EPA report sees fall in number of necessary water supply improvements

EPA report sees fall in number of necessary water supply improvements

The Environmental Protection Agency is recommending priority improvements on 121 water supplies, which provide water to 940,000 people around the country.

It is a slight drop on the number of supplies earmarked for essential improvements at the beginning of last year.

Over 99% of supplies comply with microbiological and chemical limits, according to the EPA's Drinking Water Report for 2013 released today.

However, over 20,000 people - on 20 public water supplies - are affected by boil notices.

You can read the report in full here.


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