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DATA CENTERS

Large Amounts of Water Required to Operate Data Centers
Interview with Landon Marston, Assistant Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering Virginia Tech


WATERSHEDS Week of 11/21- 11/27 ➤
OVERVIEW watershed report includes flows, spills, goundwater levels and HABs.
Hydrofluorosilicic Acid spill in Region 6, Sulfuric Acid spill in Region 4. Bayou Lafourche flowing high at Thibodeaux Region 6


CRIMEBOX Week of 11/21 - 11/27 ➤
66 Criminal Prosecutions under the Clean Water Act (from 1990-2020)

Historic case summary:Fiscal Year 2011; Case ID# CR_2170
Former Sheriff directs employees to bypass wastewater treatment at Port of Iberia
Following a surprise inspection visit, EPA and LDEQ Criminal Investigation Divisions found the co-owner of the waste treatment facility, former Sheriff of Iberia Parish had ordered staff to bypass the treatment process, had failed to properly report the discharges, and failed to conduct the required testing.
- Full Report


Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance in Louisiana: 65.5%
List of Facilities with Significant Violations -
- Full List

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INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER
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WT Interview with Gregory Constantine, Co-Founder and CEO of Air Company

INNER CITY YOUTH TRAINING
GREEN CITY FORCE, a sustainable training program for NYC youths in public housing

WT Interview with Joshua Owens, Director of Social Enterprise Operations Green City Force, NYC

OFF GRID
OffGridBox: An all-in-one solution providing renewable energy and clean water to remote communities
WT Interview with Bas Berends, Chief Partnership Officer, OffGridBox




                         WT WOMEN

From trash to treasure - A paradigm shift
Interview with Joanne Rodriguez Founder of GreenTech Start-up, MYCOCYCLE
Cathy Bernardino Bailey a.k.a. FLOW (First Lady of Water)
In 2015 Cathy Bailey became the first female and the first African American director in the 205-year history of the Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW).
Dr. Kim Cobb - Professor, Oceanographer, Climate Scientist Lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2022 Report


                         CITY WATER

GWINNETT, GA
Gwinnett County’s water sourced from Lake Lanier has been voted the best
tasting water in Georgia by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals.
CINCINNATI, OH
Cincinnati's two water treatment plants earn national recognition for water quality excellence
ROCHESTER, NY
Rochester Wins The Best Tasting Drinking Water in NYS Award 2022




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