Water Issues
NJ officials say they are working with EPA to test lead in water   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: Morning Call PA - New Jersey authorities said Wednesday they’re working with federal officials to determine how widespread lead in Newark’s drinking water might be, as the city handed out bottled water to residents for the third day in...
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Well, well. The tap water in this Kansas City-area town rates among best in the world   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Kansas City Star - Independence's tap water has been named among the top-five best-tasting tap waters in the world for seven of the last eight years at the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting Competition, the largest such competition in...
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How does Independence have the most delicious tap water'   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Kansas City Star - Independence's tap water has been named among the top-five best-tasting tap waters in the world for seven of the last eight years at the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting Competition, the largest such competition in...
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EPA warning Newark residents of high levels of lead in water   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: WTNH - NEWARK, N.J. (WTNH) — The EPA is sending out a warning to residents of Newark after high levels of lead were found in the city’s water. Experts say that even low levels of lead have been linked to serious,...
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Our favorite rides at Splish Splash water park in Calverton   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Newsday - Kids love the Bootleggers Run, they said, because it is very fast and exciting. It is like being on a raft and a roller coaster at the same time. Kids also liked the ride Cliff Diver because it pumps them up with adrenaline, they...
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Newark lead water crisis: Group fighting for more bottled water for residents   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: abc7NY - Attorneys for Newark used the example of Flint and other cities to attempt to show that distributing bottled water isn't a first option even when levels exceed the EPA threshold. Giammar ...
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Using Fulcrum to Map Water & Sanitation in Liberia   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Bank “Water”
Source: Fulcrum - Having recently used Fulcrum to map over 15,000 potential new customers of the water utility in Liberia’s capital Monrovia, the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program is now using the collected data to help connect...
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World Water Week: Event closes with call for focus on water development   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Water Week
Source: Water - World Water Week closed with a call for the UN to concentrate on water when considering the post-2015 global development agenda. Sep 6th, 2013 STOCKHOLM, Sept. 6, 2013 -- The 2013 World Water Week, focusing on cooperation and ...
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Environmental group drops complaint against General Mills   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : As You Sow
Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune on MSN.com - Nonprofit organization As You Sow and Green Century Equity Fund last year sought to require the General Mills' board of directors to regularly publish reports on the use of certain pesticides by the company's suppliers. The...
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Environment Working Group   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water Working Group III: Water Conflict Resolution in the United States and China
Source: Mashav - The Environment Working Group endeavors to enhance the ability of the regional ... The seventh meeting met in Amman, Jordan on June 19-21, 1995, in conjunction with the Water Working Group. Forty-seven delegations participated...
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