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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     ➤
CWA Environmental Crimes: Historic Case - Fiscal Year:1990, CR_371(Florida)

Tire shop owner dumps 20,000 used tires into the canal, sentenced with restitution and community service


SAFE DRINKING WATER BOX
Week of 1/23- 1/29/23 ➤
SDWA Compliance in Georgia - 86.2%
Serious Violators List: DW facilities with significant violations

DWF of the Week: Hogansville - Watershed: Chattahoochee


WITH THE FLOW
Week of 1/16- 1/22/23 ➤ River flows, drinking water advisories, hazardous spills, impaired water bodies by watershed area

Boil Water Advisory issued for parts of the city of Macon - Ocmulgee River watershed



HAZARDOUS SPILLS Week of 1/16 - 1/22/23 ➤
Reporting toxic spills, oil spills over 40 gallons and spills impacting water

Heavy rain causes sewage overflows in Coosa and Ocmulgee watersheds


GEORGIA MAPS

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WATERSHED DATA
Complete data on Georgia watersheds, rivers, streams, reservoirs, regulators and community water systems.

WATER SHORTAGE
Feuding Neighbors
For more than three decades, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida have disputed the use of two shared river basins, the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) and the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT).











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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


BIOFOAM
Sustainability with repurposed forest wood-waste industries
A collaboration between Wet'suwet'en First Nation and a research team at the University of British Columbia has resulted in an innovative packaging foam made entirely from post-harvest waste wood.


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, CEO, Air Company

INNER CITY YOUTH TRAINING
GREEN CITY FORCE, a sustainable training program for youths from NYC 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

Danielle Doggett - Named one of the most influential women of the century
Building the World’s first fleet of 100% clean ocean-going container vessels.

From Trash to treasure - a paradigm shift.
Interview with Joanne Rodriguez Founder of GreenTech Start-up, MYCOCYCLE


An interview with EEWG Science Analyst Sydney Evans Evans focuses primarily on tap water contaminants, exposure analysis, and children's health.


CITY WATER

METROPOLITAN NORTH GEORGIA
The Metropolitan North Georgia water planning district, an award-winning holistic water management plan for water protection and quality


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.


ROSWELL, GA
City of Roswell honored with three awards by Georgia Association of Water Professionals


ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY, GA
The J.G. Beacham Plant has won the Platinum Award from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals for 11 years








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