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USDA announces National Water Quality Initiative

May 15, 2012
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

May 8, 2012
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''

May 8, 2012
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

April 24, 2012
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

April 19, 2012
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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US Water Partnership launched

March 27, 2012
WASHINGTON — In a speech commemorating World Water Day on March 22, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton launched a new partnership to improve water security. The U.S. Water
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Researchers to test private wells for contamination from General Chemical Corp. facility

March 20, 2012
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Massachusetts state researchers are offering to test private wells of 20 homeowners who live near General Chemical Corp. in Framingham to determine if a plume of toxins
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UN issues water scarcity warning

March 13, 2012
NEW YORK — In its World Water Development Report, the United Nations warned that farmers will need 19 percent more water by 2050 to meet increasing demands for food,
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EPA to provide $15 million to small drinking water, wastewater systems

March 6, 2012
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide up to $15 million in funding for training and technical assistance to small drinking and wastewater systems, defined as systems
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US Water Prize winners announced

February 21, 2012
WASHINGTON — The Clean Water America Alliance announced winners today of the 2012 U.S. Water Prize for watershed-based approaches toward water sustainability, according to a press release. U.S. Water
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