Articles of Interest

Posted By: Becky Cutshaw FRWA News, National, State,

The landmark trial that could determine who pays to rid America's drinking water of PFAS

Top US chemical firms to pay $1.2bn to settle water contamination lawsuits - The Guardian

States sue 3M, DuPont over toxic 'forever chemicals' found in drinking water - CNBC

Our right to clean and healthy waters | Commentary - Orlando Sentinel

Climate change forces a rethinking of mammoth Everglades restoration plan - 

Breaking News: District closing parts of Lake Apopka North Shore Loop

HEALTHY LIVING — Maintaining proper fluid levels is not just for vehicles - Orange Leader 

Illinois more at risk for lead in water, but more money to fight it is going to Florida 

The Significance of Water Filtration and Purification Devices - Space Coast Daily 

GIWA releases information regarding island's annual water quality report | Southwest Florida

Companies reach $1.18 billion deal to resolve claims from 'forever chemicals' water contamination | Porterville Recorder

Lake O is high at the start of hurricane season, and why that matters | Naples Daily News

How Gainesville officials prepare for hurricane season | Gainesville Sun

Septic-to-sewer projects face challenges | Okeechobee News

SLC DOH issues water advisory for North Fork of St. Lucie River | TCPalm

Wetlands restoration near Kissimmee River could be included in 2024 federal funding | Okeechobee News

Making waves since 1985, Lake Erie’s sea map goes fully digital | WETM

McDowell gets $1.3M grant for Universal site | McDowell News

Florida Flood Warning: Are You Among the Unaware Homeowners at Risk? | Southwest Journal

‘It’s devastating’: Florida questioning Michael Mota after resort’s protected mangrove trees chopped down | Boston Globe

*ASDWA Provides Recommendations for Implementation of EPA’s Proposed PFAS Drinking Water Rule

*ASDWA Submits Comments on Proposed Consumer Confidence Report Revisions

*CDC Releases Article on Community Water Fluoridation Levels for Oral Health

*EPA Webinar on Drinking Water Resilience and Sustainability Grant Program

*Supreme Court Makes New Decision Limiting the Inclusion of Wetlands in WOTUS

*Supreme Court Makes New Decision Limiting the Inclusion of Wetlands in WOTUS

*ASDWA Provides Recommendations for Implementation of EPA’s Proposed PFAS Drinking Water Rule

*EPA Webinar on Drinking Water Resilience and Sustainability Grant Program

*Nearly $1.2B Settlement Win for Water Systems Against Manufacturers of PFAS

*Now Available: 2023 State of the Water Industry Report

*DEP Announces Funding Opportunity for Lead Service Line Inventories and Replacement Projects

*When Almost Perfect Isn't Good Enough

*PFAS Payback: How Utilities Can Hold Polluters Accountable

*Houston, We Have A Solution: Enhancing The Water Digital Twin Using Machine Learning

*Roundup On High-Strength Wastewater: Treatment Challenges And Solutions

*How To Evaluate Predictive Models For Lead Service Line Inventory And Replacement

*Forward-Thinking Utility Knows The Value Of Advanced Technology

*Keeping Tabs On Water Consumption And The Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Market

In Florida, seawalls are not the answer. Here’s why | Orlando Sentinel

Supreme Court’s wetlands decision could spell more construction, major impact on Florida | WFLA

As Palm Coast's infrastructure ages, city looks for solutions | Ormond Beach Observer

Boil water notice issued for neighborhoods in North Fort Myers | NBC-2

Health officials issue blue-green algae bloom alert for Clay County | Action News Jax

June 1 brings fertilizer ban to Lee, Charlotte, parts of Collier | NBC-2

'Only takes one storm': St. Lucie County preps for hurricane season | WPEC

Cape Coral homeowner claims construction project causes flooding on her property | NBC-2

Boeing building $39 million components facility at Cecil Airport | Jacksonville Daily Record

Florida Tech Receives $400,000 Grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for Sargassum Research | Space Coast Daily

