Municipal wastewater systems in South Dakota need upgrades, but costs are a major barrier to completing the task.
After 18 water mains broke in Hoboken, NJ, over the summer, the city council and city administration moved to take bids for a new water company to replace SUEZ Water.
As officials continue to tabulate the fallout from Hurricane Florence, it is clear the damage wrought by polluted floodwaters will be among the major challenges the region faces.
Two states have mandated that public water systems test their water for algae toxins, and more states could follow suit, according to NPR.
New York American Water is under scrutiny for what public officials see as questionable charges on customer bills.
Detroit public school students will not have the option of quenching their thirst at water fountains this year.
A 15-year-old boy in Kentucky was swept into a drainage pipe by floodwaters while he was playing in his backyard on the night of August 31.
An explosion at a water reclamation plant in Chicago on August 30 appears to have been caused by methane gas ignited by a worker’s welding torch.
Pennsylvania is having trouble finding an in-house toxicologist to set standards for perfluorinated compounds.
Climate change is endangering drinking water resources in Miami-Dade County.
Maryland is pushing for stricter water pollution regulations despite that this move puts the state at odds with the Trump administration.
Flushing contact lenses is contributing to water pollution because lenses do not break down entirely in wastewater treatment systems, according to a new study.
North Carolina has taken a step forward in setting limits on GenX, an industrial contaminant that has been found in drinking water in the state.
A judge issued a decision on August 20 that Michigan’s top public health official must stand trial for the death of two men in connection with the Flint water crisis.