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Illinois Department of Public Health Recommends Water Well Testing for Private Wells Near Lakewood

Sep 17, 2014 The Illinois Department of Public Health issued the following news release:The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is advising residents who get their drinking water from private wells in the Lakewood area (McHenry County), to test their w...

GOVERNOR BROWN SIGNS HISTORIC GROUNDWATER LEGISLATION

Sep 17, 2014 The following information was released by the office of the Governor of California:Putting California communities on a path to become more resilient to water shortages, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed historic legislation to strengthen l...

LATTA MEETS WITH U.S. EPA TO DISCUSS SUBSTANTIVE SOLUTIONS FOR LAKE ERIE

Sep 17, 2014 The following information was released by the office of Ohio Rep. Robert E. Latta:Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) and Congressman John Shimkus (R-IL), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee's Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, today met...

AD Regulation and Supervision Bureau urges residents and businesses to heed conservation campaign

Sep 17, 2014 ABU DHABI, 16th September, 2014 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi's Regulation and Supervision Bureau, (The Bureau), has reiterated its appeal for residents and businesses to join hands to conserve water and electricity, in the face of growing demands on the cit...

Study finds faulty gas wells, not drilling, pollutes water

Sep 17, 2014

It's bad well design, not hydraulic fracturing itself, that's leading to contamination of drinking water, research led by Ohio State University finds.

Suffolk officials approve water funds restoration

Sep 17, 2014

Thirty-million dollars will be restored to Suffolk County’s Drinking Water Protection Program after funds were allegedly used in 2011 to support sewer infrastructure and improvement projects.

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....

Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council

Sep 16, 2014 SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (Council), as authorized under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The meeting is scheduled for November 6 and 7, 2014....

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.