WATER RESOURCES ARTICLES

Elevated nitrate levels in Nevada region groundwater assessed in study

A USGS study reveals that septic tanks in Carson Valley, NV, are contaminating groundwater across the region with concentrations of nitrates.

Chicago River microbe population analyzed in new partnership

Dept. of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and MWRD partnership to conduct research on microbial content in Chicago-area waterways.

Under Control Keeping Wastewater Contained

A look at how Severn Trent Water in the UK is using active monitoring to encourage early preventative action and provide data to develop a methodology for more strategic future responses.

The New Black Gold?

During a pilot study to decolour drinking water, it was discovered that the perceived waste stream removed actually contained humic acids and table salt.

USGS reinstates measuring of water used for electric energy production

After nearly two decades, water amounts consumed in thermoelectric power production will be reported due to a USGS reinstatement report.

Alaska, EPA agreement to close contaminated wells, protect groundwater

Fifty five motor vehicle waste disposal wells across the state of Alaska will be shut down due to threats toward groundwater resources.

CA awarded $174M by EPA to reduce water pollution, improve drinking water

The state of California will be awarded $174 million in federal funding by the EPA to invest in major water infrastructure projects.

CA restoration project honored for notable economic, environmental services

Snow Creek Stream environment zone restoration in North Lake Tahoe, Placer County, CA, earned the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure's Envision Platinum award.

Groundwater delaying effects of Chesapeake Bay water quality actions

Water-quality management practices aimed to reduce nitrogen in the Chesapeake Bay may take several decades due to groundwater influences.

Major water groups urge Congress to pass critical infrastructure legislation

American Water Works Association and 10 other water groups urged Congress members to support legislation to repair U.S. water infrastructure.

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