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PVC pipe has lowest overall failure rate, study shows

April 24, 2012
LOGAN, Utah — PVC pipe has the lowest overall failure rate when compared to cast iron, ductile iron, concrete, steel and asbestos cement pipes, according to a comprehensive study
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City of Memphis agrees to eliminate sewage overflows

April 17, 2012
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Office of the Tennessee Attorney General announced a
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Community groups sue Maui County over Clean Water Act violations

April 17, 2012
LAHAINA, Hawaii — Four community groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court against Maui County, Hawaii, for alleged Clean Water Act violations at a wastewater treatment plant, Wausau
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Water & Sewer Costs are Skyrocketing; Here’s What You Can Do About It

April 12, 2012
Across the U.S., water rates rose by an average of 27 percent over the past five years. In New Jersey, rates jumped 20 percent, and wastewater surcharges in some
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Veolia Water to help optimize NYC water, wastewater services

April 10, 2012
NEW YORK — Paris-based Veolia Water has signed a four-year contract with New York City to help optimize its water and wastewater services to 9 million people. The contract
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North Texas mayors back permanent water restriction measure

April 10, 2012
DALLAS — The mayors of Arlington, Dallas, Forth Worth and Irving, Texas, are supporting a measure that would place permanent water restrictions on their communities, KDAF reported. The measure
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Key Largo wastewater official charged with hacking

March 27, 2012
KEY LARGO, Fla. — The former chief financial officer of Florida’s Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District was arrested last week and charged with hacking the district’s computer system, The
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Officials investigate lye spill at California water treatment plant

March 27, 2012
ESCONDIDO, Calif. — Officials in Escondido, Calif., have launched an investigation into what caused a 15,000-gallon spill of sodium hydroxide, commonly known as lye, at a water treatment plant
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Boy drowns at water treatment plant

March 20, 2012
SEABOARD, N.C. — A 12-year-old boy drowned Friday after falling into a holding pond for treated wastewater at a water treatment plant in Seaboard, WRAL.com reported. Labrone Wade was
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Water treatment plant employees charged with fraud

March 13, 2012
WATERFORD, N.Y. — Two Waterford water treatment plant employees pleaded guilty to charges they padded their paychecks with bogus overtime costs for three years, WNYT.com reported. William R. Hubbell,
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