Source Water Contamination

  1. National Study Examines Drugs In Wastewater
    6/20/2018

    Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey have published a major study of how pharmaceutical companies pollute the environment by sending their wastewater to treatment plants.

  2. Wastewater Plants Linked To Microplastic Pollution
    6/19/2018

    A new study has linked wastewater treatment plants to microplastic pollution in rivers in the United Kingdom.

  3. Brain-Eating Amoeba Returns To Louisiana
    6/16/2018

    The so-called brain-eating amoeba is back, once again creating challenges for water safety in Louisiana.

  4. Death Sparks Contamination Scare In Idaho Town
    6/4/2018

    A man’s death sparked a water contamination scare in the Idaho town of Dietrich in late May.

  5. NJ Scientists Recommend PFC Action
    6/1/2018

    New Jersey water experts want the state to crack down on PFOS in drinking water.

  6. Report: 1,500 Water Systems May Have PFOA, PFOS Contamination
    5/30/2018

    Over 1,500 water systems across the country may be contaminated with PFAS chemicals, a category which includes PFOA and PFOS, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group.

  7. EPA Rulemaking To Address Blending
    5/8/2018

    The U.S. EPA announced in April that it plans to revisit the rules governing sewage treatment during rain and snow storms.

  8. Storm Drain Regulatory Breach Hits New Mexico
    3/26/2018

    Contaminated water systematically entered storm drains in Albuquerque for two years despite regulations against it.

  9. Bottled Water Contains More Plastics Than Tap Water
    3/20/2018

    Drinking bottled water may mean guzzling down tiny bits of plastic.

  10. Water Contamination Could Put Beer At Risk
    3/19/2018

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