Contaminants

endocrine hormones, hackensack, BPA, 4NP, TCS
Feb 3 2016
A recent study conducted by The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center at Hackensack University Medical Center revealed detectable levels...
flint, michigan, EPA, lead, chlorine
Feb 1 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing preliminary water quality data about chlorine levels in Flint, Mich.’s drinking water, as...
Jan 28 2016
Since the implementation of chloramine disinfection by municipal water agencies, reports have surfaced regarding its efficacy and safety. Chloramines...
Flint lead water contamination, lead testing
Jan 28 2016
Environmental Testing Services (ETS) is educating and assisting residents of Flint, Mich., in the awareness of lead hazards in their homes. ETS...
Flint water lead contamination, lawsuit
Jan 27 2016
A coalition of local citizens and national groups filed suit seeking federal court intervention to secure access to safe drinking water for the...
Jan 21 2016
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, is offering informational resources to help with the drinking water...
Jan 20 2016
On Jan. 16, President Barack Obama issued an emergency declaration that makes available federal aid for the drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich....
Jan 18 2016
Approximately 70 U.S. National Guard members will be stationed in Flint, Mich., on Monday to aid residents affected by the city’s drinking water...
Jan 8 2016
After discovering that its three wells contained excessive levels of arsenic, Spring Creek Utilities Co. hired Sunrise Eng. to help develop a...
Dec 30 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice announced that a group of 40 parties have agreed to conduct the cleanup...
Dec 17 2015
It’s been a bad news week for Michigan when it comes to water. First, the city of Flint, Mich., declared a state of emergency in response to the high...
Agricultural Best Management Practices Database
Nov 24 2015
The National Corn Growers Assn. (NCGA) and the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) announced the completion of the Agricultural Best...
Flint Michigan ACLU Natural Resources Defense Council drinking water lead
Nov 16 2015
Residents of Flint, Mich., together with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan and the Natural Resources Defense Council, announced...
AWWA Iron Manganese removal handbook
Nov 9 2015
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) has released its newest publication—Iron and Manganese Removal Handbook, Second Edition by...
Nov 4 2015
In October, the water contamination crisis in Flint, Mich., came to a head: The city conceded that its scheme to use the Flint River as its water...
Flint Michigan EPA task force drinking water contamination
Oct 19 2015
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman established the Flint Safe Drinking Water Task Force to provide the...
Oct 9 2015
In the wake of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s recommendation that the city of Flint reconnect to the Detroit water system to stem its lead-contamination...
Arvin Community Services District EPA Clean Water Act arsenic
Oct 7 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently settled with Arvin Community Services District (ACSD), located in Arvin, Calif., for arsenic...
University of Missouri endocrine disruptors physical activity
Sep 24 2015
Endocrine disruptors are contaminants that interfere with endocrine or hormone systems and can cause tumors, birth defects and developmental...
Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Sep 3 2015
Perry Alagappan from Houston has won the 2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP)—an international competition for water-related research. The Prize...