Emerging Contaminants

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Emerging Contaminants

Map identifies 426 areas where trichloroethylene affects U.S. drinking water

Nov. 13, 2023
The Environmental Working Group has updated an interactive map that tracks the presence of a cancer-causing solvent in drinking water, adding 243 new detections of TCE since 2018...
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Water Testing

WQA offers new testing capability for PFAS

March 31, 2023
The association’s laboratory is offering a new testing capability for PFAS compounds with detection limits down to 1 ppt.
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EPA proposes MCLs for six PFAS in drinking water

March 14, 2023
The agency published its long-awaited proposed Nation Primary Drinking Water Regulation, proposing MCLs for PFOA, PFOS, PFNA, HFPO-DA, PFHxS, and PFBS.
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EPA announces $2B available for emerging contaminants in drinking water

Feb. 14, 2023
The agency made available the first $2 billion of the $5 billion Emerging Contaminants in Small or Disadvantaged Communities Grant program.
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Analyzing emerging contaminants in regulations

Feb. 3, 2023
New and emerging drinking water contaminants continue to be a hot-button issue for the water treatment industry.
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Contaminant Removal

California Brings Microplastic Testing to the Forefront

Jan. 9, 2023
Approving microplastics testing in drinking water will make California a frontrunner in numerous environmental conversations — starting with human health.