Drinking Water Regulations News Features

  1. U.S. EPA To Hear Recommendations For Changes To Lead And Copper Rule
    12/28/2017

    According to recent reports, one of the U.S. EPA’s fundamental regulations may be getting tweaked in the near future.

  2. In Illinois, Legionnaires’ Takes Lives Of 13 Veterans
    12/28/2017

    A home for veterans in Illinois suffered an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease this year.

  3. Trump Environmental Nominee Allegedly Ignored Water Rule
    12/27/2017

    A Trump administration nominee is embroiled in controversy about alleged radiation contamination of drinking water.

  4. Feds Push Flint To Spend More Money
    12/27/2017

    The city of Flint, MI, is facing pressure from the federal government to spend money it received to improve its drinking water infrastructure.

  5. Michigan Township Approves Treatment Solution For PFCs
    12/22/2017

    As perflourinated compound (PFC) contamination continues to raise concerns all over the nation, one Michigan community has decided to take action to combat it.

  6. Outbreak Forces Disneyland To Shut Down Cooling Towers
    11/20/2017

    Disneyland had to shut down two of its cooling towers recently because of the presence of Legionella bacteria, which can cause a fatal disease and had been infecting park guests.

  7. Puerto Rico Still Dealing With Contaminated Drinking Water
    11/20/2017

    It has been two months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, yet water access for many residents remains interrupted and those who have service are afraid to use it.

  8. Study: Perchlorate In Drinking Water Poses Health Risk For Pregnant Women, Infants
    11/16/2017

    Perchlorate, a chemical used in rocket fuel, flares, and fireworks, has long been on regulatory radar as a potential drinking water contaminant.

  9. Will Trump Kill The Rural Utilities Service Program?
    11/14/2017

    Though it may surprise most Americans, there are plenty of places in this country that do not have access to clean water. And a recent news report put the blame for that on the current Presidential administration.

  10. As Mayor Of Flint Overcomes Recall, Water Quality Front And Center
    11/14/2017

    Karen Weaver, the mayor of Flint, MI, who rose to national prominence during her fight against lead contamination in the city’s drinking water, faced a recall election last week and water quality continued to be a primary focus.