Regulations

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...
NSF Intl. Orlando Florida Rick Andrew Aquatech 2014 NSF 401
Feb 26 2014
Rick Andrew, director of the NSF Intl. Drinking Water Business Development Div., will discuss a new draft standard on emerging compounds/incidental...
NSF Intl. StaySafer Program Food Water Contamination Prevention Hospitality
Feb 25 2014
NSF Intl. launched a new program that helps hotels, resorts and other hospitality settings prevent food and water contamination. The StaySafer...
Feb 6 2014
Whether you slept through the ball drop at midnight or yelled “Happy New Year!” with your friends and family, 2014 is well underway. With the new...
EPA Groundwater Cleanup Rialto California Rockets Fireworks and Flares Superfund
Feb 5 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached an $11 million settlement for contamination at the Rockets, Fireworks and Flares Superfund...
EPA Settlement Groundwater Cleanup Mountain View, Calif. CTS Printex ADN
Feb 3 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement with CTS Printex Inc. and ADN Corp. to complete the remaining groundwater...
U.S. Navy Army Air Force EPA Underground Storage Take Regulations Settlement
Jan 29 2014
In separate agreements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force have settled alleged violations of...
Class Action Law Suit West Virginia Elk River Chemical Spill
Jan 20 2014
A class action lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the recent Elk River chemical spill. Filed together with the Morgan & Morgan Complex...
California Product Registration Information Assembly Bill 119
Jan 14 2014
Following the passage of California's Assembly Bill 119, which allows for the third-party certification of water treatment products in the state of...
CA-NV AWWA Hexavalent Chromium Workshops Drinking Water Standard
Jan 7 2014
In anticipation of California’s pending drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium (chromium-6), the CA-NV Section of the American Water Works...
U.S. Senate Passes HR3588 Hydrant Bill Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act
Dec 18 2013
The U.S. Senate passed HR3588, the Community Fire Safety Act, on unanimous consent. The bill passed earlier in December in the U.S. House on a vote...
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Nov 12 2013
Legislation and regulations have a large impact on the water quality industry — but the industry also has the power to impact the legislation that...
AWWA Cost Assessment Analysis Perchlorate Regulation
Oct 29 2013
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) released a new cost-impact assessment for an anticipated perchlorate regulation that is currently pending at...
CSLB C-55 Trade Exam Contractors
Oct 21 2013
The California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) completed its five-year exam review of the C-55 water conditioning license, and the trade exam...
Oct 16 2013
When most people think of rainwater harvesting, they picture a 55-gal tank that collects rainwater from the roof to water plants — but this term also...
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Oct 16 2013
The Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, which passed in 2011, will go into full effect on Jan. 4, 2014. It may come as a surprise that...
Oct 16 2013
There is a finite amount of available water on our planet, and it is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. As populations increase, significant...
EPA Fines BIA Keams Canyon Drinking Water Violations Hopi Reservation
Sep 30 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement with Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) including civil...
USGS Water Census
Sep 20 2013
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) led a congressional briefing featuring state and regional water stakeholders who spoke about vital uses of...
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Sep 16 2013
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region of the globe ranks among the lowest worldwide in terms of availability of renewable freshwater...