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Deadly Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks Persist in the U.S.

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The most acute U.S. water contamination health risk defies control.

Regulators Will Soon Know A Lot More About Algal Toxins in U.S. Drinking Water

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For the next two years, water utilities are required to test for ten cyanotoxins.

Oregon Capital Battles Algal Toxins in Drinking Water

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Toxins result in ‘do not drink’ advisory for Salem, the latest U.S. city challenged by cyanobacteria.

Kentucky AG Investigates Rural Water System That Has Been Failing for Decades

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Kentucky’s top lawyer opens inquiry into the management of the troubled Martin County Water District.
Bottled Water in Flint, Michigan. Photo by J. Carl Ganter.

What's Up with Water - Speaking of Water - Who Trusts the Tap (Bonus Episode)

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Do I trust my tap water? It turns out that the answer is very different for different groups of people.

A Philadelphia Story: No Running Water For Eight Years

Legal barriers block water access for residents in ‘tangled title’ cases.

Congress Passes Defense Spending Bill That Includes Perfluorinated Chemicals Health Study

CDC will guide first-ever national evaluation of drinking water…

New Jersey Sets First Binding State Limits for Perfluorinated Chemicals in Drinking Water

Regulators adopt strictest standards in the nation.

California Mobile Home Park Residents Face Barriers to Clean Water

Study finds more frequent service cuts and dirtier water in trailer…

Puerto Ricans Still Desperate for Water Weeks after Hurricane Maria

Half of the island's residents have no access to clean drinking…

EPA Investigates Chemical Contamination of North Carolina River

Nonstick chemical was found downstream of Chemours’ Fayetteville…

Nonstick Chemicals Slipped Into Water, Causing Health, Environmental, Regulatory Mess

PFASs -- used in clothing, carpets, cookware, and more -- contaminate wells across the United States.