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WASTEWATER
Breakthrough technology transforms performance and economics for industrial wastewater reuse
Boston Start-up ZwitterCo



CRIMEBOX Week of 1/23 - 1/29/23 ➤

Environmental Crimes:  Historic Prosecution, Fiscal Year 2012 - Case ID# CR_2350

Negligence in maintaining facilities fouls waterways for miles; over half a million levied in fines
- Full Report


SAFE DRINKING WATER Week of 1/23 - 1/29/22 ➤

LA Drinking Water Facilities 66.1% are listed with no violations
List of Facilities with Significant Violations -
- Full List


DWF Case of the Week: Bernice Water - Region 3


WITH THE FLOW Week of 1/23 - 1/29/23 ➤
OVERVIEW includes river flows, drinking water advisories, spill incidents


HAZARDOUS SPILLS Week of 01/23 - 1/29/23 ➤
Oil leak reported in Weeks Island Field - Region 6 watershed
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WT LATEST

MINING
International deep seabed mining kicks off under "secrecy agreement", the first in: Canada



SMART IRRIGATION
High Technology applied to water conservation - where it counts the most
How Lumo Ag took its smart water valve from idea to market

NASA SWOT MISSION
SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography) satellite, launched on December 16, to survey all water on Earth
Interview with Jean Bergeron, Missions Scientist, Canadian Space Agency


INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER

Phytoremediation: an option for persistent environmental contaminants?
Interview with Larry Green, MD, PhD

CARBON CAPTURE
Carbon tech start-Up Air Company launches sustainable aviation fuel made from captured CO2
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

PFAS
Axine EOx technology enables PFAS destruction by 99.999 per cent
Interview with WT Interview with Greg Peet, CEO, Axine Water Technologies


SHIPPING
Oceanbird - A Shipping Revolution
Swedish Technology will make it possible to power the largest ocean-going cargo vessels by harnessing the wind.

Interview with Niclas Dahl, Managing Director, Oceanbird


ROBOTICS
High school students' robotics skills inspire at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto
WT interviews with Nolan S. and Evie B., Oakville Trafalgar high school, ON


FLOODS
FEMA: On updating flood maps and flooding insurance
FEMA revises and updates all floodplain areas and flood risk zones identified, delineated or established, based on an analysis of all-natural hazards affecting flood risks on a five-year cycle.


CLIMATE CHANGE
Staying ahead of the climate change curve: updating flood maps, inter-disciplinary approach and multi-agency collaboration
Interview with Dr. Sankar Arumugam, Civil and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University


REGREENING
Re-greening Africa To Cool Down the Planet
With only this decade to slow down climate change, Justdiggit is doing something about it.





                         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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