State urges action as water quality issues continue on Reed Road

By Christopher Shea editor@dartmouthweek.net Despite a change in Dartmouth’s treatment system last year, the water main on Reed Road is still experiencing water quality issues — and the State Department of Environmental Protection is getting involved to bring the water supply up to standard. The Water Department reported on Dec. 21 that it found high levels […]

What is the NSF 350 Greywater Certification?

Greywater Certification What is the NSF 350 Greywater Certification? Greywater certification through NSF 350 is a rigorous process manufacturers pursue to display the NSF mark on their products. This process includes 26-weeks of continuous third-party testing during which system maintenance or process adjustments are not allowed, a review of design specification compliance, and a satisfactory […]

California drought deepens as wet season is anything but

By Kathleen Ronayne April 03, 2022 at 6:50 pm CDT SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is experiencing one of the driest starts to spring in decades, data showed April 1, and absent a heavy dose of April and May showers the state’s drought will deepen and that could lead to stricter rules on water use and […]

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried discusses water quality legislation before Fla. session starts

TAMPA, Fla. — Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried presented and discussed a water quality legislation, HB807/SB904, at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Tuesday. This comes a week out from the start of the legislative session. I-Team Investigator Kylie McGivern has revealed efforts from the department to get people into compliance on Florida farms to protect our […]

$2M in grants to help Michigan communities address lead, other water quality issues

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – More than $2 million in grants awarded recently under the umbrella of the MI Clean Water plan will assist water supplies in asset management plan development or updates, and/or distribution system materials inventory as defined in Michigan’s Lead and Copper Rule. The grants, issued through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy […]