Contaminant Removal News

  1. Clark Technology Removes PFAS (Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) From Source Waste Streams

    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group durable and stable chemicals which has been used for several decades and now are finding their way into the Nation’s drinking water stream via industrial discharge, compost piles, and specially landfill leachate.

  2. Nanoporous Material Nets Contaminant From Water

    Barely visible material that looks like tiny grains of sand may hold the key to removing an invisible health threat that has contaminated water supplies across the country.

  3. Microbe Treatment System May Solve California's Nitrate Problems

    California is well known around the world for its bounty of farmland and agricultural products. But this excess brings an acute problem for water treatment operations: nitrate contamination.

  4. Tired Of Boil-Water Alerts? Student’s Patented Straw Filters Lead, Other Contaminants

    The city’s notorious boil-water notices spurred a Jackson State University student to develop an innovative straw that successfully filters lead and other contaminants, and now the world’s largest retailer wants his newly patented device on its store shelves.

  5. ACCIONA Officially Opens The Saint John Drinking Water Treatment Plant In Canada

    The drinking water treatment plant and water distribution system for the City of Saint John in eastern Canada is the largest in the province and the oldest in the country and has been modernised by ACCIONA and inaugurated this week.

  6. WQRF-Funded Research Demonstrates Cost Savings Of Using In-Home Devices To Reduce Health Risks In Drinking Water

    A Water Quality Research Foundation-funded study showing the economic benefits of using point-of-use devices to reduce health risks in drinking water has been published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal.

  7. World’s Smallest UV LED System Validated Following Established US-EPA Protocols Across All 5 Models

    AquiSense Technologies, the global leader in UV LED disinfection technology, became the world’s first UV LED supplier to be tested against US-EPA protocols for its PearlAqua Micro range.

  8. Green Pathway To Clean Up Toxic Ground

    The problem of cleaning up toxic polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) pollution – commonly used in aviation fire-fighting foams, lubricants and non-stick and protective coatings – has been solved through the discovery of a new low-cost, safe and environmentally friendly method that removes PFAS from water.


  9. Xylem To showcase Holistic Solutions And Expertise For Water Resilience, Treatment And Clean Water Pumping At AWWA ACE 2019

    Today’s modern critical water issues, including harmful algal blooms, deterioration of water supplies, and drinking water management are the focus of global water technology leader Xylem’s treatment and transport solutions on display at the 2019 American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE) at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, June 9-12.

  10. Major Breakthrough To Help Clean Up Toxic PFAS Pollution

    A joint research project between the University of South Australia and Flinders University has developed a new technique to clean up toxic polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) from waterways.