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October 19, 2017 5:59AM
South Whitehall begins transferring water authority powers - WFMZ Allentown
South Whitehall begins transferring water authority powersWFMZ AllentownS. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - South Whitehall Township commissioners on Wednesday continued the process of dissolving the authority responsible for water and sewer operations in the township. Commissioners took a series of actions to begin transferring...
October 19, 2017 5:38AM
NYC water main breaks, sending geyser blasting onto house - The San Luis Obispo Tribune
SILive.comNYC water main breaks, sending geyser blasting onto houseThe San Luis Obispo TribunePublic works crews were working to repair a broken water main that caused a geyser to erupt from the ground in front of a New York City home. The owner of the home in Staten Island's Todt Hill section told the Staten Island Advance that a powerful ...Dozens of homes without water following 3 water main breaksSILive.comBroken pipe batters home with water volcanoNew York Postall 13 news articles
October 19, 2017 5:10AM
Massive Water Privatization Program to End in Jakarta After 18 Years - Voice of America
Voice of AmericaMassive Water Privatization Program to End in Jakarta After 18 YearsVoice of AmericaAn Indonesian Supreme Court ruling has ordered Jakarta to end one of the world's largest water privatization schemes, and the capital city is now scrambling to take control of its waterworks. Last week the court ruled that two private water companies...and more
October 19, 2017 4:26AM
California looks to 'green-ify' death after Brown signs water-cremation bill - Fox News
Fox NewsCalifornia looks to 'green-ify' death after Brown signs water-cremation billFox News“Granted, you're using water. However, you're not using fossil fuel and you're not putting a carbon emission into the sky,” Matt Baskerville, a funeral director in Illinois who uses alkaline hydrolysis, told the paper. “It's definitely a cleaner and ...
October 19, 2017 12:00AM
Bill would hit Nestle with $20M annual state bottled water tax - MLive.com
MLive.comBill would hit Nestle with $20M annual state bottled water taxMLive.comLANSING, MI -- A Republican state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would impose a per-gallon tax on bottled drinking water production in Michigan, a move which the state's largest water bottling company quickly called "inappropriate." House Bill ...Lawmaker Proposes Tax On Bottled Water Production In MichiganCBS Detroitall 4 news articles
October 18, 2017 9:03PM
City says tests show tap water in northern Sacramento now safe to drink - Sacramento Bee
Sacramento BeeCity says tests show tap water in northern Sacramento now safe to drinkSacramento BeeA day after issuing a “Do Not Drink” advisory for a portion or northern Sacramento where tap water had a purple tint, the city's Department of Utilities said test results showed the water is safe to drink. The department sent notices to residents north ...Part of North Sacramento Warned Not to Drink Tap WaterFOX40'Do Not Drink' advisory lifted for North Sacramento residentsKCRA Sacramento5 things to know about Sacramento's water alertABC10CBS Sacramentoall 11 news articles
October 18, 2017 7:57PM
Don't drink the water: North Sacramento residents warned about contamination - KCRA Sacramento
KCRA SacramentoDon't drink the water: North Sacramento residents warned about contaminationKCRA SacramentoSome residents in a North Sacramento neighborhood are being warned Wednesday morning to not drink or use tap water because of an undisclosed problem, the Department of Utilities said. Residents are urged to not treat the water themselves by "boiling,...
October 18, 2017 5:18PM
Thousands of Utahns who don't have water rights are being "summoned" to defend them - KUTV 2News
KUTV 2NewsThousands of Utahns who don't have water rights are being "summoned" to defend themKUTV 2NewsThe notices are accompanied by court papers that "summon" homeowners to appear to defend their water rights. But the vast majority of the folks who get the letters do not have water rights. Blake Bingham, with the Utah Department of Natural Resources ...and more
October 18, 2017 4:41PM
Water Problems Worry Mifflinburg Residents - wnep.com
wnep.comWater Problems Worry Mifflinburg Residentswnep.comMIFFLINBURG -- A letter sent to people in one part of Union County has many of them wondering if their drinking water had been contaminated. The problem involved a piece of equipment that helps to monitor the water in Mifflinburg. About three weeks ...
