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BP faces Clean Water Act fine for Macondo well blowout

June 16, 2014
More than four years after it happened, the Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico continues to capture the attention of the industry and the public.
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GEO Specialty Chemicals to build polyaluminum chloride facility in Texas

June 13, 2014
GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc. (GEO) broke ground June 10 on a new facility to produce polyaluminum chloride (PAC) products for use in water treatment.
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Third of private wells in Ireland contaminated with bacteria

June 12, 2014
Up to one in three private wells in Ireland are contaminated with E.coli bacteria, new data released by the Irish Environmental Protection Agency has revealed.
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Obama signs water resources bill into law

June 12, 2014
The federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) has officially become law, after President Obama signed the bipartisan document on June 10.
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Supreme Court ruling may block Camp Lejeune victims' claims

June 12, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that North Carolina families can not pursue lawsuits against the company that was responsible for contaminating their drinking water decades ago.
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American Water facilities awarded for performance excellence

June 12, 2014
American Water Works Company, Inc. has received four Partnership for Safe Water awards for excellence in performance at its Philipsburg Water Treatment Plant and Huntsville Water Treatment Plant in Pennsylvania.
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US copper mines face rising costs over water supply concerns

June 10, 2014
Mining companies across the United States are facing a serious challenge in securing water supply for their operations.
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Oklahoma passes bill to allow water reuse in municipal utilities

June 10, 2014
Water agencies in Oklahoma will be able to draw up water reuse projects and implement them in an effort to tackle the challenges that the state faces regarding drinking water supplies.
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Nutrient recovery technology to improve water quality at Wisconsin treatment plant

June 10, 2014
The first nutrient recovery facility in Wisconsin has been launched by Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, in collaboration with the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District.
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ACE14 underway in Boston

June 10, 2014
AWWA estimates that approximately 11,000 water professionals will attend this year’s conference, which is the longest running water conference in the world, having first convened in 1881.
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