Water

Kentucky Town Receives Federal Funding for Water System

A city in Kentucky receives federal funding to improve its city water system.

Biden Moves to Restore Clean-Water Safeguards Ended by Trump

The Biden administration is working to undo a Trump-era rule that ended federal protections for waterways.

PFAS Chemicals Found in a Third of Water Samples, State Says

PFA chemicals found in plastic products are finding a way into city drinking water in Pennsylvania.

Utah Governor Calls for Reduced Water Usage Amid Drought

The governor of Utah urges state residents and businesses to reduce their water usage due to drought.

Rain May Delay Work on Mississippi Water Pumps

Crews are working to fix water pumps in Jackson but weather may delay the project.

Arizona Ends Use of Water Plant Due to Contamination Risk

A Tuscan water treatment plant has suspended use after the discovery of contaminated groundwater.

Drought Saps California Reservoirs as Hot, Dry Summer Looms

California droughts are causing reservoir levels to decrease throughout the state by 50% lower than previous years.

Red Tide Limits Harvesting at Aquatic Farms in Tampa Bay

Red tide blooms caused by wastewater containments are impacting water quality in Tampa Bay.

Missouri River Winter Water Release Expected to be Minimum

Missouri River is experiencing a severe drought so officials are redirecting water flow to raise levels in some areas.

EPA Restoring State and Tribal Power to Protect Waterways

The Environmental Protection Agency is restoring a rule that provides states and Native American tribes the authority to pipelines that may pollute waterways.

Houston Area Getting Little of $1B in Harvey Flood Aid

Houston area will only be getting a small portion of the $1 billion federal funding awarded to Texas.

Vermont Invites Public to Help with Wetlands Mapping

Vermont is inviting the public to take part in the state's mapping of wetlands through an online platform.

Pennsylvania American Water Completes Acquisition of Royersford Borough Wastewater System

Pennsylvania American Water acquired the Royersford Borough Wastewater system to expand services.

A Bird Flies to Map Aquifers Across Seven States

A low-flying helicopter called a bird will be mapping aquifers in several states.

Michigan City to Resume Water Shutoffs Halted by Pandemic

Water shutoffs will resume for Saginaw, Michigan residents after over a year of shut off suspensions.

Reiss Engineering and CHA Consulting Now CHA

CHA Consulting acquired Reiss Engineering and rebranded its name to CHA.

Some New Mexico Farms Apply for Pilot Project to Save Water

Some farms in New Mexico applied for a program that will pay them not to plant their crops to save water.

A California City Launches Smart City Energy and Water Savings Program with ENGIE North America

The City of Milpitas began an energy and water savings program that will upgrade utility infrastructure.

Bill on Thresholds for Chemicals in Drinking Water Advances

A bill that wants to establish maximum contaminant levels in drinking water advances to the House for approval.

Broken Well Fixed; 500 Minnesota Homes Have Water Again

Homes in Golden Valley, Minn. now have water again after the city's well was fixed.

Water Management Course Set for US, European Grad Students

A new grant funds a two-week water management graduate course in the Netherlands for U.S. and European students to attend.

Water Crisis ‘Couldn’t Be Worse’ on Oregon-California Border

The drought along the California-Oregon border became worse after federal regulators shut off irrigation last week to farmers.

Flint Business Owner Sentenced for Dumping Waste into Sewers

A business owner in Flint, Michigan was sentenced for illegally dumping millions of gallons of liquid landfill over the course of several years.

Louisiana City Kicks Off $36 Million Drinking Water Renovation

Shreveport, Louisiana starts its $36 million drinking water renovation to improve the city's overall infrastructure.

Resort Wants to Use Treated Wastewater to Supplement Snow

A ski resort in Montana wants to turn sewage into snow for ski slopes which raises questions among wastewater treatment leaders.

Excavation Complete on NEBT Project in Washington, D.C.

The excavation of a $580 million project in Washington, D.C. is now complete.

EPA: Jackson Water Safe to Drink, Despite System Problems

The Environmental Protection Agency say Jackson, Mis. residents are cleared to drink city water but the system still needs improvements.

EPA Awards Grants for Beach Water Monitoring, Notifications

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be awarding grants for beach water monitoring in Washington, Oregon and Alaska.

Sinkhole Drains Much of the Water Out of St. Louis-Area Lake

A massive sinkhole in a man-made lake in Missouri has resulted in a significant drop in water levels.

Idaho Eyes Sewer, Water, Broadband with Federal Rescue Money

Idaho will receive $1.1 billion in the latest round of coronavirus relief money which will go toward water, sewer and broadband infrastructure in the state.