Drinking Water

Introducing the Lead Service Line Replacement Collaborative
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Introducing the Lead Service Line Replacement Collaborative

Two dozen water and environmental groups are offering free resources to help... More

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Potable Water Groups Unite to Support Water Providers

Old lead service lines connect an estimated 6 million homes and businesses to community drinking water mains. As residents of Flint, Mich., continue to filter tap water to remove toxins, industry groups are offering free resources and other support to help cash-strapped public utilities voluntarily find and replace lead pipes. More

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Texas Water Utility Attacks Arsenic Levels

Safe Drinking Water Act requirements that suppliers maintain running arsenic averages of 10 parts per billion or less apply to 5,523 Texas water systems, most of them rural. Development caused by a recent oil boom is draining supplies in and around the City of Kenedy, where residents have complained about tapwater taste for years. More

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EPA Accused of Downplaying Fracking's Threat To Water Supplies

The federal agency spent almost $30 million to study how a common oil- and gas-well drilling technique affects groundwater. Critics say EPA pulled back from its initial conclusion in response to pressure from the energy industry. More

Governor Prepares for Battle with President-Elect over Water
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Governor Prepares for Battle with President-Elect over Water

California Democrats want President Obama to permanently ban new drilling for oil... More

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Engineering Firm's Got Its Hands Full with This Contract

The beleaguered City of Flint, Mich., is spending less than $1 million to figure out how to optimize drinking water assets. More

Water Systems Improving in 2017
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Water Systems Improving in 2017

From New Orleans and Amsterdam to Flint and Teheran, cities across the globe are... More

City to Install Almost 20 Miles of New Waterline
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City to Install Almost 20 Miles of New Waterline

In 1985, one of the nation’s largest cities was told to rely more heavily on... More

California's Drought Reopens Desalination Debate
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California's Drought Reopens Desalination Debate

A giant reservoir built to hold Santa Barbara County’s drinking water is at 7%... More

Got Water in an Aboveground Storage Tank (AST)?
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Got Water in an Aboveground Storage Tank (AST)?

Then check out this methodology for identifying upstream contamination sources... More

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