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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
Oak Park, Ill. announced plans to provide $30,000 in water filters following village concerns that a water main replacement project may increase lead…
Jun 24 2019
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced drinking water protections designed to protect the state’s drinking water from toxic chemicals and contaminants.…
Jun 21 2019
Detroit, Mich., school officials announced plans to install new water stations at all 105 school buildings by fall 2019. In August 2018, drinking…
Jun 18 2019
A study funded by the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) showed the economic benefits of point-of-use (POU) devices to reduce health risks in…
Jun 5 2019
Lead contamination in drinking water remains a concern throughout the U.S., particularly in schools and childcare facilities that serve children—the…
May 17 2019
PWQA Legislative Days The Pacific Water Quality Assn. (PWQA) opened registration for the 2019 PWQA Legislative Days. The annual event will be held…
May 15 2019
Officials from Newark, N.J., have announced that orthophosphates are being added to the city’s water system to reduce high levels of lead in drinking…
ResinTech breaks ground on New Jersey plant
ResinTech breaks ground on New Jersey plant.
May 3 2019
ResinTech Breaks Ground on Headquarters ResinTech Inc. broke ground on its new global headquarters in Camden, N.J. The $138.8 million development…
A chemist’s water filter invention was inspired by Flint crisis and appears on “Shark Tank”
A chemist’s water filter invention was inspired by Flint crisis and appears on “Shark Tank”.
Apr 16 2019
On ABC’s “Shark Tank”, a chemist’s water filter invention was inspired by the Flint water crisis. According to CNBC, Eric Roy, a PhD and chemist who…
Mar 22 2019
The mainstream news continues to be dominated by headlines about Flint, Mich.’s water crisis with no immediate and affordable solution in sight.…
Flint lead service line replacement is ahead of schedule
Flint lead service line replacement is ahead of schedule
Dec 6 2018
On Dec. 4, Flint, Mich., officials announced that the city is a year ahead of schedule in a court-mandated order to replace lead service lines. The…
Lead contamination in drinking water in Bloomfield, N.J.
Lead contamination in drinking water in Bloomfield, N.J.
Nov 28 2018
Bloomfield, N.J., announced plans to hand out filters to residents concerned with lead build-up in their homes. The town, which receives its drinking…
Chicago reports elevated lead levels in metered homes
Chicago reports elevated lead levels in metered homes
Nov 2 2018
The city of Chicago reported that a subset of homes with city-installed water meters have lead levels above the federal standard of 15 ppb, according…
Newark, N.J., distributes water filters amid lead contamination
Newark, N.J., distributes water filters amid lead contamination
Oct 18 2018
On Oct. 12, Mayor Ras Baraka of Newark, N.J., announced plans to distribute free water filters to residents with lead service lines, following the…
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