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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Nov 26 2014
The BAF 565 Series chemical-free filter removes iron, manganese and hydrogen sulfide while using up to 50% less water than traditional iron filters.…
Nov 24 2014
A new report published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shows that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-led efforts to clean up historical…
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ProCleanse filtration system
Oct 29 2014
This patent-pending POU water filtration device produces drinking water without frequent maintenance, chemical additions or component replacement.…
Oct 29 2014
Updated 10/28/19 Radiological contamination of water is due to the presence of radionuclides, which are defined as atoms with unstable nuclei. In an…
Oct 23 2014
A "super detector" that can track the traces of a lump of sugar in the Baltic Sea was the starting point for a potentially life-saving technique…
Oct 17 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public meeting to inform the public of the draft Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis (EE/…
Oct 15 2014
A vast majority (82%) of consumers report they are concerned about trace levels of emerging contaminants in drinking water, such as pesticides and…
Sep 16 2014
New research has found significantly higher levels of infectious pathogens in water from faucet taps with aerators compared to water from deeper in…
Sep 15 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues its commitment to improving America’s drinking water by providing more than $8 million to …
Sep 4 2014
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) will provide…
Aug 29 2014
NSF Intl. has developed the first American National Standard that validates the effectiveness of water treatment devices that are designed to reduce…
Aug 18 2014
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) released its newest publication, Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning From Frontline Experience With…
Aug 13 2014
In response to the microcystin contamination in Toledo, Ohio, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) Water Sciences Committee is hosting an online meeting/…
Aug 13 2014
Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began drilling “sentinel” wells at the first of three locations in the Trumbull Village…
Aug 11 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its determination that no further action is needed to address the capping of two closed…
Aug 11 2014
Chloride contamination of Wichita, Kan.’s, water supply wells is inevitable unless actions are taken, according to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)…
Jul 18 2014
Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed…
Jun 18 2014
Waterkeeper Alliance released the results of a water testing investigation, first reported in an Associated Press (AP) Big Story. The AP story…
May 9 2014
In 2011, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) reported in Water Quality Products on the history of lead in drinking water and the difficulties of testing…
Apr 25 2014
Duke Energy's North Carolina state president, Paul Newton, spoke before the N.C. Joint Environmental Review Commission (ERC) on the company's…
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