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A look at lead lead levels in Bay Area drinking water - click here
Aging water infrastructure could cost state billions to repair
Addressing water infrastructure concerns could cost billions over the next 20 years, leaving state and local officials to figure out where to get the money to make improvements to an aging system.
Lead Detected in Port Everglades Drinking Water
The Port Everglades water distribution system supplies the cruise ships, Broward County Convention Center, and Harbor Shops (a plaza with a Publix, a handful of eateries, and a gym for mothers and their babies). Now the Port is warning its users about their drinking water.
Potable Reuse 101: An Innovative and sustainable supply option. Access easy-to-read guide - click here
Report on Lead in Water
Water utilities should be aware of a newly released report from the Natural Resources Defense Council that is critical of the Lead and Copper Rule and claims many water utilities purposely skirt the rule requirements.
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