Using a computer model, the researchers estimated water use among 400 industry sectors and found that most use occurs indirectly as a result of processing.
The agency says the project would bury more than 7 miles of headwater streams, impact 2,278 acres of forestland, and degrade stream water quality
Florida residents will have three more chances to air their comments starting April 13 at Fort Myers.
Submissions for the Water Environment Research Foundation's Paul L. Busch Award must be submitted by June 1.
The American Water Works Association will present information on "Water Resource Strategies for Climate Change and Shortages" and "Disinfection Byproducts: Recent Research Raises Concerns."
The boost to the Water and Development Alliance will support eight new multi-year programs in Africa.
Five months after the Clean Water Act workshop, the Water Environment Federation and Duke University release a report that summarizes potential solutions to achieving long-term water quality goals.
Groups and individuals were chosen for outstanding achievement in boosting awareness of water quality issues.
EPA's handbooks target regions and states responsible for enforcing the Safe Drinking Water Act and offer guidance on public notification rule compliance.
The Texas-based pipeline company failed to have spill response plans at eight of its facilities and will pay a $450,000 civil penalty and $768,000 for a supplemental environmental project.
Based on the CH2M Hill study of natural recharge in the aquifer system, Cadiz is developing a groundwater management plan providing for the safe and environmentally-sound, long-term withdrawal of enough clean water.
Until its April conference, EPA is seeking ideas about how to restore the nation's waters and create sustainable communities.
Manufacturers, irrigation partners, retailer/distributors, and promotional partners are recognized for water-efficient products and practices.
The company says the increase covers the costs for water quality and supply source improvements.
More than 120,000 people on six continents monitored the condition of their local waterbodies in 2009, an increase of 67 percent over the previous year.
The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, led by EPA, would target the most significant chemical, biological, and physical problems in the system.
A Southeastern Louisiana University study says that fresh water, either from the Mississippi River or other sources, is needed to sustain the second largest coastal forest in the state.
EPA has completed a draft of the report Congress requested in 2008 and would like to hear your feedback.