St. Johns RIVERKEEPER to issue Doctors Lake report this month | Clay Today

How to prepare for the 2023 hurricane season with climate change in mind | WUSF

Florida awards nearly $1 million to Fort Meade for downtown stormwater improvements | The Ledger

Extreme tidal flooding impacts South Jersey's oldest more than most | Press of Atlantic City

What lessons have Florida learned from mistakes with past hurricanes? | Tampa Bay Times

Ian leaves behind lessons learned | Ormond Beach Observer

*WIRFC Newsletter June 1

Seminar Private Water Well Quality Monitoring and Management 07.06.23

Seminar The Ins and Outs of Water Wells

AG Rosenblum Files Lawsuit Against Companies For PFAS Contamination From Firefighting Foam

Maryland Files Lawsuits Against Chemical Manufacturers for PFAS Contamination

Reusable granules suck harmful PFAS 'forever chemicals' out of water | New Scientist

Suwannee County awarded $9.5 million for wastewater treatment plant - WCJB

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards More Than $15 Million to Five Rural Communities Through ...

DeSantis signs legislation to protect water resources, support conservation | The Ponte ...

*The Next Wave of Mass Environmental Litigation Bubbles Up From Coastal Florida - WSJ

*Daywatch: Florida gets more money than Illinois to replace lead pipes - Yahoo News

*Zephyrhills' growth is the Florida story | Editorial - Tampa Bay Times

*Giant seaweed blob heading for Florida could contain flesh-eating bacteria

*See algae? Stay out of the water | Okeechobee News 

St. Johns County to celebrate $6.76 million Hastings wastewater treatment plant improvement project | Action News Jax 

Orlo Vista residents vulnerable to another season amid delayed flood prevention project | WESH

Opinion: Zephyrhills’ growth is the Florida story | Tampa Bay Times 

Based current conditions, the arrival of rainy season is something to celebrate | Naples Daily News 

Molino Utilities To Shut Off Water For Jacks Branch Road Area Thursday Morning | North Escambia

C.M. WALKER | Alachua County Today

Tampa Bay gets EPA grant money to help environment | WMNF

Miami-Dade County taking critical steps to stop human waste from seeping into waterways | Local 10

Lake O starts wet season near 14 feet | Okeechobee News

New water quality standards, money for land preservation signed into law | Florida Politics

Gov. DeSantis puts $1M toward Macclenny’s deteriorating water treatment plant at Northeast Florida State Hospital | News4Jax

Massive Sargassum algae bloom threatens Florida coast with toxic bacteria | NBC-2

Back-to-back hurricanes are likely to happen more often, study finds | KGBT

Sanford city leaders prepare for hurricane season | WESH 

It's time to prepare for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season | Messenger-Inquirer

Maintaining A Free Chlorine Residual In Your Distribution Systems

Pump Stations That Will Not Fail

Future-Proof Your Water Meter Technology With AMI

Encapsulation Fittings: The Pipe Repair Solution You Didn't Know You Need

New EPA PFAS Limits: Why Small Water Utilities Need Not Fear Them

Specialist Steel Manufacturer Achieves Savings By Using Automatic Self-Cleaning Filters

Webinar: Newterra's Dispersed Air Flotation (DAF)

Why We Use AWS For Our Machine Learning Platform At BlueConduit

Why You Need Application Expertise For Pump Rentals (And How To Get It)

Partnering To Transform Water

How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With Heat Exchangers

Supreme Court Rules Against U.S. EPA Authority To Curb Pollution Of Source Water

*Facts and Figures of the Florida Utility Industry

*US water workforce overview

*Florida DEP permit activity for Gulf County | Eastern Panhandle

*Biden-Harris Administration Announces Availability of $12 Million Through Investing in .. 

*EPA Awards Tetra Tech $65 Million Contract to Support Cleanups of Navajo Abandoned ...

*EPA to award over $800000 in grants to support water quality monitoring at Pacific ...

