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RECORD NUMBER: 41 OF 74
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Improved Federal and State Programs Needed to Insure the Purity and Safety of Drinking Water in the United States.|
|CORP Author||Comptroller General of the United States, Washington, D.C.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.|
|Stock Number||PB-257 288|
|Additional Subjects||Potable water ; Water quality management ; Government policies ; Water treatment ; Project management ; Public health ; Standards ; Municipalities ; Monitoring ; Travel ; Recreational facilities ; Legislation ; Recommendations ; Systems engineering ; Environmental surveys ; States(United States) ; Water pollution standards ; Bottled water ; Field studies|
Because of public and congressional concern over the purity and safety of drinking water, GAO reviewed state and federal programs designed to make sure that the public is being provided with drinking water of acceptable quality. The information on which this report is based was obtained in Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and West Virginia; at the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, D.C.; and at recreation sites owned by the Corps of Engineers, Forest Service, and National Park Service in the Northwest.