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EPA Webinar on Treatment for Emerging Contaminants

EPA Webinar on Treatment for Emerging Contaminants

As part of their webinar series for small systems, EPA is holding a webinar on January 29, 2019, with presentations...

IRIS Update Provides Another Perspective on Existing and Emerging Contaminants

IRIS Update Provides Another Perspective on Existing and Emerging Contaminants

EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) just released information on their priority for upcoming assessments.  For drinking water, IRIS risk...

Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure

Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure

Today the President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children released the Federal Lead Action Plan to...

USGS GeoHealth Newsletter Highlights Algal Toxins

USGS GeoHealth Newsletter Highlights Algal Toxins

A special edition of the GeoHealth Newsletter from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) highlights the work of USGS and various...

NRDC Agrees to Extension of Time for Perchlorate Rule

NRDC Agrees to Extension of Time for Perchlorate Rule

“Agrees” is brief wording for a headline, but a better description is that the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) reluctantly...

Webinar on Changing Source Water Quality – Corrosivity and Assessment Tools

Webinar on Changing Source Water Quality – Corrosivity and Assessment Tools

ASDWA is presenting another in a series of webinars in cooperation with USGS on November 19, 2018, at 2:00 EST. ...

Initial Sample Data from UCMR4 Now Available

Initial Sample Data from UCMR4 Now Available

The first data from monitoring under the Fourth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR4) is now available on EPA’s UCMR Occurrence...

Successful ASDWA Annual Conference

Successful ASDWA Annual Conference

ASDWA’s 33rd Annual Conference in Des Moines, IA last month was a great success.  Forty-three of the fifty states attended,...

Focus on Water Affordability

Focus on Water Affordability

Challenges with water affordability for low-income households are longstanding, and as rates increase to address aging infrastructure and other concerns,...

Document Available for Background on NSF 53 Filters

Document Available for Background on NSF 53 Filters

A good reference on NSF/ANSI Standard 53 is now available.  When communities and water systems are replacing lead service lines,...

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