*Helping Airports Identify and Mitigate PFAS Risks - TRC Companies

*Clean water advocates 'cautiously optimistic' about PFAS legislation - Wisconsin Examiner

*NGWA publishes white paper on PFAS sampling - WaterWorld Magazine

*Florida county drills new super wells to ensure future water supply - YouTube

*Alaska has more than half of America's wetlands. A new ruling could change how they're managed

*Fitch Affirms Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, FL Water Revs at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

*Haines City ordered by FDEP to complete wastewater improvement projects to prevent future spills | ABC Action News

Conservationists using oyster shells to improve Turtle Bay water quality | NBC-2 

Officials issue blue-green algae bloom alert | Lehigh Acres Citizen

Deltona fights to dismiss lawsuit filed by residents who blame city for Hurricane Ian flooding | Florida Politics

Hillsborough County offers free program to hook some residents up to city water | WFLA

Boil order issued for area near Orange Blossom Hills Country Club | Villages News 

How hurricane warnings will be different this year | WJCT

Haines City, FDEP reach new deal on wastewater improvements to prevent future spills

Can EPA's electric truck proposal survive political scrutiny? - FreightWaves

Why the EPA's New Emissions Standards Might Not Accelerate the Green Economy

Awaiting EPA Approval: Fisker Showcases Long Range Battery | Fiskerati

The toxic reality of PFAS "forever chemicals" contamination in Canada

US Air Force pays $9M for water treatment facility in Fountain due to PFAS - YouTube

Ninigret Pond Needs Extensive PFAS Testing - ecoRI News

Haines City, FDEP reach new deal on wastewater improvements to prevent future spills

Accident by contractor causes wastewater spill into Lake Norman; no swim advisory in effect

Breaking bad habits: What we learned from Ian and Nicole as we head into the 2023 hurricane season | Orlando Sentinel 

Everglades scientist could face jail in bitter fight over records | WUSF

Traffic shifts planned for Bradenton Beach sewer line project | Your Observer  

Can beer persuade Americans to drink recycled wastewater? | Watertown Daily Times

Blog: Supreme Court Rules Against EPA (5/27/23) | Greencastle Banner Graphic 

Could the EPA break America's power grid? - Carlsbad Current-Argus

Supreme Court Curtails EPA's Ability to Limit Water Pollution - Yellow Scene Magazine

Japan slowly wakes up to health risks of PFAS 'forever chemicals'

Rhode Island PFAS Lawsuit The Latest State Action - National Law Review

UGA researchers find improved treatments for removing 'forever chemicals' | Local News

SCOTUS ruling could mean more floods for US communities

PFAS contamination may be more widespread than thought

NYC, New Orleans among cities facing risk due to sinking

Cincinnati plans sewage-to-energy plant

Fla. city eyes development ban over water concerns

Glimpsing into the evolution of stream management sector

Madrid plans hybrid green H2 project at wastewater site

NW District Open House 062023

Maximizing The Value Of Asset And Work Management Systems

Resolving Utility Pain Points With Better Analytics

Kansas Water Utility Identifies Non-Revenue Water Through Water Technology

Smarter Spending: Using Data Analysis To Drive Infrastructure Investment Decisions

Beyond The Buzzword: How Utility Operators Can Use Big Data For Better Asset Management, Operations, And Customer Engagement

Energy Efficiency as It Applies to Water and Wastewater Systems June 29, 2023 | 2:00 pm CDT

AI & Water Management — What Utilities Need to Know June 15, 2023 | 2:00 pm CDT

How your Control Valves can really help you to manage your system: Making valves smarter! 06.08.23 @ 2:00 CDT

*Breaking bad habits: What we learned from Ian and Nicole as we head into the 2023 hurricane season

*Zephyrhills to halt new development as water availability evaporates

This Supreme Court Loves to Legislate From the Bench. See Their Latest Decision on the ...

