Source Water Contamination

  1. In Philly Suburb Water Crisis, Tests Reveal Chemicals In Blood
    12/3/2018

    The first blood tests results were released since water contamination in the Philadelphia suburbs came to light, and they provide a glimpse at potential health effects for residents.

  2. Small Town, Big Water Problems
    11/30/2018

    In the Louisiana community of Enterprise, tap water is so unappealing that one woman drives 20 miles each way to do her laundry in another town, according to CNN.

  3. Dirty Irrigation Water Poses Health Risks
    10/10/2018

    Irrigation water used by farmers appears to be making people sick.

  4. Brain-Eating Amoeba Takes Life In New Jersey
    10/5/2018

    The so-called "brain-eating" amoeba, a water-based threat that poses a risk to water utilities, has taken another life.

  5. Contact Lenses May Slip Through Wastewater Systems
    8/29/2018

    Flushing contact lenses is contributing to water pollution because lenses do not break down entirely in wastewater treatment systems, according to a new study.

  6. In Florida, Thousands Join Algae Protest
    8/15/2018

    Thousands of Florida residents joined together for a demonstration on Sunday conveying a commitment to clean water.

  7. Vermont Bulks Up PFAS Water Advisory
    7/17/2018

    Vermont is bulking up its drinking water for PFAS by adding three substances to the warning.

  8. Contaminated Superfund Site On Long Island Prompts Lawsuit
    7/12/2018

    Two businesses are being sued by the U.S. Attorney’s office for allegedly contaminating drinking water on Long Island.

  9. Newark Sued Over High Lead Levels
    7/4/2018

    The city of Newark is being sued over what an environmental group calls “dangerously high” lead levels in tap water.

  10. Brewery Pollution Challenges Water Quality
    7/3/2018

    Wastewater from breweries is creating pollution problems in Lake Champlain.