Arsenic Removal

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Jul 16 2019
New Hampshire has become the second U.S. state to dramatically lower the arsenic limit in drinking water.  According to New Hampshire Public Radio (…
Jun 5 2019
Arsenic is one of the most abundant metalloid trace elements naturally found in the earth’s crust and is introduced into water streams by the…
May 8 2019
A new study from Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, an American Heart Assn. journal, found that young adults free of diabetes and cardiovascular…
A chemist’s water filter invention was inspired by Flint crisis and appears on “Shark Tank”
A chemist’s water filter invention was inspired by Flint crisis and appears on “Shark Tank”.
Apr 16 2019
On ABC’s “Shark Tank”, a chemist’s water filter invention was inspired by the Flint water crisis. According to CNBC, Eric Roy, a PhD and chemist who…
Student develops low-cost method to remove arsenic from drinking water
Student develops low-cost method to remove arsenic from drinking water
Feb 15 2019
A sophomore student at Academic Magnet High School in Charleston, S.C., has developed a system to remove arsenic from drinking water in low-income…
Elevated levels of arsenic discovered at Atlanta prison
Elevated levels of arsenic discovered at Atlanta prison
Feb 7 2019
Elevated levels of arsenic have been found in drinking water at the U.S. Penitentiary Atlanta (USP Atlanta), a medium security facility that houses…
New Hampshire may lower standard for arsenic in drinking water
New Hampshire may lower standard for arsenic in drinking water
Jan 8 2019
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) has proposed lowering the standard for arsenic in drinking water provided by public…
Arizona tribes receive funding for drinking water concerns
Arizona tribes receive funding for drinking water concerns
Nov 14 2018
The U.S. EPA announced $26.7 million in funding to 18 tribes in Arizona to invest in environmental programs and water infrastructure. EPA made the…
Study finds groundwater pumping leads to arsenic contamination
Study finds groundwater pumping leads to arsenic contamination
Jun 7 2018
A new study by Stanford University researchers, published in the journal Nature Communications, found that not only does groundwater pumping cause…
May 24 2018
The occurrence of contaminants in groundwater is a large-scale public health issue, causing both acute and chronic illnesses. In the U.S., public…
Apr 17 2018
Researchers from Stockholm University have discovered a moss capable of removing arsenic from drinking water, which acts so quickly that arsenic…
Mar 28 2018
Recent reports collected by the Indiana EPA revealed arsenic, radium, lead and boron groundwater contamination in wells tested near the state’s coal…
Mar 22 2018
Dominion Energy, Virginia’s largest electric utility, petitioned the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn U.S. District Court Judge John…
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…
Nov 17 2017
Q: Why is arsenic found in groundwater and why is it difficult to remove? A: While arsenic is naturally found in rocks and soil and is released into…
Jul 31 2017
SORB 33 arsenic removal adsorber systems use Bayoxide media to remove arsenic to non-detect levels. They offer fast delivery times with simple…
Jul 17 2017
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and state and local leaders responded to unsafe levels of chemicals found in Memphis-area groundwater. They are…
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 19 2017
NSF Intl. has certified the first drinking water pitcher to reduce pentavalent arsenic, or arsenic V, to NSF/ANSI Standard 53: Drinking Water…
Dec 7 2016
A group of state legislators introduced a new bill Thursday morning in Augusta, Maine, to reduce residents' exposure to arsenic in their drinking…
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