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Jul 12 2019
UPDATED 2:00 P.M. CENTRAL: The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of National Defense Authorization Act with language that addresses…
Jul 11 2019
New York state has set the lowest limit in the U.S. for PFAS in drinking water.  According to AP, the state’s health department plans said Health…
Jul 4 2019
In Wake County, N.C., officials found that thousands of households may have unhealthy amounts of uranium and radon in their drinking water from…
Reyes Sierra, the leader of a team developing a new method for removing PFAS contaminants at University of Arizona.
Reyes Sierra, the leader of a team developing a new method for removing PFAS contaminants at University of Arizona.
Jul 1 2019
In 2018, the levels of chemical contamination in the water supplies of Tucson, Ariz., were dangerously high due to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance…
Jul 1 2019
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) model plumbing codes are updated every three years. With each three-year…
Jul 1 2019
To the water treatment professional, it seems that every second there is another news report or article about per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (…
Jul 1 2019
Pioneer successfully removes poisonous chemicals PFOA/PFOS and is installed where the water line enters your home, business or restaurant. The system…
Jun 26 2019
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have found that wastewater treatment plants may accidentally be spreading hazardous chemicals.…
Jun 24 2019
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced drinking water protections designed to protect the state’s drinking water from toxic chemicals and contaminants.…
Jun 17 2019
A bipartisan amendment proposed may add PFAS to a list of contaminants tracked by the U.S. Geological Survey’s water quality monitoring network.…
Jun 5 2019
In 2019, the U.S. EPA released its National PFAS (per- and polyfluoralkyl substances) Action Plan, detailing steps to gather information and…
Jun 5 2019
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found substantial levels of a class of industrial compounds in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off…
May 31 2019
The state of New Hampshire has sued multiple companies, including 3M and Dupont Co., for damage caused by per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS).…
May 13 2019
A report has found that individuals in almost every state in the U.S. are exposed to per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. The…
May 10 2019
Every 10 years, the state of Minnesota monitors local stream quality. This process is called intensive water monitoring. According to the Austin…
May 9 2019
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that the sampling of drinking water will start near the end of May. Currently, they…
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr 26 2019
The "Clean Border Water Now" program is raising awareness to eliminate the sewage, trash, sediment and chemical waste that plagues beaches and waves…
There is now a new challenge for rebuilding in Paradise, Calif.,– toxic drinking water
There is now a new challenge for rebuilding in Paradise, Calif.,– toxic drinking water.
Apr 23 2019
The drinking water in Paradise, Calif., where 85 people died in the worst wildfire in state history, has been contaminated with the cancer-causing…
American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals and drinking water system components have been updated
American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals and drinking water system components have been updated.
Apr 19 2019
The American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals (NSF/ANSI 60) and plumbing system components (NSF/ANSI 61)…
A plan has been put in place to begin testing drinking water in Pennsylvania for PFAS
A plan has been put in place to begin testing drinking water in Pennsylvania for PFAS
Apr 15 2019
In Pennsylvania, state regulators announced a plan on April 12 to begin testing drinking water supplies that are likely to be contaminated with PFAS…
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