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Articles Tagged with ''drinking water''

Arizona, Nevada get EPA funds to improve water quality, infrastructure

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing millions of dollars in funding to improve water quality and infrastructure in Arizona and Nevada.
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Mineralization of sand particles helps clean drinking water

New research overturns the conventional wisdom that mineral deposits interfere with microbial colonization of rapid sand filters that are used to treat groundwater for drinking.
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EPA funds water, environmental health projects along US-Mexico border

Environmental improvement projects along the U.S.-Mexico border will be supported by new funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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Fracking wastewater puts drinking water supplies at risk, study suggests

New research finds that discharge of fracking wastewater to rivers, even after it has passed through wastewater treatment plants, could put the drinking water supplies of downstream cities at risk.
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Ohio legislators introduce bill to ensure safe drinking water

New legislation has been introduced by state and federal officials to help guarantee that drinking water in Ohio is safe for consumption.
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EPA invests $8 million to improve America's drinking water

Efforts to improve drinking water systems across the United States will be strengthened with the establishment of two innovation centers.
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Toledo's water commissioner resigns following toxins scare

The commissioner of Toledo's troubled water treatment plant has been forced to resign, after toxins contaminated the city's water supply.
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Wildfires can have negative impact on drinking water sources

Wildfires of unprecedented magnitude and severity have increased in frequency in the last few years, raising concerns about the quality of local natural resources, such as water, the Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the Canadian Water Network (CWN) claim in a joint report.
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Biosolids spill into Michigan lake after power outage

A power failure at a pump station in Michigan on Wednesday afternoon led to almost 200 gallons of biosolids spilling into the northern end of Boardman Lake.
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Drinking water safe after fuel oil spill in Ohio River

Power company Duke Energy reported that the incident occurred during a routine transfer of fuel oil at its W.C. Beckjord Station, 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati.
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