Category Archives: EPA

Science safeguards drinking water from harmful algal blooms

Toxins from harmful algal blooms (HABs) are increasingly contaminating sources waters, as well as the drinking water treatment facilities that the source waters supply. These treatment facilities face a difficult task of not only removing the toxins, but doing so … Continue reading

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EPA Report on Hydraulic Fracturing Impact to Drinking Water Released

EPA Press Release 6/4/15: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2015 EPA Releases Draft Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Assessment shows hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts to drinking … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Water Policy News

Feature Story: ‘The Accidental Pioneer – Carol Paul’s Route to the Greenville Water Authority’ by Lynda Ginsparg Female water operators are rare in Pennsylvania.  But for nearly 30 years, Carol Paul has worked in this male-dominated field. In this issue … Continue reading

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Tainted wells spur Navy to fund public water hookups

By Gary Weckselblatt, Staff Writer – The Intelligencer Warminster homeowners with wells contaminated by the products used on the former Navy base could be hooked up to public water as early as April. Tim Hagey, general manager of the Warminster … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary of Safe Drinking Water Act Celebration

December 16, 2014 marks the 40 year anniversary of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Since the SDWA was passed in 1974, our country has come a long way in efforts to ensure that Americans receive water that is … Continue reading

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