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Jun 17 2019
A bipartisan amendment proposed may add PFAS to a list of contaminants tracked by the U.S. Geological Survey’s water quality monitoring network.…
Jun 14 2019
Prosecutors dropped all charges against officials in the Flint water scandal June 13. State prosecutors accused 15 state and local officials of…
Jun 11 2019
Ohio State University researchers created maps with locations around the globe where groundwater meets oceans. According to Newswise, this map is the…
Jun 10 2019
Nearly 40 craft breweries in the U.S. submitted a letter in opposition to a recent U.S. EPA proposal June 6. The proposal aims to stop controlling…
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Varun Gowda, senior director of product management at ENGIE Insight.
Jun 5 2019
As the nation’s water infrastructure ages, data collection is playing an increasingly relevant role in water sustainability. ENGIE Insight, an energy…
Jun 5 2019
For people with compromised immune systems, an unexpected microbial contamination of their drinking water supply can be especially dangerous. While…
Jun 5 2019
Arsenic is one of the most abundant metalloid trace elements naturally found in the earth’s crust and is introduced into water streams by the…
Jun 5 2019
Point-of-use (POU) faucets and systems are becoming important in helping meet consumer demands for safe, high quality drinking water. Water treatment…
Jun 5 2019
In 2019, the U.S. EPA released its National PFAS (per- and polyfluoralkyl substances) Action Plan, detailing steps to gather information and…
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…
Jun 5 2019
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found substantial levels of a class of industrial compounds in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off…
May 31 2019
The state of New Hampshire has sued multiple companies, including 3M and Dupont Co., for damage caused by per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS).…
May 30 2019
Anheuser-Busch is sending canned drinking water to Oklahoma and Missouri residents amid severe flooding and storms through the region. “Anheuser is…
May 24 2019
Plumes of potentially toxic water are sitting underneath many homes, businesses and schools in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Environmental…
May 22 2019
The NSF Intl. joint committee of stakeholders updated two standards to include test methods and other requirements for the reduction of…
May 21 2019
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the selection of 53 high school students as the 2019 state winners of the U.S. Stockholm Junior…
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…
May 9 2019
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that the sampling of drinking water will start near the end of May. Currently, they…
May 6 2019
May 5 was the start of the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) Drinking Water Week. For more than 40 years, AWWA has celebrated Drinking Water Week.…
May 1 2019
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has released an opinion survey about American’s concern over the quality of drinking water. According to the 2019 WQA…
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