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EPA awards over $500,000 to Louisiana for public water system supervision

Release Date: 04/04/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – April 4, 2007) The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $515,590 to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (LDHH) to implement requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act. LDHH will use the funds to conduct sanitary surveys, and perform analyses of drinking water samples. As part of this project, LDHH will also investigate potential public health problems in the treatment or distribution of drinking water.

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