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.
POE treatment as a temporary alternative to lead service line replacement
Jun 22 2018

It seems that every day you pick up the newspaper, read an article online or receive a water treatment industry email about another city or area...

Sources and prevention for groundwater contamination
Jun 21 2018

Contamination is defined as the introduction of any undesirable physical, chemical or microbiological material into a water source. There are two...

Study finds fracking has low impact on water quality
Jun 21 2018

Two new studies by researchers from Yale University and Penn State University found that horizontal drilling and...

Emerging contaminant PFAS found near Wisconsin firefighting foam maker
Jun 20 2018

Tyco Fire Products discovered per- and polyfluorinated substance (PFAS) groundwater contamination at its manufacturing plant in...

Groundwater contamination cleanup underway in North Carolina
Jun 20 2018

Treatment commenced to remove ...

Jun 18 2018

On June 15, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Mich., released a report showing elevated levels of...

Senate committee calls for EPA study released on emerging contaminant PFAS
Jun 15 2018

The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill that includes report language requiring the Trump Administration to release a...

Flint tightens drinking water standards for lead contamination
Jun 15 2018

On June 14, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality approved the strictest rules in the U.S. targeting...

Uranium groundwater contamination in India
Jun 13 2018

A new study by Duke University found ...

Jun 7 2018

A new study by Stanford University researchers, published in the journal Nature Communications, found that not only does groundwater...

May 24 2018

The occurrence of contaminants in groundwater is a large-scale public health issue, causing both acute and chronic illnesses. In the U.S., public...

May 22 2018

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has received...

Chicago Park District closes fountains amid rising lead contamination concerns
May 16 2018

The Chicago Park District announced plans to shut off nearly half of all outdoor drinking water fountains amid...

Flint addresses EPA over drinking water meeting cancellation
May 2 2018

Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver...

Understanding the health & environmental effects of manganese
Apr 26 2018

Not be confused with magnesium, manganese is a silver-colored metal that...

EPA funds lead in drinking water research
Apr 26 2018

The U.S. EPA announced $1.9 million in funding to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Va...

lead contamination in drinking water in Newark, N.J.
Apr 25 2018

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Newark Education Workers Caucus (NEW Caucus) announced their intent to sue the city...