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Lithium in Drinking Water

This newly released report reviews information on potential human health effects from exposure to lithium in drinking water. Lithium is a natural element that is found in rocks, soils and water in varying concentrations throughout the world. 

Recent interest in beneficial health effects of lithium at low levels is likely driven by two sources of information. One is results from ecological epidemiology research and the other source of information for public consumption is a significant online presence of marketers of low-dose lithium supplements, citing selective and often erroneous benefits claims, which may influence public awareness of lithium.

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Resources for the water sector

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law – enacted in November 2021 – is launching a new era of funding opportunities for drinking water and wastewater projects across the U.S. and U.S. territories. Here, AWWA offers resources and guidance for water professionals seeking to access this funding for local water projects.

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Measuring Success: Source water protection metrics tool

The newly released tool is intended to help drinking water utilities of all sizes identify and document quantitative and/or qualitative metrics to assess the benefits of source water protection measures and programs over time and help you evaluate the success of your program.

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