Drinking Water

EPA grants $2.6 million to North Carolina to protect water quality
May 24 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $2,652,592 to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) to...

AWWA presents suggestions for Safe Drinking Water Act updates
May 23 2017

In a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing, the ...

research, membranes, ultrafiltration, hydrogel, virus removal, contamination
Apr 20 2017

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have developed ultrafiltration...

lake tahoe california drought snowpack measurement
Mar 9 2017

Oh, how California’s water fortunes have turned. Just less than two years ago, in April 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown stood in an empty brown field—a...

epa, region 8, national rural water association, efc
Mar 2 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the National Rural Water Assn. as the Environmental Finance Center (EFC) to support...

iapmo, water purifier system, certification, argonide
Feb 15 2017

Argonide Corp. announced that it received NSF Protocol P231 Certification on its CoolBlue Water Purifier System by the International Association...

water reuse, direct potable reuse, arizona, toilet to tap
Feb 8 2017

In drought-prone states like Arizona, nature and weather are forcing...

Feb 3 2017

In the past 15 years, microfiltration (MF) and ultrafiltration (UF) membranes have emerged as leading technologies for municipal and industrial...

Feb 3 2017

Watching a 21st-century America’s Cup racing yacht in action is jaw-dropping. The state-of-the-art catamarans harness a solid airplane wing-like...

Feb 3 2017

Two hundred people yesterday. Two hundred today. Two hundred more tomorrow.

That is the toll cholera has been taking on Haiti, which...

Flint, Michigan, lead, copper, water, contamination, test, compliance
Feb 2 2017

It has been nearly one year since the city of Flint, Mich., retained Dr. Marc Edwards of Virginia Tech to monitor its water after his months-long...

san antonio, desalination, water, sources, aquifer, texas, drought
Jan 31 2017

The San Antonio Water System (SAWS) introduced a new drinking water source for the city: desalination. This drought-resistant source will help San...

waukesha, drinking water, lake michigan, wisconsin, plan, great lakes basin
Jan 19 2017

Waukesha, Wis., officials have faced opposition for their...

epa, pag, guide, radiological incident, emergency, drinking water, safety
Jan 16 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a non-regulatory Protective Action Guide (PAG) to help officials determine the best way to...

syria, damascus, drinking water, supplies
Jan 3 2017

Four million people in Damascus, Syria, have been without safe drinking water supplies for more than a...

corpus christi, texas, water, samples, results, testing, drinking, safe
Dec 28 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Texas Department of State Health...

fracking, hydraulic fracturing, drinking water contamination, epa
Dec 14 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its scientific report on the impacts from hydraulic fracturing activities on drinking...