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.

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Supreme Court to hear Clean Water Act case regarding groundwater contamination
Supreme Court to hear Clean Water Act case regarding groundwater contamination
Feb 20 2019
On Feb. 19, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case regarding if groundwater contamination that leaks into navigable waters violates the Clean…
Groundwater contamination under investigation surrounding firefighting foam site
Groundwater contamination under investigation surrounding firefighting foam site
Feb 6 2019
Tyco Fire Products, a Marinette, Wis., manufacturer of firefighting foam, knew there was soil and well contamination on its property dating back to…
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Feb 1 2019
On Jan. 31, Arizona agreed to join six other states and Mexico in the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan. The decision was announced the day of…
Bethpage, N.Y., begins work on a new water treatment plant to treat emerging contaminants
Bethpage, N.Y., begins work on a new water treatment plant to treat emerging contaminants
Jan 31 2019
The Bethpage, N.Y., Water District has begun construction on a $19.5 million water treatment facility designed to remove emerging contaminant 1,4-…
Virginia plans to cleanup coal ash pits and protect groundwater
Virginia plans to cleanup coal ash pits and protect groundwater
Jan 30 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced an agreement with Dominion Energy to recycle or store in lined landfilled 27 million cu yards of coal ash…
New study finds microplastic contamination in Illinois groundwater
New study finds microplastic contamination in Illinois groundwater
Jan 28 2019
A new study by researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found microplastics fibers in two fractured limestone aquifers in…
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Aquaoso and California Chapter ASFMRA release free digital water map for California
Jan 22 2019
Aquaoso Technologies, PBC, officially launched a free digital water map of California water districts, GSAs and groundwater basin priority levels.…
New York state allocates funds to improve drinking water infrastructure.
New York state allocates funds to improve drinking water infrastructure.
Jan 22 2019
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed allocating $2.5 billion to fix drinking water and water infrastructure problems across the state. The proposed…
Groundwater contamination found across coal ash sites in Texas
Groundwater contamination found across coal ash sites in Texas
Jan 21 2019
A new report released by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) found that all coal ash pits in Texas with available data are leaking contaminants…
Groundwater contamination discovered at Georgia air bases
Groundwater contamination discovered at Georgia air bases
Jan 7 2019
Recent tests at three Georgia military air bases found groundwater contamination caused by toxic firefighting foam. While the U.S. Air Force said…
Wisconsin plans to form a water quality task force to address well water contamination
Wisconsin plans to form a water quality task force to address well water contamination
Jan 4 2019
On Jan. 3, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos promised to create a state water quality task force after a study was released which found that 42%…
Scientists survey groundwater via aerial footage
Scientists survey groundwater via aerial footage
Jan 3 2019
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have been using a high-resolution airborne geophysical survey to collect data for the evaluation and…
Groundwater contamination discovered in southern Wisconsin
Groundwater contamination discovered in southern Wisconsin
Jan 2 2019
A study of well water in southwest Wisconsin found 42% of 301 randomly selected wells in Iowa, Grant and Lafayette counties exceed federal health…
Dec 28 2018
Many studies during the past 35 years have linked increased salt concentrations in drinking water with highway salting operations. New chlorides…
Madison, Wis., to test groundwater for emerging contaminants
Madison, Wis., to test groundwater for emerging contaminants
Dec 27 2018
The water utility of Madison, Wis., announced plans to increase testing for per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) in groundwater surrounding the…
New Delhi, India, embarks on groundwater recharge plan
New Delhi, India, embarks on groundwater recharge plan
Dec 26 2018
On Dec. 24, the Delhi Jal Board in New Delhi, India, approved a plan to restore 159 water bodies and create two lakes to aid groundwater recharge and…
India implements new groundwater guidelines
India implements new groundwater guidelines
Dec 20 2018
India’s Central Groundwater Authority (CGWA) has revised guidelines for groundwater extraction. The new guidelines include introduction of a water…
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway in Burbank, Calif.
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway in Burbank, Calif.
Dec 17 2018
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has reached a settlement with Lockheed Martin, an aerospace technology company. Under the settlement,…
Tourists trigger drinking water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Tourists trigger drinking water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Dec 5 2018
Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands have appealed to the central Thai government to help manage a shortage of clean drinking water across the popular tourist…
Groundwater contamination discovered surrounding Illinois coal ash pits
Groundwater contamination discovered surrounding Illinois coal ash pits
Nov 29 2018
A new report released Nov. 28 found coal ash disposal sites throughout Illinois have contaminated surrounding groundwater supplies. The report by the…
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