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Sep 14 2021
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to use $20 million in Benton Harbor, Michigan, to replace its lead pipes. According to The Detroit News, Whitmer would…
Sep 9 2021
On August 10, 2021, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. This $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which still…
Jul 26 2021
New Jersey will replace all its lead water pipes within the next decade as part of a new plan. This is specifically part of a three-bill package…
Jun 16 2021
EPA is delaying the January 16, 2024 compliance date established in the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR) to October 16, 2024, according to a…
May 27 2021
The U.S. EPA announced ten communities that have been selected for virtual roundtable discussions on EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) Revisions. The…
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
May 13 2021
Can you feel the energy? The month of March was filled with big hitter news stories regarding the future of the water industry on a weekly basis. We…
May 10 2021
A U.S. District Court judge ordered McKinleyville, California-based construction firm Kernen Construction Co. to pay over $2 million in civil…
Apr 29 2021
The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) awarded a $1.7 million grant to the New Kensington water authority to replace lead…
Apr 23 2021
On Apr. 25, 2014, Flint, Michigan, switched its water source from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Flint River temporarily. This…
Apr 13 2021
The news cycle for the water industry for March was brimming with talking points, and major events that will shape the industry for quite some time…
Apr 2 2021
The U.S. EPA announced upcoming public listening sessions and roundtables to ensure that communities and stakeholders have the opportunity to provide…
Mar 31 2021
President Joe Biden is set to unveil a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package March 31, which includes $111 billion for drinking water…
Mar 26 2021
The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee unanimously passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure ACT (DWWIA) of 2021 Mar.…
Mar 22 2021
To commemorate World Water Day, the U.S. EPA announced the availability of $2.7 billion for State Revolving Funds (SRFs) to assist states, tribes,…
Mar 11 2021
The Lead & Copper Rule Revision has been years in the making and it was finally published in the Federal Register in January. But not long after…
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Mar 9 2021
UPDATED - March 22, 2021. The Action Level for copper indicated in the first consideration was incorrect at the time of publishing. It is 1.3 ppm…
Mar 9 2021
The cover story for this month is about the newly approved and published Lead & Copper Rule Revision or LCRR. It’s a critical piece of regulation…
Mar 5 2021
120Water has released new capabilities to its platform that are designed to help state regulators and utilities comply with the Lead & Copper…
Mar 4 2021
A water main replacement project to replace more lead water service lines on about 15 properties on the west side of Aurora, Illinois, is underway.…
Jan 27 2021
Newark, New Jersey and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) resolved a 3-year legal battle with groups who filed suit…
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