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Opinion: North Florida’s springs need to be part of a national park to get the protection they need | Tampa Bay Times

Opinion: Tampa Bay’s resiliency plan in place. Now, let’s make it happen | Tampa Bay Times

Officials issue boil water advisory for Poinciana area near Reedy Creek | WFTV

FDEP costal repair grant program application to open Wednesday - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Inside the Race to Get PFAS Chemicals Out of Raincoats - TIME

Cleaning up 'forever chemicals' is costly and messy — just ask this Wisconsin town - Grist

Thornton files lawsuit over toxic PFAs in water - CBS News

Program launched for hurricane stormwater, wastewater grants - WGCU

Program launched for hurricane stormwater, wastewater grants - WGCU

Sanford commissioners OK $1M to quickly patch aging sewage system - Orlando Sentinel

Heading to the beach this weekend? Red tide blooms are declining in the Tampa Bay area | Tampa Bay Times

Sanford commissioners OK $1M to quickly patch aging sewage system | Orlando Sentinel

Waterkeeper: fecal coliform counts high in many protected rivers, creeks in Lee | News-Press

Estero plant nursery hopes to return native plants to a post-Ian environment | NBC-2

Why the state says Eatonville’s water is safe, despite tests finding contaminant | Orlando Sentinel

Lee County Natural Resources reminds residents and visitors to conserve water | Lehigh Acres Citizen

*ASDWA Asks President Biden to Fully Fund the SRFs in Joint Letter from Thirteen Water Organizations

*EPA Releases Updated Clean Water Act Financial Capability Assessment Guidance

*Requests for Nominations to the EPA Science Advisory Board

*ASDWA Releases New White Paper on Defining Disadvantaged Communities within the DWSRFs

*New Proposed Rule from EPA Aims to Prevent Companies from Manufacturing or Using Inactive PFAS Without EPA Review

15 US tribes share $580M for issues surrounding water rights

What is standing in the way of lead pipe removal?

Fla. sewage plant project begins today

Funding advances huge La. coastal restoration project

Villages submerged in South Sudan after 4 years of floods

Mich. college to offer 2-year water technology degree

*DEP Announces New Green Stormwater Infrastructure Webinar Series

*US Water Alliance Signs New EPA Principles For Lead Service Line Replacement

*Water’s A 'Dealmaker' For Multilateral Cooperation And Sustainable Development Goals

*EPA Seeks Input From Small Entities On Meat And Poultry Products Effluent Guidelines Rulemaking Revision

*New Stanford Research Shows Droughts Can Make Water Unaffordable For Low-Income Households

*US$1.8T Water, Wastewater Utility CAPEX And OPEX Forecast Hinges On Inflation, Recessionary Concerns In U.S. And Canada

Maltese Island Achieves Water Autonomy With SWRO Innovation

*$80M In Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funds Available For Projects That Conserve Water, Improve Watershed Health

EPA Announces Financial Capability Guidance to Support Communities and Ensure Clean ...

EPA blocks mining project proposal that threatened Alaskan salmon | CNN Politics

Environmental advocates push feds to investigate Texas' enforcement of water quality

League of Women Voters mobilizes for Florida Right to Clean Water

Interior: $580M headed to 15 tribes to fulfill water rights - Click Orlando

City of Winter Springs under audit by State of Florida - Click Orlando

DEP launches the Hurricane Stormwater and Wastewater Assistance Grant ... - Lehigh Acres Citizen

Blackwater River advocates may sue over Milton wastewater plant

Fines coming after residents say Mount Dora community smells bad - WESH

Officials encourage residents with coastal beach erosion from Ian, Nicole to apply for FDEP grant | Palm Coast Observer

Brevard County gets $19.5 million to stop nutrients from flowing into Indian River Lagoon | Florida Today

In response to growth, Manatee seeks to expand reclaimed water supply | Your Observer

How Sarasota's Climate Adaptation Center will address climate change and its future impacts | WUSF

Is the water at the beach making me sick? 3 common questions and answers | News-Press

Opinion: DeSantis, lawmakers must make water reforms real | Sun Sentinel

Flagler Beach city leaders unveil new proposed design for pier | WESH

Mount Dora landfill faces fine after residents complain of bad smell | WESH

EPA readies final cleanup of Central Florida’s Tower Chemical Superfund site | Orlando Sentinel

Flood insurance is a “hot mess.” That’s a growing problem for Hampton Roads homeowners. | WHRO

Four environmental groups file second suit in opposition to Hoosier National Forest project | Reporter

Lake level dropping about 1 inch per week | Okeechobee News


EPA stops Alaska's Pebble mine with rarely used power

Wisconsin lawmaker: PFAS pollution seems 'insurmountable' - Manistee News Advocate

PFAS-impacted residents near Ellsworth Air Force Base could see a promising solution to ...

