Contaminants

filter, Pentair, water, contaminant, residential
Jan 7 2015
Later this month, Pentair will release its newest product, the H-300-NXT, an addition to its Everpure residential line of luxury water filtration...
Cheasapeake Bay, Water Quality, Virginia, EPA, Program, Nutrient Trading
Dec 26 2014
Virginia’s approach to improving water quality in Chesapeake Bay gained recognition from several federal agencies, which dubbed it “an innovative,...
Dec 24 2014
A new market research report on the residential water treatment equipment market in the Asia Pacific region by TechNavio reveals an expected growth...
Dec 18 2014
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants...
Dec 17 2014
Amway’s eSpring water treatment system was the first recipient of NSF Intl.’s NSF/ANSI 401 certificate, a drinking water treatment standard that...
Texas, EPA, Water Contamination, Water, Contamination, Tank, Underground Tank
Dec 12 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality $2,506,000 to prevent and respond to...
Collierville, Tennessee, Groundwater
Dec 8 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that construction of a groundwater treatment system will soon begin at the Smalley-Piper...
rick andrew_nsf
Dec 1 2014
Emerging contaminants and incidental compounds discovered in drinking water supplies have sparked consumer concern throughout the U.S. WQP Associate...
canature_iron filtration system
Nov 26 2014
The BAF 565 Series chemical-free filter removes iron, manganese and hydrogen sulfide while using up to 50% less water than traditional iron...
Superfund Idaho USGS cadmium lead zinc Coeur d’Alene Lake
Nov 24 2014
A new report published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shows that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-led efforts to clean up historical...
aquasana_filter pitcher
Oct 29 2014
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...
procleanse_pou drinking water filtration system
Oct 29 2014
This patent-pending POU water filtration device produces drinking water without frequent maintenance, chemical additions or component replacement....
Oct 29 2014
Radiological contamination of water is due to the presence of radionuclides, which are defined as atoms with unstable nuclei. In an effort to become...
Cyanobacteria, Toxic Algae, Water, Warm Climates, Lund University
Oct 23 2014
A "super detector" that can track the traces of a lump of sugar in the Baltic Sea was the starting point for a potentially life-saving technique...
Drinking Water Cleanup, Ore Knob Mine, North Carolina, Water Treatment
Oct 17 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public meeting to inform the public of the draft Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis (EE/...
Emerging Contaminants Drinking Water Health Concerns NSF Intl. Study
Oct 15 2014
A vast majority (82%) of consumers report they are concerned about trace levels of emerging contaminants in drinking water, such as pesticides and...
Backflow Prevention Expert Status Report on U.S. Industry
Oct 9 2014
The Backflow Prevention Assn. of Australia (BPAA) recently heard about the state of the industry in the U.S. from Rick Fields, director of channel...
Hospital Water Taps Contaminated Bacteria Bluewater Research
Sep 16 2014
New research has found significantly higher levels of infectious pathogens in water from faucet taps with aerators compared to water from deeper in...
EPA Water Innovation Center Grants University of Colorado Massachusetts
Sep 15 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues its commitment to improving America’s drinking water by providing more than $8 million to...
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative harmful algal blooms lake erie
Sep 4 2014
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) will provide...