Source Water Contamination

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

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

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

    Wastewater from breweries is creating pollution problems in Lake Champlain.

  9. Non-Regulation Of PFCs Complicating Military Cleanups
    6/29/2018

    In March, the Pentagon provided its most comprehensive report to date on the scope water contamination caused by military bases.

  10. Federal Report: PFCs More Dangerous Than Previously Believed
    6/26/2018

    A federal agency has released a long-awaited report suggesting that perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) are more dangerous to human health than federal standards currently take into account.