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Apr 1 2020
DigDeep and the U.S. Water Alliance recently completed the first comprehensive national study of the water-access gap. Over two years, researchers…
Apr 1 2020
More than half of the residents living in rural areas of the Southeastern U.S. use well water for drinking, cooking, gardening, laundry and other…
Mar 31 2020
Eight households in New Hampshire with elevated levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their well water will have to wait for new…
Mar 27 2020
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is suing the owner of a small domestic water system in Nez Perce County for failure to comply…
Mar 25 2020
An Indiana bill for schools statewide to test water for lead was signed into law this week. The bill requires schools to test once by 2023 and then…
Mar 24 2020
120Water has been selected by the City of Newark, New Jersey to manage “The Newark Way of Thinking & Drinking” project. This is a post lead…
Mar 23 2020
Due to states and local governments across the country beginning to enact “Shelter in Place” orders, citizens are not to leave their homes unless…
Mar 19 2020
Recent testing shows the groundwater at Miami Dade College's North Campus is contaminated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  That…
Mar 18 2020
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Flint., Michigan pediatrician who first exposed the link between city water and high blood levels in children alleges…
Mar 16 2020
A new bill from Senate Democrats would roll out $20 billion in funding to remove PFAS from water. The bill, Providing Financial Assistance to States…
Mar 11 2020
According to a Mar. 3, 2020 letter from the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE), Flint is in violation of the Safe Drinking…
Mar 10 2020
Bottle water companies may soon have to ensure their products meet the same standards as public drinking water in New Hampshire.  Talk of testing for…
Mar 5 2020
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) plans to publish the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) in the first quarter…
Mar 5 2020
A new type of water disinfection product is making waves in the water industry:  ultraviolet (UV) water disinfection systems that utilize deep-UV…
pfas, water treatment, emerging contaminants
After PFOS/PFOA were detected in Stuart, Florida, drinking water in 2014, the city of Stuart Water Treatment Plant Per-Fluorinated Chemical Treatment System Project was developed.
Mar 5 2020
It was 1928 when Frigidaire patented a miracle compound called Freon, a new class of chloro-fluoro-carbons (CFCs) that were non-flammable, non-…
Mar 5 2020
The existence of life on Earth is largely owed to the presence of water, more particularly presence of clean and freshwater. Water, the major…
Mar 5 2020
The U.S. EPA has extended the public comment period on the draft Clean Water Act permit for New Hampshire's Great Bay by 30 days. The new deadline…
Mar 3 2020
DuPont Co. must pay a combined $50 million to a testicular cancer survivor and his wife in Ohio for allegedly providing per- and polyfluoroalkyl…
Feb 28 2020
The U.S. EPA is involved in multiple per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)-related criminal investigations. The EPA acknowledged this in its…
Feb 24 2020
The Arkansas Department of Education will test for lead in the drinking water of schools and early childhood centers.  The department received a $450…
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