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California governor proposed new tax on drinking water
California governor proposed new tax on drinking water
Jan 14 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a statewide water tax to help disadvantaged communities obtain safe and affordable drinking water. The proposed…
Los Angeles County small systems face drinking water obstacles
Los Angeles County small systems face drinking water obstacles
Dec 18 2018
A new report by researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law found that small water systems in Los Angeles (L.A.) County…
Drinking water contaminated by disinfectant in rural community
Drinking water contaminated by disinfectant in rural community
Nov 12 2018
A Freedom of Information Act request revealed a well in Denmark, S.C., has been treated for more than 10 years with a chemical not approved by the U.…
Senators introduce drinking water act for low-income and small system assistance
Senators introduce drinking water act for low-income and small system assistance
Nov 2 2018
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and co-sponsor Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) introduced the Low-Income Water Customer Assistance Programs Act of 2018 to the U.S.…
Arizona nonprofit supports rural drinking water systems
Arizona nonprofit supports rural drinking water systems
Oct 26 2018
The U.S. EPA announced Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center Inc. (SEAHEC), based in Nogales, Ariz., was awarded $120,000 to address…
Study finds nitrate pollution widespread in U.S. drinking water
Study finds nitrate pollution widespread in U.S. drinking water
Oct 4 2018
In a report released Oct. 2, 2018, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzed tests of public water systems and found that 1,700 communities…
Solar-powered ultrasonic system manages algae blooms
Solar-powered ultrasonic system manages algae blooms
Aug 31 2018
Pungent and sometimes toxic algal blooms in waterways are increasing, causing a variety of health-related issues and environmental degradation.…
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