Water Systems Council Hails U.S. Senate Passage of  Water Resources Development Act of 2016

Water Systems Council Hails U.S. Senate Passage of Water Resources Development Act of 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 15, 2016 — Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 — legislation containing WSC’s top federal priority, The Water Supply Cost Savings Act — on a vote of 95 to… Read More

National Water Well Trust Offering Low-Interest Drilling Loans in Arkansas, Oklahoma

The Water Well Trust, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping rural Americans get access to clean safe drinking water, is awarding low interest loans to eligible Northwest Arkansas and Oklahoma households in need of new water wells…. Read More

USGS Study a Reminder to Well Owners to Test and Maintain Wells Properly; Free Well Owners Manual Shows How

A study released earlier today by the U.S. Geological Survey serves as a reminder to residential well owners that testing and properly maintaining private wells is important to ensure clean, safe drinking water. The study showed the potential… Read More

Water Well Trust Expands Water Well Projects to 12 Counties in Georgia

The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping low income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has announced that it is expanding from ten to twelve the number of Georgia counties eligible to receive… Read More

Water Systems Council Providing Emergency and Natural Disaster Recovery Information to Private Water Well Owners

The Water Systems Council (WSC), the only national, nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and small water well systems, announced today that it is providing HELP System for Emergency Response information packets to state emergency response agencies… Read More

Water Well Trust Expands Water Well Projects to 10 Counties in Georgia

The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping low income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has announced that it is expanding from six to 10 the number of Georgia counties eligible to receive… Read More

New Well Owner’s Manual Now Available From Water Systems Council

WASHINGTON, DC — The Water Systems Council, the only national, nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and small water well systems, has published a new Well Owner’s Manual that is now available for free to well owners… Read More

Water Systems Cost Savings Act Introduced in U.S. House

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 17, 2015 — The Water Systems Cost Savings Act (H.R 3533  “Savings Act”), a bill to reduce federal, state and local costs of providing high quality drinking water to millions of Americans in rural communities… Read More

Water Systems Council Receives EPA Grant for Educational Assistance to Water Well Owners

The Water Systems Council, the only national, nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and small water well systems, has received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide technical assistance, training, and educational programs… Read More

Bipartisan Water Supply Cost Savings Act Introduced in Senate to Help Address Rural Communities’ Water Infrastructure Funding Crisis

Washington, DC — On June 22, 2015, Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Jon Tester (D-MT) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the bipartisan ‘‘Water Supply Cost Savings Act,’’ or ‘‘Savings Act,’’ legislation to provide small communities across the nation with… Read More