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NGWA Seeks Public Comments on Well Construction Standard

October 15, 2021
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The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) is seeking comments on the proposed NGWA-01-2X: Water Well Construction Standard, which was last revised in 2017. This process is being initiated according to the American […]

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California Governor Signs Legislation to Reduce Lead in Drinking Water

October 11, 2021
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On October 8, 2021, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 100 into law, which adopts NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 (2020): Drinking Water System Components as the lead-testing requirement for certified […]

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WQRF Funds Study of POU/POE Role in SDWA Compliance

October 6, 2021
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The Water Quality Research Foundation is sponsoring a project to develop a database of case studies of public water systems that use point of use (POU) and point of entry […]

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MIT Engineers Develop a New Method for Removing Lead from Drinking Water

September 24, 2021
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Engineers have designed a relatively low-cost, energy-efficient approach to treating water contaminated with heavy metals. by David L. Chandler | MIT News Office Engineers at MIT have developed a new approach to […]

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New Filtering Method Promises Safer Drinking Water, Improved Industrial Production

September 13, 2021
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A team of scientists at the Tufts University School of Engineering has developed a new filtering technology inspired by biology that could help curb a drinking water-related disease that affects […]

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AWWA Declares September 26 – October 2 Source Water Protection Week

August 31, 2021
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The American Water Works Association (AWWA) invites water utilities, consumers, and other partners to join the Association in declaring September 26 – October 2 the first-ever “Source Water Protection Week.” […]

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School and Community Groups Call for Legislation to Reduce Lead Exposure in Drinking Water

August 31, 2021
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With kids across California heading back to school, Assemblymember Chris Holden and supporters of his Assembly Bill 100, which would ban the manufacture and sale in California of water faucets […]

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WQA Offers Resources to Protect Drinking Water During Floods

August 30, 2021
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Flood resources, including a video called “Five Things to Know About Water After a Flood,” are available from the Water Quality Association to help ensure a safer water supply during […]

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Virginia Governor Announces Plan to Improve Aging Water and Sewer Infrastructure

August 13, 2021
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Governor Ralph Northam has announced that Virginia plans to allocate $411.5 million in federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to reduce water pollution and increase access to clean water across […]

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U.S. EPA Wraps Up Public Engagement on the Lead and Copper Rule

August 11, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has concluded public engagements around its review of the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) revisions. The agency obtained valuable input from the public, stakeholder […]

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