Source Water Contamination

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

    Wastewater pros are using diet soda to track down pollution.

  7. 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.

  8. Michigan Township Approves Treatment Solution For PFCs
    12/22/2017

    As perflourinated compound (PFC) contamination continues to raise concerns all over the nation, one Michigan community has decided to take action to combat it.

  9. Three Months After Harvey, Water Quality Questions Linger
    12/20/2017

    Even three months after Hurricane Harvey hit land and decimated areas of Texas, there are still questions about the water quality aftermath.

  10. Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Over Michigan Water Pollution
    12/15/2017

    Water activists filed a class-action lawsuit this month contending that three companies contributed to water pollution in Michigan.