October 18, 2017 4:22PM
Clean Water Act at 45: Despite Success, It's Under Attack - Natural Resources Defense Council
OregonLive.comClean Water Act at 45: Despite Success, It's Under AttackNatural Resources Defense CouncilBy the 1960s, pollution brought numerous water bodies to the brink of death. The Cuyahoga River, running through Cleveland, Ohio into Lake Erie, became so polluted with industrial waste in the 1950s and 1960s that it famously caught fire on more than ...45 years of clean water and no turning back: Guest opinionOregonLive.comall 3 news articles
October 18, 2017 3:00PM
The unrelenting crisis in Puerto Rico is forcing people to drink dirty water - Vox
VoxThe unrelenting crisis in Puerto Rico is forcing people to drink dirty waterVoxIf you need evidence that the situation in Puerto Rico is still dire, look no further than the reports this week of islanders who have been forced to turn to water mixed with raw sewage for hydration and hygiene. It's been almost a month since ...Puerto Rico: 1 million Americans without drinking water - CNNCNNPuerto Ricans still don't have reliable drinking water, and fears of contamination are risingPBS NewsHourPuerto Ricans Face Major Health Threat from Drinking Contaminated 'Superfund' Site Water, EPA SaysThe Weather Channelall 440 news articles
October 18, 2017 11:55AM
Wolverine toxic water testing area spreads across Belmont - MLive.com
MLive.comWolverine toxic water testing area spreads across BelmontMLive.comBELMONT, MI -- Testing for a toxic chemical plume in Plainfield Township groundwater has expanded farther southeast from the Wolverine World Wide tannery waste landfill on House Street NE. The "Southeast Expansion Area" where drinking water may be...Testing area for water contamination expands in Belmont areaFox17Toxic tap water testing area near old Wolverine dump expandedWOODTV.comApproximatel- y 300 more homes to be tested in Rockford area water investigationWZZMall 9 news articles
October 18, 2017 10:49AM
Puerto Rico: 1 million Americans without drinking water - CNN - CNN
CNNPuerto Rico: 1 million Americans without drinking water - CNNCNNIt's been a month, but much of Puerto Rico feels like Hurricane Maria hit yesterday. Running water and power are scarce. And it rains inside some homes.The unrelenting crisis in Puerto Rico is forcing people to drink dirty waterVoxPuerto Ricans Face Major Health Threat from Drinking Contaminated 'Superfund' Site Water, EPA SaysThe Weather ChannelPuerto Ricans still don't have reliable drinking water, and fears of contamination are risingPBS NewsHourall 385 news articles
October 18, 2017 8:52AM
Water main break closes part of Route 460 E in Lynchburg - WSET
WSETWater main break closes part of Route 460 E in LynchburgWSETWater main break closes part of Route 460 E in Lynchburg. by Courtny Jodon & Catherine Doss. Wednesday, October 18th 2017. (Lydia Johnson/WSET). DMZ-TQNWkAAGNJw.jpg DMaRNS-XkAARWHQ.jpg...and more
October 18, 2017 7:23AM
State to Spend Millions on Drinking Water Projects in NH - New Hampshire Public Radio
New Hampshire Public RadioState to Spend Millions on Drinking Water Projects in NHNew Hampshire Public RadioA Senate advisory commission next month will choose to fund several major projects improving drinking water across New Hampshire communities. More than $200 million from a settlement with Exxon-Mobil over MTBE contamination has been set aside for...
October 18, 2017 7:01AM
2 million Americans are drinking high levels of arsenic in their well water - Quartz
Phys.Org2 million Americans are drinking high levels of arsenic in their well waterQuartzIn patches all over the US, an ancient layer of sediment in the Earth's crust is rich in arsenic, a chemical element toxic to humans. And some 2 million people drawing water from private wells in the US may be getting exposed to it in levels above the ...Arsenic in domestic well water could affect two million people in the USPhys.Orgall 3 news articles
October 18, 2017 4:04AM
Advocating an expanded approach to collective action for water - GreenBiz
GreenBizAdvocating an expanded approach to collective action for waterGreenBizCollective action is a key component of water stewardship as framed by organizations such as the Alliance for Water Stewardship and the CEO Water Mandate. These initiatives can be impactful at the watershed scale, as they engage multiple stakeholders ...
October 18, 2017 12:01AM
Hurricane Harvey sparks renewed push for underground water storage projects - Texas Tribune
Texas TribuneHurricane Harvey sparks renewed push for underground water storage projectsTexas TribuneIn Harvey's wake, Larson and other lawmakers are re-upping calls for state support of "aquifer storage and recovery" projects in which water is pumped into underground reservoirs and stored for future use. Larson authored several related bills earlier ...and more
October 17, 2017 11:57PM
Skokie officials: Evanston taking 'oppressive action' amid water rate dispute - Chicago Tribune
Chicago TribuneSkokie officials: Evanston taking 'oppressive action' amid water rate disputeChicago TribuneIn the wake of a lawsuit Evanston filed against Skokie over new water rates, Evanston stopped providing water quality testing and pump maintenance service to Skokie as of Oct. 1, Skokie officials said Tuesday. Skokie Health Director Dr. Catherine ...
October 17, 2017 9:45PM
Pasadena vs. LA in a fight for purple-pipe water - The San Gabriel Valley Tribune
The San Gabriel Valley TribunePasadena vs. LA in a fight for purple-pipe waterThe San Gabriel Valley TribuneTwo years ago this past summer, I spread the good word in this space about the possibility of using recycled water to irrigate the thirstiest part of Pasadena: The fairways and greens of the 36 holes of the Brookside Golf Courses in the Arroyo Seco. As ...
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