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Water testing turns up above action level amounts of lead in seven schools in Hammond, Ind.
Water testing turns up above action level amounts of lead in seven schools in Hammond, Ind.
Apr 25 2019
In Hammond, Ind., seven schools in the School City of Hammond tested above action levels in the district's recent round of sampling for lead in…
American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals and drinking water system components have been updated
American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals and drinking water system components have been updated.
Apr 19 2019
The American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals (NSF/ANSI 60) and plumbing system components (NSF/ANSI 61)…
Apr 18 2019
In Lovely, Ky., resident Heather Blevin’s parents hooked their property into the municipal supply after the well water turned brown and started…
In Singapore, scientists have invented a handheld device for quick monitoring of drinking water quality
In Singapore, scientists have invented a handheld device for quick monitoring of drinking water quality.
Apr 17 2019
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), have developed a portable device, inspired by the ability of the human…
A plan has been put in place to begin testing drinking water in Pennsylvania for PFAS
A plan has been put in place to begin testing drinking water in Pennsylvania for PFAS
Apr 15 2019
In Pennsylvania, state regulators announced a plan on April 12 to begin testing drinking water supplies that are likely to be contaminated with PFAS…
An air force base in Guam used pesticidal pool chlorinator in drinking water, according to the Guam Environmental Protection Agency
An air force base in Guam used pesticidal pool chlorinator in drinking water, according to the Guam Environmental Protection Agency.
Apr 11 2019
In Guam, the Andersen Air Force Base has been fined by the territory’s Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) for using pool chlorination tabs…
In Minnesota, officials are adjusting levels for chemicals found in drinking water in the Twin Cities metro area
In Minnesota, officials are adjusting levels for chemicals found in drinking water in the Twin Cities metro area.
Apr 4 2019
Minnesota health officials are adjusting acceptable levels for two pollutants found in drinking water supplies in the Twin Cities metro area, based…
Feb 12 2019
SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND EXPERTISE IN THE WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT INDUSTRY Continental Carbon Group offers a wide range of products, services…
EPA proposes revision to the waters of the US rule
EPA proposes revision to the waters of the US rule
Dec 12 2018
On Dec. 11, the U.S. EPA and the Department of the Army proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States,” or WOTUS. The proposed definition…
Pittsburgh receives funds for lead service line replacement and drinking water improvement
Pittsburgh receives funds for lead service line replacement
Nov 1 2018
The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority approved a nearly $50 million low-interest loan and grant to the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer…
Arizona nonprofit supports rural drinking water systems
Arizona nonprofit supports rural drinking water systems
Oct 26 2018
The U.S. EPA announced Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center Inc. (SEAHEC), based in Nogales, Ariz., was awarded $120,000 to address…
Drinking water system mimics clouds to draw water from air
Drinking water system mimics clouds to draw water from air
Oct 23 2018
A new device, designed by the Skysource/Skywater Alliance team, won the $1.5 million Water Abundance XPrize. The device rests inside a shipping…
Austin, Texas, under drinking water advisory due to flooding
Austin, Texas, under drinking water advisory due to flooding
Oct 22 2018
The Austin, Texas, water utility has issued a city-wide boil water notice, following flooding in central Texas that caused water supply lakes to be…
Cambodia faces drinking water contamination from agricultural runoff
Cambodia faces drinking water contamination from agricultural runoff
May 7 2018
Ten Cambodian villagers have died and 120 have fallen ill due to suspected drinking water contamination. Officials from the Kratie Provincial Health…
Apr 27 2018
The modular bottle filler and drinking fountain series provides a durable and aesthetically pleasing outdoor hydration solution with a modular design…
Jan 25 2018
The Mills River Partnership (MRP) of Henderson County, N.C., has been awarded a $700,000 grant by the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to…
Dec 4 2017
According to the United Nations (UN), Yemen faced a water crisis as 50% of the population struggled to find water and 14.7 million Yemenis depended…
Oct 6 2017
In order to combat the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico caused by the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Louisville-based organization WaterStep and the…
Sep 25 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has coordinated closely with federal, commonwealth, territory and local partners as it responds to the…
Sep 15 2017
Alderville First Nation, a small community located approximately 90 miles east of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has taken an important step toward…
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