drinking water contamination

July 18, 2018

GAO issues new report – millions of school children at risk for harmful lead levels in drinking water . . .

According to the GAO report, Nationwide, school districts vary in terms of whether they have tested for lead in school drinking water, with many not testing. According to our survey of school districts, an estimated 43 percent tested for lead in school drinking water in at least one school in the last 12 months, while […]
August 31, 2017

EPA Watchdog to Investigate Compliance by Drinking Water Systems for Notifying Public of Unsafe Water

Further evidence that EPA remains serious about the safety and quality of the Nation’s drinking water systems, the Agency’s independent watchdog, the Office of Inspector General, has initiated a research project to assess the level of compliance by drinking water systems with the Safe Drinking Water Act’s requirement that such systems notify the public as required […]
March 6, 2016

Virginia Tech Professor Discusses Flint Water Crisis on C-SPAN

Professor Marc Edwards, who brought attention to the Flint water crisis, sheds more light here on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, March 1, 2016.  The Professor, an environmental and water resource engineer by training, reserves his harshest criticism for State environmental bureaucrats who, according to Edwards, tried to cover over how bad the situation really was. http://