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Nov 21 2018
An analysis of U.S. EPA data by USA Today Network New Jersey found more than 1.5 million New Jersey residents are served by a water utility that has…
Industry Icon accepting nominations for water treatment industry
Industry Icon accepting nominations for water treatment industry
Nov 20 2018
WQP has opened nominations for the 2019 Industry Icon. The program honors individuals who have contributed to and positively influenced the water…
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan for long-term drinking water solution
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan for long-term drinking water solution
Nov 20 2018
Following a recent city-wide boil water notice in Austin, Texas, due to flooding that filled water supply lakes with sediment, the city has released…
EPA seeks public input on emerging contaminants in drinking water
EPA seeks public input on emerging contaminants in drinking water
Nov 19 2018
The U.S. EPA announced the agency is seeking public input on draft toxicity assessments for GenX chemicals and perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS),…
Drinking water contaminated by herbicide
Drinking water contaminated by herbicide
Nov 16 2018
A new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that nearly 30 million Americans in 28 states have some level of atrazine in their tap…
WQP accepting nominations for the Young Professionals program in the water quality industry
WQP accepting nominations for the Young Professionals program
Nov 15 2018
Nominations have opened for WQP's 2019 Young Professionals program. The program recognizes noteworthy rising stars in the water industry. WQP…
Arizona tribes receive funding for drinking water concerns
Arizona tribes receive funding for drinking water concerns
Nov 14 2018
The U.S. EPA announced $26.7 million in funding to 18 tribes in Arizona to invest in environmental programs and water infrastructure. EPA made the…
Groundwater contamination discovered at nuclear fuel facility
Groundwater contamination discovered at nuclear fuel facility
Nov 13 2018
Recent tests found high levels of uranium contamination in groundwater at a nuclear fuel factory in Greenville, S.C. The contamination stems from…
Drinking water contaminated by disinfectant in rural community
Drinking water contaminated by disinfectant in rural community
Nov 12 2018
A Freedom of Information Act request revealed a well in Denmark, S.C., has been treated for more than 10 years with a chemical not approved by the U.…
EPA orders pool product company to stop distributing unregistered chlorine product
EPA orders pool product company to stop distributing unregistered chlorine product
Nov 9 2018
The U.S. EPA ordered Pool Water Products Inc. to stop selling an improperly registered pesticide, All Clear 3-in. Jumbo Chlorinating Tablets. EPA’s…
EPA invites projects to apply for drinking water infrastructure funds
EPA invites projects to apply for drinking water infrastructure funds
Nov 9 2018
The U.S. EPA invited 39 projects in 16 states and D.C. to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. Together, the…
Nov 8 2018
EWQA Fall Conference Provides Networking Opportunities The Eastern Water Quality Assn. (EWQA) hosted their annual Fall Conference at the Kalahari…
High levels of water treatment byproduct in drinking water
High levels of water treatment byproduct in drinking water
Nov 8 2018
The Leominster Water Department of Leominster, Mass., notified residents and businesses that the department has discovered haloacetic acids in the…
Virginia awards water quality improvement funds
Virginia awards water quality improvement funds
Nov 7 2018
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) awarded more than $3 million to localities for water quality projects. Available through the…
Groundwater contamination at former gas station remediated
Groundwater contamination at former gas station remediated
Nov 6 2018
Groundwater cleanup efforts surrounding two former gas stations in Great Falls, Va., was successfully completed, according to a final reported…
Ohio EPA adopts new lead contamination rules
Ohio EPA adopts new lead contamination rules
Nov 5 2018
The Ohio EPA released new regulations regarding how Ohio public water systems must alert residents and businesses when lead services lines are being…
San Diego schools discovered lead contamination in drinking water
San Diego schools discovered lead contamination in drinking water
Nov 5 2018
On Nov. 2, San Diego Unified School District shut off drinking water at three schools that showed elevated levels of lead. Lead levels above the…
Chicago reports elevated lead levels in metered homes
Chicago reports elevated lead levels in metered homes
Nov 2 2018
The city of Chicago reported that a subset of homes with city-installed water meters have lead levels above the federal standard of 15 ppb, according…
Senators introduce drinking water act for low-income and small system assistance
Senators introduce drinking water act for low-income and small system assistance
Nov 2 2018
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and co-sponsor Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) introduced the Low-Income Water Customer Assistance Programs Act of 2018 to the U.S.…
Pittsburgh receives funds for lead service line replacement and drinking water improvement
Pittsburgh receives funds for lead service line replacement
Nov 1 2018
The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority approved a nearly $50 million low-interest loan and grant to the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer…
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