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EPA Proposes Plan to Clean up Groundwater at Superfund Site in Newfield, N.J.; Public Meeting to be Held August 12 (NY)

Jul 31, 2015 Release Date: 07/30/2015Contact Information: Elias Rodriguez, (212) 637-3664, rodriguez.elias@epa.gov(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed modifications to the plan to address contaminated groundwater at the Shield...

Environment Canterbury and Timaru District Council: Water tests clear

Jul 31, 2015 Canterbury Regional Council has issued the following news release:Environment Canterbury chief executive Bill Bayfield, and Timaru District Council chief executive Peter Nixon, are reassuring Timaru people whose drinking water comes from Lake Opu...

Fluoride debate hits Colorado's largest water utility

Jul 31, 2015 DENVER -- Colorado's largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride -- if any -- to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April.The discussion at Denver W...

Search for alternative water sources

Jul 31, 2015 The search continues for alternative methods to receive water since the conversion of seawater to drinking water to areas affected by severe drought is extremely expensive.Chief Director in the Department of Water and Sanitation in charge of Wate...

Quality of tap water here surpasses WHO guidelines

Jul 31, 2015

PUB, the national water agency, thanks Madam Koh Lay Swan for her letter "Take steps to guard against bacteria in water" (Forum Online; Tuesday).

OOP Zone Committee focuses on delivering local water quality outcomes

Jul 31, 2015

Canterbury Regional Council has issued the following news release:

The Orari-Opihi-Pareora (OOP) Zone Committee will meet in Geraldine on Monday 3 August for its regular water management meeting.

Lac Seul to Receive Funding for Kejick Bay Water Treatment Plant

Jul 31, 2015 The Government of Ontario has issued the following news release:Residents of Lac Seul First Nation will benefit from a water treatment plant thanks to joint funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario through the Small Communities Fund.Thi...

São Paulo emergency water supply project postponed again

Jul 31, 2015 The completion of a emn-real (US$38.7mn) drought prevention project being carried out by São Paulo state water utility Sabesp to transfer water from the state's Billings reservoir to the neighboring Alto Tietê supply system has been p...

Maine's water is pretty clean, but there's still cause for concern

Jul 31, 2015 As other regions of the country struggle to find adequate supplies of clean water, Maine has abundant, and comparatively clean, water resources.Maine's water is approximately 20 percent to 60 percent cleaner than lakes and streams in the rest of t...

Public Water System Supervision Program Revision for the State of Hawaii

Jul 31, 2015 SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the State of Hawaii revised its approved Public Water System Supervision Program (PWSSP) under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) pertaining to administrative penalty authority. The Environmental Protec...
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