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.
News from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 2, 2019 CONTACT: Jim Martin, (603) 271-3710 des.nh.gov twitter.com/NHDES NHDES Proposes New PFAS Drinking Water Standards Initiates Rulemaking for PFOA, PFOS, PFHxS and PFNA Concord, NH – On December 31, 2018, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services(NHDES) initiated rulemaking to […]
Prepared by the US Global Change Research Program, The National Climate Assessment (NCA) assesses the science of climate change and variability and its impacts across the United States, now and throughout this century. On Water: “Rising air and water temperatures and changes in precipitation are intensifying droughts, increasing heavy downpours, reducing snowpack, and causing declines […]
from Mass Water Works Assoc: CLF files petition for MA to regulate PFAS: The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) sent a petition to MassDEP last week asking them to establish a Treatment Technique standard for PFAS chemicals (see petition). CLF contends that “MassDEP must immediately adopt a drinking water standard that protects residents of Massachusetts from […]
from waterfm.com America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday (October 23, 2018). The U.S. water infrastructure sector is lauding it as an important step forward in the nation’s efforts to fund the renewal of aging water infrastructure. The measure moved on to the President’s desk […]
from WEF.org On October 25, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the launch of the Water Security Grand Challenge, a White House initiated, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) led framework to advance transformational technology and innovation to meet the global need for safe, secure, and affordable water. Using a coordinated suite of prizes, competitions, early-stage […]