How could the CCR rule changes affect utilities?

Aug. 7, 2023
Kelley Dearing Smith, VP of communications and marketing for Louisville Water, discusses how the U.S. EPA’s proposed changes for Consumer Confidence Reports could impact utilities.

On March 28, 2023, the U.S. EPA announced a proposed rulemaking that would add greater requirements under the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) Rule.

Kelley Dearing Smith, vice president of communications and marketing for Louisville Water and Public Affairs Council chair for the American Water Works Association (AWWA), discusses the proposed changes: what impacts it could have on utilities, AWWA’s comments on the proposal, and more.

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Bob Crossen

Bob Crossen is the editorial director for WaterWorld Magazine, Wastewater Digest, Stormwater Solutions, and Water Quality Products, which compose the Endeavor Business Media Water Group. Crossen graduated from Illinois State University in Dec. 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in German and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He has worked in business-to-business journalism covering the drinking water, wastewater, stormwater and point-of-use/point-of-entry markets since April or 2016. Crossen can be reached at [email protected] or 847.954.7980.