Medications Discarded in Landfills May Be Contaminating Maine's Water

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A survey from the Maine Department of Environmental Quality has revealed that traces of medications like birth control, antidepressants, and pain relievers were found in the liquid that drains from landfills

One in Five US Water Treatment Systems Contained Illegal Chemicals, Study Finds

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Senate hearing focuses on EPA's efforts to protect the nation's drinking water. The water for more than 49 million Americans has been contaminated with illegal concentrations of dangerous pollutants since 2004.

NYT: Farm Runoff is Polluting Nearby Residents' Water Wells

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Runoff, often from cow manure spread on grain fields, can result in parasites and bacteria seeping into drinking water.A New York Times investigation into worsening U.S. water pollution details how unregulated farm runoff is poisoning people's wells.

EPA: Chemicals Found in Wyoming Drinking Water Might Be From Fracking

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By Abrahm Lustgarten ProPublica Federal environment officials…

Faucet Flambé in Colorado Sparks Concern About Natural Gas Leaks

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Water and fire don't mix, but in Colorado such idioms may soon explode.