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The City Council in Flint, Mich., has approved contractors to finish lead line replacement
The City Council in Flint, Mich., has approved contractors to finish lead line replacement.
Apr 9 2019
The Flint City Council has voted to move forward with their final phase of the FAST Start Program. According to ABC 12, the City Council voted to use…
A door-to-door water treatment sales company faces 112 charges under the Consumer Protection Act in Ontario, Canada
A door-to-door water treatment sales company faces 112 charges under the Consumer Protection Act in Ontario, Canada
Apr 8 2019
The Province of Ontario filed 112 charges against an Ottawa businessman accused of door-to-door water treatment sales business. According to the…
A new program at the Colorado School of Mines hopes to bridge the gap between research and commercialization
A new program at the Colorado School of Mines hopes to bridge the gap between research and commercialization.
Apr 5 2019
The Colorado School of Mines celebrated the opening of a research facility in Denver. According to Patch, the facility will aid in collaboration with…
In Minnesota, officials are adjusting levels for chemicals found in drinking water in the Twin Cities metro area
In Minnesota, officials are adjusting levels for chemicals found in drinking water in the Twin Cities metro area.
Apr 4 2019
Minnesota health officials are adjusting pollutants levels found in drinking water supplies based on scientific data. According to MPR News, the…
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new fluoride standard for bottled water, but some say it is still too high
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new fluoride standard for bottled water, but some say it is still too high.
Apr 3 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a lower concentration level standard for fluoride in bottled water. According to CNN, some…
According to nearby residents, a proposed change to pollution regulation could damage Ohio River water quality
According to nearby residents, a proposed change to pollution regulation could damage Ohio River water quality.
Apr 2 2019
In Pittsburgh, Penn., pollution control compliance would be made voluntary under a new proposal by the Ohio River Valley Water and Sanitation…
The EPA Acting Administrator visited Denver on Friday and announced new WIFIA funding
The EPA Acting Administrator visited Denver on Friday and announced new WIFIA funding.
Apr 1 2019
On Friday, Mar. 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler visited Denver, Colo. where he announced new funding…
Mar 29 2019
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer directed the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to start creating drinking water standards for per-…
Mar 28 2019
Lawmakers in Massachusetts have proposed legislation to improve drinking water quality in schools by targeting lead. The proposed legislation would…
Mar 27 2019
A new study released by researchers from the Council of Agricultural Science and Technology examines the causes and consequences of groundwater…
Mar 26 2019
On March 25, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) ordered five chemical manufacturers to assess the extent of drinking water…
Mar 25 2019
Flooding along the Missouri River has impaired drinking water supplies in Kansas City, Mo. The city’s public water utility has asked residents to…
Mar 25 2019
A report released by the advocate groups Environment American Research & Policy Center and the U.S. PIRG Education Fund gave 22 states an “F”…
Mar 21 2019
Researchers from the University of Arizona have been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Strategic Environmental…
Nonprofit Sends Water Systems to Malawi Following Deadly Flooding
Photo courtesy of WaterStep
Mar 20 2019
Five safe water systems and seven bleach makers from the U.S.-based organization WaterStep are being deployed to Malawi after disastrous flooding and…
Mar 18 2019
The city of Lincoln, Neb., has urged residents and businesses to conserve drinking water after flooding along the Platte River impacted some of the…
Baltimore schools find lead contamination at 14 out of 22 schools tested
Baltimore schools find lead contamination at 14 out of 22 schools tested
Mar 15 2019
In Baltimore, 14 schools tested positive for lead contamination in at least one water fixture since Jan. 7. Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS)…
Mar 14 2019
The U.S. EPA ordered Greka, an energy supplier in Santa Barbara County, Calif., to conduct sampling at its Santa Maria, Calif., refinery to determine…
Rep. Upton with WQA Treasurer D.J. Shannahan
Rep. Upton with WQA Treasurer D.J. Shannahan
Mar 12 2019
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) was honored with the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) Champion Award for his support of water-related legislation. The award…
Mar 11 2019
In Madison, Wis., the Madison Water Utility (MWU) announced that it is shutting down a drinking water well on the North Side of the city that has…
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