Ecovie Disaster Water Management Initiatives

        The team at ECOVIE just recently returned from the 2022 Water Expo in Miami, Florida. Considering the severity of hurricane Ian, it has never been more pertinent to discuss potential decentralized water reuse solutions for commercial and residential applications. Water quality, stormwater runoff, water discharge and water scarcity are four of […]

Trends in U.S. irrigated agriculture: Increasing resilience under water supply scarcity

WHAT IS THE ISSUE? Growing urban populations and economic development intensify competition for the nation’s water resources. With surface water supplies largely allocated in most river basins of the Western United States and some river basins in the Eastern United States, emerging water demands from non-agricultural sectors must be met in many cases through a […]

State urges action as water quality issues continue on Reed Road

By Christopher Shea editor@dartmouthweek.net Despite a change in Dartmouth’s treatment system last year, the water main on Reed Road is still experiencing water quality issues — and the State Department of Environmental Protection is getting involved to bring the water supply up to standard. The Water Department reported on Dec. 21 that it found high levels […]

OC’s Drinking Water Has More Chemicals in It Than You Think

“Forever chemicals” — PFOA and PFOS — are linked to increased risks of cancer and weakened immune systems. Toxic chemicals in many household items are present in Orange County groundwater sources, potentially exposing residents to pollutants that can cause cancer or reduce immune systems. According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, exposure to […]