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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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…
Emerging contaminant PFAS found near Wisconsin firefighting foam maker
Emerging contaminant PFAS found near Wisconsin firefighting foam maker
Jun 20 2018
Tyco Fire Products discovered per- and polyfluorinated substance (PFAS) groundwater contamination at its manufacturing plant in Marinette, Wisc.,…
World Bank approves groundwater recharge plan for parched India
World Bank approves groundwater recharge plan for parched India
Jun 12 2018
The World Bank has approved the Indian government’s plan to recharge groundwater and maintain water levels. The plan, called Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY…
Study finds groundwater pumping leads to arsenic contamination
Study finds groundwater pumping leads to arsenic contamination
Jun 7 2018
A new study by Stanford University researchers, published in the journal Nature Communications, found that not only does groundwater pumping cause…
Project aims to use treated wastewater to bolster groundwater
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. The project…
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
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 Twin Gravity Recovery and Climate…
EPA investigates Wisconsin dairy farm for suspected groundwater contamination
EPA investigates Wisconsin dairy farm for suspected groundwater contamination
May 15 2018
The U.S. EPA investigated potential groundwater contamination in central Wisconsin following resident complaints of water quality surrounding Central…
May 3 2018
The Water Well Trust announced the completion of its 100th water well since the program began in 2012. Funded by USDA Household Water Well System…
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…
Apr 9 2018
Sonoma County, Calif., has begun experimenting with groundwater banking to bulk up their rapidly depleting groundwater reserves. The Sonoma County…
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 contaminated…
Mar 30 2018
On March 28, Lake Elmo, Minn., closed a second city well as a result of per- and polyfluoralkyl substance (PFAS) groundwater contamination. This…
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 environment…
Mar 20 2018
The U.S. EPA announced plans to host a National Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., to take action on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).…
Mar 20 2018
The Memphis Groundwater Quality Control Board held a public hearing to collect comments on proposed revisions to Shelby County’s well construction…
Mar 1 2018
A faculty team from Western Kentucky University (WKU) has partnered with the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance in Texas to develop a karst groundwater…
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