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Ground Water and Drinking Water

Drinking Water Protection Act (DWPA)

On August 7, 2015, Public Law 114-45, titled the Drinking Water Protection Act (DWPA), amended the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) by adding Section 1459, Algal Toxin Risk Assessment and Management. Section 1459 directs the EPA to assess and manage algal toxin risk in drinking water through strategic planning, information coordination, and use of science.

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