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

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

No Filter: Treating Drinking Water at the Faucet Is Rarely a Utility’s Contamination Solution

Under-the-sink filters are effective. But regulators impose stringent…

Kansas Town Faces Big Bill to Clean Drinking Water

In farm country, the cost of nitrate pollution often falls on…

After Flint Failure, EPA Refocuses Federal Drinking Water Role

Agency notes that safe water is a communal effort. By…

Drinking Water Warning Issued for Nonstick Chemical

Flint lead scandal a factor in stirring action for other contaminants. By…

Congress Weighs Help To Pay Escalating Household Water Bills

Midwest lawmakers propose new direction for water affordability. By…

President Obama’s Flint Visit is Critique of “Culture of Neglect” That Damages Nation’s Water

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Escalating risks drive water quality and supply to top of public…

Strength of New EPA Lead Rule Depends on Accountability

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Expert panel recommendations are criticized for lacking teeth. Photo…

Great Lakes Water Quality Remains in Spotlight in 2015

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Safe drinking water tops list of concerns. Photo © J.…

Great Lakes States Take Halting Steps Toward Water Protections

Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding…

While South Carolina Floods, U.S. Wrestles With Urban Stormwater

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Lawsuit requires EPA to address one of the largest water pollution sources in the country.

Q&A: Elynn Walter on the Sustainable Development Goal for Drinking Water

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Elynn Walter is the sustainability director at WASH Advocates, a Washington, D.C.-based initiative that aims to increase awareness of the global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge and solutions, and to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources devoted to those solutions throughout the developing world. She talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to achieve universal drinking water access.