Drinking Water

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Federal Support of Water Utilities Dwindles as Population Increases

If you feel like you're constantly requesting a rate increase, there's a reason: Federal spending on water utility projects has fallen 75% since 1977, according to an investigation based on Congressional Budget Office estimates. Read more

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Water Managers Wrestle With EPA Guideline

Utilities that report the presence of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) are under fire from consumers worried their drinking water isn't safe. Read more

Court Rules in Favor of $16 Billion Water Diversion Project
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Court Rules in Favor of $16 Billion Water Diversion Project

In a drought-stricken state, neither environmentalists nor industry can stop a... Read more

5,363 Water Systems Violate Lead and Copper Rule
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5,363 Water Systems Violate Lead and Copper Rule

Environmental group says EPA enforces only one of every 10 drinking water... Read more

Lead regulation and transparency
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Lead regulation and transparency

The public relations debacle surrounding tap water in Flint, Mich., is ushering in... Read more

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Southern California Utility Targets 32% Water Reduction

Using Sensus technology Southern California is hoping to help locals with their conservations goals. Read more

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More People = Worse Water

A new forum paper published by the Negative Population Growth that links increased population growth with deteriorating U.S. water resources. Special advisor Leon Kolankiewicz looks into three decades of his professional experience as an ecologist to look at the growing lack of water supply nationwide.   Read more

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Teen researches drinking water
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Teen researches drinking water

Maria Elena Grimmett uses the dining room of her parents' Florida home as... Read more

EPA fixes water pollution program after 25 years
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EPA fixes water pollution program after 25 years

Gasoline and diesel is stored in tanks and conveyed via pipelines buried under the... Read more

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