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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Oct 11 2017
Be honest: Would you walk into Flint, Mich., today and unconcernedly chug a glass of water from the tap in your hotel room without concern? Few of us…
Oct 10 2017
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) June 2017 online publication Vital Signs addressed the growing potential for…
Oct 2 2017
A disease-causing parasite has been found in Portland’s drinking water. Portland Water Bureau Director Mike Stuhr said it’s the first positive result…
Sep 27 2017
Spokane, Wash., confirmed reports of a water quality issue on the South Hill. City officials urged residents not to panic, but to refrain from…
Sep 19 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is awarding more than $16 million to Alaska’s drinking water and clean water revolving…
Sep 18 2017
Colorado health officials have proposed to set a state limit to prevent groundwater contamination. Recently, local groundwater was contaminated with…
Sep 15 2017
The human body is one of the most complex and nuanced organisms on the planet. Our existence and consciousness depends on a constantly changing…
Sep 15 2017
Trinity County, Calif., established a drinking water advisory. Two large fires—the Helena Fire and the Fork Fire—in Trinity County have compromised…
Sep 14 2017
The summer of 2017 has been record-setting for some of the U.S.’s most important bodies of water—and not in a good way. On the northern side of the…
Sep 5 2017
Residents in a 1.5-mile evacuation zone around a Crosby chemical plant are allowed to return to their homes after the facility was under the threat…
Aug 4 2017
OriginClear Inc., a provider of water treatment solutions, announced that recent testing in the La Kretz Advanced Prototyping Center demonstrated the…
Aug 1 2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health announced it will sample 35 public drinking water systems for the chemicals the federal government does not…
Jul 31 2017
The Iron Breaker III offers a natural solution for contaminant removal. The patented technology uses oxidation to eliminate iron and sulfur without…
Jul 28 2017
The Environmental Working Group released a Tap Water Database to help consumers learn more about the kinds of contaminants that might be in their…
Jun 21 2017
On June 18, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ), and the Kansas Department…
Jun 19 2017
Michigan’s attorney general charged five state health officials with involuntary manslaughter in connection to a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that…
Jun 15 2017
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) announced it is accepting public comments on the guidance document titled “Groundwater and PFAS: State of…
Jun 6 2017
WQA held its annual DC Fly-In Day and partnered with the National Ground Water Assn. and the Irrigation Assn. to host the Water Resources…
Jun 6 2017
This is the third and final installment of Susan White’s series on water contamination issues across the U.S. Parts one and two can be found in the…
Jun 6 2017
It may be hard to believe now, but there was a time when wood pipe was at the forefront of water technology. Cities on the East Coast utilized wood…
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