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Feb 27 2020
The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) filed a lawsuit against per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) manufacturers for making and selling…
Feb 26 2020
Denver Water is adjusting the pH level of the water it delivers to its customers as part of its long-term program to reduce lead contamination. …
Feb 25 2020
Linn County, Iowa, residents are being invited to contribute their ideas to the creation of a five-year Soil and Water Resource Conservation Plan.…
Feb 24 2020
The Arkansas Department of Education will test for lead in the drinking water of schools and early childhood centers.  The department received a $450…
Feb 21 2020
The U.S. EPA announced it would regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). “Under President Trump’s leadership, EPA is following through on…
Feb 20 2020
A project proposing to burn or harvest thousands of acres in the Hoosier National Forest is sparking concern about drinking water contamination.  The…
Feb 19 2020
Washington state has put forth a proposal to ban water bottling companies from tapping into spring-fed resources. The proposal is one of several…
Feb 18 2020
Brookdale Senior Living in Vernon Hills, Illinois, has shut off its water features and added point-of-use filters after a Legionnaires’ disease…
Feb 14 2020
120Water Creates Center of Excellence 120Water is expanding its capabilities beyond lead to include contaminants such as arsenic, Legionella (ASHRAE…
Feb 14 2020
Scientists are designing a new study to test for per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) along the Ohio River.   Previous studies have shown PFAS…
Feb 13 2020
Burley Glenwood Elementary School is being provided with bottled water after water testing in January showed elevated lead levels. 19 of 58 drinking…
Feb 12 2020
On February 5, researchers from Duke University and North Carolina State University published a new report investigating the effectiveness of point-…
Feb 12 2020
Based upon the responses from Illinois Section AWWA members to the free Talk SHIFT Assessment, we’re seeing some interesting patterns that will shape…
Feb 12 2020
The U.S. EPA has reached a settlement with Pool Water Products Inc. for alleged violations of federal pesticide laws. The violations occurred at the…
Feb 11 2020
The California Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water (DDW) lowered its response levels to 10 parts per trillion (ppt) for…
Feb 10 2020
The joint committee governing the American National Standards for drinking water treatment units has lowered the maximum allowable concentration of…
Feb 6 2020
An international team of archaeologists excavated a wooden Neolithic water well that is about 7,000-years-old.  The well is specifically made of oak…
Feb 5 2020
A water sample taken in Sept. 2019 from the Sanford Sewage Treatment Plant that discharges into Deep River uncovered high concentrations of per- and…
Feb 4 2020
Adidas used approximately 1.8 million plastic bottles and turned them into a football field. Typically, a turf field uses a large amount of virgin…
Feb 3 2020
The U.S. EPA announced a $2.2 million grant to help identify sources of lead in drinking water in schools and child care facilities. Alaska, Idaho,…
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