Contaminant Removal

Contaminants are a threat to water quality, causing bad taste, odor, discoloration and negative health effects. Point-of-use/point-of-entry water treatment systems offer contaminant removal for water quality concerns such as arsenic, lead, sulfur and iron, as well as emerging contaminants such as personal care products and medications, to provide safe, clean drinking water.
research, membranes, ultrafiltration, hydrogel, virus removal, contamination
Apr 20 2017

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have developed ultrafiltration...

epa, california, groundwater, petroleum, tanks, cleanup
Apr 6 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) have successfully...

flint, epa, pipes, funding, lead, water
Apr 3 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a $100 million grant to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to fund drinking...

flint, pipes, lead, lawsuit, settlement, water
Mar 31 2017

A federal judge approved a settlement that will require the State of Michigan and City of Flint, Mich., to replace the city’s lead pipes ...

Mar 30 2017

Recent news reports have raised consumer awareness and concern of the presence of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (...

Mar 30 2017

This article is the first in a series on contaminant removal that will explore contamination concerns across the U.S. and how they are being...

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Mar 15 2017

The Eastern Water Quality Assn. (EWQA) announced the dates of its spring and fall 2017 ...

Mar 9 2017

After a nationwide examination of water contamination data reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the calendar years of...

epa, uic, powertech, black hills, south dakota, wells, water
Mar 8 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued two draft Underground Injection Control (UIC) Area Permits to Powertech Inc. for...

groundwater, well water, WOTUS, Clean Water Rule, Stream Protection Rule
Mar 2 2017

Since it was signed in May 2015, the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) definition in the Clean Water Rule (CWR) has garnered a lot of opposition...

Feb 28 2017

It has been more than one year since news of the Flint, Mich., lead contamination crisis first broke, and the...

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Feb 27 2017

Researchers at Purdue University have...

st. joseph, louisiana, water, bottled, lead
Feb 27 2017

The State of Louisiana has provided bottled water to the ...

Feb 24 2017

Nearly 80 lawmakers have signed onto a bill that would require public schools in Massachusetts to test their water pipes for lead. The bill also...

cayuga lake, watershed, drinking water, new york
Feb 22 2017

According to the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the water quality in the shallow end of Cayuga Lake has sediment...

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Feb 10 2017

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced that registration is open for the...

Feb 3 2017

As reports of hormones and pharmaceuticals being detected in water supplies surge, emerging contaminants have become cause for concern. Inspired...

Flint, Michigan, lead, copper, water, contamination, test, compliance
Feb 2 2017

It has been nearly one year since the city of Flint, Mich., retained Dr. Marc Edwards of Virginia Tech to monitor its water after his months-long...