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Drinking Water Contaminant Levels Found Too High At Sampling Site

A Department of Public Works sampling found too much haloacetic acids (HAA5) at its Lutherville sampling site between October 2012 and September 2013.

11/29/2013

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Study: Climate Change Could Affect D.C. Water Supply

A new study finds climate change could cut stream flows in the Potomac River basin, a major source of drinking water in the Washington region.

04/30/2013

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Md. Reminds Residents It’s Drinking Water Week

The Maryland Department of the Environment is reminding state residents that this is Drinking Water Week.

05/08/2012

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Cardin To Hold Hearing On Water Infrastructure

Sen. Ben Cardin says he will hold a hearing on the drinking water and wastewater infrastructure needs of communities nationwide.

02/24/2012

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Jacksonville Residents Upset Over ExxonMobil’s Settlement For 2006 Gas Leak

A Maryland appeals court deals a blow to the people of Jacksonville, Baltimore County, who had their drinking water polluted by a massive gasoline spill.

02/10/2012

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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.

01/08/2012

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Roads Reopen After Sewage Spill In Frederick

Frederick County officials say roads have reopened following a raw sewage spill at the city’s waste water treatment plant.

12/12/2011

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Cardin Supports Obama Clean Water Act Guidelines

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin says new Clean Water Act guidelines from the Obama administration are good news for America’s waterways.

04/27/2011

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U.S. Says Too Much Fluoride In Water

Fluoride 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.

01/07/2011

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