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Environmental Stewardship: The Foundation of our Work at Waterborne

Posted by Jenn Collins on April 20, 2021

Environmental stewardship centers on the responsibility for environmental quality shared by all those whose actions affect the environment. It is one of the strongest means to a more sustainable future. We believe that stewardship cannot exist without an understanding of and appreciation for our most precious natural resources. Fortunately, our environmental scientists and engineers are… Read More>

For Waterborne Staff, Every Day is Earth Day

Posted by Jenn Collins on April 20, 2021

A passion for the environment is an unspoken pre-requisite for anyone working in the environmental science and engineering world, and our own Waterborne staff certainly passes this test. In true Waterborne style that embraces the Earth Day mission, we spend most of professional lives focused on finding solutions to the next big environmental issue… And… Read More>

The History of Earth Day

Posted by Jenn Collins on April 20, 2021

As we prepare to celebrate the 51st Earth Day on April 22nd, we are reminded of the history of activism, perseverance and scientific advancements this anniversary represents. The vigor of environmental concern that first Earth Day sparked has spread from its roots as a college-level demonstration to today’s significant advances in environmental science and technology,… Read More>

How do we make decisions regarding our drinking water?

Posted by Jenn Collins on April 20, 2021

In last month’s newsletter, we discussed water quality today and the continuous work that is being done to provide clean water. Since most of our staff are directly involved with contributions related to water quality, we thought it would be interesting to see what decisions our environmental scientists and engineers are making in their own… Read More>

There’s No Time Like Tee Time…For an Environmentalist?

Posted by Jenn Collins on April 20, 2021

The sun is shining and the warm weather is just around the corner, which means… “Fore!” Golf is back in full swing! Golf has grown to be quite the popular pastime in the United States, with over 14,000 golf facilities across the country at the end of 2020 and 36.9 million Americans (more than 12%… Read More>

Water Quality Today: Continuously Working Towards Clean Water

Posted by Jenn Collins on March 15, 2021

Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act (CWA) in the United States and while it has had a tremendous impact on our environmental work, it’s important to understand the other factors that define what clean water and water quality means for us today. Under the CWA, the United States Environmental… Read More>

Email from Spinach – A New Frontier for Monitoring Data?

Posted by Jenn Collins on March 15, 2021

From the dryads of Greek Mythology to the messages of the trees in the 2019 Pulitzer Prize fiction winner,  The Overstory, mankind has explored the idea of nature speaking to humans. Perhaps it comes from a primal desire to communicate with the world we live in? And while a forester’s claims (name?) in Smithsonian Magazine’s… Read More>

Photos from the Vault

Posted by Jenn Collins on March 15, 2021

Nearly three decades ago, in 1993, Waterborne Environmental was founded, and we’re certainly proud of the longevity! We recently took a look back at photos from Waterborne’s early days in the field and found some fun memories to share. ___________________________

Early Evolution of the Clean Water Act in the United States

Posted by Jenn Collins on March 15, 2021

Born in response to disaster and molded over generations, the Clean Water Act has long been a source of environmental pride within the United States. How did this ground breaking legislation come into being? To really understand the Clean Water Act and its importance, we took a look back at its history below. In 1948,… Read More>

Women in History: Paving the Way for the Next Generations of Women in Environmental Science

Posted by Jenn Collins on March 15, 2021

March is Women’s History Month, and we are taking this moment to honor women pioneers in the field of environmental science. The list of women who have supported, innovated, and driven environmental science is long and impressive, but two stood out to us representing decades of advancements in the field. Rachel Carson, an avid environmentalist… Read More>