WaterSense Launches When In Drought Campaign

July 29, 2015 | EPA, General RCAP News

WaterSense, an EPA partnership program that offers people a simple way to use less water with water-efficient products, new homes and services, has launched its When In Drought campaign. This campaign will amplify drought messaging in western states, and will create awareness that summer time is…

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EPA Webinar: Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule

July 16, 2015 | General RCAP News

On July 30th from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Eastern, EPA will hold a webinar to discuss the Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2ESWTR). The 2nd round of LT2ESWTR source water monitoring has recently begun and all public water systems treating surface…

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On Parched Navajo Reservation, ‘Water Lady’ Brings Liquid Gold

July 16, 2015 | General RCAP News

From the NEW YORK TIMES:THOREAU, N.M. — The yellow truck slogged along the red-dirt roads in this impoverished corner of the Navajo reservation last week, its belly full of water — liquid gold in a treasure chest on wheels. The…

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In Drought, Puerto Rico Rations Water, Setting Off a Collection Frenzy

July 14, 2015 | General RCAP News

From the NEW YORK TIMES:"SAN JUAN, P.R. — On an island that is flirting with default, fending off comparisons to Greece and losing its people to the mainland, the biggest problem most people face is something more elemental — one…

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California’s rural poor hit hardest as massive drought makes remaining water toxic

July 9, 2015 | General RCAP News

From the Washington Post:California’s rural poor hit hardest as massive drought makes remaining water toxic"For many Californians, the state’s long drought has meant small inconveniences such as shorter showers and restrictions on watering lawns. But in two rural valleys, the…

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