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 Rolls Out Multiple PFAS Actions

EPA Rolls Out Multiple PFAS Actions

EPA has rolled out multiple PFAS actions in the last month for Clean Water Act (CWA) effluent guidelines; CERCLA (Superfund)...

Ohio Announces PFAS Drinking Water Sampling Results

Ohio Announces PFAS Drinking Water Sampling Results

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the final PFAS sampling results for almost 1,550 public drinking water systems...

EPA Releases Interim PFAS Disposal Guidance for Public Comment

EPA Releases Interim PFAS Disposal Guidance for Public Comment

EPA has released its “Interim Guidance on Destroying and Disposing of Certain PFAS and PFAS-Containing Materials,” and has now met...

New USGS Study Published on Pesticides and Degradation Products in Groundwater

New USGS Study Published on Pesticides and Degradation Products in Groundwater

USGS has published a new study that finds pesticides and their degradation products are common in groundwater, but at low...