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Jun 22 2018
It seems that every day you pick up the newspaper, read an article online or receive a water treatment industry email about another city or area…
Flint tightens drinking water standards for lead contamination
Flint tightens drinking water standards for lead contamination
Jun 15 2018
On June 14, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality approved the strictest rules in the U.S. targeting lead in drinking water. The new…
Pittsburgh to address lead contamination with chemical additive
Pittsburgh to address lead contamination with chemical additive
May 22 2018
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has received state approval to add orthophosphate to the drinking water supply to reduce lead…
Chicago Park District closes fountains amid rising lead contamination concerns
Chicago Park District closes fountains amid rising lead contamination concerns
May 16 2018
The Chicago Park District announced plans to shut off nearly half of all outdoor drinking water fountains amid rising lead contamination concerns.…
May 2 2018
Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver sent a letter to U.S. EPA Region 5 Director Chris Korleski over the cancellation of the last Flint Water Interagency…
Apr 26 2018
The U.S. EPA announced $1.9 million in funding to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Va., to research…
Apr 25 2018
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Newark Education Workers Caucus (NEW Caucus) announced their intent to sue the city of Newark, N…
Apr 19 2018
Following a $4 million legal agreement between Flint, Mich., students and the Michigan Department of Education, Flint students will receive screening…
Apr 13 2018
A recent analysis by The Chicago Tribune found that nearly 70% of 2,797 homes across Chicago over the past two years found lead contamination in…
Apr 9 2018
On April 6, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced that the state will stop providing free bottled water to the city of Flint, Mich. The state began…
Mar 26 2018
On April 25, 2014, the city of Flint, Mich., switched its water source from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Flint River temporarily…
Mar 21 2018
Water samples with elevated levels of lead in Flint, Mich., elementary schools have increased from January to February according to testing conducted…
Feb 8 2018
Recent tests have revealed high levels of lead in several wells in Plainfield Township, Mich., near the former headquarters of Wolverine Worldwide.…
Feb 5 2018
On Feb. 1, the California Department of Education announced that California public schools built before 2010 are required to test drinking water…
Jan 26 2018
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) continued to test above the federal threshold for lead. According to samples taken this past fall, 18…
Jan 16 2018
On Jan. 12, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced that 90% of 134 municipal water samples in Flint, Mich., were at or…
Dec 14 2017
On Dec. 14, 2015, Flint, Mich., announced a State of Emergency in response to the water crisis. Reflecting two years later on this monumental water…
Dec 13 2017
Five water sources in the Park Ridge-Niles school district near Chicago tested positive for elevated levels of lead. The tests, performed by United…
Oct 25 2017
Testing from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality showed that Flint, Mich., homes that had their water lines replaced have lower lead…
Oct 12 2017
According to NBC San Diego, the San Diego Unified School District announced new water-testing policies under a three-year program with Calpirg, a…
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