State officials on Thursday defended their response to a lead crisis in a small southwestern Michigan city, telling lawmakers that steps to reduce corrosion in aging water pipes began in 2019, just a few months after tests revealed troubling results.
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she visited Benton Harbor on Tuesday to listen to residents who have been urged to use bottled water because of elevated levels of lead in their tap water.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday ordered a “whole-of-government” response to elevated levels of lead in tap water in the southwestern Michigan city of Benton Harbor and vowed to accelerate the replacement of its lead pipes.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan on Wednesday urged residents of Benton Harbor to use only bottled water for cooking and drinking, a major shift in response to the city's elevated levels of lead.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's U.S. senators are joining a push to set standards on certain kinds of substances in bottled water.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King have joined colleagues to call for the U.S.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's governor has issued a disaster declaration and released funds for a southwest village more than three weeks after a fire destroyed the community's only source of drinking water...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Poland Spring announced Monday a plan to use 100% recycled plastic for all its noncarbonated water containers, a move that comes amid growing concern about plastic pollution...
DANBURY - Officials reported Wednesday that water service has been restored to the entire city but a boiling advisory remains in effect.
Mayor Mark Boughton tweeted early Wednesday that while service has been restored following a major water main break that impacted thousands of residents on the city’s east side, some precautions remain in effect.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Three years after toxic algae in Lake Erie tainted the drinking water for more than 400,000 people, many are still leery about what's coming out of their faucets...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bottled water is starting to seem more like soda, and sometimes taste like it, too...
Flint — Inmates at a Flint jail will continue to drink bottled water until tests show tap water meets federal standards.
The Genesee County sheriff on Tuesday agreed to keep the jail stocked with bottled water.