New Jersey Cities Get Extension for Filing Sewage Control Plans

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Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the New Jersey Department…

Perspective | Do Two Failed Dams Foretell a Dire Future?

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It is possible that more dams will fail. Upmanu Lall and…

Disaster Experts Develop Covid-19 Guidelines for Water-Related Emergencies

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The coronavirus pandemic is adding layers of complexity to already…

Utilities in Developing Countries, in Financial Tailspin, Try to Keep Water Flowing During Pandemic and Beyond

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Water utilities are experiencing a ‘double hit’ in their finances that could hinder operations into the future.

EPA Science Advisers Evaluate Agency's Coronavirus Research Agenda

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The group of experts that advises the U.S. Environmental Protection…

Country’s Aging Dams, a ‘Sitting Duck,’ Facing a Barrage of Hazards

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Repairing all the country’s deficient dams could cost $70 billion. Having them fail would come with a far greater price, experts say.

Report Assesses State Responses to Water Shutoffs during Pandemic

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Thirteen states and the District of Columbia ordered a statewide…

South Africa Draws Up Plans So That Mass Burials Do Not Pollute Groundwater

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They've seen the digging of trenches in Iran and New York. Now…

As Pandemic Magnifies Navajo Nation Water Deficit, Coronavirus Funding Questions Arise

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Navajo Nation president and residents want to use federal Covid-19 funds on water infrastructure. Is that allowed?

CDC, EPA Change Building Reopening Guidance After Acknowledging Error

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Agencies admit incorrect guidance in documents intended to protect people from a deadly waterborne disease.

First Covid-19 Case Reported in World's Largest Refugee Camp

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The new coronavirus has been detected in the world’s largest…

‘Deadly’ Consequences If Stagnant Water in Shuttered Buildings Is Not Properly Addressed

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The extensive closure of offices, hotels, restaurants and other commercial buildings in response to the coronavirus pandemic is a potential health hazard once those structures are reopened to the public.