A Cal Matters article discussed California’s drought and the uneven effects it has on water restrictions. A patchwork of state, county and local restrictions reflect the de-centralized nature of water management in the state.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on July 7 that the town of Gooding, Idaho will receive $15,370,000 in loans and $2,380,000 in grants to improve its wastewater infrastructure.
The Conversation published a new report that links California wildfires to contaminated drinking water in small water systems. Last year, the report’s authors found that at least seven water systems were contaminated.
Today, the U.S. Senate approved Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 (DWWIA 2021) by a bipartisan (89-2) vote.
A coalition made up of environmental, rights, and religious groups will urge the incoming Biden Administration to issue an executive order enacting a nationwide moratorium on water and other utility shutoffs …