Latest Drinking water quality in the United States Stories

2011-02-02 14:35:00

Statement From The Perchlorate Information Bureau (PIB) SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb.

2011-02-02 07:35:00

KINGWOOD, Texas, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirogen Technologies, Inc. (Envirogen) announced today that it has begun construction on a first-of-its-kind biological drinking water treatment plant in collaboration with West Valley Water District (WVWD) and the City of Rialto, Calif.

2011-01-10 16:14:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The best available science overwhelmingly points to the conclusion that California's current perchlorate public health goal (PHG) of 6 parts per billion in drinking water is exceptionally conservative and highly protective of public health.

2010-07-01 14:57:00

LOS ANGELES, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of June, California American Water customers in Southern California received a Consumer Confidence Report. Most reports were direct mailed to customers' homes; however, some arrived as an insert in customers' water bills.

2009-04-04 10:45:00

Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have discovered the presence of percholrate – a chemical used in rocket fuel and also linked to thyroid disease - in 15 different types of baby formulas.

2009-03-27 10:40:00

Briefing informs members of new ground water study WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Congress received information today from the Water Quality Association about methods to help ensure safe well water, as a new study revealed the extent of contamination in the nation's ground water. WQA attended a congressional briefing sponsored by the US Geological Survey's (USGS) National Water Quality Assessment Program and the Water Environment Federation (WEF).

2008-10-08 03:00:13

City to consider land-use ban WALNUT - The City Council will discuss tonight placing a temporary ban on certain land uses in response to an NFL stadium proposed for neighboring Industry.

2008-10-07 03:00:13

By Jason Pesick The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced it does not intend to set a national drinking-water standard for perchlorate, a common contaminant in Southern California drinking water.

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