Identifying & Eliminating Short Circuits

July 9, 2019 | Blog, Contaminants, Drinking Water, General RCAP News

By: Charles "Bud" Mason, Senior Rural Development Specialist, Great Lakes RCAP Common water quality issues in distribution systems raise both regulatory and aesthetic concerns. Iron and manganese often find their way into the distribution system and cause staining and poor…

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PBS News Hour explores wastewater treatment

January 16, 2013 | Contaminants, Environment, EPA, Report, Water

The Jan. 3 PBS News Hour featured science correspondent Miles O'Brien plunging into a muck of that which rhymes with "it" to investigate our ailing country's sewage system.Here's a written account of his story of what happened underground.The webpage included…

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EPA conducts outreach on Drinking Water Strategy

August 20, 2010 | Contaminants, EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will gather feedback on the new drinking water strategy in-person and online. It will present an overview of the Agency’s new Drinking Water Strategy at listening sessions on August 19 to obtain feedback from…

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Consumers Save Money, Water with EPA’s WaterSense Program

July 1, 2010 | Contaminants, Drinking Water, EPA

Showerheads added to the WaterSense product list  WASHINGTON – In 2009, EPA’s WaterSense program helped consumers save more than 36 billion gallons of water and $267 million on their water and sewer bills. That’s nearly four times as much water…

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