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Georgia families can apply for water wells
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Aug 24 2017

The Water Well Trust (WWT), a national nonprofit helping low-income Americans get...

Lead found in Galesburg schools
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Aug 23 2017

Three Galesburg, Ill., elementary schools shut off the water in their classrooms due to concerns regarding lead in the school drinking water....

NGWA announces 2017 awardees
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Aug 22 2017

The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) congratulated the recipients of the 2017 NGWA...

Seward finds leak in drinking water system
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Aug 21 2017

The city of Seward, Neb., warned its residents not to consume any city water due to "unknown concentrations" in the water following a...

Trump cancels infrastructure council
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Aug 18 2017

President Donald J. Trump ceased efforts to assemble an Advisory Council on Infrastructure, which would have advised Trump on his ...

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Aug 17 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it awarded a total of $1.1 million in two-year grant funding for 2016 to 2018...

Nominate for WQA leadership awards
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Aug 16 2017

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has opened nominations for its 2018 Leadership Awards. These annual awards recognize individuals in the...

Cows affect groundwater
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Aug 15 2017

Dairy cow farming in the Selwyn District of New Zealand has increased, which increases the risk of contamination in local drinking water...

Small city in North Dakota receives loan for drinking water
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Aug 14 2017

The Rural Development Finance Corp. provided a $125,000 loan to the city of Sawyer, N.D., to improve residents’ access to safe drinking...

EPA prevents water quality issues with EPA funding
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Aug 14 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 awarded approximately $2.9 million to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (...

Culligan builds smart home product on Ayla platform
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Aug 11 2017

Ayla Networks, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform for manufacturers, and Culligan Intl., a water...

Michigan homeowners sue Ford over groundwater contamination
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Aug 10 2017

Homeowners in Livonia, Mich., sued Ford Motor Co. for alleged groundwater contamination from a local transmission plant.

The suit comes...

Ten states file brief over groundwater control
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Aug 10 2017

Ten states from Nevada to Texas have weighed in to support two water agencies in their fight with an Indian tribe over control of groundwater...

WQA commissions national public opinion study on water
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Aug 9 2017

Awareness of water treatment methods increased over the past two years among U.S. consumers, according to a national...

PMI Conference to be held Nov. 13 to 16
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Aug 8 2017

Current and prospective Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) members will meet...

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics site added to Superfund list
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Aug 8 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added the Saint-...

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Aug 7 2017

The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank financed $19.2 million in drinking water projects for the town of Cumberland, R.I., and the Providence Water...

Testing can remove Glyphosphate from drinking water
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Aug 4 2017

OriginClear Inc., a provider of water treatment solutions, announced that recent testing...

Washington residents now pay bottled water tax
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Aug 3 2017

Washington state residents started paying sales tax on bottled water. Lawmakers cut the sales tax exemption on water bottles that was in...

Senators introduce water legislation
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Aug 2 2017

Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced the Water Efficiency Improvement Act of 2017. The bipartisan legislation would...