What EPA's New Rule for Power Plants Means to Commercial and Industrial Users

GA Agriculture Commissioner applauds Sackett v. EPA ruling - Valdosta Today

Consumer watchdog says KOS protein powder contains toxic PFAS - The Guardian

How Much Can a Water Filter Do? - The New York Times

U.S. Air Force pays $9 million for cutting-edge water treatment in Fountain following PFAS .

What are PFAS, the Toxic 'Forever Chemicals' That Could Be in Broward Water? - NBC 6

Hillsborough tells customers to boil tap water - Tampa Bay Times

What's in your drinking water? I-Team tests water across Palm Beach County, Treasure Coast

Dangers of Fracking Wastewater Put Spotlight on 'Halliburton Loophole' - Public News Service

Two juveniles identified as suspects in Arkansas wastewater treatment facility fire - YouTube

Orange County considers buying out homeowners in flood-prone Orlo Vista | WFTV 

On National Alligator Day, there’s plenty to appreciate about these toothy reptiles | Okeechobee News

Haines City, FDEP reach new deal on wastewater improvements to prevent future spills | The Ledger 

Maine Compass: The rebirth of the Kennebec | Kennebec Journal

Cartridge Technology Simplifies Water Treatment Operations For The Small System Market

Flood Event Prompts Portable Backup Pump Solution For Potable Water Network

UF/RO System Treating Mine-Influenced Water To Remove Selenium

AI Helps Wastewater Utilities Prepare For Extreme Weather

Electromagnetic Flow Meter With Bidirectional Connectivity

How To Get There: 3 Steps To Supercharge Your Digital Twin

Abrasion- And Corrosion-Resistant Metal Cutters For Harsh Sewage Grinder Environments

Leak Detection On Water Distribution Network Using Clamp-On Flow Meters

Getting More Than Just Dollars From Your Smart Water Network

Water Aboard Navy Aircraft Carrier Polluted With Jet Fuel For At Least 17 Months

Are Biden's COP27 Goals Enough To Curb The Water-Food-Energy Nexus?

Opinion: Septic to sewer benefits outweigh the costs | Citrus County Chronicle 

Lakeland to harvest invasive aquatic plants from Lake Hollingsworth | The Ledger  

East River Ranch Moves Forward Despite Public Opposition | Bradenton Time 

Opinion: Local kids: Suggestions for saving the manatees, sea turtles and the St. Johns River | Florida Times Union

Supreme Court rules against EPA in wetlands regulation case - YouTube

US Supreme Court Curbs Clean Water Act in Blow to EPA Power -

What are PFAS, and why is the EPA warning about them in drinking water ... - Big Rapids Pioneer

Background levels of PFAS may be higher than thought, analysis suggests - The Guardian

PFAS, due diligence and what they mean for potential real estate development

PURE, Tampa's latest plan to treat wastewater, is over for now

Orange County to start 2nd project to try to alleviate Orlo Vista flooding issues | WFTV

Ocala residents to receive water quality report notice with utility bill | WCJB 

Tampa Council plans formal farewell for ‘toilet-to-tap’ | Tampa Bay Times 

Cape Coral urging residents to save water as severe drought conditions persist into May. | News-Press

Lake Okeechobee blue-green algae levels rising | WINK 

Blue-green algae bloom alert issued for Fort Myers Shores | NBC-2

Hillsborough County takes action to improve water quality in neglected community after push from advocates | WMNF 

Is the Caloosahatchee heading for an algae bloom? | News-Press

Palm Beach to impose seasonal fertilizer restrictions beginning June 1 | Palm Beach Daily News


Study says climate change could impact the rapid growth along the NC, SC coasts | Star-News Online

*ASDWA Releases Cost of State Transactions Study for Proposed PFAS Regulation

*Federal/State Colorado River Agreement will Address Water Shortages through 2026

*ASDWA Submits FY24 Senate Appropriations Testimony

*ASDWA Comments and EPA Proposed Rules for Power Plant Discharges and Residuals