Regulations

Water Supply Cost Savings Act
Apr 1 2015
The Water Supply Cost Savings Act, H.R. 1160, has been reintroduced in the 114th Congress by Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-IN). The act is a bill to reduce...
Water Quality Association Sustainability Certification Program Type-I
Mar 25 2015
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) became the first and only certification body in the world to receive American National Standards Institute (ANSI)...
WateReuse Association Research Foundation water reuse
Mar 10 2015
The WateReuse Assn. and Research Foundation announced a plan to merge the leadership of their organizations to more aggressively address the...
Mar 5 2015
Regulations—at federal, state and local levels—have the potential to deeply affect the water quality industry. In addition to the national Water...
Mississippi River-Nuturient Reduction-EPA
Feb 13 2015
The 12 U.S. states of the Hypoxia Task Force have devised new strategies to speed up reduction of nutrient levels in waterways in the Mississippi/...
EPA-WaterContamination-CCL4
Feb 12 2015
To ensure continued protection of public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published for public review and comment a draft...
Obama administration EPA Water Finance Center
Jan 16 2015
The Obama administration announced on Jan. 16, 2015, new steps federal agencies are taking to bring private sector capital and expertise to bear on...
EPA, Pathogen, Research, Risk Assessment, SDWA, CWA
Jan 8 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing information to assist risk assessors and scientists in the development of rigorous and...
Sacramento, PWQA, water industry, lobby, legislation, legislation days
Jan 7 2015
Dates for the Pacific Water Quality Assn. (PWQA) Legislative Days have been announced. These events are an opportunity to meet legislators in the...
New Mexico, Water Conservation, Drinking Water, EPA
Dec 31 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided New Mexico with a $605,300 grant to protect drinking water in the state earlier this month....
Hydraulic Fracturing, EPA, Water Polution
Dec 24 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that XTO Energy Inc, a subsidiary of...
Valve, Flushometer, Water conservation
Dec 19 2014
To help commercial, institutional and industrial facilities save water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) WaterSense program ...
Dec 19 2014
Congress last week passed $1.1 trillion in spending that contains $2.6 million for the implementation of the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network...
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...
Dec 16 2014
The HR 2901 bill, also known as the Paul Simon Water for the World Act, passed Congress unanimously, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) announced. “Last...
Dec 15 2014
Legislation authored by U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) to promote the safety of drinking water unanimously passed the Senate...
Twitter, chat, Twitter Chat, EPA, Safe Drinking Water
Dec 10 2014
To celebrate 40 years of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water will...
Dec 9 2014
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2901, the Sen. Paul Simon Water for the World Act authored by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ted Poe (R-TX...
Nov 21 2014
This week, U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Ted Poe held a press conference to promote the Sen. Paul Simon Water for the World Act, HR 2901, and to...
Oct 9 2014
The water quality improvement industry has faced both challenges and opportunities in the governmental arena in 2014. Through tireless government...