Source Water Contamination

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. California Drinking Water Advocates Fight Fracking

    California regulators are not doing enough to protect groundwater from wastewater injection by the energy industry, according to a new report by KQED.

  6. In New Hampshire, Citizens Take PFC Concerns Into Their Own Hands

    Concern that government regulators are failing to adequately address perfluorinated compound (PFC) contamination has prompted New Hampshire locals to begin their own research into the health effects of these pollutants.

  7. NC Governor Visits Water Utility Over GenX Concerns

    North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper visited a water treatment plant last week amid concerns about GenX contamination in the Cape Fear River.

  8. Water-Borne, Flesh-Eating Bacteria Strikes Grandmother

    A grandmother appears to have contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while vacationing in South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach last month.

  9. Woodchip Bioreactors May Help Farmers With Nutrient Removal

    Water utilities and farmers are at odds over who should shoulder the burden of cleaning nitrates and phosphorus out of water.

  10. 3M, Regulators In Dispute Over Who Should Cover PFC Contamination Costs

    Minnesota water regulators are taking on a corporation for allegedly violating its water quality promises.