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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Jun 11 2019
Ohio State University researchers created maps with locations around the globe where groundwater meets oceans. According to Newswise, this map is the…
Jun 11 2019
The Water Systems Council (WSC) and the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) filed an amici curiae (friends of the court) brief in a case currently…
Jun 10 2019
Nearly 40 craft breweries in the U.S. submitted a letter in opposition to a recent U.S. EPA proposal June 6. The proposal aims to stop controlling…
May 28 2019
A new method has been developed to track pollution sources. The International Atomic Energy Agency and the University of Massachusetts developed a…
May 24 2019
Plumes of potentially toxic water are sitting underneath many homes, businesses and schools in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Environmental…
May 22 2019
The NSF Intl. joint committee of stakeholders updated two standards to include test methods and other requirements for the reduction of…
May 8 2019
A new study from Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, an American Heart Assn. journal, found that young adults free of diabetes and cardiovascular…
Apr 30 2019
On April 25, the U.S. EPA released the draft interim guidance for addressing groundwater contaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and/or…
A new program at the Colorado School of Mines hopes to bridge the gap between research and commercialization
A new program at the Colorado School of Mines hopes to bridge the gap between research and commercialization.
Apr 5 2019
The Colorado School of Mines recently celebrated the grand opening of a new 10,000 sq ft research facility in Denver that will pave the way for…
Mar 27 2019
A new study released by researchers from the Council of Agricultural Science and Technology examines the causes and consequences of groundwater…
Jennifer McIntosh
Jennifer McIntosh
Mar 22 2019
In rural areas of the U.S., water drawn from wells is vital for both human consumption and agricultural use. In the past, studies have posited that…
Los Angeles plans to use recycled wastewater to bolster groundwater reserves
Los Angeles plans to use recycled wastewater to bolster groundwater reserves
Mar 6 2019
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced plans for Los Angeles to recycle 100% of its wastewater by 2035. The city plans to inject treated…
Report finds widespread groundwater contamination surrounding coal ash pits
Report finds widespread groundwater contamination surrounding coal ash pits
Mar 5 2019
A new report, published jointly by the Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice, found that 91% of coal-fired power plants in the nation…
Feb 27 2019
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) revealed that a report to track the movement and growth of a saltwater plume in Brunswick, N.J., groundwater is…
Feb 26 2019
A Washington University data analysis found high levels of groundwater contamination near coal ash ponds at one of Missouri’s largest coal-fired…
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…
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