Groundwater Treatment

Millions of Americans rely on public or private groundwater sources for their drinking water needs. As drought and population growth threaten groundwater quality and availability in some regions, point-of-use/point-of-entry treatment systems can resolve well water contaminant concerns, such as arsenic, iron and uranium.
Project aims to use treated wastewater to bolster groundwater
May 25 2018

The Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) launched a pilot project to pump treated wastewater into the Potomac Aquifer in Suffolk, Va...

Water treatment professionals treating well water
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...

NASA imagery finds global freshwater rapidly dwindling
May 18 2018

Researchers from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) analyzed 14 years of data from the...

Discussion on protecting well water quality from flood waters
Apr 26 2018

As winter turns to spring, the inevitable combination of snowmelt and rain events brings with it the risk of groundwater contamination for well...

Sonoma county experiments with groundwater banking
Apr 9 2018

Sonoma County, Calif., has begun experimenting with groundwater banking to bulk up their rapidly depleting...

Drinking water contamination in Jackson, Montana
Apr 4 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit alleging that Beaverhead County, Mont., has failed to follow U.S. EPA orders to clean up...

3M groundwater contamination closes another Lake Elmo, Minn., well
Mar 30 2018

On March 28, Lake Elmo, Minn., closed a second city well as a result of per- and polyfluoralkyl substance (PFAS) groundwater...

Artificial sweeteners indicate septic effluent in groundwater
Mar 26 2018

Wastewater from homes contains a cocktail of chemicals that need to be removed or reduced prior to treated water’s release back into the...

EPA to host PFAS meeting
Mar 20 2018

The U.S. EPA announced plans to host a National Leadership Summit...

Groundwater regulations under revision
Mar 20 2018

The Memphis Groundwater Quality Control Board held a public hearing to collect comments on proposed revisions to Shelby County’s...

Texas groundwater education campaign
Mar 1 2018

A faculty team from Western Kentucky University (WKU) has partnered with the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance in Texas to develop a...

Feb 13 2018

Sewage from cesspools in Hawaii have threatened drinking water quality, coral reefs and beach health. According to the...

Dec 11 2017

Private well owners near the Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., are still drinking bottled water seven months after high levels of...

Dec 8 2017

Wildfires have spread across Southern California for five days threatening local groundwater quality. The fires began Dec. 4, and were...

Nebraska proposes new groundwater regulations
Dec 5 2017

Nebraska has...

Agencies struggle over Coachella Valley groundwater rights
Nov 29 2017

On Nov. 27, the U.S. Supreme Court...