Tag: safe water

Drinking water, also known as potable water or improved drinking water, is water safe enough for drinking and food preparation. Globally, in 2012, 89% of people had access to water suitable for drinking.

Water Pipe Restoration

Water Pipe Restoration

More than a million miles of underground pipes carry water to our homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses. These pipes last a long time, but pipes placed during the late 19th century through the middle of the 20th century are nearing—or have already reached—the end of their useful life.

Radical Rehab

Radical Rehab

More than a million miles of underground pipes carry water to our homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses. These pipes last a long time, but pipes placed during the late 19th century through the middle of the 20th century are nearing—or have already reached—the end of their useful life.

Water Well Trust Completes 27 Water Well Projects in Georgia

Water Well Trust Completes 27 Water Well Projects in Georgia

The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has completed 27 water well projects in 16 Georgia counties funded by a grant from the USDA’s Household Water Well Systems Grant program.
In 2015, the USDA awarded a $140,000 matching grant to

“Forgotten Communities” in Puerto Rico Still Lack Safe Water

“Forgotten Communities” in Puerto Rico Still Lack Safe Water

WaterStep is Working with Puerto Rican Officials to Install 78 Safe Water Systems throughout the Island

Twenty-two of WaterStep’s water chlorination systems and bleach makers were installed in the hardest-hit municipalities of Puerto Rico last week. Thanks to a $233,000 grant from United for Puerto Rico, a non-profit formed by

Solutions for Aging Water Infrastructure

Solutions for Aging Water Infrastructure

The pipelines that municipalities use to deliver drinking water to their residents take a beating. Large cities pump tens of millions of gallons of water to their customers every day. And many of the pipes that municipalities rely on to transport drinking water and treat wastewater are coated with decadesworth

US EPA and California Approve Permit for Point Loma Wastewater Facility

US EPA and California Approve Permit for Point Loma Wastewater Facility

Advanced treatment will reduce discharges to ocean, provide sustainable water source

The US Environmental Protection Agency and the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board finalized a City of San Diego wastewater discharge permit to protect ocean water quality and increase water reuse. The Clean Water Act National Pollutant Discharge Elimination

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