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.
Alaska starts water projects
Sep 19 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is awarding more than $16 million to Alaska’s drinking water and clean water revolving...

Colorado proposes PFC limit
Sep 18 2017

Colorado health officials have proposed to set a state limit to prevent groundwater contamination. Recently, local groundwater was contaminated...

Shukri Elmazi
Sep 15 2017

With increased national focus on lead in drinking water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new regulations to modify the...

Getting beneath the surface of emerging contaminants
Sep 15 2017

The human body is one of the most complex and nuanced organisms on the planet. Our existence and consciousness depends on a constantly changing...

Trinity County warns of drinking water contamination
Sep 15 2017

Trinity County, Calif., established a...

Kate Ferguson
Sep 14 2017

The summer of 2017 has been record-setting for some of the U.S.’s most important bodies of water—and not in a good way.

On the northern...

New Jersey schools respond to lead in water
Sep 14 2017

Nearly 400 New Jersey schools reported finding lead in at least one drinking water outlet in their buildings,...

Residents near arkema can't drink water
Sep 5 2017

Residents in a 1.5-mile evacuation zone...

Aug 24 2017

This portable arsenic analyzer provides accurate, economical and reliable detection of arsenic anywhere and anytime. The SafeGuard Explorer offers...

Seward finds leak in drinking water system
Aug 21 2017

The city of Seward, Neb., warned its residents not to consume any city water due to "unknown concentrations" in the water following a...

Small city in North Dakota receives loan for drinking water
Aug 14 2017

The Rural Development Finance Corp. provided a $125,000 loan to the city of Sawyer, N.D., to improve residents’ access to safe drinking...

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics site added to Superfund list
Aug 8 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added the Saint-...

Aug 4 2017

OriginClear Inc., a provider of water treatment solutions, announced that recent testing...

West Texas added to National Priorities List
Aug 1 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding an area contaminated by a groundwater...

Rhode Island health department tests for contaminants
Aug 1 2017

The Rhode Island Department of Health announced it will sample 35 public drinking water systems for the chemicals the federal government does not...

Jul 31 2017

SORB 33 arsenic removal adsorber systems use Bayoxide media to remove arsenic to non-detect levels. They offer fast delivery times with simple...

Jul 31 2017

The Iron Breaker III offers a natural solution for contaminant removal. The patented technology uses oxidation to eliminate iron and sulfur...

Environmental Working Group releases Tap Water Database
Jul 28 2017

The Environmental Working Group released a...

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...