Contaminant Removal News

  1. EWG Study Indicates Widespread Nitrate Pollution

    A new Environmental Working Group study indicating widespread nitrate pollution in U.S. drinking water -- at levels linked to increased cancer risk -- underscores the need for in-home water filtration, the Water Quality Association said recently.

  2. Purifics CUF System To Be Installed In Granisle, BC

    Purifics Water, Inc. has been awarded a $1,321,000 contract for the Village of Granisle, British Columbia for a drinking water purification system.

  3. CycloPure Awarded National Science Foundation Phase II SBIR Grant To Develop DEXSORB-MP For Home Use-Water Purification

    CycloPure, Inc., a leading innovator in water purification technologies and the developer of DEXSORB™ filtration products, announced recently that the National Science Foundation has awarded the company a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant in the amount of $725,000. 

  4. Lead Contamination An Underreported Threat In Puerto Rico Tap Water

    The tap water in Puerto Rico has an unfortunate reason for standing out.

  5. EPA Official Says Flint Should Not Have Flushed Hydrants

    An EPA official stated last week that Flint officials should not have flushed hydrants before testing for lead during the water crisis.

  6. Brown and Caldwell To Manage Portland’s Historic Switch To Filtered Water Supply

    Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, recently announced it was awarded a contract to provide program management services for Portland Water Bureau’s (PWB) $500M Bull Run Filtration Project.

  7. Quick And Not-So-Dirty: A Rapid Nano-Filter For Clean Water

    Simple to make and simple to scale up, the technology harnesses naturally occurring nano-structures that grow on liquid metals.

  8. American Water: Low-Level Contaminants And Long-Term Exposure Can Be Deadly

    Many US Citizens believe that contaminated drinking water is only a problem in developing regions across the globe. However, Americans should be aware of the potential health risks posed by the aging water infrastructure beneath their feet in cities across America.

  9. Bureau Of Reclamation Launches Funding Opportunity For 2019 Desalination And Water Purification Research Program

    The Bureau of Reclamation is making the 2019 funding opportunity for the Desalination and Water Purification Research Program.

  10. CycloPure Announces Eco-Friendly DEXSORB™ Line Of Adsorbents Engineered To Safely Remove PFAS And Other Toxic Micropollutants From Water

    CycloPure, Inc., a leading innovator in the science of micropollutant removal, today announced its DEXSORB™ line of cyclodextrin-based adsorbents that selectively target and remove hazardous micropollutants from drinking water.