The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) released the enclosed document “Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Laboratory Testing Continue reading
The cover of the current issue of Consumer Reports reads “Your Guide to Safer Drinking Water.” Continue reading
Last Wednesday, October 14, 2020, the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters published an article Continue reading
On October 28, 2020, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, ET, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present a webinar on “Health Effects Associated with Harmful Algal Blooms and Algal Toxins.” Copy of the announcement is enclosed (EPA Water Research Webinar_28OCT20).
Link to register
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) released the enclosed document “Responding to Water Stagnation in Buildings with Reduced or No Water Use. A Framework for Building Managers.” (20201001FrameworkforBuildingManagersFINALDistCopy)
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On October 7, 2020 the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Water Security Division will hold a webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET) on “Building Security and Resilience to Cyber Threats, Disinformation, and other Hazards in the Water and Wastewater Sector.” Speakers will include representatives from EPA’s Water Security Division, the Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (WaterISAC) and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA).
Description from Webinar Registration page:
“EPA will introduce the balance of valuable technology needs, such as Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), with cybersecurity measures in the context of water quality surveillance and response systems (SRS). Speakers from WaterISAC will provide information on malicious activities in the cyber domain that threaten the sector and discuss recent cyber incidents and threats relevant to water and wastewater utilities. Last, AMWA will elaborate on the challenges that disinformation – inaccurate information spread deliberately and with malicious intent – can pose to utilities.”
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On October 14th (11 am to 5 pm, ET) and 15th (11 am – 4:30 pm, ET), 2020, EPA will hold a public meeting to obtain input on possible revisions to eight microbial and disinfection byproduct (M/DBP) Continue reading
This morning Consumer Reports (CR) and The Guardian co-published an article on PFAS in drinking water (“Why Dangerous Forever Chemicals Are Still Allowed in America’s Drinking Water”). Continue reading
On November 13, 2019 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published for public comment the proposed Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR). Continue reading