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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Jan 18 2018
On Jan. 12, the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) sent a letter to the U.S. EPA and Centers for Disease Control and…
Jan 17 2018
Brunswick County, N.C., has contracted water consultant CDM Smith to work with the Northwest Water Treatment Plant to search for strategies to remove…
Jan 16 2018
On Jan. 12, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced that 90% of 134 municipal water samples in Flint, Mich., were at or…
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 upstream…
Jan 12 2018
A report released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that more than 170 million Americans have radium in treated drinking water. Based on…
Jan 11 2018
Rainfall in Southern California following a series of destructive wildfires has raised questions of water quality. Officials worry that the rainfall…
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) for toxic waste…
Jan 9 2018
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that 66% of streams and rivers have become more alkaline over the…
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 National…
Jan 1 2018
The Anaconda Copper Mine in Yerington, Nev., had been targeting for immediate and intense action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)…
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 can…
Dec 28 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have reached a revised $6.5 million settlement with StarKist Co.…
Dec 26 2017
On Dec. 21, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a $150 million plan to cleanup a toxic groundwater plume in Bethpage, N.Y., following a state investigation…
Dec 22 2017
The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) announced Dec. 15 that water quality in the Chesapeake Bay hit near-record highs since the program launched.…
Dec 21 2017
On Dec. 21, Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation that allocates $23.2 million to combat groundwater contamination from polyfluoroalkyl substances (…
Dec 20 2017
The Bonita Peak Mining District in the San Juan Mountains near Silverton, Colo., has been targeted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…
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 fire, and…
Dec 18 2017
Water quality testing conducted by the Puerto Rico Department of Health discovered that more than two-thirds of Puerto Ricans are at risk for…
Dec 15 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has targeted the Orange County North Basin, Ca., which provides much of the water used in 22…
Dec 14 2017
On Dec. 14, 2015, Flint, Mich., announced a State of Emergency in response to the water crisis. Reflecting two years later on this monumental water…
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