Source Water Contamination

  1. EPA Overstates Its Work On Superfund Cleanup
    1/16/2018

    Though the current U.S. EPA administration is boasting about its action to clean up the nation’s Superfund sites, it appears that it has not done as much as implied.

  2. Study: Radium Rampant In Texas Water
    1/16/2018

    Texas has a problem with radium contamination in its drinking water, according to a new study from researchers at the nonprofit Environmental Working Group (EWG).

  3. Thousands Of Puerto Ricans Still Waiting On Clean Water
    1/11/2018

    Four months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, many residents still lack access to clean water.

  4. Ohio EPA Awarded Record $936 Million In 2017 Water/Wastewater Loans
    1/10/2018

    With cuts being made to the budget of the federal EPA, individual states are having to step up and take matters of protecting drinking and source water into their own hands. Last year, none were more forceful with this change than Ohio.

  5. With EPA Cuts, Critics Fear Loss Of Water Oversight
    1/9/2018

    As the U.S. EPA is reshaped under President Trump, some are concerned over what has been reported as an “exodus” of employees from the agency.

  6. NH Lawmakers To Consider 12 Water-Related Bills This Month
    1/8/2018

    The New Hampshire legislature plans to weigh a bevy of water bills this month.

  7. California Wildfires Demonstrate Breadth Of Water Quality Threat
    1/3/2018

    Although California has been able to quell its latest set of wildfires, the state is still dealing with fallout brought to its drinking water sources and systems.

  8. EPA Joins PFAS Investigation In Michigan
    1/3/2018

    One of the nation’s most high-profile water contamination cases has drawn federal interest, as the U.S. EPA joined an investigation into perfluorinated compound (PFC) pollution in Michigan.

  9. Wastewater Pros Use Artificial Sweeteners As Monitoring Tool
    1/1/2018

    Wastewater pros are using diet soda to track down pollution.

  10. Research: Wastewater Effluent Is Major Threat To Coral Reefs
    12/25/2017

    Polluted groundwater presents a bigger risk to coral reefs in Hawaii than scientists previously thought, according to a new study by U.S. Geological Survey researchers.