Disposal and Treatment of Wastewater

Inside the Draft infrastructure plan issued in House

Infrastructure Report Card » US House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., has released a long-awaited infrastructure discussion draft that includes tax increases of 15 cents per gallon of gasoline and 20 cents per gallon of diesel to shore up the Highway Trust Fund.  Go inside the plan.

2018-10-08T11:21:24-08:00July 25th, 2018|Bridges, Fuel Tax, Highways, Infrastructure Sectors, Rail, Roads, U.S. News, Wastewater, Water|

Senators insist on judicial review of water tunnels project

E&E News » California’s two Democratic senators have committed themselves to opposing a controversial House provision that would block judicial review of the state’s WaterFix tunnel project. While backstage discussions have occurred, opponents of the $17 billion tunnel project recognize the judicial review ban is all but certain to pass the House as part of a fiscal 2019 Interior and EPA appropriations bill.

2018-06-18T10:30:42-08:00June 15th, 2018|California, California WaterFix, Wastewater, Water|

California Sued Over Delta Tunnels Project Changes

SCV News » Environmental organizations sued the California agency in charge of managing the massive WaterFix project Friday, saying the state illegally altered the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta management plan to favor the project over ecological restoration.

2018-05-31T08:37:04-08:00May 31st, 2018|California, California WaterFix, Drinking Water, Wastewater, Water|

A Washington bomb set to go off in California’s delta tunnels water war

Los Angeles Times » Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Corona) inserted a rider into an Interior Department appropriations bill that would exempt the project from all judicial review. If passed by the House (likely) and Senate (possible) and signed by President Trump (probable), the rider would open a gaping hole in California and federal law.

Epic water recycling record set in California in bid to highlight extreme weather

Guinness World Records » Orange County Water District (OCWD) and Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) in California have set the Guinness World Records title for the Most wastewater recycled to drinking water in 24 hours.

2018-04-23T15:24:55-08:00April 20th, 2018|California, Drinking Water, Wastewater|

First water infrastructure loan under WIFIA awarded

WaterWorld » The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its first-ever loan from the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program to King County, Wash., to help finance its Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station.

2018-04-23T15:09:17-08:00April 20th, 2018|Trump & Infrastructure, Washington, Wastewater, Water|
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