Contaminant Removal

Nov 30 2011
Lead has been a hot topic for consumers and the media for many years. We all have heard about the deterioration of U.S. water distribution systems,...
Nov 4 2011
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a report in August revealing that 20% of untreated water samples from wells across the U.S. contain...
Nov 4 2011
In recent days, groundwater has been gaining attention. Increased hydraulic fracturing operations have caused controversy over potential methane gas...
Oct 26 2011
In July 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) issued its first annual report on plumbing products sampled and tested for...
Jul 13 2011
When the McGraw Hill Data Center in East Windsor, N.J., was being built, the local municipal authority informed the company that it did not have the...
Jul 13 2011
Worldwide, engineered plastic connectors and tubing are used in the water quality industry for a host of residential, commercial and industrial...
May 31 2011
Activated carbon is commonly used in point-of-use (POU) and point-of-entry (POE) water applications. Activated carbon is predominantly used to remove...
May 31 2011
Elevated levels of arsenic, iron and manganese prompted Brandywine Elementary School in Greenfield, Ind., a small town just east of Indianapolis, to...
Apr 29 2011
Incorporating 10 college campuses throughout south-central Arizona, the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is the largest community...
Apr 29 2011
Arsenic and its compounds have been known to be toxic for millennia. Arsenic trioxide (As2O3), often referred to as white arsenic, was a favored...
Apr 13 2011
As its traditional ion exchange process grew more expensive for perchlorate treatment, the West Valley Water District (WVWD) sought change with a new...
Apr 13 2011
I am sure many of you have seen the flood of recent headlines and articles posted all over newspapers, the Web and every news channel across the...
Apr 13 2011
Giving customers value is what most retailers and wholesalers are doing during the economic slump. With rising costs for products and shipping, it is...
Nov 23 2010
About 105 million people in the U.S.—more than one-third of the nation’s population—receive their drinking water from about 140,000 public water...
Sep 27 2010
Protecting public health by providing safe drinking water to citizens served by community water systems is and will always be a serious concern of...
Sep 24 2010
Ever since granular adsorbent media such as bone char and granular activated carbon (GAC) replaced powdered activated carbon (PAC), the amount of air...
Sep 13 2010
Advancements in the development of new ion exchange resins, as well as techniques for their application, have allowed for considerable expansion of...
Sep 13 2010
Since 1979, methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) has been used as an octane-enhancing replacement for lead in gasoline. In the 1990s its use became...
Sep 13 2010
Many of us may not realize that our water supply is not a never-ending supply and it is not as clean as it may appear. Chlorine can provide an...
May 28 2010
Heptachlor epoxide, trichloroethane, aesthetic chlorine, acrylonitrile, TDS, xylenes, lead, arsenic, hexachlorocyclopentadiene … Certainly, some of...