Friday, October 26, 2012

Around the Water Cooler: EPA researchers assist utilities during extreme weather events

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10/26/2012 11:43 AM EDT

By Lahne Mattas-Curry Natural disasters or extreme weather events, like Hurricane Sandy that is headed toward the East Coast this weekend, can threaten our drinking water and wastewater infrastructure with flooding, increase peoples' exposures to bacteria and toxins, and generally, wreak havoc on our communities. Hurricanes can also have lasting effects on the water quality [...]

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