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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of “waterS of the United States”
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States.”
Dec 11 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army have proposed what they call a “clear, understandable, and…
 California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping
California water agencies fail to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to control groundwater pumping.
Dec 10 2018
In California, the Kern County government may leave a coalition of local water agencies. This comes after the government failed to secure blanket…
Dec 4 2018
With an estimated 10% of Florida’s 2 to 3 million septic tank systems not working properly, there is an understandable concern about pollution to…
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and send it back into its taps
In El Paso, Texas, there are plans to treat the city’s sewage water and sent it back into its taps.
Dec 4 2018
The Rio Grande is one of El Paso, Texas’, primary water sources. The river supplies as much as half of the city’s water needs. However, climate…
An expansion of a surface water reuse program in Texas aims to double amount of water treated
An expansion of a surface water reuse program in Texas aims to double amount of water treated.
Dec 4 2018
In Missouri City, Texas, to meet drinking water demands planners are expanding the city’s Regional Surface Water Treatment Plant to slow down…
Chemical plants in Texas are expected to pump $50 million into the economy in its first six years of operation
Chemical plants in Texas are expected to pump $50 million into the economy in its first six years of operation.
Nov 30 2018
ExxonMobil announced plans to build one of largest chemical plants north of Corpus Christi, Texas, in 2017. According to The Texas Tribune, the…
New York state funding will help farmers in the area prevent pollution in the state’s waterways
New York state funding will help farmers in the area prevent pollution in the state’s waterways.
Nov 29 2018
In Plattsburgh, N.Y., funding from the state will boost a number of water-quality products on farms in the counties of Clinton, Essex and Franklin.…
U.S. federal government report says climate change is leading to more droughts and increasing risk of severe floods
U.S. federal government report says climate change is leading to more droughts and increasing risk of severe floods.
Nov 28 2018
Climate change will be a problem for everyone alive today, according to the National Climate Assessment. The U.S. federal government’s latest roundup…
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping
The California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act’s intent is to ensure all beneficial uses supported by the groundwater basin be protected from over pumping.
Nov 26 2018
About four years ago, the Santa Barbara Channelkeepers filed suit against the city of Ventura, Calif. According to the Ventura County Star, the suit…
In New York, a tainted plume is spreading below ground
In New York, a tainted plume is spreading below ground .
Nov 21 2018
The district surrounding Bethpage, N.Y., will be closing five of its nine drinking water wells, according to WCBS-TV. A tainted plume is spreading…
South Carolina is fairly rich in freshwater, but supplies are not unlimited
South Carolina is fairly rich in freshwater, but supplies are not unlimited.
Nov 20 2018
The state of South Carolina has taken a important step in protecting its aquifers. According to The Post and Courier, the permitting process, and a…
A California pipeline currently provides water for agricultural use and is used for water treated from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts’ wastewater treatment plant
A California pipeline currently provides water for agricultural use and is used for water treated from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts’ wastewater treatment plant.
Nov 19 2018
In California, there is a proposal to extend a pipeline for carrying recycled water for two miles. According to The Antelope Valley Press, the…
Actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines
Actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines.
Nov 13 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) actions in Hawaii led to closure of 10 large-capacity cesspools (LCCs) and over $640,000 in fines,…
Missouri award grants up to $50,000 for communities with a population of 10,000 or less
Missouri award grants up to $50,000 for communities with a population of 10,000 or less.
Nov 12 2018
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will be assisted by a $48,000 grant to help the city of Carl Junction in evaluating its wastewater…
Officials in Southampton, N.Y., are unconvinced a former town landfill is source of water contamination
Officials in Southampton, N.Y., are unconvinced a former town landfill is source of water contamination.
Nov 8 2018
In New York, officials in Southampton are unconvinced a former town landfill in East Quogue is the source of drinking water contamination in the area…
Water providers are hosting a meeting in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., to update community on a toxic underground plume
Water providers are hosting a meeting in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., to update community on a toxic underground plume.
Nov 7 2018
In South Lake Tahoe, Calif., water providers are planning to host a meeting on Nov. 7 to update the community on a toxic underground plume. According…
The New York Times photo.
The New York Times photo.
Nov 5 2018
In Armenia, Wis., the groundwater is laced with contaminants. According to The New York Times, people refuse to drink it, they won’t brush their…
Warren, Ohio, has filed a lawsuit alleging Trumbull County owes up to $3 million in unpaid sewer bills
Warren, Ohio, has filed a lawsuit alleging Trumbull County owes up to $3 million in unpaid sewer bills
Nov 5 2018
The city of Warren, Ohio, has filed a lawsuit in Trumbull County Common Pleas court alleging the county owes up to $3 million in unpaid sewer bills,…
The Tap app highlights 32,000 refill stations across 7,100 cities in 30 countries
The Tap app highlights 32,000 refill stations across 7,100 cities in 30 countries.
Oct 26 2018
A new app was launched on Oct. 23, that displays nearby clean drinking water locations so you can refill your water bottle. According to Fox 2 Now,…
University of California research highlights flaw in state law.
University of California research highlights flaw in state law.
Oct 19 2018
University of California (U.C.) researchers have seem to found a fault in state law, suggests it may prohibit diverting streamflow to recharge…
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