Potable Water Quality

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EPA Regulations on Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances

March 19, 2024
The number of U.S. communities confirmed to be contaminated with the highly toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS continues to grow at an alarming rate. As of August 2023,...
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New York passes Lead Pipe Right to Know Act

Jan. 2, 2024
New legislation from New York codifies U.S. EPA’s lead service line inventory requirements, mandating that public water systems make the inventories’ information available to ...
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Potable Water Quality

Carbon, fertilizer policies would also improve water quality

Dec. 21, 2023
A study links the reduction of nitrate groundwater contamination with climate policies that would raise the price of carbon- and fertilizer-intensive products.
Drinking Water Treatment

What’s next for the PFAS MCL & UCMR5

Dec. 18, 2023
U.S. EPA Office of Water Assistant Administrator Radhika Fox talks about the future of PFAS regulation for drinking water in light of EPA’s Annual PFAS Progress Report.
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Infrastructure Funding

Hawaii water supply receives $75M in EPA funding

Dec. 8, 2023
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds may use federal funds for a treatment system that would enable the Honolulu Board of Water Supply to bring the Hālawa Shaft back into service...
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New London, Connecticut lead service lane replacement breaks ground

Nov. 20, 2023
The City of New London’s Lead Service line Replacement Program will identify and eliminate lead service lines, with Arcadis serving as program manager.