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Tools for Resiliency

Tools for Resiliency

September is National Preparedness Month, which means states and utilities are reminded to be proactive and prepare for disasters or...

History of Chlorination

History of Chlorination

Today marks the 110th year of chlorinating drinking water in the United States. Dr. John L. Leal made this vital...

GAO Report Says EPA Should Share More Lead Service Line Information

GAO Report Says EPA Should Share More Lead Service Line Information

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report today on how data about lead service lines are being shared.  GAO...

EPA Announces New Grant Program for States for Lead Testing in Schools and Childcare Programs

EPA Announces New Grant Program for States for Lead Testing in Schools and Childcare Programs

Today (9/21), EPA announced a new grant program for lead testing in schools and child care programs. Authorized under the...

Hurricane Florence Impacts Persist Across the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence Impacts Persist Across the Carolinas

Impacts from Hurricane Florence continue to be felt across both North and South Carolina.  Governors in both states continue to...

Water and Power Security Interests Come Together

Water and Power Security Interests Come Together

On Thursday, September 19, EPA’s Water Security Division hosted a Water Sector Power and Black Sky Resilience Summit in Northern...

Collaborations & Partnerships Abound at NRWA WaterPro Conference

Collaborations & Partnerships Abound at NRWA WaterPro Conference

The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) held its annual WaterPro Conference in Fort Worth, Texas on September 17-19th and collaborations...

EPA Memo on Drug Take-Back Programs to Fight the Opioid Epidemic Includes Environmental Protection Considerations  

EPA Memo on Drug Take-Back Programs to Fight the Opioid Epidemic Includes Environmental Protection Considerations  

As law enforcement agencies continue to fight the opioid epidemic around the United States by collecting unwanted and unused drugs...

32 States Convene for the National Governors Association’s Water Policy Meeting

32 States Convene for the National Governors Association’s Water Policy Meeting

The National Governors Association Water Policy Institute convened Governors’ Water Policy Advisors from 32 states to discuss challenges faced by...

Recovery Starts as Hurricane Florence Slams into the Carolinas

Recovery Starts as Hurricane Florence Slams into the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolina coast early Friday morning and there are already reports of extensive damage from the...

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