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

State HABs Guidance and Resources

Web Resources and Reference Documents

Source Water News

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New USGS Paper on U.S. Public Supply Well Groundwater Quality

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Updated Source Water Collaborative Clean Water Act infographic Tool for 50th Anniversary

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Source Water Protection Week is September 25 – October 1!

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AWWA invites water utilities, sections, states, and other partners to join the Association in recognizing Source Water Protection Week from September...