Drinking Water

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Drinking Water

EPA taps new administrator for the Office of Water

Feb. 28, 2024
Bruno Piggot, the Office of Water’s principal deputy assistant administrator, will fill Radhika Fox’s shoes as acting assistant administrator until the U.S. Senate appoints the...
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Infrastructure Funding

EPA celebrates $46M for Canton, Ohio water treatment

Feb. 12, 2024
A $46 million investment from Ohio’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program will help to modernize the Sugar Creek Water Treatment Plant.
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Potable Water Quality

Study demonstrates faster PFAS test method

Feb. 9, 2024
A new approach to PFAS testing using paper spray mass spectrometry could detect key PFAS down to 1 ppt within minutes, according to the study’s authors.
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Potable Water Quality

Researchers' sensor detects lead in water to parts-per-quadrillion

Feb. 8, 2024
A new ultra-sensitive sensor for lead in water can detect the metal at record low concentrations, down to the parts per quadrillion level.
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Drinking Water

Mississippi River basin drought conditions officially over

Feb. 5, 2024
Drought conditions that had affected the Mississippi River’s commercial operations since September 2022 are officially over, according to the USACE Mississippi Valley Division...
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Infrastructure Funding

Pennsylvania distributes $87M to drinking water infrastructure projects

Jan. 31, 2024
Pennsylvania officials announced $35.6 million in grant funding and $1.6 million in loans to support 11 drinking water projects across the state.