Tag: potable water
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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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 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 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 According to a new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report, 322 billion gallons of water per day (Bgal/d) were withdrawn for use in the United States during 2015.
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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