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further protecting his consumers from
the high cost of cleanup...[and he] is a
man of integrity." The governor adopted a
policy which recommends that expectant
mothers, women who are breastfeeding,
and infants who use formula mixed with
water consider avoiding tap water. The
policy provides no such warnings for the
general population. The problem with the
governor's policy is that it does not answer
the questions of exactly how old an infant
can be to safely drink PFOS/PFOA tainted
water, what is the upper limit of PFOS/
PFOA tainted water a child can drink, and
whether parents want to provide their
children tainted water at all. The local
general manager did not have the comfort
of avoiding those essential questions when
he had to make the decision.
New Jersey Rural Water Association
Security Expert: Rick Howlett, executive
director with NJRWA, has been selected
by the EPA for its focus group to provide
input into updating the federal guidance
to assist drinking water and wastewater
utilities with developing/enhancing their
emergency response plans.
U.S. House of Reps. Vote Next Week
to Overturn Pillar of Environmental
Movement: Rep. Ratcliffe's (TX)
Separation of Powers Restoration Act, a
bill to limit agencies' federal rulemaking
authority, headed to the floor for a vote.
The bill would overturn the Supreme
Court's 1984 decision in Chevron USA v.
the Natural Resources Defense Council,
which held that courts should defer to
agencies' interpretations of "ambiguous"
statutes written by Congress.
NRWA's Regulatory Committee
(Your Peers Standing Up for You): The
committee met recently in Washington,
DC and approved a motion to draft an
association statement to the U.S. Senate
raising concerns with a provision of H.R.
4470, "Safe Drinking Water Act Improved
Compliance Awareness Act." It is likely
a version of this bill will pass by the end
of the summer. The bill was crafted in
response to the Flint, Michigan lead crisis
and passed by the House in February. The
problematic provision is below. Contact
us if you have any comments on the
provision:
"If EPA develops or receives, from a
source other than the State or the public
water system, data, which meets the

requirements of section 1412(b)(3)(A)
(ii), indicating that the drinking water of a
person served by a public water system
contains a level of lead that exceeds a lead
action level promulgated under section
1412, the Administrator shall require an
appropriate employee of the Agency to
forward such data to the owner or operator
of the public water system and to the
State in which the exceedance occurred
within a time period established by the
Administrator. If an owner or operator of
a public water system receives a notice
under clause (i), the owner or operator,

within a time period established by
the Administrator, shall disseminate to
affected persons the information described
in subparagraph (C)."
Environmentalists Oppose
Montana's 20-Year Variances
to Numeric Nutrient Criteria:
Environmentalists are asking a federal
district court to vacate EPA's approval
of Montana water quality standards that
allow general variances, charging that the
novel variance is not supported by science
and is arbitrary, capricious and an abuse
of discretion under the Administrative

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The Latest Drinking Water Innovations
Potable Reuse of Water: A View from Arizona
Getting the Public on Board with Your Potable Water Reuse Plan
Recapturing Revenue from Water Loss
Water Depletion and the Customer
Boardroom Courtesy
From the President
Finance: Audit Requirements
Technology: The New System that Uses Sound to Alleviate Water Shortage
Emergency Management: Creating a Drought Response Plan
A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Regulatory Update
Throwing My Loop: An Old Familiar Tune
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - From the President
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - The Latest Drinking Water Innovations
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Potable Reuse of Water: A View from Arizona
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Getting the Public on Board with Your Potable Water Reuse Plan
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Recapturing Revenue from Water Loss
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Finance: Audit Requirements
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Technology: The New System that Uses Sound to Alleviate Water Shortage
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Emergency Management: Creating a Drought Response Plan
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Water Depletion and the Customer
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Boardroom Courtesy
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Regulatory Update
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Throwing My Loop: An Old Familiar Tune
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2016 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
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