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Mayors discuss need for new strategies as Clean Water Act turns 40

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WASHINGTON — To mark the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act (CWA), the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) hosted a panel discussion on May 31 about the urgent
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WERF seeks proposals for new water quality research

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is accepting pre-proposals under its 2012 Unsolicited Research Program. The program aims to fund pioneering research that significantly advances understanding
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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to share leadership insights at ACE12

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DENVER — Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, who is leading a group of Texas mayors in building support for vital new watering restrictions, will share his leadership insights with elected
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Radium in aquifer concerns Texas residents

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SAN ANGELO, Texas — Many residents in the San Angelo, Texas-area are raising concerns about the health effects of drinking water from the Hickory Aquifer, which is contaminated with
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Bottled-water company fined $2 million for technical violations

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KONA, Hawaii — Bottled-water company Koyo USA has agreed to pay the Hawaii department of health $2 million as part of a settlement in an enforcement case, KHON2 reported.
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USDA announces National Water Quality Initiative

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WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week announced the launch of a new National Water Quality Initiative committed to improving one to seven impaired watersheds in every U.S.
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EPA to work with drinking water systems to monitor unregulated contaminants

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a list of 28 chemicals and two viruses that approximately 6,000 public water systems will monitor from 2013 to 2015 as
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American Water observes ''National Drinking Water Week''

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VOORHEES, N.J. -- American Water, the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, today announced its nationwide participation in National Drinking Water Week, May 6-12, 2012. Throughout the
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US Water Prize winners honored

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WASHINGTON — On April 23, the Clean Water America Alliance presented six organizations the 2012 U.S. Water Prize in a ceremony attended by 300 U.S. water leaders. “Water needs champions,”
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Abanaki Honors Earth Day 2012 with Donation to WaterAid

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Access to clean and safe drinking water is something that many individuals take for granted. Yet, 783 million people do not have the luxury of having
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