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September 28, 2022 Frequently Asked Questions: Boil Water Notices Contact:Cynthia Leckey, EH Director [email protected] Viera, FL — Below are some frequently asked questions regarding precautionary boil water notices. What is the proper way to disinfect my water so that it is safe to drink? To be safe, you can disinfect tap water using the procedures …

A new report released by the California State Auditor says that nearly 1 million Californians could face long-term health issues after receiving unsafe drinking water, which could include liver and kidney damage along with an increased risk of cancer.(Video above: Top headlines for July 26, 2022)The audit also criticized the State Water Resources Control Board, …

DALLAS — City officials say a water main break has been fixed 12 hours after it was first reported. They say up to five homes were flooded as a result. A source living by the main break tells WFAA that there was water running down the streets and filling up neighbors’ yards. By 8:45 p.m., …

National Park Service rangers responded to a call on Saturday afternoon that reported the remains in Callville Bay. The Clark County Medical Examiner is assisting with determining the cause of death, according to NPS, which said there is “no further information is available at this time.” It was the second set of human remains found …

The group “We Advocate Through Environmental Review” and the Winnemem Wintu Tribe challenged the environmental impact report prepared by the city and Siskiyou County. They argued county officials offered a misleading report and failed to properly look at the impacts of the bottling plant on the environment. The groups filed two lawsuits, one against the …

A water main break is impacting part of Norfolk and is expected to continue throughout the night. Officials said Westside Road near Route 44 is experiencing its second water main break within 24 hours. The break is causing residents to have low water pressure and possibly cloudy water, emergency crews said. The town hopes the …

A big water main break, which sent water flooding into Butler Street near the 62nd Street Bridge in Pittsburgh on Thursday afternoon, is undergoing repairs.Watch video from Sky 4 over the water main break: Click the video player above.Sky 4 video showed water gushing from a large hole in the road in the Upper Lawrenceville/Morningside …

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCN) – The White House announced Sunday morning that the United States is sending $54 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Ukraine amid the ongoing attack from Russia. “This additional assistance will support our partners to provide critically needed health care, safe drinking water, sanitation, hygiene supplies, and protection for vulnerable children,” an …

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A water main break from July in Philadelphia’s Queen Village section is still causing issues for neighbors. On Saturday, Action News spoke with residents who say they’re frustrated and want things resolved. “It’s been eight months in February,” said resident Susan Stahl. Around 6th and Bainbridge streets, some residents say the area …

Water has been around since the beginning of time, but technology regarding water continues to evolve. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American family uses more than 300 gallons of water per day at home. Approximately 70% of this use occurs indoors. Water is one of the world’s most valuable resources …