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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 6 2020
Legislation aimed at providing protections for safe drinking water in Missouri schools has been signed into law by Gov. Mike Parson. House Bill 2120…
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…
Jun 11 2020
Utah members of the Navajo Nation would no longer have to haul water to their homes under a bill the U.S. Senate passed. The Navajo Utah Water Rights…
Jun 5 2020
A team of scientists reported that they have found a recently identified group of chemical compounds, which are likely used as a substitutes for per…
Jun 1 2020
A new Environmental Working Group investigation found that manure from Minnesota’s 23,000 animal feedlots raises nitrate and phosphorus levels in the…
May 29 2020
Point-of-use (POU) faucets and systems are becoming increasingly important in helping meet consumer demands for safe, high quality drinking water.…
May 29 2020
As of press time, at least 43 states have begun easing shelter-in-place restrictions, ranging from reopening parks to permitting more businesses to…
May 29 2020
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is offering general guidance on bringing water treatment systems back online in buildings which have been vacant…
May 28 2020
The Community of Seville, California has clean tap water for the first time in almost five years.  The County of Tulare led a project to create a…
May 27 2020
As many as 220 million people around the world may be at risk of drinking groundwater contaminated with arsenic, according to a new study published…
May 26 2020
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently provided comments on the U.S. EPA’s “Preliminary Regulatory Determinations for Contaminants on…
May 22 2020
Daniel Giammar, the Walter E. Browne Professor of Environmental Engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St.…
May 22 2020
Water.org & WaterEquity Sign Safe Water And Sanitation For All Leaders Call to Action on COVID-19 Matt Damon and Gary White, alongside…
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