drinking water

AWWA’s State of the Water Industry Report Reveals Source Water Protection as Top Priority

June 5, 2024

Protecting water at its source has emerged as the leading concern for the water sector, according to the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2024 State of the Water Industry (SOTWI). This marks […]


Elkay Expands Certified Filter Capabilities to Include Microplastic

May 23, 2024

For the second time in less than a year, the Elkay® brand is announcing a significant advancement in its filtration capabilities with Elkay filters now certified to reduce microplastics as […]


NIBS Issues Call-to-Action Report on Access to Clean Water

May 14, 2024

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) has issued the 2024 Moving Forward Report, a two-part report focused on recommendations to ensure access to clean water and sanitation and to […]


IAPMO Supports Bill that Would Address Water Access Gap Affecting Underserved and Tribal Communities

May 3, 2024

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is proud to voice its enthusiastic support for the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Access Data Collection Act of 2024 (WASH Access […]


U.S. EPA Announces $3 Billion for Lead Pipe Replacement

May 2, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $3 billion from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to help every state and territory identify and replace lead service lines, preventing exposure […]


U.S. EPA Issues First National Standard that Limits PFAS in Drinking Water

April 10, 2024

The Biden-Harris Administration has issued the first-ever national, legally enforceable drinking water standard to protect communities from exposure to harmful per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “forever chemicals.” Exposure […]


IAPMO Publishes Manual of Recommended Construction Practices for Potable Water

March 21, 2024

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) and the Construction Practices for Potable Water Task Group are pleased to announce the release of the publication titled the Manual of […]


WQRF Calls for Drinking Water Treatment Research Grant Concept Papers

February 23, 2024

The Water Quality Research Foundation has issued a request for concept papers (RFCP) under its research grant program. The grant offers up to $100,000 of WQRF funding toward field work […]


WHO Releases Guidelines and Tools to Enhance Small Water Supplies

February 15, 2024

WHO has released guidelines and tools to improve small water supplies. The newly launched Guidelines for drinking water quality: small water supplies, and associated Sanitary inspection packages, aim to improve water quality, […]


Rice Launches WaTER Institute to Develop Accessible Clean Water Technology

February 6, 2024

Forty-three million Americans lack access to municipal water, and 1 in 10 people globally do not have access to safe drinking water. Rice University’s new WaTER Institute aims to address this and […]

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