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California: AB-1527 Public water systems: Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

Sep 16, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1527, as amended, Perea. Public water systems: drinking water. Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.Existing law, the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving F...

Scientists: Bad fracking wells taint water

Sep 16, 2014 WASHINGTON _ Faulty fracking wells are to blame for drinking water contamination in Texas and Pennsylvania, according to new findings from researchers at five universities."People's water has been harmed by drilling," said Robert Jackson, a profes...

California: AB-1043 Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination.(2013-2014)

Sep 16, 2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 1043, as amended, Chau. Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006: groundwater contamination....

Yes on 6 Campaign Kicks-Off: Clean Water Is Something All Mainers Can Agree on

Sep 16, 2014 The Nature Conservancy issued the following news release:With the election season heating up and many issues dividing Mainers, an uncommonly broad coalition of Republicans, Democrats, Independents, business leaders, contractors, sportsmen and wome...

Shelling of Donetsk region water-supply continues

Sep 16, 2014 The facilities of the Donbas Water Company came under fire again after hostilities resumed in the Donetsk region.The pump station of the Siverskyi Donets-Donbas (SDD) Canal lost power on the night of September 14, a company spokesperson said last ...

Water purifier made from foil chip packets and glass tube might save lives in PNG

Sep 16, 2014 Adelaide engineering students have developed a simple water treatment system using foil chip packets and glass tubing, hoping they can save lives in the developing world.Globally, polluted water is blamed for an estimated 1.5 million deaths annual...

Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and Burbank

Sep 16, 2014 The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Governor Pat Quinn today announced investments to make significant clean water related improvements in Stickney and Burbank. The projects, totaling $134 million, will h...

Washington: Small-scale desalination powered by renewables ideal for India

Sep 16, 2014 The Institution of Engineering and Technology has issued the following news release:Small-scale desalination plants running on renewables could make the salty groundwater underlying 60 per cent of India palatable, according to a new study.Groundw...

Water Community Marks Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 16, 2014 The American Water Works Association issued the following news release:The American Water Works Association and the water community kicked off a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month today. Throughout the month, AWWA and its members will pay trib...

Large economic contribution expected by Tulsa Water & Sewer

Sep 16, 2014

TULSA – The Water Research Foundation is estimating that the city of Tulsa’s Water & Sewer Department will have an estimated economic impact of $4.4 billion over the next decade.