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Sep 18 2020
The Dutchess County, New York Fire Training Center has been placed on the State’s Superfund site.  This is due to water contamination from poly- and…
Sep 17 2020
The U.S. EPA announced a proposal aimed at helping communities plan for water infrastructure improvements, particularly in communities with low…
Sep 10 2020
Companies accused of contaminating drinking water wells in North Smithfield, Rhode Island and Millville, Massachusetts are taking steps to reduce…
Sep 4 2020
Emerging contaminants are the topic de jour across the U.S. and have been for some time now. Thanks to efforts within the water treatment industry…
Sep 3 2020
In this era of “new normal,” ensuring the supply of safe drinking water for every home is more important than ever to maintain the overall well-being…
Sep 3 2020
Indiana University and Purdue University have each been awarded $1.6 million in U.S. EPA research grants. The grants will help the teams understand…
Sep 2 2020
Gov. Mike DeWine requested that the U.S. Department of Defense enter into a cooperative agreement with the city of Dayton and the Ohio Environmental…
Aug 19 2020
$11 million in funding will allow Bennington, Vermont to replace about 1,575 lead pipes that carry drinking water into homes. This comes at no cost…
Aug 4 2020
New York has adopted aggressive drinking water standards in the U.S. for emerging contaminants, including 1,4-Dioxane and PFOAs. Water districts will…
Jul 29 2020
Approximately two billion liters of drinking water were lost to leaks in Wellington, New Zealand’s pipes in the last year, according to a recent…
Jul 28 2020
The Fleming Island Wastewater Treatment Facility is using plants as part of a demonstration project to remove phosphorus from wastewater that…
Jul 27 2020
A project to stop per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) discharges in Flint, Michigan has restarted and is expected to be finished sometime this…
Jul 15 2020
The U.S. EPA has announced up to $6 billion in new funding for water infrastructure projects. Under its Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation…
Jul 8 2020
A study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzed lead exposure in children who rely on private wells. “Although the…
Jul 2 2020
The results of the Colorado 2020 PFAS Sampling Project were recently released publicly on Tuesday.  The sampling included 152 groundwater sources and…
Jul 1 2020
Six years after the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, cities continue to grapple with the presence of lead in drinking water. While officials…
Jul 1 2020
Across the globe, elevated levels of fluoride in drinking water are becoming a significant threat to public health. Although limited amounts of…
Jun 25 2020
The text of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act has been released, according to a recent press release.  According to the Moving Forward Act, the measure…
Jun 22 2020
The U.S. EPA issued a final action regarding the regulation of perchlorate under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).  Perchlorate does not meet the…
Jun 16 2020
A state health official originally charged with crimes related to the Flint water crisis won’t be re-charged by Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa…
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