Talking Under Water Episode 71: Consumer confidence reports

July 7, 2023
In this episode, WaterWorld’s Editor-in-Chief Mandy Crispin talks with Jeremy Wolfe about the U.S. EPA’s proposed rulemaking for Water Quality Reports.

In this month’s episode of Talking Under Water, WaterWorld Editor-in-Chief Mandy Crispin is joined by editor Jeremy Wolfe to talk about the U.S. EPA’s proposed changes to Consumer Confidence Reports. The proposed rulemaking introduces significant changes to the relationship between utilities and customers — though some of the changes are not as drastic as they may seem.  

Show Notes:   


  • Cold open | 0:00
  • Host introductions & episode overview | 1:12
  • What are the proposed CCR changes? | 2:57
  • Anticipated effects of the CCR proposed rule-making | 4:04
  • Translation services requirement for CCRs | 6:34
  • Housekeeping | 7:33

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About the Podcast   

Talking Under Water is the premier podcast for the water industry, including municipal and industrial water and wastewater, residential water treatment, storm water management and erosion control. It is produced in coordination between Water & Wastes Digest (WWD), Water Quality Products (WQP) and Storm Water Solutions (SWS). The podcast covers topics under the One Water movement including the municipal and industrial water and wastewater, point of use, point of entry, residential, storm water and erosion control markets. Talking Under Water highlights news, trends, new technologies, industry discussions and on-site interviews with experts for WWD, WQP and SWS. New episodes of the podcast are released on the third Friday of every month. Logo Images: Anatoly Tiplyashin / Romolo Tavani /   

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About the Author

Mandy Crispin

Mandy Crispin is the editor-in-chief of WaterWorld, having joined Endeavor Business Media in 2023. She lives in Las Vegas, Nevada and is a graduate of University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She has internal and external corporate communications experience in disparate industries including online retail, gaming, plastics and is now enjoying exploring the water utility space. Crispin can be reach at [email protected].

About the Author

Jeremy Wolfe

Jeremy Wolfe is an Editor for Wastewater Digest. Email him at [email protected].