Contaminant Removal News

  1. California Wildfires Pose Drinking Water Contaminant Challenge

    To illustrate the pervasiveness of damage caused by California’s rising epidemic of wildfires, researchers are now connecting the problem to an influx of dangerous contaminants in drinking water delivery systems.

  2. The Danish Minister For The Environment Promotes Danish Water-Quality Technology In The US

    On September 21–25, twelve Danish suppliers of the global water and wastewater industry will be accompanying Danish Export – Water to the water-quality conference WEFTEC 2019 to promote their solutions on the US market.

  3. EWG: Study Estimates More Than 100,000 Cancer Cases Could Stem From Contaminants In Tap Water

    A toxic cocktail of chemical pollutants in U.S. drinking water could result in more than 100,000 cancer cases, according to a peer-reviewed study from Environmental Working Group – the first study to conduct a cumulative assessment of cancer risks due to 22 carcinogenic contaminants found in drinking water nationwide.

  4. Microbe Chews Through PFAS And Other Tough Contaminants

    The bacterium, Acidimicrobium bacterium A6, removed 60% of PFAS _specifically perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) _ in lab vials over 100 days of observation, the researchers reported in an article in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.

  5. De Nora To Launch High Efficiency Electrochlorination System At WEFTEC 2019

    Global leader of sustainable technologies, De Nora today announces the launch of its next generation of ClorTec® on-site sodium hypochlorite generators at WEFTEC, the Water Quality Event in Chicago this month. The new high efficiency ClorTec® Gen III system uses an optimized electrochlorination process that reduces salt and power consumption to deliver a 15 percent operating cost savings over the previous ClorTec® DN Gen II system that was launched last year at WEFTEC 2018.

  6. CycloPure Wins $1M PHASE II SBIR Grant

    CycloPure, Inc., a leading innovator in water purification technologies and the developer of the DEXSORB line of adsorbents, announced recently that the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded the company a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant in the amount of $1,000,000.

  7. International Researchers Discuss The Microbiological Safety Of Water In Vienna

    The quality of the water used as drinking water, irrigation, aquaculture, food processing or recreational activities has significant public health implications worldwide. Pollution from fecal pathogens continues to be a major concern for health in the environment, water and food.

  8. Tougher Arsenic Standard Shows Desired Effect: Public’s Drinking Water Is Safer

    Toughening the federal standard for arsenic in 2001 has led to fewer violations by the public systems that supply more than 80 percent of the United States’ drinking water, research led by Oregon State University shows.

  9. Syracuse U. Students Invent Water Filtering Cloth Designed For Developing Countries

    When visiting family in India, Syracuse University senior Nikita Chatterjee learned that even as improvements have been made to the country’s water system, large segments of the population still do not have access to safe drinking water.

  10. Wolf Administration Continues Efforts To Address PFAS Contamination

    Recently, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Representative Todd Stephens and Representative Meghan Schroeder to announce new funding to help address PFAS contamination in Horsham, Warminster, Warrington, and Warwick townships.