Contaminant Removal

Mar 27 2008
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has long regulated radium in drinking water, but in December 2000 the EPA lowered the maximum...
Mar 27 2008
Drinking water purity is a subject that concerns everyone and is frequently under scrutiny. As water travels through the air, over the land, into...
Feb 27 2008
Are PFCs the next public water concern? Like other manmade chemicals that have been polluting our drinking water over the years, perfluorochemicals (...
Feb 27 2008
Arsenic concentrations in U.S. groundwater are generally low, less than 1 parts per billion(ppb), but levels higher than 10 ppb—the current U.S....
Jan 8 2008
To protect against food-borne illness or a breakdown in food safety systems and HACCP, Village Meats purchased the Element Ozone FS2180. In...
Nov 9 2007
In rural areas across the country, particularly those where residents receive their water from a well, iron has been the predominant problem with the...
Nov 9 2007
All raw water supplies contain dissolved ions that are positively or negatively charged. The positively charged ions (called cations) include calcium...
Oct 12 2007
Due to the rising cost and increasing scarcity of water, and the costs and regulations associated with wastewater disposal, recycling of process...
Aug 29 2007
In 2001, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ozone as an antimicrobial agent for direct food contact. Since that time, the worldwide food...
Aug 29 2007
Keeping bottled water safe, tasting fresh Ozone treatment is an effective disinfectant for water being used in bottled water operations. The process...
Aug 29 2007
The Radionuclide Rule of the Safe Water Drinking Act requires water systems to monitor for radioactivity in water supplies present as radionuclides....
Aug 15 2007
Bottled water is a food product in a class of its own when it comes to protecting product quality. Water has unique risk factors for contamination...
Jul 2 2007
Arsenic is a well-documented toxin and human carcinogen. Arsenic trioxide (As2O3) has been used with deadly effect throughout history as a poison...
Jul 2 2007
With a chainsaw, chisel and ice pick in hand, Max Bollkman Zuleta gives life to large blocks of crystal-clear ice. Zuleta moved from Caracas,...
May 30 2007
Historically, pathogens of concern in municipal drinking water applications (e.g., Giardia, Cryptosporidium, viruses, etc.) have been effectively...
Apr 25 2007
Have you ever wondered how we would clean up our drinking water if modern ion exchange resins had not been invented? The simple answer is that...
Apr 25 2007
Water, water, every where, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink.” This well-known phrase from The Rime of...
Mar 28 2007
When dealing with water treatment of private wells, there are a number of tests that may be needed. Groundwater can vary from one well to another...
Mar 7 2007
Each day on my way to work in the San Francisco Bay Area, I drive with thousands of other commuters through Walnut Creek. Located in the shadow of...
Mar 7 2007
It has been estimated in a national arsenic occurrence survey of drinking water supplies that as many as 35 to 40% of U.S. public water systems have...