Monthly Archives: April 2015

UCMR4: What’s to Come?

The 1996 Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) amendments require that once every five years the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issue a new list of no more than 30 unregulated contaminants to be monitored by public water systems (PWSs). With the … Continue reading

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Drought Troubles: Regulatory Plans Meet Judicial Pushback

Update (5/6/15): ———————————————- On Tuesday, May 5th, California’s state water board approved emergency drought regulations that aim to slash water use in urban areas by 25%. The measures call for cities and water agencies to reduce water usage by amounts … Continue reading

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Making Strides: Babcock Staff Walk to End Homelessness in Our Community

On April 11th, Babcock Labs staff met up to participate in the “Walk to End Homelessness”. The two and a half mile walk, put on by the City of Riverside Homeless Program, is part of the city’s approach to addressing … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2015: It’s Our Turn to Lead

April 22nd marks Earth Day, a day meant to bring awareness to local and global environmental issues. This year’s theme, “It’s Our Turn to Lead,” focuses on joining economic growth with sustainability. To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, the … Continue reading

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World Health Day Celebrates the Importance of Food Safety

“From farm to plate, make food safe.” That’s the theme of this year’s World Health Day. New data on the harm caused by foodborne illnesses has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to place the spotlight on food safety. Unsafe foods … Continue reading

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