Drinking Water Regulations News Features

  1. Fluoride Bans On The Rise
    10/19/2018

    An increasing number of towns are banning the addition of fluoride to water, a common practice across the country.

  2. Scientific Community Decries EPA Push To Restrict Research
    3/29/2018

    The U.S. EPA under Trump administration is considering a major overhaul of how it assesses scientific research, a move that critics say could render the agency more toothless in protecting the drinking water supply.

  3. Report: Texas Ranks First In Water Violations
    3/27/2018

    Ranking Texas worst-in-nation for water violations, a new report is raising questions about whether Texas regulators are doing enough to protect the water supply.

  4. Water Legislation Could Spread Clean Water Access
    3/22/2018

    California lawmakers are considering a drinking water proposal that water agencies see as a threat of unnecessary fees. Proponents say it will spread access to clean water, which many California residents still lack.

  5. EPA Declares War On Lead Contamination
    2/1/2018

    Three years after lead contamination in the drinking water of Flint, MI, launched a full-fledged national crisis, the U.S. EPA has expressed its commitment to solving the problem in no uncertain terms.

  6. Treatment Plant With Dead Rodents Had Ignored Problems For Years
    1/29/2018

    Apparently, one of the most unsettling water treatment reports to make headlines last year was even worse than many realized.

  7. Amid Lead Challenges, State Heightens Pittsburgh Water Oversight
    1/26/2018

    As Pittsburgh faces high lead levels in city drinking water, Pennsylvania is considering a proposal to increase state oversight of the struggling water system.

  8. Wait For Water Lines Tops 1,000 Days In North Carolina Community
    1/26/2018

    Residents in North Carolina recently marked their 1,000th day without access to clean drinking water in their homes.

  9. Pruitt Describes EPA’s 2018 Agenda: Scaling Back Regulations And Staff
    1/25/2018

    In laying out the U.S. EPA’s agenda for 2018, Administrator Scott Pruitt indicated that the agency would focus on scaling back Obama-era clean water regulations while ramping up the fight against lead contamination in public drinking water.

  10. Regulators: Trenton Water System Threatens Public Health
    1/25/2018

    New Jersey’s top environmental regulator says alleged failures at Trenton’s water utility could pose a threat to public health.