Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

Cyanotoxins from harmful algal blooms (HABs) are occurring with increasing frequency in drinking water sources and negatively impacting drinking water treatment facilities throughout the US. These treatment facilities face a difficult task of not only removing the toxins but doing so in a safe and cost-effective way.

State Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Rules and Resources

Web Resources and Reference Documents

Source Water News

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EPA Announces Preliminary Plan 15 for PFAS and Nutrients Wastewater Rulemakings and Studies

EPA Announces Preliminary Plan 15 for PFAS and Nutrients Wastewater Rulemakings and Studies

On September 8, EPA released its “Preliminary Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15” that includes three new wastewater rulemaking actions to protect...

Register for the September 8th ASDWA Webinar on PFAS Community-Based Water Supply Planning in Minnesota

Register for the September 8th ASDWA Webinar on PFAS Community-Based Water Supply Planning in Minnesota

On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm (eastern time), ASDWA will host a webinar entitled, “PFAS Community-Based...

Source Water Collaborative Post-Wildfire Recovery and Drinking Water Webinar

Source Water Collaborative Post-Wildfire Recovery and Drinking Water Webinar

On Monday, September 13th, 2021 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm (eastern time), the Source Water Collaborative (SWC) will host the...

EPA Publishes Draft PFAS Analytical Method for Wastewater, Source Water, and Other Media

EPA Publishes Draft PFAS Analytical Method for Wastewater, Source Water, and Other Media

EPA has published a draft validated laboratory analytical method to test for PFAS in wastewater, surface water, groundwater, soils, sediment,...