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U.S. Dept. of Interior awards water-management grants in western states

May 28, 2013
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor say 44 projects in 11 states will receive $20.8 million in WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants.
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Fluid Recovery Services reaches proposed settlement with EPA

May 28, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a Clean Water Act settlement with Fluid Recovery Services, LLC, which operates three wastewater treatment plants in western Pennsylvania. The settlement resolves discharge permit violations associated with the treatment of wastewater generated from oil and gas extraction activities.
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Montreal residents advised to boil drinking water

May 24, 2013
About 1.3 million residents of Montreal were warned to boil their drinking and cooking water following an incident at a water treatment plant during a routine maintenance procedure on May 22.
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Miami County to pay $1.6 billion for water system repair

May 23, 2013
Florida's Miami-Dade County has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to invest $1.6 billion to repair the dilapidated water and sewer pipes in the area over the next 15 years.
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Utah needs massive investment to tackle chemical pollution in water bodies

May 21, 2013
Utah might have to face a bill of $1.2 billion for tackling what regulators there believe is the most serious water problem the state has seen in the more than four decades since the federal Clean Water Act came into effect. The issue is related to the excess population of algae blooms in water that consume oxygen and threaten aquatic life.
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Santa Cruz desalination plant environmental report published

May 21, 2013
The report stated that with preventive measures incorporated into the design of the facility, its impact on the environment can be mitigated.
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Texas wastewater treatment plant turns sewage into drinking water

May 17, 2013
The $13 million plant in Big Spring mixes sewage that has been treated to drinking-water standards with treated water from lakes.
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Canada lagging behind other countries in wastewater treatment

May 15, 2013
Canada's methods of wastewater treatment are old-fashioned, ineffective and nothing short of a national embarrassment, according to the head of Lake Ontario Waterkeepers.
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Chemical pollution in Minnesota surface waters widespread, studies find

May 14, 2013
Two new studies by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) found that chemical pollution in the state's surface waters is more widespread than previously thought.
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Local government investment in water infrastructure at all time high

May 14, 2013
New research findings confirm local government investment in public water and wastewater infrastructure and services reached an all time high in 2010 at $111.4 billion.
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