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Lost in the Everglades

Florida coastlines respond to sea level rise

There’s too much nitrogen and phosphorus in U.S. waterways

It was a very dry March: Why crunchy grass and a low Lake O should worry you

Martin County to discuss half-percent sales tax for wetlands, Everglades

Coronavirus fuels forestry in Florida, but what's next?

10 tips to save water for water conservation month while you shelter at home

Next move expected by April 13 in Georgia-Florida water case

SFWMD closes public access to recreation areas due to pandemic

Even if you’re out of toilet paper, Palm Beach leaders beg — don’t flush wet wipes

Is it time for Americans to embrace the bidet?

Our only good news: Toilet paper won’t run out

EPA encourages Americans to only flush toilet paper

Coronavirus: What might more hand washing mean in countries with water shortages?

How some cities ‘flattened the curve’ during the 1918 flu pandemic

Climate-minded governors take the lead on coronavirus

Water shutoffs in sharp focus amid coronavirus outbreak

Water associations reassure public on tap water's safety during COVID-19 outbreak

Trump calls for $2 trillion infrastructure package as part of coronavirus response

WEF launches the Access Water resource hub

Warm Gulf water may intensify hurricane season

EPA asked states to ensure drinking water, wastewater professionals are considered ‘essential workers’

Guest opinion: Please Gov. DeSantis, no victory lap | Florida Today

Water quality: Indian River Lagoon, St. Lucie River are gorgeous, but seagrass is wiped out | TCPalm

Boil water order issued for White Springs | Suwannee Democrat

Delray Beach: Standard safeguards usually stop mix of drinking, recycled water | Coastal Star

Level of Lake Okeechobee continues to drop | Okeechobee News

3 employees at Blackwater River Correctional Facility in Milton test positive for COVID-19 | Pensacola News Journal

Sewer district adopts social distancing plan | Key West Citizen

Please Governor DeSantis, no victory lap | Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Oxford residents may notice water has unpleasant odor | Villages News

Reservoir project shifts focus to water treatment component | News-Press

 

 

EVERYDAY HEROES – DEDICATION TO WATER & WASTEWATER SERVICES

CISA releases Version 2.0 of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker Guidance originally published on March 19, 2020

City & County: No Wipes in the Pipes! | Bradenton Times

FWC: Social Distancing Applies On The Water Too With New Boating Restrictions | North Escambia

Are you out? City of Palm Coast to offer free toilet paper to keep sewers from clogging on paper towels | Palm Coast Observer

Coronavirus isn't factor in Army Corps's Lake Okeechobee operations; perhaps it should be | TCPalm

City of Delray Beach Utilities Department working to flush discolored water | WPTV

Toilet paper alternatives clog sewer system; don't flush even | TCPalm

Corps maintains current releases to Caloosahatchee | Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Coronavirus in Florida: EPA says tap water safe during COVID-19 outbreak

Utility disconnections suspended across south Florida

Florida Legislature gets mixed reviews on environment bills; coronavirus makes money iffy

 
 
 
 
 
 

Nation’s largest water supplier isolating staff over virus

COVID-19 causes states to rethink compliance

Trump agencies steadily push rollbacks as pandemic rages

Stimulus package excludes financial relief for water sector

Coronavirus is FEMA's biggest disaster ever, and it threatens to swamp the agency

 
 
 
 
 
 

Hurricane season 2020 expected to be above average

EPA Announces Enforcement Discretion Policy for COVID-19 Pandemic

Leaking pipe causes sanitary sewer overflow in FWB | Northwest Florida Daily News

Health officials lift advisory for Withlacoochee | Suwannee Democrat

Volunteer Network Rescues Small Alabama Water System with Operator under Quarantine

SRWMD ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT CHANGE TO RIVER COST-SHARE FUNDING APPLICATION DATE TO JUNE 16, 2020

Limiting antibiotic manufacturing discharge in Indian wastewater - European Pharmaceutical Review

Septic regulation redo kicks off | Town & County - Jackson Hole News&Guide

Emporia leaders develop water protection plan | News - Independent-Messenger

Protect Queen Creek's water and wastewater infrastructure - Your Valley

Toilet paper shortage clogs sewage | Community Alert - Herald Zeitung

Wastewater treatment overflow - The Mountaineer

Data Center Achieves Net-Positive Water Usage - Water Technology Online

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing May Be Harming Our Water Supply - Technology Networks

Drinking Water Regulations 101 and Best Practices for Training Utilities

Senate Approves $2 Trillion in Emergency Relief for Coronavirus

NRWA COVID-19 Webpage

USDA Rural Utilities Service, Water and Environment Programs declare Circuit Riders Essential Service

