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High levels of lead contamination discovered in north New Jersey drinking water
High levels of lead contamination discovered in north New Jersey drinking water
Jan 17 2019
Suez, a major private water utility, found high levels of lead contamination in drinking water throughout the northern New Jersey counties of Bergen…
President Trump has signed the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act
President Trump has signed the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act
Jan 16 2019
On Jan. 14, President Donald J. Trump signed the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act into law. The bill codifies the U.S. EPA’s Integrated Planning…
New Jersey Water launches task force to address lead in drinking water
New Jersey Water launches task force to address lead in drinking water
Jan 16 2019
Jersey Water Works has convened a 25-member task force to develop practical and effective policies for eliminating lead in New Jersey's drinking…
Lead levels in Newark, N.J., drinking water reaches all time high
Lead levels in Newark, N.J., drinking water reaches all time high
Jan 15 2019
The latest lead test results for Newark, N.J., revealed the city’s lead levels in drinking water currently are the highest ever recorded in the past…
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…
Jan 11 2019
Dataman Group Direct Launches Website Dataman Group Direct, a provider of targeted direct mail, telemarketing, email and social media marketing lists…
Florida executive order aims to improve state water quality
Florida executive order aims to improve state water quality
Jan 11 2019
On Jan. 10, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order to implement major water reforms across the state. The reforms include $2.5 billion…
New study finds schools lead testing in drinking water inadequate
New study finds schools lead testing in drinking water inadequate
Jan 10 2019
A new report from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that more than 40% of schools that test for lead…
WQA announces keynote speaker for annual water quality convention
WQA announces keynote speaker for annual water quality convention
Jan 10 2019
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced that Marilyn Sherman, motivational speaker and author, will give the keynote address at the 2019 WQA…
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…
New Hampshire may lower standard for arsenic in drinking water
New Hampshire may lower standard for arsenic in drinking water
Jan 8 2019
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) has proposed lowering the standard for arsenic in drinking water provided by public…
Groundwater contamination discovered at Georgia air bases
Groundwater contamination discovered at Georgia air bases
Jan 7 2019
Recent tests at three Georgia military air bases found groundwater contamination caused by toxic firefighting foam. While the U.S. Air Force said…
Jan 4 2019
WQP extended the submission deadline for the 2019 Young Professionals and Industry Icon programs to Jan. 17, 2019. The Young Professionals program…
Wisconsin plans to form a water quality task force to address well water contamination
Wisconsin plans to form a water quality task force to address well water contamination
Jan 4 2019
On Jan. 3, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos promised to create a state water quality task force after a study was released which found that 42%…
Scientists survey groundwater via aerial footage
Scientists survey groundwater via aerial footage
Jan 3 2019
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have been using a high-resolution airborne geophysical survey to collect data for the evaluation and…
Groundwater contamination discovered in southern Wisconsin
Groundwater contamination discovered in southern Wisconsin
Jan 2 2019
A study of well water in southwest Wisconsin found 42% of 301 randomly selected wells in Iowa, Grant and Lafayette counties exceed federal health…
San Jose, Calif., adopts energy and water ordinance for commercial buildings
San Jose, Calif., adopts energy and water ordinance for commercial buildings
Jan 1 2019
On Dec. 20, the city council of San José, Calif., voted to adopt an energy and water building performance ordinance that will enable the city to…
Dec 31 2018
WRF Appoints New CEO AWWA leaders congratulated Dr. Peter Grevatt on his new position as CEO of The Water Research Foundation (WRF). Grevatt, who…
Legionella discovered at west Michigan hospital
Legionella discovered at west Michigan hospital
Dec 28 2018
One death has been reported following a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at the Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital in Hasting, Mich. On Dec. 27, the…
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