Source Water Contamination

  1. Water Contamination Could Put Beer At Risk

    Dangers to the water supply are not just bad for water utilities. They also pose a risk to another vital resource: beer.

  2. Coal Plants Pose Groundwater Threat, New Data Shows

    Mounting data suggests that pollution from coal-burning power plants may pose a threat to drinking water.

  3. Miami-Dade May Join Fight Against State Water Quality Standards

    Water quality standards introduced by Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) came under renewed scrutiny late last month as Miami-Dade’s government operations committee joined a lawsuit to challenge them.

  4. Wait For Water Lines Tops 1,000 Days In North Carolina Community

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

  5. Pruitt Describes EPA’s 2018 Agenda: Scaling Back Regulations And Staff

    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.

  6. Hoosick Falls Brings PFC Fight To State Capital

    One of the first communities to raise a red flag around perfluorinated compound (PFC) contamination took another step in its fight for clean water this month.

  7. Massachusetts Raw Sewage Challenges Run Deep

    Massachusetts faces a deep problem with raw sewage.

  8. EPA Overstates Its Work On Superfund Cleanup

    Though the current U.S. EPA administration is boasting about its action to clean up the nation’s Superfund sites, it appears that it has not done as much as implied.

  9. Study: Radium Rampant In Texas Water

    Texas has a problem with radium contamination in its drinking water, according to a new study from researchers at the nonprofit Environmental Working Group (EWG).

  10. Thousands Of Puerto Ricans Still Waiting On Clean Water

    Four months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, many residents still lack access to clean water.