Saturday , 26 May 2018

May 2, 2018 E-News

Former factory employee has concerns about the water Foxconn will return to Lake Michigan:  A former employee of a manufacturing company that  used water from Lake Michigan says he’s concerned that the Wisconsin DNR regulations and testing on Foxconn won’t be strict enough.

Air, Water Monitoring Continue After Superior Refinery Blasts:  Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the company continue to monitor air and water quality around the refinery.

Survey: Californians support recycled water as a long-term solution for water security:  Although 2017 brought significant rainfall to a dry state, Californians remain very concerned about future droughts, and the vast majority support using advanced technologies to generate new water supplies when needed.

Great Lakes mayors aim to ensure Foxconn sets a good precedent, follows Great Lakes Compact:  “While it appears all systems are go, there is one final question: Does the project comply with the Great Lakes Compact?”

Madison Water Utility plans to build home to demonstrate water conservation technology:  In a unique information campaign, the Madison Water Utility has plans to build a residential house to demonstrate the possibilities of water conservation technology.

Machines to Monitor Water Quality in Trout-Fishing River:  Six new machines will soon be installed to monitor water quality on three branches of a trout-fishing waterway in Minnesota.

Quote:  “A ship in port is safe but that’s not what ships are built for.”-Grace Murray Hopper

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