across New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. While purchasing a home is major decision for anyone, this can be an especially nerve-racking time for first-time homebuyers.  First-time homebuyers can be overwhelmed with the process of looking for a home, negotiating a sales price, getting a mortgage, and the home ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • AUG in Manila, Philippines for Air and Water Quality Monitoring Technology

    A.U.G Signals Ltd (AUG) team made a visit to Manila (Philippines) in December, 2016 to demonstrate AUG’s latest innovations in Environmental Monitoring. On Dec 15, 2016, Dr. George Lampropoulos, President & CEO, of A.U.G. Signals Ltd (AUG) met Ms. Gina Lopez – Secretary (i.e. Minister) of Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and discussed about ...


    By A.U.G. Signals Ltd.

  • Forecasting Europe’s water quality from space

    Drinking water accounts for about 18% of the total fresh water abstractions in the European Union (EU). Providing safe and reliable drinking water to over 508 million inhabitants, places the water sector at the centre of environmental, social and economic decision-making. Performance efficiency in water utilities has traditionally been associated with good water quality production and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Assistant Professor Aquatic Ecology

    Earned doctorate degree in biological or environmental sciences at the time of hire, evidence of commitment to teaching excellence, and effective communication skills. The area of research in aquatic ecology is open, although preference will be given to applicants whose expertise include biological studies of aquatic organisms (microorganisms, invertebrates and/or vertebrates), factors affecting ...

  • Flint Hires Arcadis To Plan Water Distribution System Improvements

    Arcadis (EURONEXT:ARCAD), the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been selected by the City of Flint, Mich., to prepare a Water Distribution System Optimization Plan under a contract worth approximately $800,000. The plan is intended to guide improvements for the distributed water quality, sustainability and long-term operation of the city’s aging ...


    By Arcadis

  • Aguaconsult Uses Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test in Remote Villages of Myanmar for Water Quality Monitoring

    Aguaconsult, a UK-based consulting company that improves the delivery of sustainable basic services for marginalized people in less developed countries, now uses the Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test (CBT) for water quality monitoring programs. They recently used the CBT to perform an assessment of the Accelerating Water and Sanitation for All Program in Myanmar. The program was funded by the ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • Poster Presentations WQTC 2016

    On November 13-15, 2016 MANTECH exhibited at the American Water Works Water Quality Technology Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The conference was attended by over 800 water quality professionals to exchange the latest research and information. During the academic poster presentations, the PeCOD® Analyzer technology was highlighted in two research posters: A Standard ...


    By MANTECH

  • James A. Jacobs of California recognized for contributions to increasing understanding of groundwater

    James A. Jacobs, PG, CHG, CPG, CPetG, is among the first five to receive the National Ground Water Association’s new Fellow designation in recognition of outstanding credentials, professional accomplishments, and commitment to promoting the increased understanding of groundwater science and water well system technology. Jacobs is with the Clearwater Group in Pt. Richmond, California. ...

  • Hydria Water at Pollutec Lyon

    We are excited to meet you at France's leading international show Pollutec Lyon, between November to 2nd December 2016. This is the 27th international exhibition of environmental equipment technologies and services. Pollutec brings together professionals from around the world to discuss about innovative solutions that allows the reduction of the impact of human activities on the environment, ...


    By Hydria Water AB

  • Hyflux secures premium in Galaxy NewSpring sale

    Singaporean project developer Hyflux has agreed to an offer of US$136.5 million for its 50% interest in Galaxy NewSpring, a portfolio of 24 municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment plants in China. The buyer, Hong Kong-listed project developer Yunnan Water, recently agreed to pay Mitsui US$100 million for the remaining 50%. Yunnan Water will lend a further US$56 million to Galaxy ...

  • FT Water Summit: Global water security essential for growth

    On October 12, the World Water Council, as a founding partner, participated in the second edition of the Financial Times Water Summit in London. Over 150 participants from the business, financial, and water communities gathered to share recent developments and solutions and to exchange perspectives on the ways they are contributing to reducing water risks. Chaired by FT Environment ...


    By World Water Council

  • Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test Integrated With the mWater Mobile App Simplifies Onsite Water Quality Testing

    Aquagenx, LLC is excited to announce its portable water quality test for E. coli bacteria, the Compartment Bag Test (CBT), is supported by the mWater Mobile App. mWater is a free, open source data platform for managing projects in water, sanitation and health. It uses smartphone GPS and cameras to map and monitor anything, perform mobile surveys and share test results in real time. ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • The Nature Conservancy entrusts CH2M to design oyster habitat restoration in Florida

    The Nature Conservancy selected CH2M to manage the monitoring, permitting and design of a 6.5-mile restoration project, which will help restore a healthy, functioning oyster habitat in East Bay near Pensacola, Florida. The Pensacola East Bay Oyster Habitat Restoration Project is the first phase in a multi-year effort to restore this critical estuarine habitat system that has been significantly ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Recording of World Bank Event on Water Quality Testing

    On October 5, 2016, The World Bank hosted an informative event, “Water Quality Testing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know for Managing Water Safety.” The principal speaker was Dr. Mark Sobsey, an internationally renowned expert on water quality who also developed the Compartment Bag Test (CBT). The World Bank has graciously shared a video recording of the event as ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • New water-quality station is a step forward for Baltimore water pollution clean-up

    In a first for Baltimore and the nation, the U.S. Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency will soon be installing a suite of sensors that will provide the public and scientists with the first comprehensive, real time look at water quality in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and the urban rivers that flow into it are important sources of water to ...

  • CH2M-managed Thames Water Lee Tunnel in London named overall 2016 Global Project of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR)

    Thames Water’s Lee Tunnel received top honors as the overall 2016 Global Project of the Year by Engineering News-Record(ENR), the leading trade publication of the engineering and construction industry. To select the winners of the Global Best Projects Awards, industry veterans considered projects in many markets, examining qualifying criteria such as safety performance, innovation, global ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • IECA Mountain States Chapter Annual Conference Denver, CO

    Are you involved in stormwater management, sediment and erosion control, reclamation, restoration, design, engineering, water quality, regulations, and inspections? If so than you should join Nilex at this year's IECA Mountain States Chapter Annual Conference on November 10th featuring Barry Fagan presenting on Green, Gray or Purple, It’s all Infrastructure; Thomas Parker presenting on ...


    By Nilex

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