Posts by Alan Roberson

New CDC Report on Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Released

New CDC Report on Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Released

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its biennial report that compiles the waterborne disease outbreaks...

Shaheen Amendment Could Result in Nationwide Health Study on Water Contamination

Shaheen Amendment Could Result in Nationwide Health Study on Water Contamination

On November 8, the Senate and House released a compromise FY 2018 Defense authorization bill, which is one step of a...

ASDWA Comments on Draft FY 2018-2022 EPA Strategic Plan

ASDWA Comments on Draft FY 2018-2022 EPA Strategic Plan

On October 31st, ASDWA submitted comments on the Draft FY 2018-2022 EPA Strategic Plan. ASDWA supported the Agency’s goal to...

Study Published on the Health Benefits from the Revised Arsenic Regulation

Study Published on the Health Benefits from the Revised Arsenic Regulation

In 2001, EPA revised the arsenic drinking water standard from 50 ppb to 10 ppb, and the revised standard became...

ASDWA Annual Conference a Resounding Success

ASDWA Annual Conference a Resounding Success

ASDWA’s Annual Conference in Norfolk on October 18-20 was a resounding success! Around 275 attendees spent 2 1/2 days hearing...

States and EPA Share Their Perspectives

States and EPA Share Their Perspectives

On Tuesday, October 17th, preceding the ASDWA Annual Conference, state drinking water administrators and EPA talked about a wide range...

Mike Shapiro, Acting AA for Water, Announces His Retirement

Mike Shapiro, Acting AA for Water, Announces His Retirement

On Friday, October 20th, Mike Shapiro, the Acting Assistant Administrator (AA) for the Office of Water, announced his retirement for...