Tag: Drinking Water

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What can civil engineers do to prevent another Flint water crisis elsewhere?

So, in the aftermath of the Flint water crisis, what lessons have civil engineers learned?

How the Flint water crisis has impacted US lead-pipe removal efforts

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has spurred a push to remove lead water pipes across the United States. But challenges remain.

Denver Water reaches key milestone on North System Renewal Project

As part of its $600 million North System Renewal Project, Denver Water is constructing the new 75 mgd Northwater Treatment Plant and installing a new 8.5 mi long finished water pipeline.

Testing and treating microplastics in water face challenges

Microplastics have come under increasing scrutiny, enough to be the focus of a California law. But a lot of uncertainty clouds the issue.

Singapore’s newest desalination facility treats seawater and freshwater

Singapore's new underground Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant can treat freshwater and seawater, facilitating the efforts of the water-limited nation to diversify its water supplies.

House Democrats propose sweeping climate change bill

A March 2 House bill sets ambitious national targets for achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, boosts funding for drinking water infrastructure, and strengthens dam safety requirements.

Navajo Nation looks to future water-related economic development

The Navajo Nation’s plan to improve its residents’ access to water could also help with economic development. (Part two of a two-part series)

Navajo Nation improves residents’ access to clean drinking water

A new network of transitional water access points makes clean drinking water more accessible across the Navajo Nation. (Part one of a two-part series)

American Rescue Plan Act provides billions for transit, rail, airports, and water

Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act focuses on relieving the economic harm associated with the coronavirus pandemic, but it also includes significant funding for infrastructure.

ASCE’s 2021 report card marks the nation’s infrastructure progress

The nation’s infrastructure received an overall cumulative grade of C-, according to ASCE’s recently released 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.