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ICC and CSA Group publish new binational Rainwater Harvesting Systems Standard

The International Code Council (ICC) and CSA Group published the CSA B805/ICC 805 Rainwater Harvesting System standard for use in the U.S. and Canada that addresses design, materials, installation, and operation of residential and commercial rainwater harvesting systems for potable and non-potable water uses.

ARTBA: Boosting N.J. Water Infrastructure Capital Investments Would Provide 3:1 Economic Return

An additional $1 billion annual investment dedicated to improving New Jersey’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems would generate $3 billion in economic benefits, according to an analysis conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

EPA Announces Development of Water Reuse Action Plan

At a water reuse workshop in San Francisco, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced development of a Water Reuse Action Plan that it said will leverage the expertise of both industry and government to ensure the effective use of the nation’s water resources.

Medora selects AMS for real-time water quality data and predictive analytics

Medora Corporation and Aqua Metrology Systems (AMS) have teamed up to deliver a complete trihalomethane (THM) compliance solution for water utilities to manage harmful disinfection byproducts.

Building the largest-yielding domestic water supply wells in New York

After decades of searching for high-quality, affordable water, New Windsor, N.Y., is now sourcing water from its own system for its 23,000 residents and those of the neighboring town of Newburgh, N.Y., which lost its Delaware Aqueduct source due to tunnel construction under the Hudson River.

City, state leaders celebrate completion of Fresno’s largest-ever infrastructure program

Local and state leaders gathered to mark completion of the Southeast Surface Water Treatment Facility and the major pipeline projects of Fresno’s Recharge Fresno program.

Brown and Caldwell to manage Portland’s switch to filtered water supply

Brown and Caldwell was awarded a contract to provide program management services for Portland Water Bureau’s (PWB) $500 million Bull Run Filtration Project. The project marks a critical transition for PWB and its customers, who have relied on unfiltered water from the federally protected 102-square-mile Bull Run Watershed as its primary source of water for over a century.

Water use across U.S. declines to levels not seen since 1970

Water use across the country reached its lowest recorded level in 45 years. According to a new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report, 322 billion gallons of water per day (Bgal/d) were withdrawn for use in the United States during 2015.

Michigan strengthens standards for lead and copper in drinking water

Strengthened state standards for the federal Lead and Copper Rule will better safeguard Michigan residents from lead in their drinking water, Gov. Rick Snyder announced after the rules were filed, making the new standards part of official state statute.
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