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Jun 5 2020
A team of scientists reported that they have found a recently identified group of chemical compounds, which are likely used as a substitutes for per…
Jun 4 2020
Watauga Riverkeeper, Andy Hill, and MountainTrue are urging people to use Swim Guide, an app and website that notifies users when water is safe for…
Jun 3 2020
Under an EPA rule finalized Monday, states have less say in issuing Clean Water Act permits.  Up until this change, Section 401 of the federal CWA …
Jun 2 2020
Halifax Water’s proposal to replace lead pipes on private property, free of charge, is facing its first round of deliberation at the Nova Scotia…
Jun 1 2020
A new Environmental Working Group investigation found that manure from Minnesota’s 23,000 animal feedlots raises nitrate and phosphorus levels in the…
May 29 2020
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is offering general guidance on bringing water treatment systems back online in buildings which have been vacant…
May 28 2020
The Community of Seville, California has clean tap water for the first time in almost five years.  The County of Tulare led a project to create a…
May 27 2020
As many as 220 million people around the world may be at risk of drinking groundwater contaminated with arsenic, according to a new study published…
May 26 2020
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently provided comments on the U.S. EPA’s “Preliminary Regulatory Determinations for Contaminants on…
May 22 2020
Daniel Giammar, the Walter E. Browne Professor of Environmental Engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St.…
May 22 2020
Water.org & WaterEquity Sign Safe Water And Sanitation For All Leaders Call to Action on COVID-19 Matt Damon and Gary White, alongside…
May 21 2020
A group of researchers at Michigan State University is collaborating to form the Michigan State Center for PFAS Research, reported the school. The…
May 20 2020
Quarterly testing of Portage, Michigan’s municipal water showed a low level of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in one of the city’s wells…
May 18 2020
The House authorized the latest approximate $3 trillion COVID-19 (coronavirus) relief package.  This is one of four separate measures created to…
May 15 2020
In order to build on the February 2019 PFAS Action Plan, the U.S. EPA is launching a PFAS Innovative Treatment Team (PITT).  "Our researchers are at…
May 14 2020
Water access issues caused 200 inmates to be moved from Century Correctional Institution. According to families of inmates, the inmates have no…
May 13 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives introduced a new stimulus bill, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, or the "HEROES…
May 12 2020
Clay layers may be contaminating groundwater with arsenic in parts of Bangladesh, according to a recent study.  The study, published in Nature…
May 11 2020
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has received results from surface water and sediment sampling conducted in November 2019.  The…
May 8 2020
A major water infrastructure package advanced in the Senate, approved by votes of 21-0.  The committee approved legislation authorizing approximately…
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