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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…
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reveals groundwater study
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reveals groundwater study.
Oct 18 2018
A new study of groundwater use involving White Bear Lake shows residential irrigation and other groundwater uses have little impact on the lake level…
Nearly 600 million are facing high to extreme water stress in India
Nearly 600 million are facing high to extreme water stress in India.
Oct 17 2018
A report says at least 21 cities in India could be facing a water crisis within the next two years as groundwater is depleted. The resulting…
Illinois town has no municipal water service and residents obtain their drinking water from private wells
Illinois town has no municipal water service and residents obtain their drinking water from private wells.
Oct 16 2018
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) is now working on the contaminated groundwater in Wedron, Ill. The U.S. Environmental…
Volatile organic compounds are appearing at above-benchmark levels, but do not yet require action.
Volatile organic compounds are appearing at above-benchmark levels, but do not yet require action.
Oct 10 2018
The Pittsfield, Mass., city council is demanding answers from Massachusetts state and federal government about toxic chemicals in the city…
Customer said her water “tasted funny” in San Francisco
Customer said her water “tasted funny” in San Francisco.
Oct 9 2018
San Francisco water officials said they are testing drinking water in the city’s Sunset District after a report from a customer who said her water “…
Oct 8 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) finalized a $19.5 million cleanup plan for the Fair Lawn Field Superfund in Fair Lawn, N.J.…
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released a five-year plan for sustainable groundwater use in the Little Rock Creek area.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released a five-year plan for sustainable groundwater use in the Little Rock Creek area.
Oct 4 2018
Groundwater use around Little Rock Creek, Minn. is up, and that could have effects on trout habitat and other parts of the watershed. According to…
Water wells with high methane levels could be at risk of exploding.
Water wells with high methane levels could be at risk of exploding.
Oct 4 2018
Researchers at the University of Texas say there is “no link” between natural gas fracking and elevated levels of methane found in North Texas water…
U.S. Court of Appeals for numerous circuits issue rulings at odds with one another.
U.S. Court of Appeals for numerous circuits issue rulings at odds with one another.
Sep 26 2018
Federal court decisions over groundwater pollution liability have created what a law professor calls “a spaghetti jungle” that the Supreme Court must…
Hydration stations installed in school districts all over the country to combat elevated levels of lead and copper.
Hydration stations installed in school districts all over the country to combat elevated levels of lead and copper.
Sep 20 2018
The Detroit Public Schools Community District shut off water across more than 100 school buildings in the area after elevated levels of lead and…
May 9 2018
The North Orange County Groundwater Basin has long been mired in conflict between the business community present there and the Orange County Water…
Dec 4 2017
Mountaire Farms, a poultry processing company in southern Delaware, has provided bottled water to residents surrounding the farm’s processing plant…
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