Lead Removal

drinking, fountain, water, lead, contaminants, st. louis, schools, public
Aug 23 2016
Preliminary testing found lead in the drinking water of some St. Louis public school buildings. The St. Louis Public School District is taking steps...
water fountain, drinking water, schools, lead, testing
Aug 22 2016
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) reminded school districts to take steps to test for lead in their drinking water to keep children safe as they return...
New Jersey, contaminants, soil, groundwater, superfund site, arsenic, lead
Jul 20 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil at approximately 57 residences impacted by the former...
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Jul 14 2016
A U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) assessment of more than 20,000 wells nationwide showed that untreated groundwater in 25 states...
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May 31 2016
The EPA’s guidance documentation “3 Ts for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water in Schools and Child Care Facilities: Training, Testing, Telling”...
Flint, Michigan, lead, water, contaminant, water quality, EPA, regulations
Apr 18 2016
The Michigan governor’s endorsement of a plant to reduce allowable lead in water from 15 ppm to 10 ppm is not strict enough for critics, according to...
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Apr 6 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added five and proposed to add eight hazardous waste sites to the Superfund program’s National...
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Mar 31 2016
The Dow Chemical Co. announced it will partner with Genesee County Habitat for Humanity and the United Way of Genesee County to support ongoing water...
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Feb 26 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released additional sampling results showing that lead-removal filters are working as expected in...
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Feb 19 2016
Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) is making Lead in Water Action Kits available to families across the U.S. so they can test their tap water for...
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Feb 18 2016
With the crisis in Flint, Mich., vaulting lead risks into the public consciousness, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) has launched a Web-based...
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Feb 12 2016
Citizen groups representing the 300,000 West Virginia residents who were without safe water for more than a week in some cases after a January 2014...
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Feb 12 2016
All 100 Art Van Furniture and Art Van PureSleep locations in the Chicago metropolitan area, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio will be accepting donations of...
flint, lead, wqa
Feb 8 2016
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, is offering informational resources to help...
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Feb 4 2016
Fresh Water Systems, Inc., an independent provider of water filtration systems in the U.S., has addressed concerns about lead contamination of...
Flint lead water contamination, lead testing
Jan 28 2016
Environmental Testing Services (ETS) is educating and assisting residents of Flint, Mich., in the awareness of lead hazards in their homes. ETS...
Jan 21 2016
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, is offering informational resources to help with the drinking water...
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Nov 16 2015
Residents of Flint, Mich., together with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan and the Natural Resources Defense Council, announced...
Oct 9 2015
In the wake of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s recommendation that the city of Flint reconnect to the Detroit water system to stem its lead-contamination...
Dec 18 2014
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants...