After the common cold, tooth decay is said to be mankind’s second most common disease. Our teeth and gums, we so often take for granted, has until as recently as the mid-twentieth century, a very interesting and painful past.
Evidence shows that prolonged exposure PFAS can have adverse effects on human health and the ecology. The EPA established drinking water guidelines for Public Water Systems to take immediate action when Health Advisory levels for five emerging contaminant PFAS chemicals exceeds 70 parts per trillion.
Donald J. Tata was posthumously awarded the Kenneth J. Miller Founders Award presented by Water For People. The ceremony took place on June 12, 2018 at the American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Expo (ACE18) held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In recognition of National Egg Day (June 3, 2018), Tata & Howard employees competed in an Egg Drop Challenge. The Egg Drop Challenge is a a collaborative engineering activity that test one’s creative problem-solving skills.
Stephen K. Rupar, P.E. a Vice President with Tata & Howard, formally passed the gavel of Chair to his successor at the 47th Annual Joint Meeting of the Connecticut Section of the American Water Works Association (CTAWWA) and the Connecticut Water Works Association (CWWA).
The Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMAI) reforms that regulated the filthy stockyards and contaminated facilities at the turn of the century, had an unlikely connection to the country’s water treatment practices.
National Dam Safety Awareness Day is May 31st, commemorating the catastrophic failure of the South Fork Dam in Johnstown, PA. This tragedy, a 129 years later, is still a harsh reminder of the critical importance of proper maintenance and the safe operation of dams.
The signs of spring are everywhere. Flowers are blooming, leaves are budding on trees, and sneeze-inducing pollen is abundant. Spring is also the start of beekeeping season. As one of our most important pollinators for our food crops, the health and survival of honeybees is vital to our ecosystem and just like all living things, bees need food and water.