Emerging Contaminants

epa, du pont de nemours, chemours, wester virginia, ohio, drinking water, pfoa
Jan 13 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an amendment to the 2009 Safe Drinking Water Act consent order between EPA and E.I. du...

new hampshire, well water, pfoa, bottled water, bedford, saint-gobain
Jan 10 2017

Nearly 100 homes in the town of Bedford, N.H., are being provided bottled water after a potentially cancer-causing chemical was found in private...

ipi, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, drinking water, contaminants, environmental
Dec 20 2016

Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) resident scholar Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., argued that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)...

pfoa, pfos, drinking water, certification, nsf, aquasana
Dec 1 2016

NSF Intl. has developed a test method and protocol—P473: Drinking Water Treatment Units – PFOA and PFOS—to verify a water treatment device’s...

epa, contaminant candidate list, 4, ccl, chemicals
Nov 25 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Fourth Contaminant Candidate List (CCL 4) Nov. 17, 2016. The CCL is a list of...

Nov 4 2016

Eight years ago, the drinking water treatment industry listened to consumers’ fears and concerns about emerging compounds in public and private...

wqrf, wqa, emerging contaminants, research, grant, final barrier, funding, apply
Nov 2 2016

The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) announced a new program to provide more timely and effective support for research projects that...

research, university missouri, chemicals, fracking, fertility, water
Oct 24 2016

Researchers at the University of Missouri (MU) released a study that is the first of its kind to link exposure to chemicals released during...

Sep 1 2016

In recent years, there has been increasing consumer concern regarding emerging contaminants in drinking water....

Sep 1 2016

When it comes to media coverage of the water treatment industry, 2016 has been all about lead. It seems to be in the news at least weekly, whether...

May 26 2016

Mention the initials "DEA" and you'll probably conjure images of drug raids, bulletproof vests and bags of white powder - or at least that's what...

medication, prescription, drugs, disposal, green, clean, water, environment
May 16 2016

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) collected 257 lb of drugs for safe disposal as part of the U.S. Drug...

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...

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...

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...

pentair everpure drinking water emerging contaminants filter
Feb 26 2015

The H-300-NXT Everpure line of luxury residential water filtration products is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 401 for the removal of...

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Feb 11 2015

Pharmaceuticals, hormones and personal care products...

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...

Dec 18 2014

Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe...