AWWA: SDWA Anniversary Cause to Celebrate, 'Renew Our Commitment' to Safe Water

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American Water Works Assn.
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AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking

Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.

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December 18, 2014

Groundwater Cleanup to Begin at Superfund Site in Tennessee

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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The treatment system will operate for one year before further evaluation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that construction of a groundwater treatment system will soon begin at the Smalley-Piper Superfund Site located at 719 Piper Street in Collierville, Tenn. Land clearing and other site preparation activities are currently underway.

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December 8, 2014

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This ½-gal pitcher removes 96% of chlorine and contaminants from tap water in just a few seconds. It is simple to use—just fill the pitcher and fasten it to the gallon dispenser. Store the sleek, slim-line pitcher in the refrigerator or leave it on the docking station at room temperature. Claryum filters last six months and retain naturally occurring minerals in the water. All components are BPA free.

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Filtration System

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This patent-pending POU water filtration device produces drinking water without frequent maintenance, chemical additions or component replacement. The system traps and neutralizes contaminants through an ion exchange process. It processes enough water to support a family of six, includes built-in safe water storage and lasts for 10 years. The system meets the World Health Organization’s Household Water Treatment specifications for removing bacteria, protozoa and viruses.

Ore Knob Mine Community Meets With EPA to Address Drinking Water Cleanup

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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EPA meets with residents to find non-time critical cleanup alternatives for drinking water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public meeting to inform the public of the draft Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis (EE/CA) for the non-time critical cleanup alternatives for drinking water impacted by the Ore Knob Mine Superfund Site in Laurel Springs, Ashe County, N.C.

The meeting’s outcome will help EPA choose the best alternative to ensure residents living in the vicinity of the historical mining operations and flooded underground mine workings are protected from releases to groundwater at the Ore Knob Mine Site.

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October 17, 2014

Sunny Water Sanitation

Many regions in Malawi, Africa, are struggling with access to safe drinking water. Urban areas are subject to tap water supplies with little to no water treatment, while the surrounding rural communities are forced to drink from untreated and poorly maintained wells and boreholes, resulting in high rates of diarrhea and other sanitation-associated illness.

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Solar water treatment helps Malawi communities achieve clean water

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Colin Hildebrandt is applications engineer for Puralytics. Hildebrandt can be reached at colin.hildebrandt@puralytics.com or 503.869.5003.

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August 26, 2014
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August 26, 2014
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EPA Reaches Settlement to Clean California Groundwater

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EPA
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CTS Printex Inc. and ADN Corp. will treat contaminated groundwater in Mountain View, Calif.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement with CTS Printex Inc. and ADN Corp. to complete the remaining groundwater contamination cleanup at the CTS Printex Inc. Superfund site in Mountain View, Calif.

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February 3, 2014

WQA to Host Mitigating Recontamination Webinar

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Water Quality Assn.
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Webinar will identify treatment technologies and equipment needed to mitigate recontamination

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) will host its Mitigating Recontamination webinar on Feb. 5, 2014, at 2 p.m. EST. The webinar will explain where recontamination may occur and identify treatment technologies and equipment needed to mitigate recontamination. In order for your registration to be processed, it much be purchased no later than 5 p.m. EST on Feb. 4.

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January 28, 2014

Chloramine Reduction Cartridge

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The UGACR chloramine reduction cartridge is a cost-effective POU option for reducing chloramines in municipal water supplies. The cartridge uses catalytic coconut shell carbon that acts as a chloramine “grabber.” It is available in 10- and 20-in. lengths, as well as 2.5- and 4.5-in. ODs, making it compatible with most standard filter housings.