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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May 3 2017
American scientists found traces of an insecticide in U.S. tap water for the first time, reports Bluewater. Bluewater notes the findings come as a…
May 1 2017
In the April issue of WQP, Susan White began a series of articles on the rise in water contamination concerns across the U.S. The following article…
Apr 24 2017
AdEdge Water Technologies and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that NoMonia, a dual-stage biological treatment technology for…
Apr 20 2017
Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have developed ultrafiltration…
Apr 12 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered the municipality of Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, along with current and past operators of the…
Mar 31 2017
A federal judge approved a settlement that will require the State of Michigan and City of Flint, Mich., to replace the city’s lead pipes within three…
Mar 30 2017
Recent news reports have raised consumer awareness and concern of the presence of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)…
Mar 30 2017
This article is the first in a series on contaminant removal that will explore contamination concerns across the U.S. and how they are being…
Mar 9 2017
After a nationwide examination of water contamination data reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the calendar years of 2015…
Mar 8 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued two draft Underground Injection Control (UIC) Area Permits to Powertech Inc. for injection…
Mar 6 2017
In response to the drinking water crisis in East Chicago, Ind., a coalition of local citizens, environmental law clinics, and state and national…
Mar 2 2017
Since it was signed in May 2015, the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) definition in the Clean Water Rule (CWR) has garnered a lot of opposition.…
Feb 27 2017
The State of Louisiana has provided bottled water to the residents of St. Joseph, La., since mid-December 2016 and will continue to do so for…
Feb 24 2017
Nearly 80 lawmakers have signed onto a bill that would require public schools in Massachusetts to test their water pipes for lead. The bill also…
Feb 22 2017
According to the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the water quality in the shallow end of Cayuga Lake has sediment and…
Feb 2 2017
It has been nearly one year since the city of Flint, Mich., retained Dr. Marc Edwards of Virginia Tech to monitor its water after his months-long…
Feb 2 2017
The Eastern Water Quality Assn. (EWQA) announced a one-day educational event for water treatment professionals that will be held May 11 at the…
Jan 3 2017
Back in 2002, when the green cleaning movement in the professional cleaning industry was just starting to generate interest, there was only one “…
Jan 3 2017
Above: Corroded pipe in Marktheidenfeld led to increased need for disinfectants.  Like many cities across Europe and the U.S., the city of…
Dec 21 2016
Last week, contamination of a drinking water system serving approximately 320,000 people befell Corpus Christi, Texas. The U.S. Environmental…
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