EPA has released a new online tool entitled Funding Integration Tool for Source Water (FITS) to help states, federal agencies, watershed stakeholders, drinking water utilities, and users who are engaged with activities that protect sources of drinking water. FITS provides relevant information on major federal funding sources that can support source water protection. Visit https://www.epa.gov/sourcewaterprotection/fits to learn more.
Special Thanks to the Village of Sodus Point and Mr. Jeff Cook! They have donated two pneumatic diaphragm pumps. These pumps are capable to pump clear water or high viscosity liquids (i.e., liquid sludge). Each pump has a 2” intake and discharge.
by: WROC Staff, Matt Driffill
Posted: Nov 7, 2021 / 10:41 AM EST / Updated: Nov 8, 2021 / 06:11 PM EST
By Tyler Clifford and Kanishka Singh
Nov 10 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday approved a settlement worth $626 million for victims of the lead water crisis in Flint, Michigan, in a case brought by tens of thousands of residents affected by the contaminated water.
Of all the things that we consume, water is the most essential. It’s also the one thing that we have to be most careful about because impure water can cause more harm than you can ever imagine.
By Tereza Pultarova 7 days ago
Astronomers have detected traces of water in one of the oldest known galaxies, proving for the first time that the life-giving substance played a role in the formation of the earliest stars.
There was a fire at the Utica Water Filtration Plant, below is a picture of the burned motor.
Yi Zheng, associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at Northeastern, holds a sample desalination filter made of cow manure and one made of hornet nests in his lab in the Mugar Life Sciences Building. Photo by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University
by Eva Botkin-KowackiOctober 20, 2021