Drinking Water

drinking water, flint, Michigan, charges, felony
Aug 1 2016
Six state employees were criminally charged in district court in connection with the Flint, Mich., water crisis. According to...
journal of human nutrition and dietetics, weight loss, drinking water, study
Jul 22 2016
A recent study published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics indicated that choosing water over other drinks helps reduce calorie intake...
River, lead contamination, Flint, Mich.
Jun 28 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the results of its investigation into the potential health impact lead contamination in...
Safe water, intent to sue
Jun 24 2016
Attorneys representing a Warrington, Pa., family sent an "intent to sue" notice to the U.S. Navy and federal government claiming they are responsible...
Great lakes, op-ed, Waukesha
Jun 23 2016
The following is an op-ed from Waukesha, Wis., Mayor Shawn Reilly on the review of Waukesha’s application to borrow and return Great Lakes water. The...
florida, water, quality, drinking, watershed, sustainability, protection
Jun 15 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) are providing $156,000 to the...
drinking water, water professionals, water community, water supply, local water
May 2 2016
The American Water Works Assn. and water professionals across North America kicked off Drinking Water Week by highlighting the theme “Your Water – To...
petition, signature, music video, Common, hip hop, Flint, Michigan, crisis
Apr 22 2016
Hip Hop Caucus, creator of People’s Climate Music, exclusively released “Trouble in the Water,” a cinematic music video starring Common on Facebook...
report, investment, Michigan, water, sewer, infrastructure, funding, aging
Apr 14 2016
A new report commissioned by the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Assn. (MITA) found Michigan and its communities are not keeping up with...
watly, africa, crowd funding, connectivity
Apr 1 2016
Watly, a cleantech organization, is set to provide internet connectivity to communities across the continent of Africa through smart infrastructure...
green cross, senegal
Mar 28 2016
On World Water Day, Green Cross highlighted its experience interlacing issues of water and work into program initiatives. The so-called “Freddas”...
UNICEF, ethiopia, sustainable development goals, sanitation and water for all
Mar 23 2016
Government ministers and representatives of development agencies, civil society, private sector and NGOs gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to agree...
epa, online mapping tool, dwmaps
Feb 19 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released DWMAPS – the Drinking Water Mapping Application to Protect Source Waters. This robust,...
america's toothfairy, drinking water, schools, study
Feb 18 2016
In collaboration with the Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI) and the University of California Div. of Agriculture and Natural Resources, America’s...
waukesha, wisconsin, lake michigan, DEQ
Feb 11 2016
Waukesha, Wis., Mayor Shawn Reilly testified before the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in support of Waukesha’s application to borrow...
Oklahoma EPA total coliform drinking water
Dec 29 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the state of Oklahoma’s revised rule for regulating total coliform in drinking water....
Emerald Cities Seattle water energy
Dec 4 2015
Emerald Cities Seattle (EC Seattle) launched the first projects under its RENEW multi-family housing program that will use efficiency retrofits to...
Corozal Puerto Rico EPA
Oct 6 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a plan to use natural processes along with the continued use of a system that EPA had...
Flint Michigan lead drinking water EPA
Oct 2 2015
In response to the ongoing drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich., a coalition of local citizens and national groups petitioned the U.S. Environmental...
Water Research Foundation American Water contracts
Jul 21 2015
American Water received two new research contracts from the Water Research Foundation (WRF). Both projects aim to help develop multi-year research...