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Investigation explores drinking water rate increases for Great Lakes water
Investigation explores drinking water rate increases for Great Lakes water
Feb 8 2019
A new investigation found that the cost of water to ratepayers served by Great Lakes water has doubled and even tripled in some water districts in…
Louisiana task form targets water quality reform
Louisiana task form targets water quality reform
Feb 4 2019
The Louisiana Rural Water Infrastructure Committee (RWIC) has begun petitioning the state Legislature for drinking water infrastructure reform. The…
Jan 29 2019
In November 2018, Water.org and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Sustainable Water Partnership announced they would provide $4…
Drinking water contaminants discovered in Springfield, Mass., water supply
Drinking water contaminants discovered in Springfield, Mass., water supply
Jan 24 2019
The Springfield, Mass., Water and Sewer commission announced that sample tests on drinking water in December revealed a rise in haloacetic acids (…
New York state allocates funds to improve drinking water infrastructure.
New York state allocates funds to improve drinking water infrastructure.
Jan 22 2019
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed allocating $2.5 billion to fix drinking water and water infrastructure problems across the state. The proposed…
New report highlights the impact of corrosion on drinking water systems and aging infrastructure
New report highlights the impact of corrosion on drinking water systems and aging infrastructure
Jan 18 2019
The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) released a new report on the nation’s aging infrastructure that highlighted the need for…
Water groups implore Congress for water quality and drinking water funds
Water groups implore Congress for water quality and drinking water funds
Jan 14 2019
On Jan. 10, a coalition of 91 national, state and local water organizations sent a letter to Congress urging water infrastructure funding. The letter…
California governor proposed new tax on drinking water
California governor proposed new tax on drinking water
Jan 14 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a statewide water tax to help disadvantaged communities obtain safe and affordable drinking water. The proposed…
United Nations uses solar powered pumps to convey clean drinking water
United Nations uses solar powered pumps to convey clean drinking water
Jan 9 2019
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has installed five solar powered water systems in Kutupalong-Balukhali refugee sites in Cox’s…
Study investigates drinking water quality from water companies versus the government
Study investigates drinking water quality from water companies versus the government
Dec 21 2018
An analysis of U.S. EPA data from 1982 to 2015 by researchers from University of California Irvine and Columbia University found that community water…
New York proposes strict standards for emerging contaminants in drinking water
New York proposes strict standards for emerging contaminants in drinking water
Dec 19 2018
The New York state Drinking Water Quality Council has recommended new drinking water standards for emerging contaminants perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA…
EPA awards funds to North Mariana Islands for drinking water upgrades
EPA awards funds to North Mariana Islands for drinking water upgrades
Dec 14 2018
The U.S. EPA has awarded $2.1 million to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) to…
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with drinking water protections
Congress approves 2018 Farm Bill with drinking water protections
Dec 13 2018
Congress approved the $867 million 2018 Farm Bill with bipartisan support. The bill has been applauded by environmental groups for its water…
Michigan communities challenge state lead in drinking water rules
Michigan communities challenge state lead in drinking water rules
Dec 13 2018
On Dec. 12, a Detroit, Mich., coalition filed suit against the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) over the state’s rules on lead in…
Drinking water interconnection completed in New Hampshire
Drinking water interconnection completed in New Hampshire
Dec 6 2018
On Nov. 26, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to mark the completion of the Pennichuck Merrimack River Interconnection. The project will provide…
Tourists trigger drinking water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Tourists trigger drinking water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Dec 5 2018
Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands have appealed to the central Thai government to help manage a shortage of clean drinking water across the popular tourist…
Dec 3 2018
As we reach the last month of the year, it’s a good time to reflect on the previous 11 months and look forward to 2019. This has been another year of…
Water use plan in Maui, Hawaii, revisited
Water use plan in Maui, Hawaii, revisited
Nov 28 2018
Maui, Hawaii, has begun public hearings on a new draft of the island’s water use and development plan, which has not been updated since 1990. The…
Study investigates drinking water pollution in Lake Mead
Study investigates drinking water pollution in Lake Mead
Nov 26 2018
The Utah Division of Water Quality, U.S. Geological Society, National Park Service and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation launched a study to determine the…
Nov 21 2018
An analysis of U.S. EPA data by USA Today Network New Jersey found more than 1.5 million New Jersey residents are served by a water utility that has…
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