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Thursday, October 25, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC -- October 25, 2018 -- The Water Systems Council (WSC), the only national nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and water well systems, celebrated President Trump’s signing of America’s Water Infrastructure Act into law earlier this week, saying that the new law is a major step toward providing all Americans with safe, clean drinking water.  The new law includes ...read more
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC -- October 19, 2018 -- The Water Well Trust, the national nonprofit helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Household Water Well Systems program for a project to increase potable water availability to rural households in Arkansas.  The USDA grant and matching funds from the Water Systems Council will ...read more
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC -- October 10, 2018 -- The Water Systems Council’s wellcare® Well Owners Network is providing its members and other well owners impacted by Hurricane Florence with important information on protecting and rehabilitating water wells damaged by flooding and has partnered with Tap Score for discounts on water well test kits. If you live in an area that has experienced recent flooding, ...read more
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Friday, August 24, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC -- August 20, 2018 -- Private water well owners who are members of the wellcare® Well Owners Network are being offered deep discounts on three different well water test kits from Tap Score for a limited time.   The wellcare® Well Owners Network recommends annual testing of private water wells for bacteria and other elements that could pose a health risk to households served by ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC -- August 13, 2018 -- The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) does not have to consider unquantified federal reserved water rights when determining whether a developer has an adequate water supply under state law. The case --  Silver v. Pueblo Del Sol Water Company -- involved the ADWR’s approval of an application by Pueblo Del Sol ...read more
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Monday, May 14, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC -– May 3, 2018 -- The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping low income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, announced the completion of its 100th water well since the program began in 2012.Funded by USDA Household Water Well System grants and matching funds from Water Systems Council member companies, the Water Well Trust provides low-interest loans ...read more
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Monday, February 12, 2018
 WASHINGTON, DC -- February 7, 2018 -- The Water Systems Council (WSC), the only national nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and water well systems, expressed its enthusiastic support today for the introduction of bipartisan legislation that will modernize investment in water infrastructure by empowering states to invest in multiple water infrastructure projects. The ...read more
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C., -- November 7, 2017 -- David Rutz of Xylem Inc. and Donna Weller of Baker Manufacturing, LLC, have been named to the Water Systems Council (WSC) board of directors.  Rutz is Director of North American Sales–Residential and Agriculture, Xylem. He has worked in Xylem’s Applied Water Systems business unit for five years and has extensive experience in residential, industrial and ...read more
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC -- November 7, 2017 -- The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Household Water Well Systems program for a project to increase potable water availability to rural households in nine New Mexico counties.  The USDA grant and matching funds from the Water ...read more
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC -- October 25, 2017 -- The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has completed 27 water well projects in 16 Georgia counties funded by a grant from the USDA’s Household Water Well Systems Grant program. In 2015, the USDA awarded a $140,000 matching grant to the Water Well Trust to increase potable water ...read more
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Friday, July 21, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC -- July 21, 2017 -- Rural northwest Arkansas resident Mike Frazee provided emotional testimony yesterday before a Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water and Wildlife hearing on what it’s like to live in America with no access to safe drinking water.   Frazee, whose family lacked access to safe drinking water for decades before they were ...read more
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC -- December 20, 2016 -- President Obama has signed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act into law, which includes provisions of the Water Supply Cost Savings Act championed by the Water Systems Council and other leading water well industry groups over the past three years.   Originally introduced in the 113th Congress on September 18, 2014, the Water ...read more
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Monday, November 21, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC -- November, 21, 2016 -- The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has completed two water well projects in south Texas in memory of the late CEO of Pumps of Houston, Inc., E.D. “Skip” Cook.   Cook dedicated 45 years to Pumps of Houston, Inc., and was an active member of several groundwater industry ...read more
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