The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WINN) Act became law in January. … The law authorizes vital water resource development projects, addresses drinking water safety and natural resource issues such as water storage in California and the West.
Among Native American households 13 percent do not have access to safe drinking water.
North Slope Borough and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are working to determine if numerous industrial drums contaminated drinking water at Point Lay’s drinking water lake.
Quincy Community Services board of directors praised citizens at a recent meeting for their quick response to a recent income survey conducted by Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC). The information collected from the survey will help the board to apply for grant money to fund a new wastewater treatment plant.
Soda’s popularity has declined as consumption of bottled water overtakes carbonated soft drinks. For the first time in the United States bottled water is more popular than soda.