Federal Lead Exposure Action Plan Released

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) have released the Federal Lead Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Associated Health Impacts (Lead Action Plan). “The Federal Lead Action Plan will enhance the Trump Administration’s efforts to identify and reduce lead contamination while Read More

Farm Bill Includes Water Source Protection Measures

President Donald Trump signed the Farm Bill on December 20, after the U.S. Senate and House passed the legislation which recognizes the importance of protecting drinking water sources from nutrient runoff. “This is truly a historic moment for source water protection,” said American Water Works Association (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance. “The policy included in this Read More

New Security & Emergency Response Requirements in America’s Water Infrastructure Act

New water supply security, resiliency, and emergency response requirements are included in the America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is expected to develop guidance materials for utilities by late summer of 2019, according to the American Water Works Association (AWWA). These materials should clarify what water providers need to do Read More