White House launches new push to help states remove lead pipes that carry drinking water

State to audit Winter Springs over water concerns - Spectrum News 13

Waste hauler caught on video dumping sludge in South Dade. Second arrest in 7 months

State lawmakers order audit of Winter Springs over water treatment, sewage spills, public records

Lee County officials planning development of wastewater treatment site - ABC7 Southwest Florida

City of Winter Springs under audit by State of Florida - Click Orlando

Broken water main turns Avenida Central into muddy mess | Villages News 

20 years later, FPUA finally moving sewage plant off Hutchinson Island, public invited | TCPalm 

Lee County officials planning development of wastewater treatment site | NBC-2  

Opinion: Gov. DeSantis and the Legislature need to pass meaningful water reforms throughout Florida | Tampa Bay Times

Red tide again staining Lee County waters, state health department issues advisory | News-Press  

Keeping canals clear is an important component of flood control | Okeechobee News  

State lawmakers order audit of Winter Springs over water treatment, sewage spills, public records | Orlando Sentinel  

Virtual simulation shows impact of sea level rise, Category 5 hurricane on West Palm Beach | WPTV  

Marion County Utilities issues boil water notice for Spruce Creek Preserve customers | WFTV  

Opinion: Nonprofit on its own trying to help lagoon, fix affordable homes for 40 people | TCPalm  

Environmental groups file second suit in opposition to Hoosier National Forest project | Herald-Times  

How much difference will lake releases make? | Okeechobee News 

California opposes the water use plan between the states that share Colorado River | WJCt  

Green algae present in waters around Sanibel | WINK  

University of Miami, Miami Beach struggle hunting pollution source | Miami Today

EPA blocks mine waste disposal in Alaska's Bristol Bay

Nairobi River is dying and taking livelihoods with it

White House urged to push back WOTUS implementation

States share framework to pull less from Colorado River

Asahi Kasei to clean up PFAS contamination at Mich. site

NYC authorizes $7.2M to grow flood-monitoring system

Expert: Calif. may face elevated wildfire risk after floods

*EPA announced a major new initiative to accelerate progress of 100% lead service line removal and replacement 

EPA and DOJ Announce Settlement with Logan Square Aluminium Supply Over Lead Violations

Careers For Change: Be EPA - YouTube

Bristol Bay braces for EPA's final decision on the proposed Pebble mine

Study: Forever chemicals abundant in fish from contaminated rivers, lakes

AG Nessel Announces Landmark Settlement in First PFAS Case - State of Michigan

'Breakthrough' solution could destroy 'forever chemicals' in Hampton Roads - WTKR

Contaminated bases endanger vulnerable minority communities | Opinion - Florida Today

Boil water advisory scheduled for Everest Parkway residents - Fox 4 News

VeryHealthyWater Introduces New Alkaline Drinking Water Distributor Sandy Utah

Sanford commissioner discuss fixes to wastewater system | Central Florida

Man arrested on felony littering charges in Miami-Dade, and it's not the first time - WPLG

*National Rural Water Association Recognized as Partner in Lead Service Line Replacement during White House Event

*Jackson, Miss., may face water outages for 10 years

*Interior Dept. moves to protect Minn. wilderness area

*Climate change magnifies drought threat in Iraq

*Glen Canyon Dam's days may be numbered

*Missouri American Water seeks rate increase for 2 areas

*Manhattan schoolyard designed with stormwater in mind

*Scientists rethink timeline for climate-driven flooding

*Researchers Find U.S. Freshwater Fish Are Highly Contaminated With PFAS

*Public Works Professionals Select Top Five Trending Technologies For 2023

*Building A Cyber-Resilient Water Future

Water main repairs close downtown Naples street | Naples Daily News

Opinion: Gov. DeSantis embraces Roosevelt conservation ethos | Tallahassee Democrat

Sanford city leaders take emergency action in response to failing wastewater vacuum system | WESH

