St Charles Illinois Capital Plan 7th Avenue Creek Illinois Epa City Water
- , which will consist of constructing about 1,870 feet of two-stage ditch to enhance the 7th Avenue Creek connection to its floodplain. A two-stage ditch includes a low-flow channel for normal daily water flow, with a vegetated bench (terrace) that will temporarily hold water during higher flows caused by storms. The city of St. Charles project, made possible through the state’s Rebuild Illinois capital plan, also includes 4.1 acres of urban filter strip along the creek to slow stormwater ... [Read More]


Water City Fire Fallon Churchill Fallon Green City Fire Department
- The Help Keep Fallon Green City Cleanup begins Monday (April 19) and runs through April 23. The city will haul your discarded items for free. Call when you have placed any unwanted items where your garbage is normally picked up. The city and Fallon Churchill Volunteer Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants during the evenings through the end of the month. The annual testing is vital to ensure the system is functioning properly. This is one of the requirements the fire department must ... [Read More]


Water City Flushing Mains Hydrant Flushing News
- KALAMAZOO, MI — The Kalamazoo Public Services Department is preparing to begin hydrant flushing. Hydrant flushing will begin Sunday, April 18, and will continue through Tuesday, April 27, the city said in a news release. Most flushing will take place at night between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Day flushing may take place between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. when necessary. Public Services Department personnel will flush the hydrants and mains to remove accumulated sediments. Flushing does not ... [Read More]

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Water City Taylor City Council Fire Tank Residents
- Taylor city council declined to make a decision at their April 12 meeting on the matter related to the city’s enjoining with the Southwest Water Authority’s planned water tank. Taylor city council declined to make a decision at their April 12 meeting on the matter related to the city’s enjoining with the Southwest Water Authority’s planned water tank. The Southwest Water Authority proposed that Taylor take part in the construction and use of the suspended holding tank or water tower, ... [Read More]


Water Infrastructure Utilities Assistance Drinking Wastewater
- As we were putting this issue of WaterWorld to bed, President Biden unveiled a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package, but is it enough? As we were putting this issue of WaterWorld to bed, President Biden unveiled a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package, which includes $111 billion for water infrastructure over the next 10 years. The American Jobs Plan calls for $56 billion in grants and low-cost flexible loans to states, tribes, territories, and disadvantaged communities across ... [Read More]


Water U S Epa Infrastructure Water's Moment Water's Moment
- This article originally appeared in WWD April 2021 issue as "This is Water's Moment" The news cycle for the water industry for March was brimming with talking points, and major events that will shape the industry for quite some time. First, the American Society of Civil Engineers released the 2021 Infrastructure Report Card . The overall score for U.S. infrastructure was a C-, the first time the overall grade for infrastructure has been in the C range in 20 years. But that doesn’t tell the ... [Read More]

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Pfas Airport Wells Health Center Lenss
- L inn County and the University of Iowa’s Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC) are among the local and state entities spreading awareness of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. The “forever chemicals” can be found in items ranging from food packaging to drinking water to firefighting foam. The Environmental Protective Agency has set a health advisory level at 70 parts per trillion for PFAS. “We didn’t think that we were going to be immune to ... [Read More]


Water Hydrant Flushing Fire Clarksville Fire Testing
- CLARKSVILLE, TN – Citywide annual fire hydrant flushing and testing began April 5, by Clarksville Fire Rescue personnel and will continue throughout all areas of Clarksville through late May. Clarksville Fire Rescue performs annual flow and pressure tests and flushes every city-owned fire hydrant mostly within city limits to ensure they are adequate and operational for firefighting. Clarksville Gas & Water personnel also flush hydrants throughout the year as part of their state-required ... [Read More]


Water Infrastructure Communities Water Infrastructure Provisions Brenda Coley
- © Reuters/Pool Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan on Monday discussed water infrastructure-related provisions in the White House’s $2 trillion infrastructure package while participating in a virtual roundtable. Regan noted that the impacts of climate change frequently come in the form of “water stress,” be it flooding, droughts or sea level rises. “When our communities are in need or need us, I want to let you know that EPA stands by ... ready to ... [Read More]

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Water State Representative Michael Echols Project William Mcdowell Priority Infrastructure
- MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Monroe has a long wish list for state lawmakers, but the number one priority is to improve infrastructure and that includes what many call long-overdue water issues. State representative Michael Echols said infrastructure is the main goal. He said with so much COVID relief money coming in, that’s probably doable. “Our water in Ouachita parish is horrible. Sometimes we have brown water, and we are all having to go buy bottled water because they say that they’re going ... [Read More]

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