Water Regulations News

  • Drinking Water Inspectorate Water regulation - Regulation 31

    The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) under the umbrella of the UK Government’s DEFRA (Department for Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs) states that; “Protection of public health of consumers through safeguarding the quality of drinking water is a key aspect of the drinking water quality regulatory framework. ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Product Launch: Efficient Flow Regulation With Wareg 3.0

    We can all see it, feel it, experience it – the climate changes are affecting us all. Regardless of where we reside, more frequent and higher levels of precipitation is something we have to get used to. And handle. We know that stormwater runoff in intensive storms can cause flooding.  By utilizing effective flow regulation we know that flooding can be minimized and even ...


    By Wapro AB

  • New USGS assessment provides fresh insights into nation’s brackish groundwater inventory

    A new nationwide assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey suggests that the nation’s brackish groundwater could help stretch limited freshwater suplies. This study, the first of its kind in more than 50 years, found that the amount of brackish groundwater underlying the country is more than 800 times the amount ...

  • USGS Assessment of Brackish Water Could Help Nation Stretch Limited Freshwater Supplies

    A new nationwide assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey suggests that the nation’s brackish groundwater could help stretch limited freshwater supplies. This study, the first of its kind in more than 50 years, found that the amount of brackish groundwater underlying the country is more than 800 times the amount currently used each year. With issues like drought, groundwater ...

  • U.S. Senate forwards bill to license advanced nuclear power

    A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators easily advanced a bill last week that will update regulations to help drive advanced nuclear power plants into the market. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted 18-3 to pass the bill, sponsored by Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), which is an updated version of a similar bill that stalled in the Senate last year.  The bill would require the ...

  • Camfils PM1 Tracker makes poor air quality visible

    Camfil, a global leader of the air filter industry, has lead the way for the last fifty years, striving to tackle air pollution and improve Indoor Air Quality in the quest to make clean air a human right. How Clean is your indoor environment?  What levels of PM1 particles are in the air?  Unlike dirty water, air pollution is not visible to the naked eye and therefore we are often ...

  • What’s Next for ´Waters of the U.S ´ (WOTUS)?

    President Trump’s February 28, 2017, Executive Order (E.O.) directing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to rescind and replace the Clean ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • AWWA urges budget that addresses water infrastructure needs

    In a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Office of Management and Budget, the American Water Works Association is urging that water infrastructure needs be addressed in the federal budget for fiscal year 2018.  “Water infrastructure is vital to our nation’s well-being,” wrote Tracy Mehan, AWWA executive director of government affairs, in the Feb. 27 ...

  • New dimensioning guidelines and new worksheet DWA-A 131

    In June 2016, a new directive for the design of wastewater treatment plants with activated sludge systems was published. Currently, the design software has to fulfil the conditions of this worksheet if the result uses to be according to german or european conditions. This also affects other worksheets. AQUA DESIGNER was adapted to the new conditions as one of the first applications and ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • Senate confirms Pruitt to lead EPA

    Despite strong objections by environmentalists and clean energy groups, the U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), putting President Donald Trump in prime position to fulfill his campaign pledge to revitalize America’s coal and fossil fuel industries. Senators voted 52-46 to confirm Mr. Pruitt, the former attorney general of Oklahoma who has ...

  • NuScale submits first SMR application to U.S. regulators

    NuScale Power has submitted its small modular reactor (SMR) design to U.S. regulators, the first design certification application for any SMR in the country. The company submitted its 12,000 page application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) last week. The NuScale SMR design consists of integrated pressurized water reactor modules capable of generating up to 50 megawatts (MW) of ...

  • Water-Enery Nexus 2017 to Focus on Tech Advances and Strategies for Optimizing Efficiencies and Sustainability

    The Water-Energy Nexus Conference, February 28-March 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California zeros in on the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EnviroChemie introduces integrated management system

    EnviroChemie has had a certified quality management system in place in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001 for a good 20 years now. At the end of 2015, EnviroChemie’s senior management decided to introduce an integrated management system (IMS) to regulate quality, environment, energy, and health and safety based on current international standards. This IMS was tested during a comprehensive ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • CH2M wins Performance Audit Group commission from Transport Scotland

    Transport Scotland, the agency responsible for the delivery of major infrastructure projects and for overseeing the operation of the Scottish transport networks, has awarded CH2M the Performance Audit Group (PAG) commission. As the holder of the commission, CH2M will remain responsible for auditing, monitoring and reporting on the financial, technical ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Ballast Water Market gets set to sail

    A surge of investment in ballast water treatment is expected in 2015, due to the imminent ratification of global environmental legislation. Spending is expected to explode with more than 65,000 systems set to account for $45.6 billion investment over the next five years. A new report by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) outlines the opportunities on offer for water technologies. In line ...

  • South East Water on the block as funds seek exit

    The Canadian pension fund manager that controls a 50% interest in South East Water – the UK’s largest water-only company – is selling its stake. Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec has hired RBC to advise it, and the bank will seek non-binding offers before Christmas. Analysts believe bids will reflect a premium of up to 30% over SEW’s current ...

  • WRAS Approved Pumps and Valves

    Here at T-T we are continually striving to meet the highest standards with a range of WRAS approved pumps and valves to suit clean water applications. When installing a product which will transfer or receive water from the public mains water supply in the UK, it is a criminal offence if it does not comply with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations or Scottish Byelaws.  Both ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Market digests impact of Brookfield’s Brazilian buy

    Brookfield’s $768 million acquisition of Brazilian water concessionaire Odebrecht Ambiental – announced late last week – marks a paradigm shift in the way international investors engage with the Brazilian water market. While it is the first time that a major non-domestic player has taken exposure to an established portfolio of Brazilian water concessions, the deal also marks the ...

  • Ontario needs better groundwater data

    Ontario’s environmental commissioner is urging the Liberal government to get better information about the province’s groundwater as it reviews permits for bottled water companies.Premier Kathleen Wynne recently imposed a two-year moratorium on any new or expanded bottled water operations in the province while the government reviews the rules and comes up with a new pricing scheme. ...

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

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