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.
Flint students tested for lead drinking water contamination
Apr 19 2018

Following a $4 million legal agreement between Flint, Mich., students and the Michigan Department of Education, Flint students will...

Midwest study finds erosion control problems
Apr 19 2018

A new report from the...

Lawsuit on dry cleaners over groundwater contamination
Apr 18 2018

The builder of the Somerville Town Center redevelopment project has filed suit against the owners of a former dry cleaners in Somerville...

WQA to represent at PFAS groundwater contamination summit
Apr 16 2018

Two representatives of the...

Emerging contaminant GenX to be regulated by North Carolina DEQ
Apr 10 2018

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has ordered Chemours chemical plant to prevent air emissions from...

Bottled water distribution ending in Flint, Mich., following lead contamination
Apr 9 2018

On April 6, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced that the state will stop providing free bottled water to the city of Flint, Mich. The...

Groundwater contamination in Indiana
Mar 28 2018

Recent reports collected by the Indiana EPA revealed arsenic, radium, lead and boron groundwater contamination in wells tested near the...

Toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie
Mar 27 2018

The Ohio EPA has declared the western end of Lake Erie as an impaired waterway due to toxic algae which has contaminated drinking water...

How design for the harshest environments can generate value on Earth
Mar 26 2018

On Sept. 27, 2016, Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, addressed the International Astronautical Congress. Musk spoke on his ambition for mankind to visit,...

The national impact of the Flint, Mich., water crisis four years later
Mar 26 2018

On April 25, 2014, the city of Flint, Mich., switched its water source from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Flint River...

Dominion energy challenges groundwater contamination ruling
Mar 22 2018

Dominion Energy, Virginia’s largest electric utility, petitioned the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn U.S. District Court...

Increase in lead contamination found at Flint schools
Mar 21 2018

Water samples with elevated levels of lead in Flint, Mich., elementary schools have increased from January to February according to...

Groundwater contamination in Genoa, Wisc.
Mar 13 2018

Elevated levels of tritium have been found in a monitoring well near a former nuclear power plant in Genoa, Wis. The...

Westfield, Mass., files suit over PFOA contamination
Mar 2 2018

Westfield, Mass., has filed suit against 3M Co., Chemguard Inc., and Tyco Fire Protection Products, the manufacturers of...

3M settlement address groundwater concerns
Feb 27 2018

3M Co. agreed to pay $850 million to fund Minnesota water quality projects in a settlement between 3M and the state of Minnesota. The...