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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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…
Jun 5 2019
Point-of-use (POU) faucets and systems are becoming important in helping meet consumer demands for safe, high quality drinking water. Water treatment…
Jun 5 2019
Lead contamination in drinking water remains a concern throughout the U.S., particularly in schools and childcare facilities that serve children—the…
Jun 5 2019
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found substantial levels of a class of industrial compounds in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off…
Jun 3 2019
This system successfully removes poisonous chemicals PFOA/PFOS and is installed where the water line enters your home, business or restaurant. The…
May 24 2019
Plumes of potentially toxic water are sitting underneath many homes, businesses and schools in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Environmental…
May 22 2019
The NSF Intl. joint committee of stakeholders updated two standards to include test methods and other requirements for the reduction of…
May 13 2019
A report has found that individuals in almost every state in the U.S. are exposed to per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. The…
May 8 2019
A new study from Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, an American Heart Assn. journal, found that young adults free of diabetes and cardiovascular…
May 1 2019
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has released an opinion survey about American’s concern over the quality of drinking water. According to the 2019 WQA…
The Eric County Water Authority in New York State has released its water quality report
The Eric County Water Authority in New York State has released its water quality report.
Apr 29 2019
In New York, the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) has released its 2018 Annual Water Quality Report (AWQR). The report fulfills the U.S. EPA’s…
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr 26 2019
The "Clean Border Water Now" program is raising awareness to eliminate the sewage, trash, sediment and chemical waste that plagues beaches and waves…
There is now a new challenge for rebuilding in Paradise, Calif.,– toxic drinking water
There is now a new challenge for rebuilding in Paradise, Calif.,– toxic drinking water.
Apr 23 2019
The drinking water in Paradise, Calif., where 85 people died in the worst wildfire in state history, has been contaminated with the cancer-causing…
In Singapore, scientists have invented a handheld device for quick monitoring of drinking water quality
In Singapore, scientists have invented a handheld device for quick monitoring of drinking water quality.
Apr 17 2019
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), have developed a portable device, inspired by the ability of the human…
An air force base in Guam used pesticidal pool chlorinator in drinking water, according to the Guam Environmental Protection Agency
An air force base in Guam used pesticidal pool chlorinator in drinking water, according to the Guam Environmental Protection Agency.
Apr 11 2019
In Guam, the Andersen Air Force Base has been fined by the territory’s Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) for using pool chlorination tabs…
A new study from Bluewater investigates nationwide water contamination
A new study from Bluewater investigates nationwide water contamination
Feb 7 2019
A new national survey found that 28% of Americans have experienced water contamination issues in the past two years, a slight increase from a prior…
Drinking water contamination discovered at Iredell County, N.C., school
Drinking water contamination discovered at Iredell County, N.C., school
Dec 19 2018
On Dec. 18, elevated levels of perchlorate were discovered in drinking water at Lake Norman High School in Iredell County, N.C. The Iredell-…
Water treatment method inspired by sea creature discovered
Water treatment method inspired by sea creature discovered
Nov 27 2018
Researchers from Yale University and Peking University developed a water treatment method inspired by Actinia, a sea organism that ensnares its prey…
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