Drinking Water Regulations News Features

  1. EPA Slams Michigan’s Drinking Water Quality
    11/10/2017

    Federal environmental regulators are calling out the state of Michigan on its drinking water oversight.

  2. After False Results Scandal, Two Utility Employees Vindicated
    11/8/2017

    After over a year of legal work, it appears the book has closed on an investigation into altered water test results in Virginia as two former utility employees have been largely cleared of wrongdoing.

  3. New Jersey Sets Nation’s Toughest PFC Limits
    11/8/2017

    As communities across the country struggle with pollution from perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), New Jersey moved to set stricter rules for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA).

  4. U.S. To Puerto Rico: Hazardous Waste Site Water Is Safe
    11/7/2017

    As Puerto Rico navigates a massive drinking water crisis prompted by Hurricane Maria, the U.S. government is telling the island that it is safe to drink water from a hazardous waste site.

  5. Flint Under Mounting Pressure To Choose New Water Source
    10/31/2017

    The question of what Flint, MI, will choose as its long-term water source remains up in the air years after the city’s lead-contamination crisis began.

  6. Florida Counties Explore IPR System
    10/30/2017

    Florida may be taking up the mantle in one of the drinking water industry’s ongoing battles: to increase the adoption of indirect potable reuse (IPR).

  7. Military Camp Caught With Dead Rodents At Drinking Water Treatment Plant
    10/12/2017

    Over the summer, a drinking water treatment plant at a military base in California was found to be dealing with some particularly unsettling contaminants: dead rodents and amphibians. Now, it has entered a consent decree to solve the problem.

  8. Treatment Plant Vandals Leave Montana Residents Without Water
    10/10/2017

    Residents of Crow Agency, MT, were left without drinking water late last week after their water treatment facility was vandalized.

  9. Officials Urge PFC Polluter To Cover Water Hookup Costs
    10/2/2017

    In Bedford, NH, officials want polluter Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics to hook homes with contaminated wells to municipal water, according to New Hampshire Public Radio.

  10. Bodily Contact With Tap Water Banned In California City
    9/29/2017

    Residents of Alameda, a city near San Francisco, were warned not to make any bodily contact with their tap water at one point this month as a result of a water quality problems.