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EPA to Request Additional Input:  EPA announced that it is extending the effective date of the Revised Lead and Copper Rule (LCR)

EPA to Request Additional Input  EPA announced that it is extending the effective date of the Revised Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) so that the agency can seek further public input, particularly from communities that are most at-risk of exposure to lead in drinking water. To accomplish this goal, EPA has posted two pre-publication notices regarding […]

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PUC Issues Cybersecurity Advisory on Threats to Utility Systems

PUC Issues Cybersecurity Advisory on Threats to Utility Systems Published on 3/10/2021 Filed under: Electric Gas Telecommunications Water and Wastewater Encourages Steps to Address Vulnerabilities Highlighted by Recent Utility Cyber Attack in Florida and Importance of Strong Cyber Hygiene HARRISBURG –The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has issued a Cybersecurity Advisory to water utilities across Pennsylvania with specific cybersecurity […]

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CAPITAL REGION WATER TO RESUME SERVICE TERMINATIONS ON DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS: Customers Urged to Apply for Assistance

CAPITAL REGION WATER TO RESUME SERVICE TERMINATIONS ON DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS Customers Urged to Apply for Assistance   HARRISBURG, PA (March 9, 2021) — Capital Region Water is set to resume service terminations for delinquent accounts in April. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, terminations due to delinquency were suspended to lessen the burden on customers facing job losses […]

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EPA finalizes regulatory determinations (CCL4) PFOS and PFOA

EPA finalizes regulatory determinations (CCL4) PFOS and PFOA The March 3, 2021  Federal Register Notice is here:  https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/03/03/2021-04184/announcement-of-final-regulatory-determinations-for-contaminants-on-the-fourth-drinking-water  [use the PDF button on the right hand side for the best version] On February, 22, 2021, EPA reissued final regulatory determinations for contaminants on the fourth Contaminant Candidate List (CCL 4). EPA is making final determinations to regulate two contaminants, perfluorooctanesulfonic acid […]

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Pennsylvania American Water Raises Awareness of Utility Scams During National Consumer Protection Week

Pennsylvania American Water Raises Awareness of Utility Scams During National Consumer Protection Week   MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (March 4, 2021) – Pennsylvania American Water announced today that its joined Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) to recognize National Consumer Protection Week, which aims to educate customers on how they can guard against becoming victims of impostor utility scams. As a […]

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