Lead In Water News

  • ADEQ Announces Plans to Test for Lead in 7,000 School Buildings

    Last month, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced the agency was coordinating with multiple state and local agencies, public water systems and public schools to proactively conduct a statewide screening program for the presence of lead in the drinking water of schools. ADEQ is funding this six-month, fast-track screening program in an effort to collect and test 14,000 ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Bennett-Bailey begins term as AWWA president

    Public affairs expert Jeanne Bennett-Bailey of Fairfax, Va., began her one-year term as president of the American Water Works Association, the world’s largest association of water professionals, ...

  • AWWA launches online Lead Resource Community

    With the crisis in Flint, Michigan vaulting lead risks into the public consciousness, the American Water Works Association has launched a web-based Lead Resource Community accessible to water professionals, media and the general public. The ...

  • What happened at WWEM?

    WWEM 2014 in Telford is the leading event in water and wastewater in the UK with specialist conference sessions on the current MCerts situation, innovation in water and wastewater and the UK water companies funding cycles Camlab’s stand at the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring Exhibition and Conference (WWEM) has been praised for being one of the best stands at this years show. ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • AWWA applauds passage of hydrant bill

    The U.S. Senate today (December 17) passed HR3588, the Community Fire Safety Act, on unanimous consent. The bill passed earlier in December in the U.S. House on a vote of 384-0. Once signed into law by President Obama, HR3588 would exempt fire hydrants from compliance with the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act. American Water Works Association ...

  • OOSKAnews and U.S. Water Partnership Collaborate on Sharing Water Knowledge

    The U.S. Water Partnership (USWP) has announced that leading water information provider OOKSAnews will join as a member, providing select news content on topics of interest to the global water community. “OOSKAnews is proud to join the USWP –an innovative effort to bring U.S. expertise and leadership to water issues around the world,” said David ...

  • EPA, New Jersey DEP and local school districts protect students from lead in school drinking water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, working with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and three New Jersey school districts, has successfully lowered lead in drinking water at elementary schools in Union City, Atlantic City and Weehawken, New Jersey to below EPA-recommended levels. Sampling by EPA initially found elevated lead levels in drinking water at 28 of the 343 ...

  • Final Barrier Devices Can Treat Lead in Tap Water in New York Homes

    City officials warning residents in older homes about pipes LISLE, Ill. - A new report from the city of New York that lead may be present in the pipes of older buildings provides more reason for residents to consider using "final barrier" technology in their homes, according to the Water Quality Association. According to a report in ...

  • Smagua 2010 confirms its position as the leading water trade fair in Europe

    SMAGUA 2010, the International Water and Irrigation Exhibition, a major event for the sector, openeds its doors from 2 to 5 of March at the Zaragoza Trade Fair Centre. The leading companies from the water and irrigation industry attended the event and launched their latest products and technical innovations across all the sectors catered for by the exhibition. SMAGUA, the leading international ...


    By Feria de Zaragoza

  • TCLP analytical services available from IATL

    1311 Method for Lead in Bulk Material Available at IATL. IATL analyzes solid waste (TCLP for lead) in construction debris thru NJDEP’s Annual Certified Parameter List. Our new (2007) state-of-the-art facilities offer over 12,000 square feet of administrative and laboratory space dedicated to customer service and analytical quality. We routinely analyze 1,000-2,000 lead samples each week with the ...

  • SMAGUA 2008 confirms its position - as the leading water trade fair in Europe

    The 18th SMAGUA International Water Exhibition drew to a close on March 14th with the best results in its history, both in terms of number of exhibitors, as many as 1,725, as well as for the massive turnout of professional visitors, 35,112 in all, with 1,903 foreign visitors from 65 different countries.  These numbers consolidate the Exhibition as the absolute leader in its field in all of ...


    By Feria de Zaragoza

  • Getting Lead Out of the Home

    National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is set aside to educate parents and children about the dangers of lead exposure, especially lead-paint hazards in housing. As part of the observance, many states and communities will offer free lead screening, and conduct education and awareness events. Lead exposure among young children has been drastically reduced over the last three decades due to ...

  • EPA Strengthens Lead in Drinking Water Rule

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 26, 2007) EPA is helping to reduce lead in drinking water by issuing a final rule that will improve requirements in the areas of monitoring, customer awareness and lead service line replacement. Specifically, the agency will require water suppliers to provide consumers with information to help them make decisions about how to limit their exposure to lead in drinking ...

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