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Science safeguards drinking water from harmful algal blooms

Toxins from harmful algal blooms (HABs) are increasingly contaminating sources waters, as well as the drinking water treatment facilities that the source waters supply. These treatment facilities face a difficult task of not only removing the toxins, but doing so … Continue reading

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EPA Report on Hydraulic Fracturing Impact to Drinking Water Released

EPA Press Release 6/4/15: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2015 EPA Releases Draft Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Assessment shows hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts to drinking … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary of Safe Drinking Water Act Celebration

December 16, 2014 marks the 40 year anniversary of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Since the SDWA was passed in 1974, our country has come a long way in efforts to ensure that Americans receive water that is … Continue reading

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Fertilizer called next threat to water

Mayors group told that strong curbs are needed September 24, 2014 11:08 PM By Tom Troy / Block News Alliance CHICAGO — Helping cities combat the threat of algae-feeding phosphorus in the Great Lakes has jumped ahead as a national environmental … Continue reading

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EPA Webinar: How To Protect Your Drinking Water From Harmful Algal Blooms

When: Wed, July 16, 2014 1:00 pm ET  – 2:30 pm (estimated end time) To register, visit http://www2.epa​.gov/nutrientpo​llution/webinar​s-about-harmful​-algal-blooms   EPA’s Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds will host a webcast on July 16, 2014, focused on the impact of algal … Continue reading

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