DOD agrees to improve internal SDWA reporting

October 19, 2017
The Defense Department (DOD) has agreed to clarify its internal reporting requirements for compliance with drinking water rules after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found military bases have taken steps to respond to unregulated emerging contaminants but were not reliably reporting violations of drinking water standards. The GAO report , "DOD Has Acted on Some Emerging Contaminants but Should Improve Internal Reporting on Regulatory Compliance," was released Oct. 18. It responds to a Senate report accompanying the fiscal year 2017...

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