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

ASDWA’s Source Water News is intended to improve outreach and information sharing for state staff engaged in source water protection and sustainability, climate change, and nutrient pollution related efforts. Subscribe or search the archives at www.asdwa.org/newsroom.
Nominate Your Water Systems for the AWWA Exemplary Source Water Protection Award

Nominate Your Water Systems for the AWWA Exemplary Source Water Protection Award

Each year, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) issues up to three Exemplary Source Water Protection Awards to recognize water...

EPA New FITS Funding Integration Tool for Source Water

EPA New FITS Funding Integration Tool for Source Water

EPA has released its new Funding Integration Tool for Source Water (FITS) to help states, tribes and territories navigate and...

EPA-USDA Workshop on Financing Nutrient Management in Underserved Communities

EPA-USDA Workshop on Financing Nutrient Management in Underserved Communities

On Wednesday, November 17, from 12:00 – 3:00 pm (eastern time), EPA and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will...

USGS National Model Estimates Groundwater Nitrate at Drinking Water Depths  

USGS National Model Estimates Groundwater Nitrate at Drinking Water Depths  

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Water Quality Program has announced a new publication that provides high-resolution, 3-D predictions of nitrate...