Tech failure results in PCB water boil advisory | My Panhandle

Naples begins million-dollar stormwater outfall project | NBC-2

CREW protected lands provide snapshot of old Florida, haven for wildlife | WINK

White House launches push to help replace lead pipes | Daily News

Meeting State Nutrient Regulations With SBRs

10 Essentials To Specify A Thermal Mass Gas Flow Meter

Replacing Brush Rotors With Aire-02 Tritons Increases Flow Capacity, Reclaimed Water Availability

How To Handle Unexpected Contaminants In Water

Location, Location — The Key To AerationCan Innovation Be Achieved With A Tried-And-True Disinfection Technology?

    Project Profile: City of Aurora, Oregon

    10 Reasons To Use UV Water Treatment In Low-Flow Wastewater Facilities

    Cooling Tower Filtration For Oil And Gas Company

    Digital Water: Industry Leaders Chart The Transformation Journey

    High Levels Of PFAS Found In U.S. Freshwater Fish

    *What Does ESG Mean? Two Business Scholars Explain

    *EPA Water Finance Newsletter Jan 2023

    *EPA Launches Lead Service Line Replacement Accelerators in CT, PA, NJ, and WI

    *FDA Releases Draft Guidance for Action Levels for Lead in Baby Food

    *Chicago Federal Reserve Outlines Potential Funding and Financing Strategies for Replacing LSLs

    *Nine Associations Send Letter to EPA Administrators Requesting Withdrawal of Cybersecurity Memorandum

    *EPA Releases Wastewater Plan for Regulations and a Study to Address PFAS and Nutrients

    *EPA Launches Lead Service Line Replacement Accelerators in CT, PA, NJ, and WI

    EPA Launches New Initiative in Connecticut to Accelerate Lead Pipe Replacement to ...

    Another OIG Fly in EPA's Ointment - National Law Review

    EPA launches lead pipe initiative in Pa. | News | bradfordera.com

    Ban on pesticides with PFAS feeds concern about unintended impacts - Yahoo News

    Most Maine water bottlers still aren't testing for PFAS - Bangor Daily News

    Pennsylvania passes 'forever chemicals' drinking water limit - lehighvalleylive.com

    Contaminated bases endanger vulnerable minority communities | Opinion - Florida Today

    White House launches new push to help states remove lead pipes that carry drinking water

    Bear group puts up manatee billboards on I-95 - Florida Today

    Federal EPA confirms return to Hartford to meet with residents whose home were hit ... - Yahoo News

    Bear group puts up manatee billboards on I-95 | Florida Today

    Precautionary boil water notice in Marco Island on Monday | WINK

    Paddling its waters, Rep. Soto explains quest to designate Kissimmee River as wild and scenic | Orlando Sentinel

    Fewer PFAS, please - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Here's what you need to know about 'forever chemicals' in Iowa | The Gazette

    Feds planning a reservoir north of Lake Okeechobee, looking at other options | News-Press

    Opinion: State of the City: Maintaining Crystal River's unique character | Citrus County Chronicle

    Opinion: The death of North Florida’s springs | Orlando Sentinel

    Florida Senate Bill Seeks to Revitalize Mangrove Forests in Biscayne Bay and Beyond | Miami New Times

    Precautionary water boil notice for PCB east end | WJHG

    Opinion: We're the Sunshine State, but need a 'Show Me' governor on water quality issues | News-Press

    *EPA Launches Lead Service Line Replacement Accelerators in CT, PA, NJ, and WI

    *FDA Releases Draft Guidance for Action Levels for Lead in Baby Food

    *Chicago Federal Reserve Outlines Potential Funding and Financing Strategies for Replacing LSLs

    *Nine Associations Send Letter to EPA Administrators Requesting Withdrawal of Cybersecurity Memorandum

    *EPA Releases Wastewater Plan for Regulations and a Study to Address PFAS and Nutrients

    *EPIC Hosts February 2nd Webinar on Drinking Water Service Area Boundaries

    EPA Launches Lead Service Line Replacement Accelerators in CT, PA, NJ, and WI

    Clock ticking on voluntary Colorado River water deal

    Ecological program for lower Mississippi River advances

    Planning moves ahead for Va. wastewater treatment plant

    Federal funding may play a role in Jackson, Miss., plan

    Analysis: Megaflood may be too much for Calif. dams

    Road salt contributes to chloride in Mississippi River

    Water Systems Get Smart With Digitalization

    Doing More With Less: Densified Activated Sludge (DAS) Systems For Water Resource Recovery Facilities