Opinion: GUEST EDITORIAL: Florida's water quality job remains undone | Herald Tribune

SFWMD offices close | Okeechobee News

Burger King in Mary Esther cited for sewage spill | Northwest Florida Daily News

Judge Orders Environmental Review Of Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline | WFSU

Caloosahatchee reservoir workshop online today | Okeechobee News

Coronavirus Florida: 'Flushable' wipes are not safe to flush | Herald Tribune

A week after Fort Myers sewage spill: Why weren't citizens warned? Is there coronavirus in sewage? | News-Press

Big bucks for restoration budgeted | Key West Citizen

Boil-water notice lifted for St. Lucie West Services District after contractor hit water line | TCPalm

$20 million in construction projects move ahead in Wildwood despite COVID-19 | Villages News

Martin County half-percent sales tax debate postponed due to coronavirus | TCPalm

Wastewater Utilities Seek $12.5 Billion for Virus-Related Losses

Utility Disconnections Suspended Across South Florida

Opinion: Gov. DeSantis, tell the Legislature there’s work needed to protect the environment | Florida Today

Boil-water notice to be issued for St. Lucie West Services District after contractor hits water line | TCPalm

DEP Archives | Navarre Press

Phosphates from sewage sludge entering Lake Washington | Florida Today

Midtown Beach replenishment project begins | Palm Beach Post

On Both Sides Of The Dam | WUFT

Stuart Chick-fil-A closes for water pipe leak on Monday | TCPalm

Heated exchange takes place at Lake Worth Beach city commission meeting | WPTV

Ethics Commission Clears Beruff on Harbor Sound Vote | Bradenton Times

BREVARD COVID-19 UPDATE: Palm Bay Utilities Department Suspends Late Fees and Shut-Offs | Space Coast Daily

Spring likely to be warmer than normal across most of US, NOAA says | WISH

Cybersecurity and AWIA Made Easy

Brevard Zoo Updates Quarters for Conservation Initiative Winner ‘Reef Check Malaysia’ | Space Coast Daily

Martin County 'water farm' expanded | Saint Petersblog

Emerald Republic using brewery equipment to give away purified water for the needy | Pensacola News Journal

PCB repairs main water line, boil water notice still in effect | Walton Sun

PCB keeps running water despite main waterline repairs | Panama City News Herald

USACE to maintain flows to Caloosahatchee | Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Featured Video: Diagnosing Small Problems Before They Become Big Ones

Words On Water #131: Sarah Mason-Renton on Effective Community Engagement on Biosolids

A Look at Protozoa in Wastewater Treatment Systems

Controlling Legionella in Drinking Water Systems

Featured Video: Disinfection Byproducts in Tap Water: 5 Things To Know

Free Compliance Resources for RTCR

How to Get More Mix in Your Mixed Liquors - The Strength of Diversity in Wastewater

Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant - Disaster Relief Act 2019 Grant Funds

Women in Water:  Celebrating Diversity & Removing Barriers

Nonprofits set up funds to offer fast help to those affected by coronavirus crisis in Lee, Collier | News-Press

Pensacola brewery giving away water during Coronavirus crisis | Pensacola News Journal

Legislators okay seagrass protection zone for Pasco, Hernando, Citrus | Tampa Bay Times

Water to be shut off in PCB Tuesday night | My Panhandle

Milligan boil water notice lifted | Northwest Florida Daily News

Fort Lauderdale's Polluted Waterways Need Help: Here Come The Oysters | WUSF

Fort Lauderdale water plant ‘kept together by spit and chewing gum’ | Sun Sentinel

Boil Water notice in effect for all PCB water customers | My Panhandle

Proof That Toilet Paper is Flushable

Bass Pro seeks permits from corps | Okeechobee News

River Cost-Share Funding Must be Submitted Before April 16, 2020

Tampa Bay’s budget sundae comes with some sprinkles | Florida Politics

Budget conference: BRIDG leads Central Florida in ‘sprinkle’ dollars | Florida Politics

PCB boil water notice set during main repair | Panama City News Herald

Hamilton County receiving design grant for new EOC | Suwannee Democrat

Panama City officials issue precautionary boil water notice | My Panhandle

South Florida Water Management District board OKs 1st contract to build reservoir project | TCPalm

OUC raises specter of water war, seeks to extend permit for pumping vulnerable Floridan Aquifer | Orlando Sentinel

Lawyers get open-ended contract in South Florida Water Management District firing case | TCPalm

Sixty Days for 3.12.20 — A prime-time look at the 2020 Legislative Session | Florida Politics