Drinking water

Filipino youths walk to collect water at a neighborhood badly ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.  (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Water a pressing concern for typhoon survivors

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) – Since the typhoon hit, Danny Estember has been hiking three hours round-trip into the mountains each day to obtain what he can only hope is clean water for his five daughters […]

11/16/2013

Hawthorne families return home after methane leak

HAWTHORNE (CNS) – Thirty-seven Hawthorne families, evacuated from their homes Sept. 12 due to methane gas spewing from a nearby well, began returning home today after an international well control company finally capped the idled […]

09/25/2013

President Clinton and his daughter Chelsea purifying a bucket of dirty water to safe drinking water Monday Aug. 5, 2013 at Group Scolaire Camp Kanombe outside the capital Kigali. (AP Photo)

In Rwanda, Pres. Clinton and Chelsea promote clean water

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea are promoting clean water in Rwanda. The two Clintons wrapped up a two-day visit to Rwanda on Tuesday. On Monday the pair watched […]

08/06/2013

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power  (AP Photo)

Water conservation urged for Southern California

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles water department officials urged residents Friday to conserve water this summer with record low water deliveries from the Los Angeles Aqueduct and a greater than normal reliance on purchased […]

06/08/2013

EPA

EPA: Spend billions to upgrade aging water systems

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says nearly $400 billion in infrastructure spending is needed over the next two decades to ensure that Americans continue to have safe drinking water. The agency says that […]

06/04/2013

CALIFORNIA AQUEDUCT

EPA: Calif. failed to spend $455M on water projects

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California has failed to spend $455 million of federal money meant to improve water infrastructure in the state, while thousands of people rely on groundwater laced with nitrates and other contaminants.

04/19/2013

Crystal Springs Reservoir

Fish killed after pipe bursts in SF Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At least 30 fish were killed after a drinking water pipe burst and sent thousands of gallons of chlorinated water into a San Francisco Bay area creek.

02/12/2013

Lawsuit filed in Calif. over Brockovich chemical

(AP) – Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Public Health for failing to establish a safe drinking water standard for the cancer-causing chemical made famous in the film “Erin Brockovich.” […]

08/14/2012

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