STORAGE ARTICLES

Land acquisition benefits lagoon restoration

Restoration of the Indian River Lagoon moved another step forward as the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board approved a 1,772-acre land acquisition in St. Lucie County. ...

Siemens to supply system to treat FGD scrubber wastewater

Siemens Water Technologies was selected by the Washington Division of URS Corporation to provide a system to treat wastewater from a Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) scrubber being constructed at All...

Consortium wins contract to improve drinking water in Turkey

MWH is part of a consortium that has been awarded a major EU contract to provide technical assistance to prepare drinking water supply projects for eight municipalities in Turkey. The 2.6 million E...

Maintenance issues for water storage tanks: Inspections and circulating

Your water storage tank is one of your most valuable assets at your facility. The American Water Works Association has guidelines in place to ensure your tank is keep at its most optimal level of o...

EPA Action: EPA invites public comment on Northern Gulf of Mexico action plan

Also in this report: Proposed Consent Decree lodged in S. Carolina; Intent to prepare Draft Environmental Impact Statement; Notice of public workshop; Proposed Consent Decree lodged in Louisiana; N...

South Florida Water Management District to recommend tighter water restrictions

In response to a wet season that did little to alleviate the ongoing water shortage, South Florida Water Management District staff has recommended that the District Governing Board move to increase...

Going Underground: Hired camera for safe underground inspections

Advanced remote visual inspection equipment from Ashtead Technology Rentals helped one client explore a confined drainage and water storage network without having to venture underground himself, re...

Law firm outraged by water contamination in western North Carolina

Residents in the small town of Peachtree in Cherokee County have been warned not to drink, shower or wash their clothes in the water from their wells. Recent groundwater testing in the area detecte...

EPA Action: EPA, Navajo Nation inspect 40 underground tanks on tribal lands

Also in this report: Public comment period for proposed Clean Water Act Consent Decree; EPA adds 7 sites, proposes 12, to Superfund list; EPA orders egg farm to cease discharge of pollutants; EPA o...

Gov. Schwarzenegger submits $9B water infrastructure proposal

Governor Schwarzenegger announced a $9 billion comprehensive water infrastructure proposal to be introduced in the legislative special session that he called in response to California's water crisi...