Contaminant Removal

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Emerging Contaminants

Wisconsin grant program to address PFAS, manganese in water systems

Dec. 26, 2023
Small public water systems, from mobile home parks to schools, can begin submitting applications on Jan. 16, 2024 for grant funding to address PFAS and manganese contamination...
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Assessment of water quality from soda fountains, water vending machines and tap water from the Southern California area found Salmonella, E. coli and more.
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EPA awards nearly $100,000 for household PFAS water filter development

Sept. 27, 2023
$99,998 through the People, Prosperity, and the Planet Program will help a student team at the University of Alabama in Huntsville to develop an affordable point-of-use PFAS removal...
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Lead Removal

California introduces bill to eliminate lead from school drinking water

Sept. 21, 2023
If signed into law, the bill would set a legal goal of schools’ lead levels to zero, and require lead tests at all school drinking water fountains and faucets.
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Lead Removal

New Hampshire reports on lead in drinking water at schools, childcare facilities

Sept. 19, 2023
The first of three data briefs finds that one in five childcare facilities and three in five schools had at least one drinking water outlet that tested at or above the 5 ppb action...
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Contaminant Removal

Rubber plumbing seals can leak additives into drinking water, study says

Sept. 13, 2023
A small-scale study found in tap water samples unregulated polymer compounds and their chlorinated byproducts at parts-per-trillion levels.
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Water Quality

PFAS chemicals detected in many rivers and streams across Pennsylvania

Aug. 29, 2023
Roughly 76% of the studied streams in Pennsylvania contained at least one PFAS chemical, with manufacturers, electronic control facilities, and oil and gas development as possible...