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MassDEP Seeks to Take Over NPDES Permit Program from EPA

It’s finally happened! The Massachusetts Coalition for Water Resources Stewardship (MCWRS) is thrilled to announce that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) plans to take over responsibility for administering the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit program from the U.S. 342 more words

Using a Freshwater Provisioning Index as a Water Management Tool

by Chloe Soltis

The majority of the world uses upstream water as its main resource for freshwater. Yet, pollution issues that result primarily from economic development continuously threaten these freshwater sources. 364 more words

Water Supplies

Denver: Big bump in storm and sanitary sewer rates in the works

From The Denver Post (Jon Murray):

Denver homeowners on average would pay $116 more in storm drainage and sewer fees over the next five years under a rate increase proposal that city officials will unveil this week.

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Colorado Water

Waste water facility upgrade delay could cost Greater Moncton residents, salmon

A $90.4 million upgrade at Greater Moncton’s wastewater treatment centre has been delayed.

TransAqua says they haven’t been able to secure funding from the province and federal government to move ahead with the project. 400 more words


Erie refinancing water, wastewater debt to save town funds -- Broomfield Enterprise

From The Broomfield Enterprise (Anthony Hahn):

Anticipated growth has been largely responsible for Erie’s debt, the highest among the east Boulder County communities, which also include Lafayette, Louisville and Superior.

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Colorado Water

Sterling: Precipitation events cause headaches for wastewater infrastructure

From the Sterling Journal-Advocate (Sara Waite):

Rob Demis of Hatch Mott MacDonald didn’t have good news when he gave an update on his company’s review of Sterling’s wastewater treatment plant during Tuesday’s Sterling City Council meeting.

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Colorado Water

City of Taylor tries to prevent more wastewater failures

TAYLOR, Texas (KXAN) — Two pumps went down in late March, and the third pump failed on April at the Mustang Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. 245 more words