Contaminant Removal

Sources and prevention for groundwater contamination
Jun 21 2018

Contamination is defined as the introduction of any undesirable physical, chemical or microbiological material into a water source. There are two...

Uranium groundwater contamination in India
Jun 13 2018

A new study by Duke University found ...

Groundwater contamination in Genoa, Wisc.
Mar 13 2018

Elevated levels of tritium have been found in a monitoring well near a former nuclear power plant in Genoa, Wis. The...

Santa Rosa faces benzene contamination in drinking water
Feb 1 2018

The Fountaingrove neighborhood in Santa Rosa, Calif., struggled with benzene contamination in drinking water systems....

Montana watershed faces coal mine pollution
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...

Beaches across the state are closing beaches fearing toxic runoff and debris
Jan 11 2018

Rainfall in Southern California following a series of destructive wildfires has raised questions of water quality. Officials worry that...

Energy company face penalty for groundwater pollution
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)...

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...

Tuna company faces consequences for storm water discharges in American Samoa
Dec 28 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice and the...

New York moves to cleanup toxic groundwater plume
Dec 26 2017

On Dec. 21, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a $150 million plan to cleanup a...

The Colorado mining network has been EPA targeted for immediate action
Dec 20 2017

The Bonita Peak Mining District in the San Juan Mountains near Silverton, Colo., has been targeted by the...

Semi-truck spills threatening water quality
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...

Keystone pipeline pollution questions groundwater contamination
Nov 27 2017

Nov. 16 the Keystone Pipeline spilled oil in Amherst, S.D., raising questions of groundwater protection. TransCanada Corp. has recovered...