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EPA Awards Over $500,000 to New Mexico Environment Department for Public Water System Supervision

Release Date: 08/20/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – August 20, 2008) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $553,500 to the New Mexico Environment Department to continue its Public Water System Supervision program to enforce the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act and ensure that water systems comply with National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. The New Mexico Environment Department also ensures that public water systems meet drinking water requirements.

Additional information on EPA grants: http://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm

More about activities in EPA Region 6: http://www.epa.gov/region6

EPA audio file is available at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio082008_nmed

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