Thousands displaced from Oahu military base due to contamination in Navy water system

Last week NPR reported that Hawaii had ordered the U.S. Navy to halt operations at the World War II-era Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility after a petroleum leak was found to have contaminated Honolulu’s drinking water supply.

FOR FULL ARTICLE: https://www.npr.org/2021/12/15/1064514935/water-contamination-hawaii

Mattapoisett dealing with multiple water main issues

For Some Mattapoisett Residents, Water Woes Continue

MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Water Sewer Department is experiencing a series of water main break problems that are affecting water service around the town.

FOR FULL ARTICLE: https://sippican.theweektoday.com/article/mattapoisett-dealing-multiple-water-main-issues/56069

‘Catastrophic’ Stow water break capped; boil alert may lift Monday with good test results

Stow issues citywide boil water order following water main break

Stow residents will need to boil drinking water through at least Monday, pending the results of water testing following a “catastrophic” water main break Saturday on a side street behind the municipal center.

Water conservation plan looks to reverse Lake Mead’s historic decline 

Water conservation plan looks to reverse Lake Mead's historic decline

Officials in Arizona, California and Nevada have agreed to a new water conservation plan in an effort to stabilize the water level of Lake Mead, which in June fell to its lowest point in history.

FOR FULL ARTICLE: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/water-conservation-plan-looks-reverse-lake-meads-historic-decline-rcna8560

Chemical in Willingboro water has officials working to notify residents and resolve issue

Chemical in Willingboro water has officials working to notify residents and resolve  issue

WILLINGBORO, N.J. – People in Burlington County are on edge after they found out a well is contaminated with a chemical that’s dangerous to drink. It affects Willingboro Municipal Utilities Authority customers in Willingboro and Westampton.

FOR FULL ARTICLE: https://www.fox29.com/news/chemical-in-willingboro-water-has-officials-working-to-notify-residents-and-resolve-issue

Daytona Beach boil water advisory expands. Here’s who’s now affected

Daytona Beach boil water advisory expands. Here's who's now affected

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The entire city of Daytona Beach is under a boil water advisory for the next two days, officials said in a tweet on Monday.

FOR FULL ARTICLE: https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/12/13/daytona-beach-issues-citywide-boil-water-advisory-officials-say/

Florida officials want to pump millions of gallons of mining wastewater into a deep well. Environmentalists say it could be “disastrous.”

Florida officials want to pump millions of gallons of mining wastewater into  a deep well. Environmentalists say it could be "disastrous." - CBS News

Earlier this year, more than 200 million gallons of untreated wastewater were discharged into local waters because of a leak at Piney Point, a former phosphate mining facility in Manatee County, Florida. Now, it’s a race against time for state officials to prevent another potentially “catastrophic” breach, with rainy season just months away and millions of gallons of untreated wastewater remaining at the facility. 

FOR FULL ARTICLE/VIDEO:https://www.cbsnews.com/news/piney-point-wastewater-deep-well-environmentalists-controversy/

Local leaders wait for state officials to disperse $142.7 million infrastructure dollars for PFAS water contamination relief

Local leaders wait for state officials to disperse $142.7 million  infrastructure dollars for PFAS water contamination relief | PFAS  Contamination | wxow.com

TOWN OF CAMPBELL, Wis. (WXOW) – State and federal lawmakers confirmed that Wisconsin will receive $142.7 million from infrastructure funding for water quality improvements, including PFAS contamination aid.

FOR FULL ARTICLE/VIDEO: https://www.wxow.com/news/pfas/local-leaders-wait-for-state-officials-to-disperse-142-7-million-infrastructure-dollars-for-pfas/article_a7a21410-5706-11ec-8ac6-9b65918aa8e2.html