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  1. "Hundreds of Thousands Still Under Water Advisory Across Toledo Area"

    ... microcystin, a toxin produced by blue-green algae, in the water. The algae are blooming in western Lake Erie, from which the city draws its water, because of phosphorus frpm farm runoff, lawn fertilizer, and sewage ...

    jdavis_sej - 08/04/2014 - 08:26

  2. Battling Over the Brazos: Dwindling River, Reservoirs Spark Disputes

    ... June 22, 2014. The article is part of the "Water Woes" series produced in collaboration with University of North Texas ... O’Hanlan, and Jason Yang. SEE ALSO: "Water Woes" Series Portal Page (Denton Record-Chronicle) "Water Woes: Drawn Away" "Water Woes: Growth, Drought Raising Concerns" ...

    jdavis_sej - 06/23/2014 - 08:11

  3. Charleston, W.Va.: "Minimum 'Several Days' Till Safe Water"

    ... Earl Ray Tomblin's administration and West Virginia American Water Company were once again unable to give a firm timeline for when water service would be restored to 300,000 residents in the Kanawha Valley." ...

    jdavis_sej - 01/13/2014 - 07:33

  4. "EPA Plans New Toxin Guidelines for Drinking Water"

    ... to come out with new guidelines that will give cities and water treatment plants a blueprint for dealing with the type of algae-borne toxin that contaminated the drinking water in Ohio’s fourth-largest city, a federal official said Wednesday. ...

    jdavis_sej - 11/21/2014 - 08:30

  5. Remembering the Genius Who Got BPA Out of Your Water Bottles, And More

    ... in Colorado and volunteered as a field researcher, sampling water and insects for signs that they were picking up toxics released by mining ... life, the answer that came to her was “become an expert in water sampling techniques.” So Colborn went back to school. In 1985, at ...

    jdavis_sej - 12/16/2014 - 08:58

  6. California Water Bond Headed to Voters

    ... be asked to authorize $7.5 billion to bolster the state’s water supply, infrastructure and ecosystems in November, as lawmakers and Gov. ... Brown on Wednesday struck a long-sought deal to move a new water bond to the ballot. An extraordinary drought that has strained ...

    jdavis_sej - 08/14/2014 - 08:15

  7. "As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions Of Gallons Of Water Lost"

    "Imagine Manhattan under almost 300 feet of water. Not water from a hurricane or a tsunami, but purified drinking water — 2.1 ...

    jdavis_sej - 10/31/2014 - 09:59

  8. "Water Conservation Efforts Pay Off: U.S. Usage Lowest in Decades"

    ... passed a milestone when federal officials reported that water use across the nation had reached its lowest level in more than 45 years: ... last week was how little of the 13% decline in national water usage was due to the public cutting back. In drought-stricken areas, ...

    jdavis_sej - 11/12/2014 - 08:28

  9. "Some Worry Treatment Plant Won't Keep Berkeley Pit Water in Check"

    ... 5,410 has special meaning to Butte. It’s the critical water level – 5,410 feet above sea level – of the Berkeley Pit. The water in the pit must be kept below that elevation or risk contaminating Silver ...

    jdavis_sej - 11/10/2014 - 09:14

  10. FBI: Chemical Company Ex-Prez Committed Fraud in WV Drinking Water Case

    ... to deflect blame for the spill that contaminated the tap water for 300,000 people and protect himself from lawsuits. - See more at: ...

    jdavis_sej - 12/09/2014 - 09:31