EPA to Work with Drinking Water Systems to Monitor Unregulated Contaminants

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Approximately 6,000 public water systems will begin monitoring 28 chemicals and two viruses beginning in 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently published a list of 28 chemicals and two viruses that approximately 6,000 public water systems will monitor from 2013 to 2015 as part of the agency’s unregulated contaminant monitoring program.

The program collects data for contaminants suspected to be present in drinking water but that do not have health-based standards set under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

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May 3, 2012
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Arsenic Free in Argentina

San Antonio de Los Cobres, a community of 6,000 residents in the Andes Mountains in Argentina, faced a challenging arsenic concentration of up to 290 ppb in its water supply. It needed a solution to reduce the level to below the maximum contaminant level set by the World Health Organization (WHO) of 10 ppb.

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Remote Andean town reduces arsenic with new treatment system

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April 24, 2012
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April 24, 2012
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Final Barrier: Looking Toward the Future

What exactly is final barrier? How does it work? Where does it fit into my business? These are questions asked by many dealers in the water treatment industry. The WQA Aquatech USA 2012 tradeshow, held March 6 to 9, focused on these questions with a mixture of presentations and a focus group discussion.

Protection From Disease

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Final barrier technology is poised to provide treatment solutions around the world

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April 24, 2012
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April 24, 2012
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Small & Sustainable in North America

More than ever, sustainable surface and groundwater supplies are essential to communities across North America and around the world. The strains of industry and agriculture on groundwater are noticeable as pressures on water supplies intensify and supply patterns change. The increase in agriculture over vulnerable aquifers, climate change and hydrocarbon production are impacting water quality. Unregulated use or uncontrolled flow of groundwater can cause water quality degradation and conflict between water users.

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Small drinking water systems opt for POE UV treatment

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October 26, 2011
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October 26, 2011
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23090

Recycle/Backwash Systems

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58894
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July 2010

H2Zero recycle/backwash systems conserve water by storing and treating contaminated backwash water from filtration and treatment systems. They can be customized and designed for most manufacturers’ adsorption, oxidation and filtration systems. Features include a vertical polyethylene or steel tank for holding the backwash water, reclaim pump skid and particle filtration.

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More Value for the Customer

Decentralized treatment helps small communities comply with arsenic rule and prepare for future regulations

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Matthew Sweetman is vice president and general manager of Watts Premier. He can be reached at 623.505.1516.

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March 1, 2006
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Part III:Community Benefits from POU Installations

NSF/EPA project delivers cost-effective solutions to meet new arsenic MCL in Grimes, Calif.

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March 1, 2006
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