Washington, D.C. is imposing new standards for lead in drinking water after finding high levels at local schools.
Two water plants in Minnesota are waging a battle against a likely cancer-causing industrial chemical, and their facilities need multimillion-dollar upgrades to fend off the contaminant, which has been detected in 19 municipal water systems in the state.
Public sewage plants will not treat waste from fracking operations under a new ban imposed by the federal government.
A judge slapped down a new water billing proposal from New York City, throwing a wrench in the city’s plan to hikes rates and offer a rebate this summer.
Funding and cost concerns are the biggest stress on utilities, according to engineering firm Black & Veatch’s latest analysis of trends in the water industry.
A former operator at a wastewater plant in New York could face a year in prison after pleading guilty to violating the Clean Water Act.
A Florida water utility is waging a $1.4 million battle against asbestos.
A couple is pursuing legal action after sewage gushed out of the toilet and left an ankle-deep mess in their New York home.
Pushing for legislative hearings, residents of Hoosick Falls, NY, are trying to get state lawmakers to pay attention to the dangerous levels of contamination that have pervaded their drinking water.
The U.S. EPA has proposed new guidelines for restricting drinking water after a nuclear incident, partially a response to the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.
At least 33 U.S. cities have used lead-testing methods that may conceal the true level of contamination, The Guardian claims in a new investigative report.
Ratepayers in Oregon, OH, are drinking water with a pinkish tint because water operators made a mistake during an algae-fighting effort.
Plastic pipes used in water systems are raising concern among some scientists about the potential for leaching chemicals into tap water.
A water worker died Saturday afternoon at a wastewater treatment plant in Baton Rouge, LA.