National Drinking Water Headlines

EPA Requesting Comments on the Data Collection for the Next Six Year Review

EPA Requesting Comments on the Data Collection for the Next Six Year Review

In today’s Federal Register, EPA is requesting comments on the Information Collection Request for Contaminant Occurrence Data in Support of the...

EPA Requests Nomination for Fifth Contaminant Candidate List

EPA Requests Nomination for Fifth Contaminant Candidate List

Today (10/5), EPA published a Federal Register notice requesting nominations for the Fifth Contaminant Candidate List (CCL5). Nominations are a routine component...

Congress Passes Bill with Disaster Relief Funds, FEMA reforms & PFAS Restrictions

Congress Passes Bill with Disaster Relief Funds, FEMA reforms & PFAS Restrictions

The U.S. Senate passed HR 302 on Wednesday night; the bill will now move to the President’s desk for signature. In...

City of Salem Water Advisories After-Action Report Released

City of Salem Water Advisories After-Action Report Released

Due to the presence of cyanotoxins in its drinking water, the City of Salem, Oregon issued two water advisories between...

Webinar on Counting and Communicating on Lead Service Lines

Webinar on Counting and Communicating on Lead Service Lines

The Lead Service Line Replacement Collaborative is holding the fourth webinar in their series on lead service line replacement on...

EWG Releases New Report on Nitrate Impacts

EWG Releases New Report on Nitrate Impacts

In a news release today, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) announced an analysis of the impact of nitrate pollution on...

EPA Releases Revised 3Ts Manual

EPA Releases Revised 3Ts Manual

On October 1st, EPA released its revised “3Ts for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water in Schools and Child Care Facilities” – a...

Multiple PFAS Happenings this Week

Multiple PFAS Happenings this Week

This week’s new items on Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) featured two events held in Washington, DC – the ASTHO...

Timely Funding Hope for EPA Fades

Timely Funding Hope for EPA Fades

There was great enthusiasm this year to move all 12 FY 2019 appropriations bills before the end of the Federal...

California Legislation Signed Requiring Lead Testing in Child Day Care Centers

California Legislation Signed Requiring Lead Testing in Child Day Care Centers

Earlier this week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2370 that requires testing for lead in drinking water at licensed...

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