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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Sep 28 2016
In September, Chicago news outlets were abuzz with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest scheme to fund pensions for city workers: He proposed a tax on city…
Sep 22 2016
This week, it's been hard to avoid the latest water quality news - from mainstream media outlets to my Facebook feed, everyone is talking about the…
Sep 21 2016
The state of Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit in federal court against 34 oil companies for allegedly contaminating groundwater and soil with the…
Sep 19 2016
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) have released a guide and additional resources to help water…
Sep 16 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is adding 10 and proposing to add eight hazardous waste sites to the Superfund program’s…
Sep 9 2016
A team of researchers led by the University of Missouri found that bisphenol A (BPA) can induce behavioral changes in painted turtles. It reprograms…
Sep 1 2016
In the past couple weeks there has been a lot of hubbub about the Chesapeake Bay area’s water quality, specifically how states in the northeastern U.…
Sep 1 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that George Mason University will pay a $20,964 penalty to settle alleged violations related…
Aug 31 2016
Pennsylvania developed a plan to improve the Chesapeake Bay’s water quality. The improvement plan includes the Chesapeake Bay model and highlights…
Aug 15 2016
The federal state of emergency in Flint, Mich., expired Aug. 14, 2016, but city officials are assuring residents that free bottled water is still…
Aug 11 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a legal order directing the village of Tarrytown, N.Y., to comply with the Safe Drinking…
Aug 11 2016
VWM GmbH – Vienna Water Monitoring Solutions (VWM) announced that it won the Innovation Competition at the 2016 Singapore International Water Week (…
Aug 10 2016
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) responded to a study by Harvard researchers that finds as many as 6 million Americans potentially at risk of exposure…
Aug 4 2016
The Detroit Free Press this week reported the latest update on Flint, Mich.: Criminal charges were filed against six Michigan state employees in…
Jul 28 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed that no further cleanup is needed at the Hormigas Groundwater Superfund site in Caguas and…
Jul 22 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted of a solicitation for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant related to…
Jul 21 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its partial decision on Missouri’s 2016 list of impaired waters. EPA is approving…
Jul 20 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil at approximately 57 residences impacted by the former…
Jul 19 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 33 entities nationwide will receive supplemental Revolving Loan Funding (RLF) from a $…
Jul 14 2016
A U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) assessment of more than 20,000 wells nationwide showed that untreated groundwater in 25 states has a high prevalence…
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