Both measures would reduce the current statewide lead standard from 20 parts per billion to 5 parts per billion. Proponents cite EPA data indicating that children with even low levels of lead in their blood can suffer health issues.
The Prince William County Service Authority made repairs to a broken water pipe line Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, but water service has been fully restored as of 5 a.m. Wednesday.
A South Dakota agency has fined Virginia-based Smithfield Foods more than $53,000 for wastewater violations at the company’s Sioux Falls plant.
It’s the time of year when pipes and water main breaks start to spike, with water utilities averaging over a thousand repair calls every winter when temperatures plummet through February.
Two customers have reported to DC Water that they received calls from scammers. One customer received an at-home visit from someone claiming he was from the water/electric utility and was checking for high water use.
Virginia’s U.S. senators say nearly $56 million in new federal funding has been allocated for water infrastructure improvements in Hampton Roads, Richmond and on the Eastern Shore.
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments is hoping to make life easier as the temperatures soar by encouraging people to download TapIt, an app and website, that shows you where you can fill up a bottle with tap water, free of charge.
WSSC management concluded 20 public hearings on the matter and announced its three recommended rate structure options that appeared to show the philosophy of conservation prevailed.
Whether you’re in the mood for a quick run through a park fountain, or prefer to spend the day swimming, sliding and sunning, we have you covered.
Federal Transit Administration safety inspectors note other parts of the Metro system facing similar water issues, including portions of the Red and Blue Lines.
The Environmental Working Group says chromium-6, the metal made famous by Erin Brockovich and the movie based on her story, was found in drinking water at what some scientists say are unsafe levels for more than half of Americans.
In hot weather, it’s more important than ever to stay hydrated, and drinking water doesn’t have to be boring. There are ways to make it pop with a few easy steps.
When it comes to staying hydrated in the heat of summer, you’ve often heard the eight-glasses-a-day rule for drinking enough water. But Lean Plate Club™ blogger Sally Squires says you may actually need more.
It seems every day brings another study on weight loss. The headlines say eat pasta, drink water or post on Instagram. But what is the real story?
Officials didn’t find any widespread problems.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.