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EPA Warns 10 Calif. Water Systems Over E. Coli

Law360 (November 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- California's public water providers face tens of thousands of dollars in fines if they fail to monitor bacteria levels in the state's drinking water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency warned Thursday.

The EPA has ordered ten of the state's public drinking water systems to watch the levels of Escherichia coli, or E. coli, in their source water or face fines as high as $32,500 a day per violation. The warning comes a week after the agency called on the systems to reduce arsenic levels in California's...
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