Drinking Water Headlines

ECOS Webinar on Innovative DWSRF Uses to Assist Small Systems

ECOS Webinar on Innovative DWSRF Uses to Assist Small Systems

As part of its continuing effort to show how states are effectively leveraging drinking water financing options, the Environmental Council...

EPA Posts Pre-Publication Info on New Risk Assessment and Response Plan Requirements

EPA Posts Pre-Publication Info on New Risk Assessment and Response Plan Requirements

EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water has posted a pre-publication Federal Register notice that outlines requirements for community...

Senate EPW to Hold PFAS Hearing Next Week

Senate EPW to Hold PFAS Hearing Next Week

On Thursday, March 28th at 10:00 am (eastern), the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) will hold a...

New Finance Learning Modules from EPA

New Finance Learning Modules from EPA

EPA’s Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center (WIRFC) has completed several updates to their Water Finance Clearinghouse. These updates provide...

Water Organizations Push for Water Research Funding

Water Organizations Push for Water Research Funding

A group of 10 water organizations, including AWWA, WEF, NAWC, as well as RCAP and ASCE, are requesting additional funding...

ASDWA Submits Written Testimony on FY 2020 Funding to House Committee on Appropriations

ASDWA Submits Written Testimony on FY 2020 Funding to House Committee on Appropriations

As the fiscal year 2020 funding conversations escalate in Congress, ASDWA submitted written testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on...

ASDWA Submits Comments on National Compliance Initiative to EPA

ASDWA Submits Comments on National Compliance Initiative to EPA

Last week, ASDWA submitted comments on EPA’s recommendations for its National Compliance Initiatives (NCIs) for 2020-2023. As previously reported, ASDWA...

Concerns Over Groundwater Cleanup Standards for PFAS

Concerns Over Groundwater Cleanup Standards for PFAS

  Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), sent a letter to EPA Administrator Wheeler this week outlining his concerns about the Agency’s...

Drinking Water Programs Face Steep Cuts in 2020 Presidential Budget Request

Drinking Water Programs Face Steep Cuts in 2020 Presidential Budget Request

Yesterday, President Donald Trump unveiled the fiscal 2020 White House budget request, which continues to push for a smaller federal...

Pharmaceuticals and Hormones are Rare and Low in Groundwater – USGS

Pharmaceuticals and Hormones are Rare and Low in Groundwater – USGS

The topic of pharmaceuticals and hormones in drinking water gets people’s attention, but if that drinking water is pumped from...

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