News archive

Tag: USA

H2O Innovation celebrates World Water Day by highlighting 100 million gallons of recycled water for its Virginia WaterHub® Project

24-03-2020
H2O Innovation, water reuse, waterhub, USA, world water day

H2O Innovation Inc. has announced that its water reuse project, Virginia WaterHub®, carried out in partnership with Sustainable Water, has reached 100 million gallons of recycled water since its commissioning nine months ago. This important milestone reached is also part of an awareness campaign surrounding World Water Day. “Water is a …

U.S.-Israel consortium launches $29.9 million initiative to develop water-energy technologies

12-03-2020
USA, Israel, water, energy, technology, research, water challenges

Jack Gilron (in grey hat) gives Northwestern students a tour of a desalination lab in Israel Northwestern University and BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), announced today the initiation of a U.S.-Israel consortium led by both universities for the development of new technologies to solve …

EPA’s National Water Reuse Action Plan makes reuse a national priority

28-02-2020
EPA, USA, Environmental Protection Agency, national water reuse plan

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), alongside federal partners, will release the National Water Reuse Action Plan: Collaborative Implementation, a collection of bold actions developed in collaboration with water sector organisations that will reshape the way communities around the nation manage our most precious resource – …

US EPA plans to regulate two chemicals in drinking water

25-02-2020
USA, EPA, environmental protection agency, PFOA, PFOS, PFAS, water pollution, water treatment

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has plans to regulate two chemicals, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), in the drinking water. These two chemicals form part of a class of chemicals called PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. The PFAS chemicals, which are usually found in non-stick coatings …