Treatment http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6644/more en Cities resume fluoridating water after hiatuses http://americancityandcounty.com/treatment/cities-resume-fluoridating-water-after-hiatuses <div class="node-body article-body">Health benefits, state requirements and new equipment have led several cities to resume fluoridating their water after hiatuses. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/treatment/cities-resume-fluoridating-water-after-hiatuses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/treatment/cities-resume-fluoridating-water-after-hiatuses#comments Treatment Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:31:00 +0000 79921 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Photographer_reflected_in_water_droplet_1.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Florida city dumps nearly 10 million gallons of wastewater into Tampa Bay http://americancityandcounty.com/wastewater/florida-city-dumps-nearly-10-million-gallons-wastewater-tampa-bay <div class="node-body article-body">Flooding from Tropical Storm Colin recently inundated St. Petersburg, Fla.’s sewer system, forcing the city to push millions of gallons of partially treated wastewater into Tampa Bay.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/wastewater/florida-city-dumps-nearly-10-million-gallons-wastewater-tampa-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/wastewater/florida-city-dumps-nearly-10-million-gallons-wastewater-tampa-bay#comments Treatment Wastewater Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:43:00 +0000 71571 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Satellite image of Tampa Bay in 2016. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:TampaColor_20151103.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Tacoma, Wash. plagued by high lead levels in water supply http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/tacoma-wash-plagued-high-lead-levels-water-supply <div class="node-body article-body">Year-old reports of Tacoma, Wash. schools with high lead levels in their water have yielded warnings for 11 schools, while new tests revealed that up to 1,700 Tacoma households could be affected by high lead levels in their water.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/tacoma-wash-plagued-high-lead-levels-water-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/tacoma-wash-plagued-high-lead-levels-water-supply#comments Infrastructure Treatment Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:35:00 +0000 70901 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Tacoma, Wash. with Mount Rainier in the distance. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mount_Rainier_over_Tacoma.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Chemical linked to cancer discovered in drinking water in 3 states http://americancityandcounty.com/treatment/chemical-linked-cancer-discovered-drinking-water-3-states <div class="node-body article-body">A chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid has been found in the water supplies of cities in New Hampshire, New York and Vermont and has been linked back to one company's dealings in the areas. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/treatment/chemical-linked-cancer-discovered-drinking-water-3-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/treatment/chemical-linked-cancer-discovered-drinking-water-3-states#comments Emergency Management Treatment Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:57:00 +0000 70221 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A building in the North Bennington, Vt. historic district. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:North_Bennington_Depot_Vermont.jpeg">Wikimedia Commons</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 Protective coating helps shield water treatment and other municipal facilities http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/protective-coating-helps-shield-water-treatment-and-other-municipal-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Dura-Plate 6100 is a protective coating product. It shields structures against corrosion in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/protective-coating-helps-shield-water-treatment-and-other-municipal-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/protective-coating-helps-shield-water-treatment-and-other-municipal-facilities#comments Construction Facilities Infrastructure Maintenance Green Treatment Wastewater Water & Wastewater Technology Sustainability Technology Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:55:00 +0000 68841 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Use Dura-Plate 6100 protective coating to safeguard municipal and wastewater treatment facilities, as well as sewer collection structures.</p> Dark water rising http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/dark-water-rising <div class="field-byline"> Derek Prall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in its most recent Report Card for America’s Infrastructure gave both the country’s drinking and wastewater infrastructure a grade of D. Experts weigh in on what it will take to improve that grade and fix America's water infrastructure systems.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/dark-water-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/dark-water-rising#comments Operations & Management Finance Health & Welfare Treatment Smart Cities Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:09:00 +0000 67951 at http://americancityandcounty.com New Jersey's local utilities to receive $1.9 billion toward Hurricane Sandy-damaged facilities http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/new-jerseys-local-utilities-receive-19-billion-toward-hurricane-sandy-damaged-facilit <div class="field-byline"> Stephanie Toone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation Tuesday allowing $1.9 billion in state financing toward 280 local projects that will restore wastewater infrastructure and protect drinking water for the state's citizens in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/new-jerseys-local-utilities-receive-19-billion-toward-hurricane-sandy-damaged-facilit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/infrastructure/new-jerseys-local-utilities-receive-19-billion-toward-hurricane-sandy-damaged-facilit#comments Infrastructure Environment Finance Stormwater Health & Welfare Treatment Waste Wastewater Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:54:00 +0000 66491 at http://americancityandcounty.com Via Nj.gov Delaware county aims to upgrade wastewater disinfection system http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/delaware-county-aims-upgrade-wastewater-disinfection-system <div class="node-body article-body">The county of New Castle, Del., has awarded a contract to upgrade the ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system at the county’s wastewater facility. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/delaware-county-aims-upgrade-wastewater-disinfection-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/delaware-county-aims-upgrade-wastewater-disinfection-system#comments Products at Work Treatment Wastewater Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:10:00 +0000 61531 at http://americancityandcounty.com Imaging setup enables Colorado city to safeguard drinking water http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/imaging-setup-enables-colorado-city-safeguard-drinking-water <div class="node-body article-body">Recently, a surprise algae bloom affected the taste and odor of the drinking water in the city of Westminster, Colo. City chemist Kelly Cline was able to quickly get water test results using an automated FlowCAM particle imaging and analysis system from Fluid Imaging Technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/imaging-setup-enables-colorado-city-safeguard-drinking-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/water-wastewater/imaging-setup-enables-colorado-city-safeguard-drinking-water#comments Environment Green Treatment Water & Wastewater Sustainability Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:57:00 +0000 59061 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Kelly Cline, city chemist for Westminster, Colo., with the FlowCAM particle imaging and analysis system from Fluid Imaging Technologies.</p>