Source Water Contamination

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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

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

  4. 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.

  5. Coal Plants Pose Groundwater Threat, New Data Shows
    3/16/2018

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

  6. Miami-Dade May Join Fight Against State Water Quality Standards
    2/1/2018

    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.

  7. Wait For Water Lines Tops 1,000 Days In North Carolina Community
    1/26/2018

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

  8. Pruitt Describes EPA’s 2018 Agenda: Scaling Back Regulations And Staff
    1/24/2018

    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.

  9. Hoosick Falls Brings PFC Fight To State Capital
    1/24/2018

    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.

  10. Massachusetts Raw Sewage Challenges Run Deep
    1/19/2018

    Massachusetts faces a deep problem with raw sewage.