    EPA to weigh new rules for livestock water pollution

    Pa. sets limits for PFOA, PFOS in drinking water

    Lake Okeechobee dike repair done early, saving $300M

    Aging system a challenge for Idaho water treatment site

    Watertown, Mass., wins federal funding for tree trenches

    Mid-Sept. stormwater plan deadline set for La. parish

    Calif. report maps flood risk from groundwater in Bay Area

    Third time's the charm? Holley-Navarre Water System names 3rd CEO in 3 years | Pensacola News Journal

    Dry conditions are becoming a concern across the area | News4Jax

    Municipalities, county leaders address problems, successes that come with growth | Clay Today

    Officials, stakeholders celebrate completion of Herbert Hoover dike renovations | Florida Politics

    EPA Proposes Adding Environmental Justice, Climate Change, PFAS to National Enforcement and Compliance Initiatives

    $50M Available for Carbon Sequestration, Groundwater Protection Programs

    Xylem to Acquire Evoqua

    Report Finds National Wastewater Surveillance Effort Worthy of Further Investment

    EPA Announces Plans for Wastewater Regulations, Studies

    EPA Announces Latest Actions to Protect Groundwater and Communities from Coal Ash ...

    EPA plans to stop 6 power plants from dumping toxic coal ash into unlined ponds - CNN

    EPA Region 6 Releases 2022 Year in Review

    EPA Beats Challenge to PFAS Advisory Levels in Appellate Win - Bloomberg Law

    Gavel to Gavel: As PFAS regulations loom, time to update due diligence

    Client Alert: PFAS in Consumer Products: Developing a Proactive and Strategic Game Plan

    Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority to begin resilience upgrades | WaterWorld

    DEP: Progress being made on surface water discharge, reuse - Florida Politics

    Pennsylvania passes 'forever chemicals' drinking water limit | Miami Herald

    Guest Commentary: DeSantis signs ambitious water quality order - Pine Island Eagle

    Fire interrupts service at Wells sewage treatment plant - Yahoo News

    Opinion: It saved Chesapeake Bay, and Floridians could use it to save our waters, too | Tampa Bay Times

    Page A1 | Key West Citizen

    Meeting on cleanup near Patrick Space Force Base reset for Feb. 16 | Florida Today

    Opinion: Celebrate Lake Apopka’s progress | Orlando Sentinel

    Sanitary sewer line work to limit bathing and laundry on Historic Side of The Villages | Villages News

    Herbert Hoover Dike completion brings peace of mind to area residents, concerns from Lake Okeechobee fishermen | WPTV

    Environmentalists hopeful Herbert Hoover Dike repairs will bring improved water quality for Treasure Coast | WPTV

    Waterfront Park construction set to finish by mid-August | Palm Coast Observer

    Herbert Hoover Dike rehabilitation complete | Okeechobee News

    St. Pete neighbors raise a stink over foul smell covering the community | ABC Action News

    Fellsmere awarded $4.5 million federal grant for storm water projects, lagoon restoration | TCPalm

    After 18 years, $1.5B dike repair done at Florida's Lake O | Associated Press

    Engineers complete year-long improvements to dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston | NBC-2

    Army Corps of Engineers working on plan to stop storm surge in Collier County | WINK

    Find More Insight In Your Deluge Of Water Data

    Thermal Mass Gas Flow Meters For 21st Century Process, Plant Needs

    The Fountain Of Youth For The Aging Industrial Infrastructure

    Top 10 Customer Touchpoints

    How To Fulfill Ever-Increasing Demands For Preliminary Design Iterations

    Driving Digital Value: The Data Science Behind Smart, Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings 

    Two Years And Counting: The AFC SEMPER RPM Offers Aqua Insight Into Pressure Transients

    Telemetry Is Transforming Pumping Operations

    Premiere At The Goldsteig Cheese Dairy

    AVT EZ VALVE Ensured The Water Kept Flowing At A Hospital

    Treatment Plants May Be Hit With Supply Chain Issues After Fire Destroys Chemical Manufacturer

    Cheap Sewer Pipe Repairs Can Produce Toxic Fumes — Here’s How To Lower The Risk