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Aug 20 2019
The California State Water Board have discussed how to implement a $14 billion program called the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund.  The fund…
Aug 14 2019
The Newark Education Workers (NEW) Caucus and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) will be in federal court tomorrow, Aug. 15, 2019,…
Aug 12 2019
Bottled water will be used amid lead filter concerns in Newark, N.J. According to NBC New York, bottled water will be provided for residents in the…
Aug 9 2019
In Maryland, Hartford County Public Schools tested more than 6,000 water sources in the schools, as of Aug. 6, 2019. The district found that more…
Aug 8 2019
New Jersey’s Lake Hopatcong has had a major issue with algae blooms. According to NJ Spotlight, the lake has remained closed due to a record-setting…
Jul 30 2019
Spokane, Wash., is set to replace residential water meters in Hillyard where water was contaminated. According to The Spokesman-Review, the city…
Jul 29 2019
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is back on the agenda in the House as lawmakers return to their districts during August recess.  According…
Jul 25 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $1 billion package to help 1 million residents gain access to clean drinking water. According to Governing,…
Jul 24 2019
In Parchment, Mich., residents are still concerned about the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found in drinking water one year ago.…
Jul 22 2019
In Brooklyn, N.Y., Bushwick public schools found high levels of lead in drinking water. According to Bushwick Daily, the schools underwent testing…
Dr. Pat Breysse to deliver keynote at Legionella Conference 2019
Dr. Pat Breysse to deliver keynote at Legionella Conference 2019.
Jul 19 2019
Keynote Announced for Legionella Conference 2019 Pat Breysse, Ph.D., director of the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National…
Jul 18 2019
Oak Park, Ill. announced plans to provide $30,000 in water filters following village concerns that a water main replacement project may increase lead…
Jul 17 2019
In the community of Taft, Tenn., residents are concerned over water quality with a chicken house being built near wellheads that supply the community…
Jul 16 2019
New Hampshire has become the second U.S. state to dramatically lower the arsenic limit in drinking water.  According to New Hampshire Public Radio (…
Jul 15 2019
A hospital in Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada, has relied on bottled water for months after Legionella bacteria was detected in its water system. …
Jul 12 2019
UPDATED 2:00 P.M. CENTRAL: The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of National Defense Authorization Act with language that addresses…
Jul 11 2019
New York state has set the lowest limit in the U.S. for PFAS in drinking water.  According to AP, the state’s health department plans said Health…
Photo courtesy of Brown and Caldwell.
Photo courtesy of Brown and Caldwell.
Jul 9 2019
Black & Veatch and Brown and Caldwell are collaborating on a water sustainability project in Winter Haven, Fla. According to a Brown and Caldwell…
Jul 8 2019
Lead has been detected in 20% of fixtures tested in California’s K-12 school campuses’ drinking water. According to the Environmental Working Group (…
Jul 5 2019
Webster, Mass., built a 2.5-million-gal-per-day treatment plant to remove iron and manganese from drinking water wells. According to South Coast…
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