Guidance Issued on Clean Water Act Permitting Requirements

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued guidance clarifying the application of Clean Water Act (CWA) permitting requirements to groundwater. USEPA’s Interpretative Statement concludes that Congress excluded releases of pollutants to groundwater from the CWA’s permitting requirements, and instead, left the regulation of those releases to other statutory authorities of the States and USEPA. Read More

USEPA Seeks Input for National Water Reuse Action Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is seeking public input on the development of an action plan to accelerate the application of water reuse as a safe, reliable, and sustainable way to meet the country’s current and future water demands. “To meet the country’s most pressing water resources challenges, EPA recognizes the need for coordinated Read More

SD DENR Unveils Interactive Water Quality Database Map

The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) launched a new interactive database map to provide the public with online access to water quality data for lakes and streams. The Water Quality Monitoring Access Portal map provides water quality data collected over the past 50 years from DENR’s Statewide Water Quality Monitoring Network, Read More