Contaminant Removal

Contaminants are a threat to water quality, causing bad taste, odor, discoloration and negative health effects. Point-of-use/point-of-entry water treatment systems offer contaminant removal for water quality concerns such as arsenic, lead, sulfur and iron, as well as emerging contaminants such as personal care products and medications, to provide safe, clean drinking water.
Mountain biking may affect drinking water
Jul 18 2017

Central Arkansas Water announced it is conducting a pilot program to study the impact of mountain biking on the Lake Maumelle Watershed. The study...

Tennessee removes chemicals from groundwater near Memphis
Jul 17 2017

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and state and local leaders responded to unsafe levels of chemicals found in Memphis-area groundwater. They...

Ohio city's water meets lead levels
Jul 14 2017

The City of Berea, Ohio, released a statement from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announcing that further testing has found that its...

Berea finds lead in drinking water
Jul 4 2017

Lead levels exceeding the federal/state action level were found at the City of Berea Water Treatment Plant in Berea, Ohio. The high levels...

Research shows American's concern for clean drinking water
Jun 30 2017

On behalf of Nestlé Waters North America, the global market research firm PSB completed an online study:...

EPA proposes cleanup plan for New Jersey lead contamination
Jun 23 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed an expansion in a...

EPA proposes cleanup of superfund site in N.J.
Jun 22 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ...

Jun 21 2017

On June 18, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ), and the Kansas...

Michigan health officials charged in connection to Flint water crisis
Jun 19 2017

Michigan’s attorney general charged five state health officials with involuntary manslaughter ...

NGWA accepts public comments on new document
Jun 15 2017

The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) announced it is accepting public comments on the...

Jun 6 2017

WQA held its annual DC Fly-In Day and partnered with...

Jun 6 2017

This is the third and final installment of Susan White’s series on water contamination issues across the U.S. Parts one and two can be found...

Jun 6 2017

It may be hard to believe now, but there was a time when wood pipe was at the forefront of water technology. Cities on the East Coast utilized...

Old infrastructure causes water discoloration in Hearne, Texas
Jun 1 2017

Hearne, Texas, residents have experienced discoloration in their tap...

Mike Mitchell, Dhaval Patel recognized for work in Flint
May 19 2017

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) recognized Mike Mitchell and Dhaval Patel of PUR Water Filtration from Helen of Troy Limited for their contributions...

ZeroWater donates filters to Pittsburgh
May 16 2017

Due to high lead levels, the city of Pittsburgh declared the city water a "public health crisis."...

EPA cleas
May 15 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has started its remedial investigation at the...

Research finds insecticide in U.S. tap water, Americans fear water pollution
May 3 2017

American scientists found traces of an insecticide in U.S. tap water for the first time, reports Bluewater. Bluewater notes the findings come...

May 1 2017

In the April issue of WQP,...

Apr 30 2017

WaterPod containerized treatment units contain one of many AdEdge package units treating a wide variety of contaminants for drinking water,...