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WQA activates crisis response blog for water quality
WQA activates crisis response blog for water quality
Sep 13 2018
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has activated its crisis response blog to assist members and the public with frequent updates about the aftermath of…
May 24 2018
The occurrence of contaminants in groundwater is a large-scale public health issue, causing both acute and chronic illnesses. In the U.S., public…
May 3 2018
The Water Well Trust announced the completion of its 100th water well since the program began in 2012. Funded by USDA Household Water Well System…
Apr 26 2018
As winter turns to spring, the inevitable combination of snowmelt and rain events brings with it the risk of groundwater contamination for well…
Mar 30 2018
On March 28, Lake Elmo, Minn., closed a second city well as a result of per- and polyfluoralkyl substance (PFAS) groundwater contamination. This…
Mar 26 2018
Wastewater from homes contains a cocktail of chemicals that need to be removed or reduced prior to treated water’s release back into the environment…
Feb 13 2018
Sewage from cesspools in Hawaii have threatened drinking water quality, coral reefs and beach health. According to the Wall Street Journal, Hawaii…
Feb 9 2018
The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) announced this year’s National Groundwater Awareness Week (#GWAW2018) will take place March 11 to 17,…
Dec 11 2017
Private well owners near the Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., are still drinking bottled water seven months after high levels of perfluorinated…
Dec 5 2017
Nebraska has updated regulations protecting water quality for the first time in 20 years. The proposed changes would control groundwater pumping and…
Nov 29 2017
On Nov. 27, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a lower court decision that granted groundwater rights beneath a Native American reservation to…
Nov 27 2017
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) worked to combat contaminated drinking water in camps for Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in…
Nov 27 2017
Just over two hours west of Flint, Mich., Plainfield Township, Mich., was the site of Michigan’s latest water quality crisis. At least 30 wells have…
Nov 16 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently found the chemical Perchloroethylene, known as Perc, in Memphis, Tenn., wells located only 1.…
Nov 13 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 has awarded $30,000 to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation to increase community stakeholder…
Nov 6 2017
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service announced a collaboration with Rebuild Texas, Virginia Tech and others to offer free testing for total…
Nov 3 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 has awarded $30,000 to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation to increase community stakeholder…
Oct 31 2017
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) urged water treatment dealers and water well system professionals to reach out to customers in wake of recent…
Oct 27 2017
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) announced that a new national study estimates 2.1 million Americans on household water wells may be at risk of…
Oct 19 2017
The city of Rowlett, Texas, experienced an unauthorized wastewater discharge from a sanitary sewer manhole. Approximately 77,000 gal of domestic…
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