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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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…
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…
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