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How experts measure beach water quality

People have heard of “water quality testing,” to be sure, but they often don’t know what it entails. So it’s a natural question: what do they really test for at my favorite watershed?

Drinking Water Week: May 7-13

While it may not be on everyone’s calendar, this week marks the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) annual Drinking Water Week. For more than 40 years, AWWA and its members have celebrated this unique opportunity for both water professionals and the communities they serve to recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives.

Bacterial Test Method Updates for Title 22 Compliance

Laboratories may be excited to hear that the State Water Resources Control Board now allows US EPA-approved drinking water methods when testing for Total Coliforms in recycled water samples.

Happy Thanksgiving from IDEXX Water

These days, our busy lives don’t leave much room to pause and be grateful. Thanksgiving is a much-needed reminder to all of us to slow down and give thanks for all that is good in our lives.

Reducing the Risk of Legionnaires’ Disease Just Got Easier

Legionnaires’ disease may sound exotic, but outbreaks are more common than those of any other waterborne disease. In fact, they’re on the rise. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that confirmed cases quadrupled between 2000 and 2014. According to the CDC, almost all of these outbreaks could have been avoided with better water system management. By testing for the primary cause of Legionnaires’ disease, Legionella pneumophila, those who manage buildings of all kinds can be confident that their risk management plans are effective.