drinking water

Test Your Well Water Act Is Introduced

July 23, 2021
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The Test Your Well Water Act would create an online tool on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s website for Americans with a private well to find resources to test their […]

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EPA Seeks Input on Drinking Water Contaminants for Potential Regulation

July 13, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced Draft Contaminant Candidate List 5 (CCL 5), which provides the latest list of drinking water contaminants that are known or anticipated to […]

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Synthetic Tree Enhances Solar Steam Generation for Harvesting Drinking Water

June 28, 2021
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About 2.2 billion people globally lack reliable access to clean drinking water, according to the United Nations, and the growing impacts of climate change are likely to worsen this reality. […]

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Discovery About Water May Have an Impact on Water Purification Processes

June 28, 2021
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Water is weird and yet so important. In fact, it is one of the most unusual molecules on Earth—it boils at a temperature it shouldn’t, it expands and floats when […]

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IAPMO Seeks Members for Technical Committee for Construction Practices for Potable Water Guideline

June 22, 2021
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The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is seeking volunteers to participate on the new Technical Committee for the Construction Practices for Potable Water Guideline. IAPMO is looking for […]

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AWWA Testifies on Importance of Science, Source Water Protection at PFAS Hearing

June 10, 2021
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During testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) stated that federal per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) regulation should be grounded in science and […]

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Water Quality Association Releases National Opinion Survey

May 25, 2021
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Emerging from the coronavirus pandemic, Americans are more positive about their household drinking water quality, less likely to depend on government oversight, and increasingly ready to spend money on home […]

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EPA Adds New PFAS to its Drinking Water Treatability Database

May 21, 2021
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As part of its commitment to address drinking water challenges across America, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an update to the Drinking Water Treatability Database with new references […]

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New Jersey Legislation Improves Notification of Elevated Lead Levels in Drinking Water

May 19, 2021
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed legislation (S968/A2836) that will require public water systems to provide notice of elevated lead levels in drinking water to customers and local officials […]

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EPA and Partners Launch Challenge to Develop Low-Cost Water Sensors that Detect Toxicity

May 5, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and partners have launched the Water Toxicity Sensor Challenge. The challenge calls on innovators to develop a sensor that can identify whether there are chemical […]

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