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Navajo Nation receives regulatory control of drinking water systems
Navajo Nation receives regulatory control of drinking water systems
Aug 31 2018
The U.S. EPA and the Navajo Nation announced the tribe has been granted primary enforcement and oversight authority for 12 additional public drinking…
Drinking water shut off in Detroit schools over lead contamination
Drinking water shut off in Detroit schools over lead contamination
Aug 30 2018
On Aug. 29, the Detroit Public Schools Community District announced drinking water at all of its schools will be shut off, following test results…
NASA finds groundwater contamination near space center
NASA finds groundwater contamination near space center
Aug 29 2018
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has discovered groundwater contamination, including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and…
Kansas communities investigate groundwater contamination from dry cleaner
Kansas communities investigate groundwater contamination from dry cleaner
Aug 27 2018
Following the discovery of groundwater contamination from a former dry cleaner, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has connected…
Industry news week 8/19/18 for the water quality industry
Industry news week 8/19/18 for the water quality industry
Aug 24 2018
Silver Bullet Water Treatment Announces New Division Silver Bullet Water Treatment announced the launch of its new Controlled Environmental…
Podcast hosts discuss takeaways from their recent trips, as well as one water-related news
Podcast hosts discuss takeaways from their recent trips, as well as one water-related news
Aug 24 2018
In this episode of Talking Under Water: One Water, One Podcast, hosts Water Quality Products Managing Editor Amy McIntosh, Storm Water Solutions…
Elevated lead levels found in Maryland schools drinking water
Elevated lead levels found in Maryland schools drinking water
Aug 23 2018
State-mandated lead testing in Maryland detected elevated lead levels in schools in the counties of Montgomery, Anne Arundel and Hartford. The…
Santa Monica temporarily bans construction of new wells to protect groundwater
Santa Monica temporarily bans construction of new wells to protect groundwater
Aug 21 2018
The city of Santa Monica, Calif., temporarily has banned the construction of new private wells while the city works towards drafting the rules to a…
Emerging contaminant PFAS found at Michigan elementary school
Emerging contaminant PFAS found at Michigan elementary school
Aug 21 2018
Drinking water at the Alto Elementary School in Kent County, Mich., tested positive for per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS). According to the…
California wildfires threaten water quality
California wildfires threaten water quality
Aug 20 2018
As the Carr Fire nears containment, water quality has become a concern in Northern California along the Sacramento River and its tributaries.…
EPA receives LOIs for drinking water projects
EPA receives LOIs for drinking water projects
Aug 16 2018
The U.S. EPA received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 billion in loans from a wide range of prospective borrowers in…
Chemours stops providing bottled water for wells impacted by emerging contaminant
Chemours stops providing bottled water for wells impacted by emerging contaminant
Aug 16 2018
Chemour, a spinoff of DuPont and producer of Teflon, announced it will stop providing bottled water to residents near the company’s Fayetteville, N.C…
Scientists develop groundwater monitoring plan
Scientists develop groundwater monitoring plan
Aug 15 2018
Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Savannah River National Laboratory have developed a method for…
Two main wells fail in rural California town
Two main wells fail in rural California town
Aug 14 2018
The two main wells serving Stratford, Calif., have experienced mechanical problems, requiring the town’s residents to truck in water from a local…
California groups receive water projects funding
California groups receive water projects funding
Aug 13 2018
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. EPA announced grants to three California organizations, including Tejon Ranch…
Virginia Tech water quality study finds lead in Chicago tap water
Virginia Tech water quality study finds lead in Chicago tap water
Aug 13 2018
Recent water quality tests conducted by Virginia Tech researchers found that 11 of out of 17 homes tested in the Chicago suburbs of Berwyn and Cicero…
Cooling towers are being disinfected following the detection of legionella bacteria
Cooling towers are being disinfected following the detection of legionella bacteria
Aug 10 2018
After legionella bacteria was detected, cooling towers in an office building at the Illinois State Capitol complex in Springfield, Ill., are…
Groundwater cleanup plan revamped in U.S. Virgin Islands
Groundwater cleanup plan revamped in U.S. Virgin Islands
Aug 10 2018
The U.S. EPA proposed a cleanup plan to modify current cleanup activities at the Tutu Wellfield Superfund Site on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.…
Drinking water pipes may be vulnerable to bacteria due to softeners
Drinking water pipes may be vulnerable to bacteria due to softeners
Aug 9 2018
New research from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found that softening agents may amplify the risk of pathogen release into municipal…
Researchers develop selective activated carbon water treatment system
Researchers develop selective activated carbon water treatment system
Aug 7 2018
Researchers from Rice University in Houston, Texas, developed a water treatment system that can be tuned to selectively pull toxins from drinking…
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