Drinking Water

Maryland Sees Little Risk To Water From FrackingMaryland environmental regulators see little risk of water contamination from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in far western Maryland.
Drinking Water Contaminant Levels Found Too High At Sampling SiteA Department of Public Works sampling found too much haloacetic acids (HAA5) at its Lutherville sampling site between October 2012 and September 2013.
Study: Climate Change Could Affect D.C. Water SupplyA new study finds climate change could cut stream flows in the Potomac River basin, a major source of drinking water in the Washington region.
Md. Reminds Residents It's Drinking Water WeekThe Maryland Department of the Environment is reminding state residents that this is Drinking Water Week.
Cardin To Hold Hearing On Water InfrastructureSen. Ben Cardin says he will hold a hearing on the drinking water and wastewater infrastructure needs of communities nationwide.
Jacksonville Residents Upset Over ExxonMobil's Settlement For 2006 Gas LeakA Maryland appeals court deals a blow to the people of Jacksonville, Baltimore County, who had their drinking water polluted by a massive gasoline spill.
Elevated Arsenic Levels Found In Washington Co.The Maryland Department of the Environment says water seeping from the ground in the area of Washington County's Old City/County Landfill was found to have an arsenic level nearly twice as high as the federal standard for drinking water.
Roads Reopen After Sewage Spill In FrederickFrederick County officials say roads have reopened following a raw sewage spill at the city's waste water treatment plant.
Cardin Supports Obama Clean Water Act GuidelinesMaryland Sen. Ben Cardin says new Clean Water Act guidelines from the Obama administration are good news for America's waterways.
U.S. Says Too Much Fluoride In WaterFluoride in drinking water -- credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay -- may now be too much of a good thing. It's causing spots on some kids' teeth.