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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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…
Groundwater contamination discovered at nuclear fuel facility
Groundwater contamination discovered at nuclear fuel facility
Nov 13 2018
Recent tests found high levels of uranium contamination in groundwater at a nuclear fuel factory in Greenville, S.C. The contamination stems from…
Groundwater contamination at former gas station remediated
Groundwater contamination at former gas station remediated
Nov 6 2018
Groundwater cleanup efforts surrounding two former gas stations in Great Falls, Va., was successfully completed, according to a final reported…
EPA addresses industrial groundwater contamination
EPA addresses industrial groundwater contamination
Oct 19 2018
The U.S. EPA finalized a $19.5 million cleanup plan for the Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund site in Fair Lawn, N.J. Previous industrial and commercial…
Groundwater contamination threatens Michigan water quality
Groundwater contamination threatens Michigan water quality
Oct 16 2018
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced plans to hold an informational session Nov. 7 at the Thornapple Kellogg High School…
Water conservation measures underway in Lahore, Pakistan
Water conservation measures underway in Lahore, Pakistan
Oct 12 2018
Due to depleting groundwater supplies, Pakistan’s second biggest city, Lahore, has begun rationing water supplies for commercial and residential…
Kamahameha Schools work to close cesspools, protect water quality
Kamahameha Schools work to close cesspools, protect water quality
Oct 10 2018
The U.S. EPA and Kamehameha Schools (KS) announced KS will audit more than 3,000 properties spanning more than 365,000 acres to identify and close…
Truck spills gasoline threatening Providence River water quality
Truck spills gasoline threatening Providence River water quality
Oct 5 2018
On Oct. 5, a truck carrying 11,000 gal of gasoline tipped on I-95 North in Providence, R.I., spilling an unknown amount of gas onto the roadway that…
Study finds no link between fracking and groundwater contamination
Study finds no link between fracking and groundwater contamination
Sep 26 2018
Researchers from the University of Texas found no connection between natural gas fracking and elevated levels of methane found in some North Texas…
Coal ash may contaminated drinking water in North Carolina
Coal ash may contaminated drinking water in North Carolina
Sep 17 2018
Duke Energy has reported the collapse of a coal ash landfill at the L.V. Sutton Power Station near Wilmington, N.C., due to Hurricane Florence…
WQA activates crisis response blog for water quality
WQA activates crisis response blog for water quality
Sep 13 2018
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has activated its crisis response blog to assist members and the public with frequent updates about the aftermath of…
Study finds groundwater pollution had led to coral reef decline in recent years
Study finds groundwater pollution had led to coral reef decline in recent years
Sep 6 2018
A new study by researchers from Southern Cross University found that groundwater pollution containing excess nitrogen has contaminated South Pacific…
Energy company faces lawsuit over groundwater contamination
Energy company faces lawsuit over groundwater contamination
Sep 5 2018
The Environmental Integrity Project, on behalf of the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Assn., Waterkeeper Alliance and Penn Environment, notified Talen…
Kansas communities investigate groundwater contamination from dry cleaner
Kansas communities investigate groundwater contamination from dry cleaner
Aug 27 2018
Following the discovery of groundwater contamination from a former dry cleaner, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has connected…
Santa Monica temporarily bans construction of new wells to protect groundwater
Santa Monica temporarily bans construction of new wells to protect groundwater
Aug 21 2018
The city of Santa Monica, Calif., temporarily has banned the construction of new private wells while the city works towards drafting the rules to a…
Groundwater cleanup plan revamped in U.S. Virgin Islands
Groundwater cleanup plan revamped in U.S. Virgin Islands
Aug 10 2018
The U.S. EPA proposed a cleanup plan to modify current cleanup activities at the Tutu Wellfield Superfund Site on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.…
Groundwater treatment in Orange County, Calif.
Groundwater treatment in Orange County, Calif.
Aug 6 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a $135 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Orange County Water District of Orange…
Groundwater plan proposed to address high nitrates
Groundwater plan proposed to address high nitrates
Aug 6 2018
A newly released proposal to reduce nitrates in the groundwater of the Lower Yakima Valley, Wash., recommended extending municipal water and sewer…
Kenya maps groundwater levels amid drought concerns
Kenya maps groundwater levels amid drought concerns
Jul 2 2018
Scientists from the University of Nairobi, the University of Barcelona, Oxford University and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and…
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