Source Water Contamination

  1. Death Sparks Contamination Scare In Idaho Town
    6/4/2018

    A man’s death sparked a water contamination scare in the Idaho town of Dietrich in late May.

  2. NJ Scientists Recommend PFC Action
    6/1/2018

    New Jersey water experts want the state to crack down on PFOS in drinking water.

  3. Report: 1,500 Water Systems May Have PFOA, PFOS Contamination
    5/30/2018

    Over 1,500 water systems across the country may be contaminated with PFAS chemicals, a category which includes PFOA and PFOS, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.