Source Water Contamination

  1. Following Harvey, Houston’s Water Quality At Risk

    Despite the valiant efforts of emergency workers and water and wastewater personnel, Hurricane Harvey has brought a sea of environmental and water quality issues to Texas.

  2. Tropical Storm Harvey Yields Source Water Contamination Concerns

    As Houston responds to the destruction wrought by Tropical Storm Harvey, state and federal environmental officials are putting an emphasis on protecting source waters from contamination.

  3. Wisconsin May Undo 20-Year Mining Moratorium

    Water concerns are a top concern as some Wisconsin legislators work to end a 20-year mining ban in the state.

  4. Toxic Algae Plagues Milwaukee Waters

    Toxic algae is creating headaches for Milwaukee officials this summer.

  5. U.S. Air Force Won’t Repay Water Districts For PFC Contamination

    The U.S. Air Force is under fire for announcing it will not reimburse communities in Colorado for potentially contaminating their groundwater.

  6. Major Algal Bloom Has Florida Worried

    Florida’s largest freshwater lake is thick with toxic algae, fueling concerns that it will spread to other water bodies and sparking a debate over whether decisions by water managers helped encourage the growth of this bloom.

  7. Will Massachusetts Nix Its Water Pollution Plan?

    A long-awaited plan to curb stormwater pollution in Massachusetts is going to be delayed and could be eliminated altogether.

  8. California Drops Tough Chromium-6 Standard

    After a taxpayer group challenged a drinking water standard in California, a state panel has decided to remove the rule.

  9. Water Districts Sue Military For $1.4 Billion Over Hexavalent Chromium

    A major battle over funding has broken out after a shuttered Air Force base seven miles outside of Sacramento contaminated groundwater supplies in the area.

  10. Despite Source Water, One West Virginia Plant Stands As A Model

    A utility in West Virginia is setting the standard for how to provide clean tap water despite relying on an extremely polluted waterway.