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EPA Releases New Website Enabling the Public to Track Compliance Status of Public Water Systems

EPA has released the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) dashboard, a user-friendly website that presents data about violations and the compliance status of public water systems.

Webinar: Small Water System Filtration Alternatives

On March 31st from 2-3:00 p.m. Eastern, EPA will hold its first in a series of monthly webinars to discuss challenges and treatment solutions for small drinking water and wastewater systems. EPA is committed to helping state and local personnel, as well as small system personnel, to deliver high quality drinking water to their customers by providing information, training, and technical assistance.

Undrinkable-Many along Texas border still live without clean, safe water

"Along the Texas-Mexico border, nearly 90,000 people are believed to still live without running water. An untold number more — likely tens of thousands, but no one is sure — often have running water of such poor quality that they cannot know what poisons or diseases it might carry," reads the beginning of a recent series of articles from the Texas Tribune. Click here to read their in depth look at water issues along the Texas border.