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Jan 13 2020
The WQA, in support of the Lead and Copper Rule revisions proposed by the U.S. EPA, is encouraging its members to review them and submit public…
Jan 10 2020
Newark has seen a steady drop in its lead contamination levels in the city’s water over the past eight months, according to city officials. The drop…
Dec 13 2019
South Carolina’s Charleston County School District is rolling out a new initiative to test all schools’ drinking water for lead, reported Live5News…
Dec 3 2019
The new Pentair LR-BB50 Heavy Duty Lead Filtration System is NSF-certified to reduce lead and other contaminants at the point of entry to the home.…
Nov 22 2019
The Belleville, N.J., Police Department is warning residents to watch out for scammers selling water filters that cost as much as $12,000. Earlier…
Nov 4 2019
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians have been exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water, with contamination in some cities higher than in…
Oct 23 2019
The U.S. EPA issued a new proposal with the aim of improving how the nation tests for lead and copper in drinking water, according to the Washington…
Oct 22 2019
A sampling of 30 homes in Oak Park, Mich., this past summer found 10 of them with lead levels in drinking water exceeding new, stricter state…
Oct 11 2019
The city of Newark, N.J., will stop giving out free bottled water to most residents and instead switch back to giving free water filters to those who…
Oct 4 2019
A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Arizona and funded by the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) highlighted the…
Oct 4 2019
We place our trust in water filters–especially certified filters–to protect our homes and families, but what happens when a filter fails to remove…
Aug 30 2019
This article is the third in an in-depth series focusing on lead contamination across the country. Read the rest of the series: From Coast to Coast…
Aug 27 2019
On Aug. 27, approximately 200 New Jersey residents protested outside the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.’s business district, where MTV’s Video…
Aug 14 2019
The Newark Education Workers (NEW) Caucus and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) will be in federal court tomorrow, Aug. 15, 2019,…
Aug 12 2019
Bottled water will be used amid lead filter concerns in Newark, N.J. According to NBC New York, bottled water will be provided for residents in the…
Aug 9 2019
In Maryland, Hartford County Public Schools tested more than 6,000 water sources in the schools, as of Aug. 6, 2019. The district found that more…
Aug 8 2019
Nestle announced they will keep providing free bottled water to Flint, Mich., beyond its originally proposed end distribution date in August.…
Aug 6 2019
95% of all school water fountains in New Orleans have installed lead removal filters, according to NOLA Public Schools. According to The Louisiana…
Jul 22 2019
In Brooklyn, N.Y., Bushwick public schools found high levels of lead in drinking water. According to Bushwick Daily, the schools underwent testing…
Jul 18 2019
Updated 11/25/19 Oak Park, Ill. announced plans to provide $30,000 in water filters following village concerns that a water main replacement project…
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