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.
Great Plains and Midwest Harmful Algal Blooms Conference

Great Plains and Midwest Harmful Algal Blooms Conference

EPA’s Office of Research and Development, Region 7, and the University of Kansas Edwards Campus are hosting an upcoming conference...

AWWA Publishes Report on Bromide Impacts to Drinking Water from Coal-Fired Power Plants

AWWA Publishes Report on Bromide Impacts to Drinking Water from Coal-Fired Power Plants

AWWA has published a report entitled, “Methods to Assess Anthropogenic Bromide Loads from Coal-fired Power Plants and Their Potential Effect...

Senate EPW Hearing on Nonpoint Source Pollution

Senate EPW Hearing on Nonpoint Source Pollution

On January 8, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held a hearing entitled, “The Nonpoint Source Management Program Under the...

River Network Drinking Water Guide Provides a Resource for Advocates

River Network Drinking Water Guide Provides a Resource for Advocates

River Network published a “Drinking Water Guide: A Resource for Advocates,” earlier this year with support from the Charles Stewart...