Small Systems

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.…
Decentralized wastewater treatment as a cost-effective solution for rural communities
Decentralized wastewater treatment as a cost-effective solution for rural communities
Aug 31 2018
One in every three homes in the U.S. is served by an individual onsite septic system. Advances in products, regulations, treatment and disposal…
Bringing a wind-powered desalination system to Mitchell County, Texas
Bringing a wind-powered desalination system to Mitchell County, Texas
Aug 31 2018
Throughout the country and the world, there have been increased efforts to incorporate renewable energy technologies that ultimately reduce carbon…
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