Contaminant Removal News

  1. Pentair Announces Definitive Agreement To Acquire Aquion

    Pentair plc, a leading water treatment company, recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aquion for $160M in cash, subject to customary adjustments.

  2. MDEQ Announces A ‘Second Call’ For Projects – Over $60M Available In Drinking Water Infrastructure Loans

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is soliciting for more Drinking Water Revolving Fund (DWRF) projects to receive below market rate loan financing in the present fiscal year (FY) 2019.

  3. Violations At NJ Utilities Enumerated In New Report

    “More than 1.5 million New Jerseyans are served by a utility that has been cited for excessive contaminants since April 2014, when the Flint water crisis was revealed, according to an analysis of U.S. EPA data by USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey,” The Asbury Park Press reported.

  4. Plasma-Based Technology May Bring Clarity To Challenges Posed By Contaminated Water

    The availability of clean, potable water is a concern for everyone, from residents here on Earth to astronauts in space. To address the issue, researchers have recently begun studying plasma-based technologies as a cost-effective method to purify water. 

  5. EPA Data Shows Regulated Water Companies Deliver Higher Quality Water Than Government-Run Systems

    An expanded analysis of the largest and most comprehensive study conducted on Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) compliance shows that community water systems owned by regulated water companies are significantly less likely to violate the SDWA than water systems owned and run by local governments.

  6. Hidden Valley Lake Community Services District In California Pilots Aqua Metrology Systems’ SafeGuard H2O Chromium Remediation System

    Aqua Metrology Systems (AMS) announced the pilot demonstration of its SafeGuard H2O HexavalentChromium [Cr (VI)] remediation system at California’s Hidden Valley Lake Community Services District (HVLCSD).

  7. Hormone-Disrupting Herbicide Widely Detected In Tap Water

    A new report from an environmental group points to a potential atrazine problem in tap water.

  8. Microvi MNE Solution To Restore Billions Of Gallons Of Drinking Water In California At Cucamonga Valley Water District

    icrovi Biotech Inc. (Microvi) announced today that Microvi MNE was selected to treat nitrate for the Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

  9. AquiSense Technologies Announces R&D Agreement With US EPA And Washington University To Further Advance UV LED Disinfection System Development

    AquiSense Technologies is proud to announce a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Washington University, and AquiSense Technologies.

  10. WRF Releases Report About Wildfire Impacts On Drinking Water

    The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has released a new report,Wildfire Impacts on Drinking Water Treatment Process Performance: Development of Evaluation Protocols and Management Practices (4590).