Contaminants

New Mexico Animas River Gold King Mine Spill groundwater well drinking water
Aug 17 2015
The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) has lifted several precautions it put in place following the Aug. 5, 2015, Gold King Mine spill...
USDA Western Lake Erie Basin algal blooms water quality
Aug 17 2015
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest an...
EPA Puerto Rico San German Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site
Aug 13 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a plan to address contaminated soil and groundwater at the San German Groundwater...
EPA Chester Washington Township New Jersey superfund drinking water
Aug 13 2015
Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) marked the completion of a water line extension that will provide a safe source of...
Environmental Protection Agency EPA STAR program chemical contaminants
Aug 11 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $374,510 to Texas Tech University through its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program. The...
Jul 16 2015
This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that the algal bloom in western Lake Erie this summer could be...
Jul 15 2015
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its research partners, using an ensemble modeling approach, predict that the 2015...
Jul 1 2015
Last summer, the city of Toledo, Ohio, made headlines when a do-not-use order affecting 400,000 residents was issued due to microcystin contamination...
Jul 1 2015
According to the United Nations, 10 years from now there will be more than 37 megacities around the world with populations of more than 10 million....
Jul 1 2015
As we get into the full swing of summer, water is often the focal point of fun, whether that means a trip to the local pool, a water balloon fight in...
University of Missouri California mouse parenting bisephenol-A BPA
Jun 19 2015
Biparental care of offspring, or care that is administered by both parents, occurs in only a minority of species, including humans. Past studies have...
Environmental Protection Agency Olean Well Field Superfund Site EPA
Jun 16 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to modify a cleanup plan originally issued in 1996 to address soil and groundwater at the...
soil groundwater filter contaminants
Jun 3 2015
Water that enters the soil and flows downward likely will be used again by society. The most common scenario would be that the downward-flowing water...
norovirus centers for disease control and prevention healthy and safe swimming
May 18 2015
When most people think of norovirus, they think of people marooned on a cruise ship with raging stomach and intestinal illness, unable to leave their...
A Water Utility Manager’s Guide to Cyanotoxins AWWA WRF
Apr 24 2015
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) released a guide to help water utility managers detect and control...
Apr 13 2015
Our bodies of water are constantly sustaining the impact of ecological and environmental changes. Our municipalities are treating water from these...
snyder filtration sulfate removal nanofiltration membrane
Apr 6 2015
NFS is a nanofiltration (NF) membrane formulated to deliver sulfate rejection and flux performance in sulfate removal applications. In addition to...
Apr 6 2015
AdVantEdge Medallion Series POE systems by AdEdge Technologies are ideal for whole-house arsenic treatment. They require no chemicals and no...
Marquette University drinking water treatment grant electrocoagulation
Mar 27 2015
A group of professors in the Opus College of Engineering at Marquette University has received a $199,679 grant from the National Science Foundation...
NSF/ANSI 419: Public Drinking Water Equipment Performance – Filtration
Mar 19 2015
Global public health organization NSF Intl. published the first consensus-based American National Standard to evaluate the performance of municipal...