ENVIRONMENTAL ARTICLES

NASA to launch first-of-its-kind satellite to measure Earth's soil moisture

NASA has announced that its Soil Moisture Active Passive mission, an orbiting satellite designed to measure the amount of water in soil across the globe, will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base ...

EPA releases microbial risk assessment resource for waterborne pathogens

The Environmental Protection Agency has published the document, "Microbial Risk Assessment Tools, Methods, and Approaches for Water Media," to aid risk assessors and scientists in develop...

WV 2014 chemical spill: Groups host call to discuss bringing safe drinking water back to state

A group of water experts, citizen coalition leaders and a concerned parent recently held a phone-based news conference to reflect on the Freedom Industries chemical spill in West Virginia last year...

One year later: WV American Water reflects on Freedom Industries chemical spill

One year after the chemical spill that impacted the regional water system in the Kanawha Valley, West Virginia American Water officials believe that water systems across the state are better protec...

OR county, construction contractor, resolve CWA violations in Sandy River

Richard Phillips Marine and Clackamas County Water Environmental Services in Oregon reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to resolve Clean Water Act violations that occurred...

Water Briefs

News from the nation

New MD trash pollution limits approved by EPA for Lower Patapsco waterways

The Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Maryland have announced a new set of trash pollution limits for portions of the Patapsco River.

EPA, state of Texas partner to provide safe drinking water projects to state

With federal infrastructure improvement loan assistance to eligible entities, the Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Texas are collaborating to improve public water systems across the...

EPA approves Pennsylvania DEP Water Quality Report

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection recently announced that the Environmental Protection Agency has officially approved the state's 2014 Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and ...

Case Study: Toronto outlet mall improves stormwater management with CULTEC chambers

During the planning stages for new construction of Toronto Premium Outlets, a layout included a stormwater management system that would primarily provide detention and allow a portion of the runoff...

BUYER'S GUIDE COMPANIES

YSI Inc - a Xylem brand

Provides accurate and field-proven water quality and velocity instruments. Range of water quality sensors include dis...

Puget Safety Equipment Co

Full line environmental health and safety equipment distributor.

Analytical Technology Inc

Manufactures a complete line of toxic, combustible and general gas detectors and offers a line of water quality instr...

In-Situ Inc

Manufactures and rents water quality, water level, and environmental monitoring equipment. Parameters include dissolv...

BUYER'S GUIDE PRODUCTS

TORNADO® Industrial Rotary Lobe Pump

TORNADO® industrial rotary lobe pumps are used primarily in environmental technology and the chemical industry for co...