• Wisconsin Drinking Water Report: 99+ Percent of Public Systems Meeting Standards

    During 2017, more than 99 percent of Wisconsin's public water systems provided water that met all health-based standards for regulated contaminants. "In addition to monitoring, measuring system compliance is part of the overall strategy for managing a sustainable supply of safe drinking water," said Adam DeWeese, DNR section chief of the Public Water Supply Section.

  • Ammonia Emissions Rising, UK Environment Agency Reports

    "Urgent action is needed if we are going to tackle the hidden blight of ammonia emissions. These emissions are having a detrimental impact on the environment, precious habitats, and wildlife. As custodians of the land, farmers must take the lead by changing their land management practices," said Emma Howard Boyd, chair of the agency.

  • Washington State Strengthens UST Compliance Rules

    Changes the state Department of Ecology has adopted will make the program more effective by streamlining requirements and aligning the rule with state and federal laws.

  • EPA, NM Sign Agreement on Increased Recycling of O&G Wastewater

    "New Mexico is currently the third largest oil producer in the United States, and that oil is accompanied by even larger quantities of water. Clarifying the state and federal regulatory frameworks associated with its recycling and reuse is of the utmost importance," said New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary Ken McQueen.

  • Facing Growing Water Demand Without Aquifers

    With the demand for water in this country and around the world growing significantly every year, we won't have the luxury of waiting thousands of years for these aquifers to carry water again.

  • Top Tips to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

    The development of renewable energy technologies has given us plenty of new and energy-efficient products used for homes and home appliances.

  • Scientists Analyzing Smoke of Western Wildfires

    The project brings together scientists from five universities and the NSF-funded National Center for Atmospheric Research. "This is a challenging field campaign," said atmospheric scientist Emily Fischer of Colorado State University. "It's not like measuring the plume from, say, a power plant."

  • Creating a Sustainable Water Source with Wastewater Reuse

    Monitoring is a key facet in water reuse facilities, and very sophisticated systems are used to track the water quality in every part of the process.

  • Second EPA Great Lakes Meeting Set for June 21

    The second of six informal public engagement sessions on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan III is taking place in Rochester, N.Y.

  • Warning Posted for Harmful Algal Bloom on Provo Bay, Utah

    "Utah Lake is a huge lake with many areas not currently affected," said Eric Edwards, the health department's deputy director. "We want those recreating to safely enjoy the lake and also make sure they are properly cautioned about the presence [of] potential harmful algal blooms in certain areas of the lake that can pose health risks."