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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…
New study finds soil as a potentially cost-effective wastewater solution
New study finds soil as a potentially cost-effective wastewater solution
Sep 11 2018
A new study from researchers at Penn State, published in the journal Environmental Quality, found that soil may be a natural filter that can act as a…
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…
Nov 15 2017
Kewaunee County, Wis., passed an ordinance Nov. 7 titled the “Agricultural Waste and Process Water Irrigation Ordinance” that regulates the…
Nov 10 2017
A study published in the Journal of Environmental Quality revealed evidence of four artificial sweeteners—a sign of human wastewater impact—in rural…
Nov 2 2017
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service announced a collaboration with Rebuild Texas, Virginia Tech and others to offer free testing for total…
Nov 1 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the water is safe to drink at the Dorado Groundwater Superfund site in Puerto Rico. EPA…
Aug 1 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $2,057,000 to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to help protect human…
Jul 19 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water is planning a best practice webinar titled Promoting Preparedness to Protect a Town’s…
Jul 19 2017
Central Arkansas Water announced it is conducting a pilot program to study the impact of mountain biking on the Lake Maumelle Watershed. The study…
May 4 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $123,680 to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) to protect groundwater from…
Oct 28 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the approval of the Pala Band of Mission Indians’ application for “treatment in a similar…
Oct 5 2016
The National Groundwater Assn. (NGWA) shared steps for homeowners to protect water wells during hurricane flooding. Those in areas threatened by…
Aug 18 2016
The National Groundwater Assn. (NGWA) Awards Committee announced the 2016 NGWA Distinguished Partner Award recipients. The NGWA Distinguished Partner…
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