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.
Jan 12 2018

The U.S. Department of State and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released a plan to protect the Kootenai River watershed, Mont., from...

Study finds radon in public drinking water systems
Jan 12 2018

A report released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that more than 170 million Americans have radium in treated drinking...

Beaches across the state are closing beaches fearing toxic runoff and debris
Jan 11 2018

Rainfall in Southern California following a series of destructive wildfires has raised questions of water quality. Officials worry that...

Energy company face penalty for groundwater pollution
Jan 10 2018

The electric company Duke Energy agreed to pay a $84,000 penalty fine to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)...

Jan 3 2018

On Jan. 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the deletion or partial deletion of seven sites from the Superfund...

Anaconda Mine in Nevada targeted for immediate action by EPA
Jan 1 2018

The Anaconda Copper Mine in Yerington, Nev., had been targeting for immediate and intense action by the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Arsenic contamination poses modern risks
Dec 29 2017

Most people probably recognize arsenic as an old-time poison, but many do not know how potent it actually is. One-tenth of a teaspoon of arsenic...

Tuna company faces consequences for storm water discharges in American Samoa
Dec 28 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice and the...

New York moves to cleanup toxic groundwater plume
Dec 26 2017

On Dec. 21, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a $150 million plan to cleanup a...

Dec 21 2017

On Dec. 21, Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation that allocates $23.2 million to combat groundwater contamination from polyfluoroalkyl...

The Colorado mining network has been EPA targeted for immediate action
Dec 20 2017

The Bonita Peak Mining District in the San Juan Mountains near Silverton, Colo., has been targeted by the...

Semi-truck spills threatening water quality
Dec 19 2017

On Dec. 15, a semi-tanker carrying gasoline slid on black ice near Salem, Ore., resulting in the death of the driver as the truck caught...

Dec 14 2017

On Dec. 14, 2015, Flint, Mich., announced a...

Illinois schools find lead in water
Dec 13 2017

Five water sources in the...

GM faces groundwater contamination lawsuit
Dec 1 2017

On Nov. 30, residents of...