Water Issues
Boil water advisory issued in Kalamazoo   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: MLive - KALAMAZOO, MI -- Residents on West Main Street in Kalamazoo are advised to boil their water before use. The City of Kalamazoo issued a boil water advisory because of a loss of water pressure related to a water main break on ...
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Tropical Depression Imelda deluges Texas, Louisiana, prompting hundreds of water rescues   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Chicago Tribune - Rain from Tropical Depression Imelda deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures in areas east of Houston that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey...
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EPA Rolls Back Obama-Era Regulations on Clean Water   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: Wall Street Journal - President Trump’s administration has rescinded an Obama-era policy that expanded federal oversight and the threat of steep fines for polluting the country’s smaller waterways, furthering his deregulatory efforts in...
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Study: Chemical Limits in Drinking Water Still Pose Cancer Risk   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: U.S. News & World Report - A study of chemicals in U.S. drinking water found that arsenic, even in small concentrations, is responsible for disproportionate numbers of cancer cases. Getty Images/iStockphoto Chemicals present within legal limits in tap...
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Here are the Houston-area locations reporting high water   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Houston Chronicle - Crews block a flooded feeder road off U.S. 59 as rain from Tropical Depression Imelda inundates the area on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, near Spendora. Crews block a flooded feeder road off U.S. 59 as rain from Tropical Depression...
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Remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda deluge Houston, leading to more than 1,000 water rescues   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Orlando Sentinel - The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dangerously flooded parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday, scrambling rescue crews and volunteers with boats to reach scores of stranded drivers and families trapped in their...
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Wall Street sees profits in a heating planet   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Carbon Disclosure Project
Source: CBS News - formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project. Build the (sea) wall A top investment strategist at JPMorgan caused a stir last year when he predicted that dramatically rising sea levels that threatened 40% of the U.S....
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EPA is right to withdraw stringent water-quality rule   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: Seattle Times - Cleaning our waters to protect human health today and pass on to future generations tomorrow is too important for political gamesmanship. The Environmental Protection Agency recently decided to reconsider and withdraw a federal...
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You're invited to shoot water guns at an architectural masterpiece   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: CNET - The Hill House is protected by chainmail. It's not every day you get an invitation to shoot water at a national treasure. The National Trust for Scotland is feeling pretty confident about the extreme measures it's taken to...
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Shelters open for high-water evacuees in north Harris County   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Houston Chronicle - Shelters have been opened in the Willowbrook and Humble areas as first responders carry out high-water rescues in parts of north Harris County. The Spring Fire Department has been conducting high-water rescues throughout the day ...
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