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  1. City of Los Angeles Launches Update Of Plan To Reduce Flood Risks And Insurance Costs

    The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering (Engineering) is taking the lead on the revision of the City of Los Angeles' 5-yearly Floodplain Management Plan (FMP).

  2. New Water Level Monitor Is Mobile-Friendly

    OTT HydroMet has launched a new all-in-one wireless water level logger that can be used for the remote monitoring of surface or groundwater. Simple to set up and run with a mobile phone, the OTT ecoLog 1000 has been designed for long-term applications, even in remote locations, and is able to issue warnings automatically to help manage or avoid the problematic conditions that can occur when water levels rise.

  3. The Danish Minister For The Environment Promotes Danish Water-Quality Technology In The US

    On September 21–25, twelve Danish suppliers of the global water and wastewater industry will be accompanying Danish Export – Water to the water-quality conference WEFTEC 2019 to promote their solutions on the US market.

  4. EWG: Study Estimates More Than 100,000 Cancer Cases Could Stem From Contaminants In Tap Water

    A toxic cocktail of chemical pollutants in U.S. drinking water could result in more than 100,000 cancer cases, according to a peer-reviewed study from Environmental Working Group – the first study to conduct a cumulative assessment of cancer risks due to 22 carcinogenic contaminants found in drinking water nationwide.

  5. Industry-Leading Technology And Innovation Highlighted At WEFTEC

    For the first time at any exhibition, Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Company will feature its emergency back lift station at the Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) 2019.

  6. US Water Alliance Announces US Water Prize 2019 Winners

    Recently the US Water Alliance announced the winners of the US Water Prize, a prestigious award for outstanding work towards changing how water is viewed, valued, and managed.

  7. Microbe Chews Through PFAS And Other Tough Contaminants

    The bacterium, Acidimicrobium bacterium A6, removed 60% of PFAS _specifically perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) _ in lab vials over 100 days of observation, the researchers reported in an article in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.

  8. Börger And Smart Storm Unite To Defeat FOG

    Smart Storm have become official distributors of Börger Rotary Lobe Pumps for wastewater applications, particularly in the recovery of Fats, Oils and Greases (FOG).

  9. Xylem Invites WEFTEC 2019 Attendees To Join Them In The Opportunity Of A Lifetime

    Global water technology leader Xylem, is inviting visitors of the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), Sept. 23-25 at McCormick Place in Chicago, to contribute to creating a world that is more water-secure and sustainable.

  10. Brown And Caldwell Welcomes Carey Allen As Integrated Project Delivery Leader

    Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, recently announced Carey Allen has joined the firm as senior vice president and leader of its integrated project delivery (IPD) practice.