Current Headlines

  1. ‘Planned Discharge’ Dumps 2 Billion Gallons Of Sewage Into River

    Montreal officials are under fire for a plan to dump 2 billion gallons of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence, the city’s main river, over the course of a week.

  2. Judge To Rule: Can Water Utility Spend On Parks?

    This week, an Oregon judge will consider when it’s appropriate for a city water utility to spend money.

  3. The Bassiouni Group Wins Long Term Contract With The UNICEF East Asia And Pacific Region Office (EAPRO)

    The Bassiouni Group (, a leading Global Development firm specializing in Advisory, Trade & Investment solutions for emerging/frontier markets, today announced the awarding of a major long term agreement (LTA) with the United Nations Children Fund East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (, based in Bangkok, Thailand

  4. EPA Provides State Of Massachusetts $63.7M For Water Infrastructure Projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $63.7M to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment. The funds will be primarily used to upgrade sewage plants and drinking water systems, as well as replacing aging infrastructure, throughout the state.

  5. San Bernardino County Public Employees Ratify Teamster Contract

    San Bernardino County employees, who are members of Teamsters Local 1932, ratified their first collective bargaining agreement yesterday. The agreement, ratified by over 80 percent of the votes cast, supported improvements in wages and benefits for the 11,000 workers who provide critical services to the residents of California's largest county.

  6. American Parks Company Delivers On Tall Order For Playground Equipment For A.W. Brown - Fellowship Leadership Academy

    The American Parks Company was excited to partner up with the A.W. Brown - Fellowship Leadership Academy, in Dallas, Texas, to provide and install new commercial playground equipment for their educational facilities

  7. Las Vegas Utility Manager Who Poisoned Kids Has Been Demoted

    The Nevada agency that oversees drinking water facilities has completed its investigation of a utility manager who poisoned children’s water, and it now appears the man will no longer oversee drinking water for the city.

  8. NJ May Cut Red Tape For Waste Facilities

    New Jersey environmental regulators are working to ease burdens on the wastewater sector by eliminating certain reporting requirements for localities.

  9. Water Utilities Shoulder Burden Of Nitrate Pollution

    The agriculture industry is responsible for putting nitrates in the water supply, but water utilities shoulder the burden of billing customers for the cleanup.

  10. California American Water Selects Boart Longyear Company To Construct Desalination Source Water Slant Wells

    After a comprehensive procurement process, California American Water has selected Boart Longyear Company to construct seven to nine source water slant wells that would draw ocean water for the desalination facility proposed as part of California American Water’s $320M Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project.