Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2015 - (Page 41)

reGulatOrY reGulatOrY uPDate BY MIke keeGaN, Nrwa aNalYSt t The following are summaries of recent articles covered on NRWA'S Washington, D.C., homepage (www. For more information, or the original documents for any of these summaries, please visit the homepage. If you have a comment or position that you would like to be considered by the NRWA Regulatory Committee, please let us hear from you by emailing Mike Keegan at New Proposal to Require Lead and Copper Rule Released: The Lead and Copper Working Group of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council has completed its deliberations on issues associated with the long-term revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule. NRWA Asked to Respond to EPA Senate Statement: In its response to Senator Wicker on EPA's statement, NRWA is planning to explain why the current EPA Tier 2 public notice process is scaring consumers away from drinking public water. For example, after a DBPs violation of one-half of a part per million in Menominee, Michigan, local news station WFRV reported (4/3/2015): "Residents in Menominee, Michigan, are questioning the safety of their drinking water. [A consumer] got a notice in the mail saying the Menominee rural water 41

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2015

From the President
Who’s Telling Your Story?
Communications 101
Quality on Tap!
New Affinity Partner Takes the Pain Out of Having a Website for your Town or Water System
You Own Your Dreams
Another Successful WaterPro Conference
Regulatory Update
Throwing My Loop
Index to Advertisers/
From the CEO

Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2015