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California Sets Long-awaited Drinking Water Limit for ‘Erin Brockovich’ Contaminant

California regulators voted Wednesday to establish a drinking water limit on hexavalent chromium, a toxic chemical compound made infamous by the movie “Erin Brockovich.”

California’s Sites Reservoir is in its water rights stage. Here’s what we know

The conversation surrounding California’s water continues. The Sites Reservoir project has a price tag of $4 billion and is funded by local, state and federal dollars.

Advancing Water Reuse In The U.S.: States Develop Potable Reuse Regulations

Water reuse is happening around the world, from Australia to the UK to Singapore. And it’s gaining more traction in the U.S., especially in states that face drought, population growth, or are more susceptible to climate change.

Parched Texas Growing Season Looms as US, Mexico Spar Over Water Treaty

Texas farm groups warn of a disastrous season ahead for citrus and sugar as Mexican and U.S. officials try to resolve a dispute over a decades-old water treaty that supplies U.S. farmers with critical irrigation.

US Water Supply Targeted by Russian Hackers: Report

A hacking group behind cyberattacks on water systems in the United States, Poland and France is connected to the Russian military, a cybersecurity firm has found, signaling a possible escalation by Moscow to target adversaries’ infrastructure.

California Sets Nation’s First Water Standard for Cancer-causing Contaminant

In an effort to protect more than 5 million Californians from a cancer-causing contaminant, state regulators today set a new standard that is expected to increase the cost of water for many people throughout the state.

Rep. Peters, Sen. Padilla Introduce Drought Bill for Pure Water Program

Rep. Scott Peters and Sen. Alex Padilla introduced legislation Tuesday to help alleviate the western water crisis, stemming from the long-term drought conditions affecting the Colorado River and its reservoirs.

California State Water Board Places Tulare Lake Subbasin on Probation

California’s state water board Tuesday placed the Tulare Lake Subbasin on a probationary status, a first-of-its-kind move that will impose fees and reporting requirements on those who take water from the area.

Plumbing Problem at Glen Canyon Dam Brings New Threat to Colorado River System

Plumbing problems at the dam holding back the second-largest reservoir in the U.S. are spurring concerns about future water delivery issues to Southwestern states supplied by the Colorado River.

Hackers Linked to Russia’s Military Claim Credit for Sabotaging US Water Utilities

Russia’s military intelligence unit known as Sandworm has, for the past decade, served as the Kremlin’s most aggressive cyberattack force, triggering blackouts in Ukraine and releasing self-spreading, destructive code in incidents that remain some of the most disruptive hacking events in history.