Flint’s pipes were only part of the problem in the city’s water crisis. The absence of a water treatment — called orthophosphate — was a major contributor to lead contamination of Flint, Michigan’s water supply, scientists confirmed recently in Environmental Science and Technology Letters. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


Novato residents will be asked to add $47 to their annual property tax bills for flood control projects after Marin County supervisors unanimously agreed Tuesday to place the issue on the Nov. 7 ballot. The 18-year flood control tax would generate $1.1 million a year and comes in the wake of severe flooding in the… Read More


Republican-backed federal legislation with strong support from agricultural communities in California aims to eradicate salmon from much of the San Joaquin River. It will nullify numerous laws protecting wetlands and waterways in order to provide farmers south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta with more northern California water. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More


ANN ARBOR, Mich. – TraQtion, a leading provider of cloud-based quality and compliance software, is now used by Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, to help strengthen its food and beverage supply chain and ensure compliance across more than 8,700 points of distribution in more than… Read More Source: NSF New… Read More