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What are PFAS, and why is the EPA warning about them...

Kathryn Crawford, Middlebury “PFAS? What’s PFAS?” You may be hearing that term in the news as...

Restoring the Great Lakes: After 50 years of US-Canada joint efforts,...

Daniel Macfarlane, Western Michigan University The Great Lakes cover nearly 95,000 square miles (250,000 square kilometers) and hold over...

The US is making plans to replace all of its lead...

Gabriel Filippelli, IUPUI The Biden administration has released a plan to accelerate removal of lead water pipes and lead...

Millions of Americans struggle to pay their water bills – here’s...

Joseph Cook, Washington State University Running water and indoor plumbing are so central to modern life that most Americans...

Biden’s infrastructure plan targets lead pipes that threaten public health across...

Gabriel Filippelli, IUPUI President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan includes a proposal to upgrade the U.S. drinking water distribution system...

Nearly 60 million Americans don’t drink their tap water, research suggests...

Asher Rosinger, Penn State Imagine seeing a news report about lead contamination in drinking water in a community that...

Wildfires can poison drinking water – here’s how communities can be...

Andrew J. Whelton, Purdue University and Caitlin R. Proctor, Purdue University In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. The 2018 Camp Fire...

Coronavirus spotlights the link between clean water and health

David Feldman, University of California, Irvine As the world confronts the coronavirus pandemic, experts say that a key way to minimize the odds of getting...

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