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Emerging contaminant study released
Emerging contaminant study released
Jun 25 2018
A new report released by the U.S. Office of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) caused negative…
Industry news week 6/17 for water treatment industry
Industry news week 6/17 for water treatment industry
Jun 22 2018
Nelsen Corp. Acquires Automated Pure Water Inc. Nelsen Corp. announced the completion of its acquisition of Automated Pure Water Inc. The acquisition…
Talking Under Water discusses plastic water pollution and water scarcity
Talking Under Water discusses plastic water pollution and water scarcity
Jun 22 2018
In the second episode of Talking Under Water: One Water, One Podcast, hosts Storm Water Solutions Managing Editor Lauren Baltas, Water Quality…
Salem, Ore., considers activated carbon as contaminant solution
Salem, Ore., considers activated carbon as contaminant solution
Jun 21 2018
The city of Salem, Ore., has begun testing powdered activated carbon as a potential solution to the city’s reoccurring cyanotoxin contamination. The…
Study finds fracking has low impact on water quality
Study finds fracking has low impact on water quality
Jun 21 2018
Two new studies by researchers from Yale University and Penn State University found that horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has had little…
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.,…
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway in North Carolina
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway in North Carolina
Jun 20 2018
Treatment commenced to remove contaminants in the groundwater and soil at an Asheville, N.C., superfund site, a former CTS Corp. plant. Electrical…
Environmental groups question Trump Tower over cooling water intake
Environmental groups question Trump Tower over cooling water intake
Jun 19 2018
The Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club and Friends of the Chicago River have provided notice of intent to sue the Chicago Trump International Hotel…
PFAS groundwater contamination found at Michigan airport
PFAS groundwater contamination found at Michigan airport
Jun 18 2018
On June 15, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Mich., released a report showing elevated levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl…
Senate committee calls for EPA study released on emerging contaminant PFAS
Senate committee calls for EPA study released on emerging contaminant PFAS
Jun 15 2018
The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill that includes report language requiring the Trump Administration to release a key…
Flint tightens drinking water standards for lead contamination
Flint tightens drinking water standards for lead contamination
Jun 15 2018
On June 14, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality approved the strictest rules in the U.S. targeting lead in drinking water. The new…
Uranium groundwater contamination in India
Uranium groundwater contamination in India
Jun 13 2018
A new study by Duke University found uranium contamination in groundwater from aquifers in 16 Indian states. The study found that the occurrence of…
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…
EPA adds groundwater contamination site to Superfund National Priorities List
EPA adds groundwater contamination site to Superfund National Priorities List
Jun 11 2018
The U.S. EPA announced the addition of six new sites to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL), including the Hockensin Groundwater Site in…
Industry news week 6/3 for water quality
Industry news week 6/3 for water quality
Jun 8 2018
Applied Membranes Inc. Receives Presidential Award for Exports On May 21, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented Applied Membranes Inc.…
Legionella detected at Wayne State University
Legionella detected at Wayne State University
Jun 8 2018
On June 7, Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Mich., identified six campus buildings that tested positive for legionella bacteria. Cooling…
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…
Oregon drinking water advisory lifted following toxic algae blooms
Oregon drinking water advisory lifted following toxic algae blooms
Jun 6 2018
The city of Salem, Ore., lifted a drinking water advisory following two consecutive test results that showed toxin levels had returned to below the…
Egypt raises drinking water fees amid rising water crisis
Egypt raises drinking water fees amid rising water crisis
Jun 5 2018
Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail approved measures to increase fees for drinking water by up to 46.5%. This marks the second rise in drinking…
Shimla, India, struggles with growing water crisis
Shimla, India, struggles with growing water crisis
Jun 4 2018
On May 20, water supplies in the mountain tourist town of Shimla, India, ran dry. For more than two weeks, the city’s 172,000 residents have been…
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