Regulations

Water Supply Cost Savings Act Congress Water Infrastructure Funding
Sep 26 2014
On Sept. 18, 2014, U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman introduced the Water Supply Cost Savings Act (Savings Act), legislation to provide small communities...
Flows.com Whitepaper Safe Water Drinking Act Compliance
Sep 18 2014
Water systems, utilities, facility managers and plumbers now have a guide to help in transitioning to new regulations enacted through the Safe...
CDC Model Aquatic Health Code 1st Edition
Sep 10 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched the nation’s first voluntary guidelines based on science and best practices...
WQA ASPE Drinking Water Treatment Products Standard ANSI Accredidation
Sep 9 2014
In order to help consumers identify environmentally friendly drinking water filters, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) and the American Society of...
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative harmful algal blooms lake erie
Sep 4 2014
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) will provide...
California Legislature $7.5 Million Water Bond Gov. Jerry Brown NRDC
Aug 20 2014
With California Gov. Jerry Brown’s support, the state legislature approved, on a bipartisan basis, a $7.5 billion water bond that would provide clean...
ANSI/NGWA Water Well Construction Standard
Aug 1 2014
The ANSI/NGWA-01-14 Water Well Construction Standard is now available through the National Ground Water Assn.'s (NGWA) online bookstore. Set in...
Jul 25 2014
Gov. Patrick Quinn will sign legislation that will help Illinois cities better prepare for the impacts of climate change. The Natural Resources...
WHO Regulatory Scan Drinking Water Parameters July 2014 Public Comment
Jul 17 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a draft report, for public review, on regulations and standards for drinking water quality. Comments...
Alaska Fort Wainright Underground Storage Tank Requirements EPA
Jul 3 2014
The U.S. Army is taking steps to improve management of its fuel storage tanks and comply with federal laws designed to protect groundwater at Fort...
EPA WatersSense Landscape Irrigation Sprinkler Specification
Jun 12 2014
Nationally, outdoor water use accounts for about 30% of average household water use. To help increase outdoor water efficiency, the U.S....
EPA Reamer Hill Water Assn. Inc. West Virginia Safe Drinking Water Act
Jun 11 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered Reamer Hill Water Assn. Inc. in Kanawha County, W.Va., to comply with Safe Drinking Water...
NGWA ANSI Water Well Construction Standard ANSI/NGWA-01-14
May 29 2014
Following its determination that the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) properly met its standard development process, the American National...
EPA Public Comment Hydraulic Fracturing Transparency
May 22 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will seek public comment on what information could be reported and disclosed for hydraulic fracturing...
ASHRAE Legionellosis Risk Management Standard Updates Large Buildings
May 22 2014
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is looking to “change the face of Legionella prevention”...
NSF Intl. General Manager Dave Purkiss AWWA ACR 14 Boston June 2014
May 21 2014
Dave Purkiss, general manager of NSF Intl.’s Municipal Water Products Div., will highlight new requirements for imported drinking water treatment...
Mar 21 2014
It all began for me in the fall of 2012, when D.J. Shannahan, owner of Sharp Water and a Water Quality Assn. (WQA) board member, provided me with his...
Town Newburgh New York Tap Water Treatment Plant EPA Drinking Water
Mar 20 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the town of Newburgh, N.Y., completed the construction of a drinking water treatment...
John D. Graham NSF Intl. Board of Directors Appointment
Mar 11 2014
NSF Intl. appointed John D. Graham, Ph.D., dean of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, to its board of directors....
World Health Organization Intl. Scheme to Evaluate Household Water Treatment Tec
Mar 5 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) will soon begin validating household water treatment products for use around the globe. WHO unveiled its...