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New Emergency Preparedness Procedures Necessary as California Wildfires Worsen

By |2019-11-14T23:26:48+06:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Enviromental, Pollution, Wastewater, Water|

In the past few years, the wildfires that normally blaze through the drier California regions have worsened. Photos of the devastating damage are always prevalent in various news outlets as homes are destroyed and the flames come dangerously close to the highways used to flee the fires. But the effects of the fires extend beyond [...]

AARC Consultants makes a splash at the GRWA fall conference

By |2019-11-11T08:29:38+06:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: AWIA, Enviromental, EPA, Wastewater, Water|Tags: , , , , , , |

At the Georgia Rural Water Association's fall 2019 conference in Helen, Georgia, Dr.  Scott  Thomas of AARC Consultants, LLC gave a brief but informative overview of the AWIA 2018 requirements for water utilities. The America's Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) was passed in October 2018 by Congress and is an EPA requirement for all drinking water [...]

The Crisis Lurking in Californians’ Taps: How 1,000 Water Systems May Be at Risk

By |2019-07-26T11:30:26+06:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The troubled districts, which operate in mostly poor areas on thin budgets, receive little oversight and face a host of problems. Rosalba Moralez estimated that her family spent about $150 a month on bottled water in addition to the family’s $67 monthly payment to the water district in Willowbrook, Calif. Rosalba Moralez estimated that her family [...]