Workers at the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati recently found a nonviable human fetus surrounded by trash in its WWTP.
Workers called 911 and authorities removed…
San Elijo Joint Powers Authority water reclamation facility protects ocean water quality and provides a drought-resistant recycled water supply.
An accidental keystroke from a plant operator left around 80,000 Orange County residents without water for more than 24 hours.
According to a report from CH2M, the errant keystroke…
Communities in California and Arizona could be more drought resistant in the near future, as both states are looking at enacting regulations for direct potable reuse (DPR) — where…
Parents of students at Summit (Pennsylvania) Township Elementary School weren’t told about high levels of lead in the school’s drinking water until nearly five months after samples were…
A new study from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) shows that human consumption could deplete groundwater aquifers in California’s Central Valley, Tulare Basin and southern San…
Many courts over the years have ruled against local ordinances to ban or restrict beneficial use of biosolids.
Now a decision in a California has made what is perhaps the strongest…
Its computer network under relentless attack, the wastewater-treatment plant’s systems fail, and a tank begins to overflow. Workers scramble to compensate, and tension hangs in the…
A 52-year-old city worker from Tampa, Florida, was killed at a wastewater facility last week after getting pinned between a dump truck and a front-end loader.
Pablo Fermenias had…
The community of Southwest Harbor, Maine, recently had a fire truck pumping its drinking water through the system after a pump failure.
Firefighters responded after the second of…
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