Water

Hawaii: Fuel Odor in Navy Water Prompts Over 100 Complaints

Water sample tests from the Navy’s water system at Pearl Harbor have so far been inconclusive after it received more than 100 complaints about fuel-like odor coming from tap water in the area.

2 Kentucky Cities, Utility Receive $2.7M for Water Projects

Two Kentucky cities and one utility are receiving $2.7 million for three sewer and water improvement projects.

Customers Would Get Refunds Under Settlement of Water Utility Case

Customers of an Arizona water utility would receive refunds in a settlement for unlawful rate increases.

New Lead Testing Method Could Reveal Higher Levels in Water

A new testing method for lead is showing an even higher number of contamination in community water samples.

Illinois Community Hopes for Federal Help with Flooding Woes

An Illinois community hopes that the federal infrastructure bill will help improve flooding and sewage issues in the area.

Study: Uranium Not High in Water Samples Around Grand Canyon

A study was conducted to better understand uranium levels near the Grand Canyon.

San Francisco Officials Call for 10% Reduction of Water Use

Officials in San Francisco declared a water shortage emergency and are asking customers to reduce water usage.

Mississippi Loses Supreme Court Water Fight with Tennessee

The Supreme Court rejected a claim that a Tennessee city is taking water from Mississippi through an underground aquifer.

Mississippi Leaders Approve Pay Hikes for Water System Workers

Jackson city leaders have approved a plan to increase pay for workers at its water plant.

Officials: Unsafe Levels of Chemical Found in Town’s Water

Water tests in Pittsboro, North Carolina show high levels of unsafe chemicals in the town's water system.

Water Main Break Closes Key Highway in Downtown San Diego

San Diego experienced a water main break that flooded a key highway into downtown.

Keystone Power Holdings Delivers More Solar Projects to Municipal Wastewater Sites in Illinois

Keystone Power Holdings delivers solar projects for wastewater treatment plants in Illinois.

New Mexico Governor Appoints Water, Infrastructure Advisers

The governor of New Mexico appointed three new advisors that will oversee infrastructure projects.

New Mexico Lawmakers Pressed to Make Water A Priority

New Mexico lawmakers are pressed to provide enough funding for state water management.

California Backslides on Water Conservation Amid Drought

California governor asked residents to reduce water last summer and studies show few people are doing that.

Many in Mississippi’s Capital Left with Little or No Water

Many residents in Jackson are warned to boil water because of low pressure in the city's aging water system.

New Water Lines to Homes with Contaminated Wells Completed

New water pipes have completed the installation process in Vermont.

Portland Switches to Emergency Water Supply

Portland switches to its emergency water supply system after a tree damaged a treatment plant.

Water Quality Grants Available to Vermont Farmers

Grant funding for Vermont farmers is designed to improve water quality.

UN Experts Review Plans for Release of Fukushima Plant Water

Experts are assessing preparations for the release of treated radioactive water from a Japanese nuclear plant.

As Cities Grow, Wastewater Recycling Gets Another Look

More cities are looking into ways to recycle wastewater.

Lawsuit Over Benton Harbor Water Seeks Class-Action Status

Michigan and local officials have been targeted in a lawsuit over high levels of lead in Benton Harbor’s drinking water.

New Mexico Water Chief Steps Down Over Lack of Resources

New Mexico's top water official submits his resignation over a lack of financial support to protect the state's water resources.

Tulane University Team to Study Water Pollution from Hurricane Ida

A Tulane researcher is conducting a study on how pollution spread by Hurricane Ida's floods and how it has affected water systems in south Louisiana.

Program to Help Benton Harbor Residents With Water Bills

Michigan residents in Benton Harbor will soon have access to a new program aimed to help eligible residents pay water and wastewater bills.

Judge OKs $626 Million Settlement in Flint Water Litigation

A $626 million settlement was approved for residents that found their tap water contaminated by lead.

EPA and DOI Announce Recommitment to Federal Partnership in Support of Urban Waters

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of the Interior, along with 13 partners pledged their recommitment to the Urban Water Federal Partnership.

After Drinking Water Crisis, Newark is Winning War on Lead

A New Jersey city's pipe replacement project is underway after several pipes were found to have high levels of lead in the system.

Public Comment Sought on WVa Water Company Rate Proposals

A public hearing has been scheduled for proposed rate increases for West Virginia American Water Co. customers.

Michigan to Pay $300K to Only Staffer Fired Over Flint Water

Michigan officials agreed to pay $300,000 to the only employee fired as a result of lead-contaminated water in Flint.