Water

Judge Approves Settlement with US Steel Over 2017 Spill

An Indiana federal judge had approved a settlement for a 2017 wastewater spill from US Steel.

Wisconsin Well Water Fight Could Land in Court

A citizen group in Wisconsin is pushing back against a company that wants to sell bottled water from a well near Lake Superior.

$3M Awarded to Kentucky City for Wastewater Treatment Plants

A Kentucky city received $3 million for wastewater treatment upgrades.

Water Ruling Reinstates Federal Protections Over Some Waterways

A federal judge in Arizona tossed a Trump-era rule that eliminates federal protections for some waterways.

More Than 7 Years Later, California Voters Still Wait on Water Projects

Proposed water projects were delayed while droughts have become worse in California.

Louisiana Communities Face Severe Flooding After Hurricane Ida

Over 400,000 residents of Louisiana are without water service and over 300,000 additional residents are on boil=warer notice after Hurricane Ida blew through the region.

Missouri River Ruling Favors North Dakota Water Project

A judge has rejected a lawsuit seeking to end a project that would supply water from the Missouri River to North Dakota.

Florida Sugar Growers Sue Over Reservoir Water Levels

Sugar farmers in Florida are suing over water reservoir levels that are too low to water crops.

Brazil Water Survey Heightens Alarm Over Extreme Drought

Scientists in Brazil discovered a significant drop in freshwater resources in the past 30 years.

Scientists Launch Effort to Collect Water Data in US West

Scientists are working to find ways to predict rain and snowfall levels to determine how much will flow in the region.

Gate 5 Energy Partners Receives $1.6 Million for a New Sewage Treatment Technology

Gate 5 Energy Partners has received a grant to build and use a new eco-friendly wastewater treatment and resource recovery system.

Water Supply a Concern as Sioux Falls Area Demand Increases

Sioux Falls is concerned about high water supply demands and a low supply of water.

Louisiana Receiving Water System Applications for Grants

Louisiana has received several grant applications for water system upgrades throughout the state.

Farmers on Rio Grande in New Mexico Face Early Water Cutoff

Farmers in New Mexico will see early cutoffs for water for the second year.

Southern California Officials Declare Water Supply Alert

Officials in Southern California have declared an alert to conserve the water supply due to a drought.

Contaminated Water Spilled at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Over two hundred gallons of contaminated water spilled in New Mexico.

Minnesota Issues Plan to Treat Water Marred by 3M Chemicals

Minnesota develops a plan to improve drinking water in communities with contaminated groundwater.

Booming Colo. Town Asks, ‘Where will water come from?’

A Colorado town struggles to provide enough clean water due to droughts and population increases.

Sewage Plants Hit by Ransomware Attacks in Maine

Two sewage plants in rural Maine were hit with ransomware attacks.

Overflow of Wastewater into Rivers, Lake Michigan

A sewer overflow sent wastewater into rivers and Lake Michigan.

Georgia Wins Fresh Ruling in Water War with Florida, Alabama

A federal judge ruled in favor of Georgia over a water dispute for water that flows into the Apalachicola River.

Arizona Air Base Water Filtration System is Complete

Luke Air Force Base completed a new water filtration system and customers will resume water use.

TBM “MudHoney” Launches on Water Quality Project in Seattle

A company in Seattle will begin excavation on a project to prevent the overflow of stormwater and sewage.

Stratview Research Releases a Study on Water Treatment Chemical Market Size

A new research study predicts the water treatment chemical market size will reach $35 billion by 2026.

Major Drought in Idaho Could Last Years, Water Manager Says

A drought in Idaho may last for several years according to officials.

Hensel Phelps Expands Water and Wastewater Capabilities with Addition of Hydro Construction

Hydro Construction joins Hensel Phelps to specialize in water and wastewater treatment.

Florida Officials Sue Over Tampa Bay Wastewater Dumping

Florida officials are suing an old fertilizer plant over a 215 million gallon spill that occurred earlier this year.

Company Fined $35M for Wastewater Spill in North Dakota

A company was fined $35M for waiting over five months to report a 2014 wastewater spill.

Trans Mountain Provides $950,000 to the City of Merritt for Infrastructure Upgrades

Trans Mountain and the City of Merritt in Canada invest in Infrastructure upgrades.

Gary Bousquet Named Director of Engineering for San Diego County Water Authority

Gary Bousquet was named director of Engineering for the San Diego County Water Authority.