Filters, Lead Removal

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Jul 1 2020
Six years after the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, cities continue to grapple with the presence of lead in drinking water. While officials…
Jun 15 2020
Allegan, Michigan’s plan to replace water service lines made of lead has been submitted to the state. City council members voted Jun. 8, 2020 at…
Jun 2 2020
Halifax Water’s proposal to replace lead pipes on private property, free of charge, is facing its first round of deliberation at the Nova Scotia…
May 22 2020
Daniel Giammar, the Walter E. Browne Professor of Environmental Engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St.…
May 7 2020
Newark, New Jersey, has replaced the city's 10,000th lead service line. This is part of Newark’s Lead Service Line Replacement Program, which…
May 5 2020
The State Water Resources Control Board will provide approximately $5 million in grant funds for testing and remediation of lead in drinking water at…
Apr 30 2020
Providence Water, the state’s largest water utility, stopped installing lead service lines in 1945. Nevertheless, about one out of every six of its…
Apr 23 2020
On April 25, 2014, the city of Flint, Michigan, switched its water source from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Flint River…
Mar 24 2020
120Water has been selected by the City of Newark, New Jersey to manage “The Newark Way of Thinking & Drinking” project. This is a post lead…
Mar 17 2020
More than $87 million in federal funds appropriated for fixing Flint’s infrastructure after the city’s lead in water crisis has not been collected. …
Mar 4 2020
Bay City, Michigan officials are sending letters to residents regarding the city's long-term plan to replace all lead water lines. The lead service…
Feb 26 2020
Denver Water is adjusting the pH level of the water it delivers to its customers as part of its long-term program to reduce lead contamination. …
Feb 10 2020
The joint committee governing the American National Standards for drinking water treatment units has lowered the maximum allowable concentration of…
Jan 30 2020
The U.S. EPA awarded Utah's environmental quality department $434,000 to pay for lead testing in water at Utah schools and child care facilities.…
Jan 13 2020
The WQA, in support of the Lead and Copper Rule revisions proposed by the U.S. EPA, is encouraging its members to review them and submit public…
Jan 10 2020
Newark has seen a steady drop in its lead contamination levels in the city’s water over the past eight months, according to city officials. The drop…
Dec 13 2019
South Carolina’s Charleston County School District is rolling out a new initiative to test all schools’ drinking water for lead, reported Live5News…
Dec 3 2019
The new Pentair LR-BB50 Heavy Duty Lead Filtration System is NSF-certified to reduce lead and other contaminants at the point of entry to the home.…
Nov 22 2019
The Belleville, N.J., Police Department is warning residents to watch out for scammers selling water filters that cost as much as $12,000. Earlier…
Nov 4 2019
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians have been exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water, with contamination in some cities higher than in…
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