MicroNet Template

MicroNet Template

News

Results Found: 12
Friday, November 08, 2019
Oral arguments were held in the Maui County v. Hawai’i Wildlife Fund case at the United States Supreme Court in Washington, DC yesterday, November 6, 2019. As an indication of the importance of the case, the line for a seat in the audience started forming before 5 am for the 10 am argument. At issue was whether the release of contaminants into groundwater, which eventually makes their way to ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Listen to the Podcast:  America's Need for Clean Water with Margaret Martens - In The Field with Goulds Water Technology.  Margaret Martens, Executive Director of the Water Systems Council and Program Director of the Water Well Trust, shares the vital importance and need for clean, safe water in the United States, and how the two distinct nonprofit organizations she oversees work to bring ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC –- June 4, 2019 -– The Water Systems Council (WSC) and the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) have filed an amici curiae (friends of the court) brief in the case of County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund that is currently pending in the U.S. Supreme Court. In the case, the Court will consider the question of whether the Clean Water Act requires a permit when ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, March 01, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC -- March 1, 2019 -- The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping low income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has completed its second water well project funded by a Culligan Cares donation. The latest Culligan Cares project was completed for a single Mother in Georgia with 4 dependent children ages 17 to 8. The family had been living without access ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
 WASHINGTON, DC – December 4, 2018 --The Water Systems Council (WSC) has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding with the National Groundwater Association (NGWA) that provides a foundation for collaboration on future joint projects and initiatives.   WSC executive director Margaret Martens and NGWA CEO Terry S. Morse, CIC, signed the MOU following the first day of the Groundwater Summit ...read more
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release
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 Securing ...read more
Categories: Press Release