2015 WREN Grant Round Now Open

WREN Announces the 2015 Community Watershed Education & Source Water Protection Collaborative Grant Round is Open! Grant Applications are Due:  3/20/15. Funded Project Activity time frame is July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.  WREN Grants are subject to funding availability … Continue reading

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New Program Helps Small Water Systems Protect Sources

During 2014, several drinking water contamination incidents in West Virginia and Ohio received national media attention.  The water supply for hundreds of thousands of residents was affected. Officials, regulators and water industry leaders renewed the call to action to community … Continue reading

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AWWA Webinar: Water Contamination Incidents & Response Guidance

AWWA WEBINAR: January 21, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET The most significant Emergency Preparedness & Security incidents to occur in the US in the past year have been two contamination events. The purpose of the Water Contamination … Continue reading

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USGS Study: Chemicals in W. VA River Spill Lingered Longer, Traveled Farther

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — A year after the January 9, 2014 chemical spill on the Elk River that affected the drinking water of 300,000 Charleston area residents, scientists continue to provide new information to increase understanding of the chemicals in … Continue reading

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December 2014 Water Policy News

December 2014 Issue of Water Policy News: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act. Plus a Guest Feature: “The Middle-Aged Safe Drinking Water Act” by J. Alan Roberson, Director of federal relations for the American Water Works … Continue reading

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