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Mar 16 2021
The Senate confirmed Michael Regan, who heads the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, to run the U.S. EPA.  Senators voted 66 to 34…
Mar 15 2021
EPA published the proposed fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 5) in the Federal Register.  In the proposed rule, UCMR 5 would…
Mar 11 2021
Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect changes to the passage of the stimulus package. On March 11, U.S. President Joe Biden signed…
Mar 10 2021
On March 9, 2021, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's Administration advised all schools and childcare programs in Pennsylvania of the Voluntary Lead in…
Mar 9 2021
The U.S. Air Force will be distributing bottled water to thousands of residents and business owners near its base in suburban Phoenix until at least…
Mar 8 2021
Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) found large quantities of previously undetectable…
Mar 4 2021
A water main replacement project to replace more lead water service lines on about 15 properties on the west side of Aurora, Illinois, is underway.…
Mar 3 2021
The U.S. EPA issued two actions to protect public health by addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. The agency…
Mar 3 2021
WQP’s Faces of the Industry issue highlights the publication’s annual awards program, recognizing new & established voices in the water quality…
Mar 2 2021
The Hawaii departments of Education, Health, and Human Services launched a joint project to test water at selected schools and childcare facilities…
Mar 1 2021
A comprehensive water justice bill was introduced in both chambers of Congress to address water access, safety and affordability in the country on…
Feb 25 2021
Minnesota officials unveiled a plan to deal with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that are polluting the state’s waters. The plan is known…
Feb 24 2021
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported on a new study on Feb. 11. The survey report shows approximately 45% of U.S. public-supply wells and about…
Feb 23 2021
Nestlé Waters North America and its Ice Mountain bottled water operations in Michigan are being sold to a pair of New York private equity firms. One…
Feb 18 2021
Monroe County, Georgia, has turned on a pipeline providing water to some residents who say their wells have been impacted by coal ash from a nearby…
Feb 17 2021
Texas blackouts triggered by frozen power infrastructure have left millions of Texans without power, heat and water during a winter storm. Alongside…
Feb 16 2021
The Dunedin City Council (DCC) advised approximately 1,500 residents of the coastal towns of Waikouaiti and Karitāne, New Zealand not to drink tap…
Feb 12 2021
New York's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Finger Lakes Land Trust established a perpetual conservation easement on a priority…
Feb 11 2021
The city of San Angelo, Texas, is working closely with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality after identifying industrial contaminants in the…
Feb 10 2021
A hacker successfully altered the levels of chemicals in Oldsmar’s water supply to potentially damaging levels, according to officials.  Pinellas…
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