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Jan 27 2020
The administration issued new rules removing federal protections for half the nation’s wetlands and hundreds of thousands of small waterways,…
Jan 24 2020
A lab owner hired to ensure water quality for dozens of Mississippi towns has been sentenced to 18 months for faking test results. John H. Couey, 44…
Jan 17 2020
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s (MassDEP) Expanded Assistance Program for Free Sampling and Analysis at Schools and Early…
Jan 16 2020
More than 500,000 Minnesotans are drinking water contaminated with nitrate, according to a study by the EWG.  EWG analyzed finished-water nitrate…
Jan 9 2020
The Trump administration may veto H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, reported an Environmental Working Group (EWG) news release. The PFAS Action Act…
Jan 8 2020
Tucson city’s water utility will design a system to treat that water to remove PFAS from its aquifer.   It is not yet clear how soon this costly…
Jan 7 2020
A malfunction at the Lester J. Berglund Water Treatment Plant in Poway, California led to the contamination of the potable water supply and a boil…
Jan 2 2020
Connecticut’s environmental officials will use $750,000 in funding for anti-pollution controls and improvements at five old state-supervised…
Jan 1 2020
Attention to evolving regulations helps anticipate new threats and opportunities. One such type of regulation for the drinking water treatment and…
Jan 1 2020
As we enter a new decade, industry experts analyze trends & expectations for the coming year. Vision 20/20 By Pauli Undesser, MWS Executive…
Dec 31 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit to block the U.S. EPA’s attempt to repeal a 2015 rule defining what waters qualify for federal Clean…
Dec 30 2019
Tests of Ann Arbor, Michigan’s drinking water have detected no perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) compounds in the…
Dec 27 2019
Environmental officials from Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark announced a plan to restrict all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS…
Dec 26 2019
A large, interactive sculpture built to resemble a cresting wave and bring attention to water pollution is now on the grounds of the Bernice Pauahi…
Dec 25 2019
The state Bond Commission approved funding for work at five closed landfills in Connecticut, taking on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)…
Dec 24 2019
U.S. EPA officials have decided to allow Denver Water to begin its 15 year plan to replace all lead service pipes connecting homes to water mains to…
Dec 23 2019
The U.S. EPA validated new testing methods to measure the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the nation's drinking water. The…
Dec 20 2019
Federal Budget Supports Great Lakes, Clean Water Funding Great Lakes restoration and clean water programs received support in the final federal…
Dec 20 2019
Uralla, a town in Australia, found high levels of arsenic contamination in its water supply after a drought, forcing the population of 2,700 to use…
Dec 19 2019
The Madison Fire Department has replaced its firefighting foam with foams that are per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)-free, according to…
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