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Publication Date: Dec.8

ADEQ Nitrate Test Result of Johnson Utilities (PWS 11182) in Pinal County Drinking Water Confirms Level Met Federal Health Standard

Today, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) received the test result of the drinking water sample we collected independently on Dec. 5, 2016, from Johnson Utilities public water system in Pinal County. ADEQ is pleased to let Johnson Utilities customers know that our test, which used certified analytical methods, demonstrated the nitrate level met the federal drinking water standard.

Publication Date: Dec.6

Johnson Utilities Drinking Water Problem Resolved

ADEQ is pleased to report that we are lifting the Johnson Utilities Drinking Water Advisory for nitrate. ADEQ notified Johnson Utilities (PWS 11182) customers on Dec. 2, 2016, to not provide water to infants under of the age of 6 months or use the water to make infant formula because of elevated nitrate levels. ADEQ has confirmed the problem has been resolved and tap water can be given to infants under the age of 6 months.

Publication Date: Dec.5

‘Burn Cleaner, Burn Better’ Campaign Kicks Off

Officials from the Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) and the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced the kickoff of their annual Maricopa County winter air quality ‘Burn Cleaner, Burn

Publication Date: Dec.2

ADEQ Drinking Water Warning

ADEQ learned today that drinking water test results of Johnson Utilities water exceeded the federal drinking water standard for nitrate. Because Johnson Utilities has not contacted ADEQ or responded to our inquiries, ADEQ is not able to verify whether Johnson Utilities has completed the required notification to its customers about this important water quality concern.

DO NOT GIVE THE WATER TO INFANTS UNDER 6 MONTHS OLD OR USE IT TO MAKE INFANT FORMULA

Publication Date: Nov.30

MCAQD and ADEQ Announce Kickoff for the "Burn Cleaner, Burn Better" Campaign

Maricopa County Air Quality Department and the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality will announce the kickoff of the “Burn Cleaner, Burn Better” campaign.

Publication Date: Nov.27

ADEQ Issues PM-10 High Pollution Advisory for Yuma Effective Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016

ADEQ is issuing a dust High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, for coarse particulate matter (PM10) for the Yuma area in Arizona. This HPA is due to particle pollutant levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for PM10.

Publication Date: Nov.17

ADEQ Issues PM-10 High Pollution Advisory for Yuma Effective Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

ADEQ has issued a dust High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for today, Thurs., Nov. 17, 2016, for coarse particulate matter (PM10) for the Yuma area in Arizona. This HPA is due to particle pollutant levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for PM10.

Publication Date: Nov.16

Publication Date: Nov.15

ADEQ Announces $14,373 in Brownfields Grant Awards to Yucca Fire District, Mohave County, AZ

ADEQ officials announced today two Brownfields Grant awards totaling $14,373 to Yucca Fire District to facilitate redevelopment of the main fire station located at 12349 South Frontage Road in Yucca. Grant funds will be used to perform a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and asbestos and lead-based paint survey.

Publication Date: Nov.14

ADEQ Announces $7,835 Brownfields Grant Award to the Town of Miami, Gila County, AZ

ADEQ officials announced today a $7,835.00 Brownfields Grant award to the Town of Miami to help the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center & Museum expand its exhibits by making use of the basement of its historic building located at 150 North Plaza Circle in Miami. Current museum exhibits document the economic, social and cultural history of Miami. As part of the expansion, the museum plans to create a mining exhibit.

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