Supply http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6643/more en Texas city's tap water ban lifted after four days http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/texas-citys-tap-water-ban-lifted-after-four-days <div class="node-body article-body">Contamination in Corpus Christi, Texas’ water supply led the city to declare an advisory against using tap water for four days.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/texas-citys-tap-water-ban-lifted-after-four-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/texas-citys-tap-water-ban-lifted-after-four-days#comments Supply Fri, 16 Dec 2016 21:08:00 +0000 75001 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The skyline of Corpus Christi, Texas. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Corpus_christi_tx_skyline_2014.jpg">Wikimedia Commons.</a></p> Identifying sustainable groundwater supplies more important than ever http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/identifying-sustainable-groundwater-supplies-more-important-ever <div class="node-body blog-body">Draper Alan Associates Environmental Team Leader Kenneth Bannister discusses how to find large groundwater supplies to facilitate access to a stable and clean water supply.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/identifying-sustainable-groundwater-supplies-more-important-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/identifying-sustainable-groundwater-supplies-more-important-ever#comments Supply Viewpoints Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:35:00 +0000 74111 at http://americancityandcounty.com Across the country, complaints of water taste abound http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/across-country-complaints-water-taste-abound <div class="node-body article-body">In cities across the country, residents are complaining about a negative change in their water's taste. Some city officials are adjusting their water treatment processes, while officials in other cities are saying the taste change is a natural occurrence in the summer. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/across-country-complaints-water-taste-abound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/across-country-complaints-water-taste-abound#comments Supply Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:06:00 +0000 73141 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Susquehanna River, a water source of Aberdeen, Md. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:20140525_002_Susquehanna_River_(16583363828).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Report shows over 5,000 water systems violate federal law http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/report-shows-over-5000-water-systems-violate-federal-law <div class="node-body article-body">A new report from the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has shown that over 5,000 water systems that serve 18 million Americans are in violation of a federal law. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/report-shows-over-5000-water-systems-violate-federal-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/report-shows-over-5000-water-systems-violate-federal-law#comments Supply Tue, 05 Jul 2016 22:29:00 +0000 71971 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A screenshot of the <span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">interactive </span><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">map in the&nbsp;</span>NRDC&#39;s&nbsp;What&#39;s in Your Water? Flint and Beyond report. <a href="https://www.nrdc.org/resources/whats-your-water-flint-and-beyond">View it here</a>.</p> Flint, Mich., mayor declares lead levels in water supply "state of emergency" http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/flint-mich-mayor-declares-lead-levels-water-supply-state-emergency <div class="field-byline"> Stephanie Toone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver sought federal support to aid in the city's toxic water issues, which could harm residents - particularly children.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/flint-mich-mayor-declares-lead-levels-water-supply-state-emergency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/flint-mich-mayor-declares-lead-levels-water-supply-state-emergency#comments Facilities Infrastructure Emergency Management Health & Welfare Supply Treatment Wed, 16 Dec 2015 16:13:00 +0000 68881 at http://americancityandcounty.com Wisconsin water utility revives aging well through reconstruction http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/wisconsin-water-utility-revives-aging-well-through-reconstruction <div class="node-body article-body">To make sure the Madison, Wis., city water supply remains sustainable, Madison Water Utility (MWU) began the East Side Water Supply (ESWS) Project in 2010 to study and recommend infrastructure improvements to the city’s water system. At the study’s conclusion, Well No. 7 was found to be in need of an upgrade.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/wisconsin-water-utility-revives-aging-well-through-reconstruction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/wisconsin-water-utility-revives-aging-well-through-reconstruction#comments Operations & Management Products at Work Supply Sustainable Communities Mon, 26 Oct 2015 16:53:00 +0000 67851 at http://americancityandcounty.com Aquifer recharge http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/aquifer-recharge <div class="field-byline"> Dennis F. Hallahan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Decentralized wastewater recharges groundwater supplies and combats coastal saltwater intrusion</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/aquifer-recharge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/aquifer-recharge#comments Supply Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:59:00 +0000 65061 at http://americancityandcounty.com Americans agree – sustainable water supplies should be a national priority http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/americans-agree-sustainable-water-supplies-should-be-national-priority <div class="node-body article-body">According to a new poll, Americans agree water security is critically important, and will even bear higher tax rates to ensure the country’s water supply’s continued sustainability.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/americans-agree-sustainable-water-supplies-should-be-national-priority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/americans-agree-sustainable-water-supplies-should-be-national-priority#comments Supply Wed, 13 May 2015 15:05:00 +0000 64411 at http://americancityandcounty.com Steel pipe is playing a role in Big Easy flood control (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/steel-pipe-playing-role-big-easy-flood-control-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">AMERICAN’s spiral-welded steel pipe is playing a role in long-term flood control in New Orleans.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/steel-pipe-playing-role-big-easy-flood-control-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/steel-pipe-playing-role-big-easy-flood-control-related-video#comments Construction Disaster Preparedness Infrastructure Emergency Management Stormwater Supply Water & Wastewater Public Works Tue, 12 May 2015 20:55:00 +0000 64381 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Installation of AMERICAN spiral-welded pipe is underway in New Orleans.</p> Des Moines, Iowa, to sue over contaminated water supply http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/des-moines-iowa-sue-over-contaminated-water-supply <div class="node-body article-body">The city plans to sue three neighboring counties over high levels of nitrate runoff in the Raccoon River </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/des-moines-iowa-sue-over-contaminated-water-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/supply/des-moines-iowa-sue-over-contaminated-water-supply#comments Supply Sustainability Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:36:00 +0000 61371 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Photo via Wikipedia.</p>