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.
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Jul 17 2019
In the community of Taft, Tenn., residents are concerned over water quality with a chicken house being built near wellheads that supply the community…
Jul 15 2019
A hospital in Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada, has relied on bottled water for months after Legionella bacteria was detected in its water system. …
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 8 2019
Lead has been detected in 20% of fixtures tested in California’s K-12 school campuses’ drinking water. According to the Environmental Working Group (…
Jul 3 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned swimmers about a parasite that can live in pools for days at a time. According to The…
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 (…
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Lauren Estes, managing editor of WQP.
Jul 1 2019
Recently, a friend of mine requested help from his social media network. Angler’s Lake in Bloomington, Ill., near his home turned murky and clouded…
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 28 2019
Dexsorb+ features two mechanisms that work to remove PFOA, PFOS and other PFAS compounds from contaminated water supplies. Using a new process, the…
Jun 28 2019
International Speakers Announced for Legionella Conference 2019 An international lineup of public health and sustainability experts from four…
Jun 27 2019
The Senate will vote on an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). According to E&E News, the amendment includes a compromise…
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 18 2019
A study funded by the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) showed the economic benefits of point-of-use (POU) devices to reduce health risks in…
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.…
Voltea's DiEntry whole-home water purification system
Voltea's DiEntry whole-home water purification system.
Jun 7 2019
Voltea Announce DiEntry Giveaway Winner Derek Sajdak, president of Aqua Science AZ, entered the DiEntry giveaway and is the winner. Aqua Science has…
Jun 5 2019
For people with compromised immune systems, an unexpected microbial contamination of their drinking water supply can be especially dangerous. While…
Jun 5 2019
Arsenic is one of the most abundant metalloid trace elements naturally found in the earth’s crust and is introduced into water streams by the…
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