The Legislative Committee helps to mold legislation and regulation that will cost-effectively allow members to continue to protect water sources and to improve the security and preparedness of water utilities.
The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) Released EPA’s Extensive SDWA Regulatory Activity List for Next 3 Years, please see ASDWA
11/07/2019 Contact Information: EPA Press Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) WASHINGTON — As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) extensive efforts to help communities address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under the PFAS Action Plan, the Agency is releasing the Systematic Review Protocol for five PFAS toxicity assessments for a 45-day public comment period. The assessments […]
Listing of PFAS compounds as hazardous substances under the Superfund program (CERCLA) would create a mandate for cleanup on US goverment-controlled properties. While groundwater cleanup is always a good thing, without carefully written regulations, water suppliers could also potentially take on liability. See AWWA-NRWA PFAS letter to EPA – Nov 2019to EPA from AWWA and […]
America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 required that community water systems serving more than 3,300 persons do the following: * Conduct Risk and Resilience Assessments, by deadlines according to system size. * Update the water system’s existing Water System Emergency Response Plans within 6 months of the RRAs * Submit certifications to USEPA by specified […]
MassDEP expects internal review of their draft drinking water regulations for 6 PFAS compounds to be completed by December 13 and for the draft regulations to be published for public comment on December 27. The public comment period has yet to be announced. The proposed drinking water limits are expected to align with the proposed […]