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Jul 7 2020
PIONEER™ successfully removes poisonous chemicals PFOA/PFOS and is installed where the water line enters your home, business or restaurant. PIONEER™…
Jun 5 2020
A team of scientists reported that they have found a recently identified group of chemical compounds, which are likely used as a substitutes for per…
pfas, water treatment, emerging contaminants
After PFOS/PFOA were detected in Stuart, Florida, drinking water in 2014, the city of Stuart Water Treatment Plant Per-Fluorinated Chemical Treatment System Project was developed.
Mar 5 2020
It was 1928 when Frigidaire patented a miracle compound called Freon, a new class of chloro-fluoro-carbons (CFCs) that were non-flammable, non-…
Jan 1 2020
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have made a big splash in news headlines recently, notably in Hollywood. A new film called Dark Waters hit…
Oct 28 2019
Test samples of synthetic turf by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and the Ecology Center found per- and polyfluoroalkyl…
Aug 26 2019
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) launched a free workshop for small systems. According to an AWWA news release, U.S. Department of Agriculture (…
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
Updated 3/9/20 The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) model plumbing codes are updated every three years. With…
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 (…
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…
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