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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Feb 19 2018
The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District voted to adopt a new groundwater plan that limits farmers use of non-organic fertilizers and…
Feb 13 2018
Sewage from cesspools in Hawaii have threatened drinking water quality, coral reefs and beach health. According to the Wall Street Journal, Hawaii…
Feb 9 2018
The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) announced this year’s National Groundwater Awareness Week (#GWAW2018) will take place March 11 to 17,…
Dec 11 2017
Private well owners near the Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., are still drinking bottled water seven months after high levels of perfluorinated…
Dec 8 2017
Wildfires have spread across Southern California for five days threatening local groundwater quality. The fires began Dec. 4, and were triggered by…
Dec 5 2017
Nebraska has updated regulations protecting water quality for the first time in 20 years. The proposed changes would control groundwater pumping and…
Nov 29 2017
On Nov. 27, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a lower court decision that granted groundwater rights beneath a Native American reservation to…
Nov 27 2017
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) worked to combat contaminated drinking water in camps for Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in…
Nov 27 2017
Just over two hours west of Flint, Mich., Plainfield Township, Mich., was the site of Michigan’s latest water quality crisis. At least 30 wells have…
Nov 16 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently found the chemical Perchloroethylene, known as Perc, in Memphis, Tenn., wells located only 1.…
Nov 13 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 has awarded $30,000 to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation to increase community stakeholder…
Oct 27 2017
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) announced that a new national study estimates 2.1 million Americans on household water wells may be at risk of…
Oct 19 2017
The city of Rowlett, Texas, experienced an unauthorized wastewater discharge from a sanitary sewer manhole. Approximately 77,000 gal of domestic…
Oct 9 2017
Hurricane Nate made U.S. landfall Oct. 7 in southeast Louisiana then again Oct. 8 near Biloxi, Miss. The storm first hit the U.S. as a Category 1…
Oct 5 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $8.7 million to Guam for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure improvement. “…
Sep 29 2017
Levels across the Santa Clara Valley have returned to the pre-drought levels of 2011. In some areas, the water table dropped as much as 60 ft as the…
Sep 28 2017
A judge ruled that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) allowed cities to pump too much groundwater from aquifers, which caused White…
Aug 24 2017
The Water Well Trust (WWT), a national nonprofit helping low-income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, announced that it is still…
Aug 17 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it awarded a total of $1.1 million in two-year grant funding for 2016 to 2018 to the Idaho…
Aug 15 2017
Dairy cow farming in the Selwyn District of New Zealand has increased, which increases the risk of contamination in local drinking water. Medical…
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