Small Water Systems with Financial Difficulties are More Likely to Violate EPA Regulations

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Shadi Eskaf
Posted Date:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:28

One hazard that water utilities with financial difficulties face is an increased risk of falling out of compliance of federal requirements and drinking water regulations. Violating regulations often triggers enforcement actions (and sometimes fines) by the state primacy agency, adding to the time and expense of running the water system. This can be extra troublesome if those utilities are […]