Drinking Water

July 14, 2009--Sponsor of 'fracking' bill calls for federal study (Denver Post)

Plans for a new study of hydraulic fracturing and its potential effects on drinking water supplies are advancing in Congress amid debate over whether the drilling practice should be federally regulated.

July 9, 2009--Bottle labels don't stack up (Denver Post)

Consumers know less about the water they pay dearly for in bottles than what they can drink almost for free from the tap because the two are regulated differently, congressional investigators and nonprofit

July 6, 2009--States digging deep to monitor water (Denver Post)

State and federal agencies have been watching, or monitoring, lakes and rivers for more than a century, but less attention has gone to vast amounts of water in cracks and rock fissures deep underground, le

July 1, 2009--Espanola, N.M. wants to drill wells for drinking water (U.S. Water News)

Espanola wants to drill up to seven deep wells and appropriate billions of gallons of brine-filled water that would be treated to meet drinking water standards.

June 30, 2009--Espanola, N.M. wants to drill wells for drinking water (Lamar Ledger)

A $5 million appropriation for the Arkansas Valley Conduit has been approved by the House Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee.

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