Tag: safe water

Drinking water, also known as potable water or improved drinking water, is water safe enough for drinking and food preparation. Globally, in 2012, 89% of people had access to water suitable for drinking.

Solutions for Aging Water Infrastructure

Solutions for Aging Water Infrastructure

The pipelines that municipalities use to deliver drinking water to their residents take a beating. Large cities pump tens of millions of gallons of water to their customers every day. And many of the pipes that municipalities rely on to transport drinking water and treat wastewater are coated with decadesworth

US EPA and California Approve Permit for Point Loma Wastewater Facility

US EPA and California Approve Permit for Point Loma Wastewater Facility

Advanced treatment will reduce discharges to ocean, provide sustainable water source

The US Environmental Protection Agency and the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board finalized a City of San Diego wastewater discharge permit to protect ocean water quality and increase water reuse. The Clean Water Act National Pollutant Discharge Elimination

A Global Standard for a Resilient Urban Water Vision in Cities

A Global Standard for a Resilient Urban Water Vision in Cities

Arup and the International Water Association form strategic partnership to accelerate transition towards water-wise cities

A new strategic partnership between global engineering and consulting firm, Arup, and the International Water Association (IWA) has been announced at Embrace the Water: a Cities of the Future Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden. The partnership

Guest Commentary: Safe Drinking Water

Guest Commentary: Safe Drinking Water

IMAGES OF PEOPLE IN poverty or caught in a natural disaster show that lack of safe drinking water continues to be a major global health threat. We need to look no further than Haiti’s cholera outbreak after Hurricane Matthew struck in 2016 to see the misery. At the same time,

Inspection and Cleaning

Inspection and Cleaning

The pipelines that municipalities use to deliver drinking water to their residents take a beating. Large cities pump tens of millions of gallons of water to their customers every day. And many of the pipes that municipalities rely on to transport drinking water and treat wastewater are coated with decadesworth

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