Contaminant Removal News

  1. Albuquerque Reverses Water Supply Fluoridation Policy

    After halting the practice six years ago, Albuquerque has decided to once again add fluoride to its water supply.

  2. Water Environment & Reuse Foundation Announces 2017 Paul L. Busch Award Winner

    On Tuesday October 3, 2017, during WEFTEC in Chicago, IL, the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) awarded Shaily Mahendra, Ph.D., with the 2017 Paul L. Busch Award. 

  3. Officials Urge PFC Polluter To Cover Water Hookup Costs

    In Bedford, NH, officials want polluter Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics to hook homes with contaminated wells to municipal water, according to New Hampshire Public Radio.

  4. As Pittsburgh Combats Water Issues, It Invites Federal Scrutiny

    In the latest development in a water quality situation that is rapidly becoming beleaguered, a Pittsburgh utility has come under federal scrutiny.

  5. Bodily Contact With Tap Water Banned In California City

    Residents of Alameda, a city near San Francisco, were warned not to make any bodily contact with their tap water at one point this month as a result of a water quality problems.

  6. WesTech Engineering, Inc. And Microvi Biotech, Inc. Sign Exclusive Alliance Agreement To Commercialize Microvi’s Breakthrough Biological Water Technologies

    WesTech Engineering, Inc. (WesTech) has signed an exclusive alliance agreement with Microvi Biotech, Inc. (Microvi) to promote Microvi’s innovative biological technologies for the water and wastewater industries. The agreement gives exclusivity to WesTech to promote Microvi’s technologies in the U.S. and Canada, while also pursuing advantageous partnerships globally.

  7. BakerCorp Completes Innovative Water Treatment Project At Superfund Site

    BakerCorp, a leader in water treatment technologies, recently completed its largest project to date at an EPA Superfund site on the Duwamish River in Seattle. The project included a large-scale, non-chemical treatment solution for over 63 million gallons of water.

  8. In U.S., 90 Million Affected By Dioxane Pollution

    An analysis released this month by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) shows that dioxane is found in drinking water in 45 states, afflicting over 90 million people in the U.S.

  9. OriginClear Achieves Real-Time Removal Of Roundup Ingredient Glyphosate

    OriginClear Inc., a leading provider of water treatment solutions, today announced that new testing at the La Kretz Advanced Prototyping Center demonstrated real-time removal of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, at concentrations of parts per billion – a quantum increase over previous testing in the range of parts per million.

  10. Environmental Group Calls Attention To Widespread Chloroform Contamination

    An environmental research group with a penchant for uncovering widespread drinking water contamination has released a report pointing to a surprising toxin.