AWWA Articles

EPA releases revised rule on lead

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed overhaul of the Lead and Copper Rule, announced yesterday by Administrator Andrew Wheeler at an event in Green Bay, Wis., would require community water systems to take new actions regarding lead service line replacement, corrosion control, sampling and risk communication.

‘Imagine a Day Without Water’ a valuable reminder

Water professionals, utilities and communities are shining a spotlight this month on the value of reliable water and wastewater services as they celebrate “Imagine a Day Without Water” on Oct. 23.

AWWA launching streaming channel for safety videos

According to the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) policy statement on safety, a safe work environment is vital for everyone in the water industry and “effective health and safety programs successfully balance human, environmental, cultural and political challenges in achieving health and safety excellence.”

New report evaluates government asset management policies

States and provinces in the U.S., Canada and Australia are increasingly regulating asset management (AM) practices in hopes of increasing water systems’ cost effectiveness and service reliability.