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13 Aug 2020 North Charleston SC
UNICEF and Water Mission recently published an innovative reference document that provides detailed instruction for fulfilling internationally-recognized standards for the design and installation of solar powered water systems within the rural water supply context. Titled “Solar Powered Water Systems Design and Installation Guide,” this document is being distributed exclusively by the Global Water Center—a new non-governmental organization created by Water Mission to bring water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) organizations together to end the global water crisis.
27 Oct 2019 CHARLESTON SC
Conservation groups challenged in court the administration's effort to strip away crucial clean water protections from rivers, lakes, streams and other waters that feed drinking-water sources for 200 million Americans and 32 million people in the South, or seven out of ten Southerners. The legal challenge, filed in the U...
3 Feb 2018 CHARLESTON WV
A settlement has been reached involving those impacted by the West Virginia water crisis. A federal judge approved the $151 million settlement between West Virginia American Water and Eastman Chemical on Thursday morning.
10 Jul 2017 CHARLESTON WV
U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver Jr. on July 6 issued an order denying a proposed class action settlement regarding the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. Copenhaver wrote that he has concerns about the tiered payment plan for different businesses as well as the way appeals filed by spill victims would be handled and the timeliness of the payments to the victims...
27 Apr 2017 CHARLESTON, SC
"Water wars" are erupting in South Carolina, and the withdrawals by high-tech companies like Google are increasingly controversial. Google apparently uses one-tenth of the daily supply — about 4 million gallons - to cool the servers at its only South Carolina data center, in Goose Creek according to the local Press and Courier...