Surface water is water on the surface of the planet such as in a stream, river, lake, wetland, or ocean. It can be contrasted with groundwater and atmospheric water.
By Lori Lovely
Just about every water utility uses some type of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. SCADA control systems incorporate computers, networked data communication, and graphical user interfaces to manage systems and control industrial processes at remote locations.
UC Riverside research shows residential conservation during drought can hinder wastewater reuse
Conventional wisdom dictates water conservation can only benefit communities affected by drought. But researchers at the University of California, Riverside have deduced that indoor residential conservation can have unintended consequences in places where systems of wastewater reuse have
The US Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has approved and helped fund a $141 million plan by Pennsylvania to implement 23 clean water infrastructure projects.
The Intended Use Plan includes an award of $52,518,000 from EPA’s FY 2017 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF). The plan by the Pennsylvania
Various Popular Water Bodies Assessed Prior to Labor Day
With a large number of swimmers and boaters expected this Labor Day weekend at many of the state’s water bodies, the State Water Board is reminding the public to be mindful of harmful algal blooms (HABs) in lakes, streams and reservoirs, and
For the nearly 40 million Americans who own wells, there is no better time to act to protect drinking water quality than on Protect Your Groundwater Day, according to the National Ground Water Association. This annual event will take place on September 5 this year.
Two key actions well owners can
METAWATER to optimize technology in collaboration with UNLV and SNWA
WaterStart, an incubator housed within the Desert Research Institute, has partnered with prominent, Japanese-based company METAWATER on a pilot project focused on developing an innovative online sensor technology to be used in the process of water treatment.
METAWATER offers optimum solutions
Company Awards Nearly $168,000 to 40 Community Improvement Projects
American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today the recipients of the company’s 2017 Environmental Grant Program awards. Forty projects throughout American Water’s service areas in 10 states will be supported by grants totaling
Siltation in water containment structures is problematic, resulting in the loss of space in tanks and other structures such as reservoirs, ponds, and catch basins. It also increases the cost of treating drinking water, with high loads interfering with coagulation, filtration, and disinfection.
GE Water & Process Technologies to Supply Lake Manatee Water Treatment Plant with ZeeWeed* Membranes in Manatee County, Florida, to Improve Quality of Water within Plant’s Existing Footprint
GE Water & Process Technologies today announced that it will supply its advanced water treatment equipment for an upgrade of the Lake Manatee