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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…
Apr 24 2019
This system successfully removes poisonous chemicals PFOA/PFOS and is installed where the water line enters your home, business or restaurant. The…
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…
In Minnesota, officials are adjusting levels for chemicals found in drinking water in the Twin Cities metro area
In Minnesota, officials are adjusting levels for chemicals found in drinking water in the Twin Cities metro area.
Apr 4 2019
Minnesota health officials are adjusting acceptable levels for two pollutants found in drinking water supplies in the Twin Cities metro area, based…
According to nearby residents, a proposed change to pollution regulation could damage Ohio River water quality
According to nearby residents, a proposed change to pollution regulation could damage Ohio River water quality.
Apr 2 2019
In Pittsburgh, Penn., compliance with regulations restricting pollutants discharged into the Ohio River by coal-fired power plants, oil and gas…
Dec 29 2017
If you are buying a home with a well system and not public water, you should perform a water quality test. It is best to test the water during the…
May 15 2017
DPD testing helps pool and spa professionals keep water safe for swimmers. Using the test strip method, professionals simply dip the strip and…
Jul 8 2016
UL announced it has launched the Product Lens report, a new chemical disclosure tool to meet marketplace product transparency demands, which provides…
May 27 2016
Every year, serious health and safety violations force thousands of public pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds to close, according to a report…
May 12 2016
The open access article for the May 2016 edition of Water Environment Research (WER) examines the use of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) as…
Oct 2 2015
Global public health organization NSF Intl. has published the first American National Standard to address the health effects of pool and spa…
blue white proportional feed system
Blue-White Industries proportional feed system
Apr 6 2015
A proportional feed system will maintain a constant chemical-injection-to-water-flow ratio, regardless of changes in the system’s flow rate or…
Jan 28 2015
Spectrus TD1100E is a non-oxidizing microbiological control agent used to kill or control growth of microbial populations in open evaporative cooling…
Jan 14 2015
Supai, Ariz., is the capital of the Havasupai Indian Reservation in the western Grand Canyon. The reservation is the site of some of the country’s…
Jan 14 2015
The pulp and paper industry is one of the heaviest users of water within the North American industrial economy, requiring an average of 54 cu meters…
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