Considering a career in the water industry?

April 28, 2010 | EPA

Members of the American Water Works Association and Water Environment Federation who work as water operators tell why they work for water, and the importance of being part of the water community. 

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EPA releases video on simple environmental actions

April 26, 2010 | General RCAP News

The Environmental Protection Agency has released the "It's My Environment" video compilation. The EPA had challenged the public to show a simple environmental action in a short video, and it received nearly 100 entries. Watch how people of every age…

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An Earth Day message from EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

April 26, 2010 | General RCAP News

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator LIsa Jackson recorded a video message for Earth Day:Watch video

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Video on the effects of unclean water

April 26, 2010 | General RCAP News

GOODMagazine released this video for World Water Day (March 22) that shows the ripple effects (pun intended) of unclean drinking water. The consequences of unclean water are most severe in developing countries, where poverty, lack of education, poor living conditions…

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Two more new WARN fact sheets

April 20, 2010 | Environment, EPA, Video

Two new fact sheets on WARN – Water/Wastewater Agency Response Networks – are available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. They provide background on WARN and describe their benefits to state primacy agencies and wastewater systems. The fact sheets are an…

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EPA releases water-quality scorecard

April 20, 2010 | EPA

EPA is releasing a first-of-its-kind water-quality scorecard that will help communities in rural, suburban and urban settings incorporate green infrastructure practices to protect local water quality and improve both the built and natural environment. The Water Quality Scorecard was developed to…

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EPA increases transparency of proposed regulations

April 20, 2010 | General RCAP News

WASHINGTON (EPA)–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new website giving the public additional opportunities to participate in the agency’s rulemaking process, part of President Barack Obama’s desire to provide a more transparent and open government. The Rulemaking Gateway…

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EPA announces video contest on rulemaking

April 19, 2010 | EPA

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the eRulemaking program have partnered to sponsor the Rulemaking Matters! video contest. The contest will highlight the significance of federal regulations and help the public understand the rulemaking process. Federal agencies develop…

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President Obama challenges Americans to take action to improve the environment in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day

April 15, 2010 | EPA, Water Quality

WhiteHouse.gov features new Earth Day page to serve as a resource guideApril 13, 2010WASHINGTON– President Obama today challenged Americans to take action in their homes, communities, schools, or businesses to improve the environment in honor of the upcoming 40th Anniversary…

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From the New York Times opinion page: The Nation’s Big Water Repair Bill

April 12, 2010 | General RCAP News

From the April 12 New York Times:A New York Times series, “Toxic Waters,” has chronicled the problems of the nation’s drinking water supply, from worsening chemical contamination to the crumbling networks of pipes that are costing local and state governments…

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