In this week’s news briefs, people are divided over an EPA guideline that would increase the radioactive contamination levels allowed in drinking water for a temporary period following a disaster, and Massachusetts utilities are forced to tap into emergency water resources to deal with drought.
EPA Webinar on Treatment of PFOS and PFAS for Small Drinking Water Systems: This Tuesday, September 27, 2016, U.S. EPA will be hosting a small drinking water systems webinar to discuss water treatment methods for removing perfluorinated chemicals from drinking water.
NYRWA wants to make you all aware of this Press Release sent out on 9/7/16 from Governor Cuomo - please read below:
For Immediate Release: 9/7/2016
GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO
State of New York | Executive Chamber
Andrew M. Cuomo | Governor
The Town of Niskayuna emerged victorious on Friday in an annual statewide competition to have the best tasting public drinking water in the state.
About 200 people at the State Fair in Syracuse sampled and voted on public drinking water from all corners of the state, and Niskayuna narrowly beat out the second place finisher, New York City.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces it's fourth annual SepticSmart Week - September 19-23, 2016.