SOURCE WATER RESOURCES
Saving Our Reservoirs From Invading 'Cling-Ons'
Like a page out of a science fiction novel, a wave of aquatic invaders is trying to discretely slip into the nation’s reservoirs and lakes.
Measuring Ecosystem Health: 50 Years Of Science To Protect America’s Ecosystems
This year marks EPA’s 50th anniversary, giving us an opportunity to highlight how our science has played a critical role in helping the Agency meet its mission to safeguard public health and the environment.
Innovation And Teamwork To Address PFAS Treatment
When you need to solve a pressing problem, one that is complicated and requires out-of-the-box thinking, you need to focus your attention, minimize distractions and barriers, and work with others to come up with innovative ideas. That’s exactly what EPA’s PFAS Innovative Treatment Team (PITT) is doing to help address PFAS.
Quick Response Restores Critical Water Supply To North Carolina Community During COVID-19 Outbreak
There is never a good time for a municipality to encounter problems with its water supply. But during the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak – when handwashing and sanitation are essential to maintaining public health – a reduction in water supply to residents quickly becomes critical.
Resilience In The Face Of Emerging Contaminants
There are over 150,000 public drinking water systems in the United States and more than 80 percent of the population receives their potable drinking water from these systems. And today - according to the EPA, our water systems are faced with a growing list of challenges.
FERC Gives Final Federal Nod Of Approval For Gross Reservoir Expansion
Project to raise dam will improve water reliability for more than 1.5 million people while benefiting the environment.
AWWA Lights The Way
It’s been a helluva year, and we’re barely halfway through it.
Tanks Evolve To Meet Wastewater Treatment, Water Reuse Demand
From simple to advanced and from sewage to potable, tanks have become the Swiss Army knives of water management.
PFAS Contamination Makes COVID-19 More Deadly
The coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of health concerns and has put our communities’ safety at risk. The nation’s experience thus far with the novel coronavirus has demonstrated how important it is to have a strong immune system. This is the body’s army, which, when helped by a healthy lifestyle, can successfully tackle pathogens.
Small Community Leads Central Florida In Potable Water Reuse Implementation
According to recent studies conducted by the Central Florida Water Initiative, groundwater sources alone will not meet future freshwater demands for area residents. To address this looming issue, Central Florida water utilities will need to begin diversifying their water supplies. There are several options water utilities can consider when expanding their drinking water sources, including surface water, groundwater and desalination. One opportunity that is gaining nationwide popularity is potable water reuse.