drinking water

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 […]


Staying Ahead with the U.S. EPA’s National Primary Drinking Water Standards: WCC’s Commitment to Water Safety

January 19, 2024

In water treatment and safety, staying informed and compliant with the latest standards is crucial. At Water Control Corporation (WCC), we dedicate ourselves to closely following the guidelines set out […]


ICC-ES Extends WaterMark Certification for Lead-Free Plumbing Products

January 12, 2024

ICC-ES is now accredited by JASANZ to provide WaterMark certification for lead-free plumbing products, demonstrating compliance with Part A5 of the Plumbing Code of Australia (Volume Three of the Australian […]


California Adopts Regulations for Implementing Direct Potable Reuse

December 28, 2023

Further advancing the Administration’s all-of-the-above Water Supply Strategy to make California more resilient to hotter, drier conditions, the State Water Resources Control Board approved regulations that will allow water systems […]


U.S. EPA Announces Proposal to Strengthen Its Lead and Copper Rule

November 30, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposal to strengthen its Lead and Copper Rule that would require water systems across the country to replace lead service lines […]


U.S. EPA Announces New Get the Lead Out Initiative

November 10, 2023

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox announced the Get the Lead Out (GLO) Initiative that will help ensure safer drinking water for communities as part of […]

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