Contaminant Removal News

  1. Purafil Launches The OnGuard Lite, Adding To Their Active Corrosion Monitoring Product Line

    Purafil is launching their new Active Corrosion Monitoring product, the OnGuard Lite, to support a need to test the air quality of server rooms, rack rooms, control rooms, motor control centers, and more without waiting for a laboratory test.

  2. White Rock Moves Forward With Water Treatment Plant Following Study By World-Class Scientists

    Following a pilot study on water treatment technologies, the City of White Rock will move forward with a water treatment plant situated on the Oxford Pumping Station Site to significantly reduce the naturally occurring arsenic and manganese levels in the water.

  3. Zap! Graphene Is Bad News For Bacteria

    Scientists at Rice University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have discovered that laser-induced graphene (LIG) is a highly effective anti-fouling material and, when electrified, bacteria zapper.

  4. QED Environmental Systems Announces Power Pro ESP Electric Sampling Pump

    Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces the release of its Power Pro ESP electric sampling pump.

  5. New ASTM International Standard Helps Measure Nitrogen In Water

    A new ASTM International standard will help calculate the amount of nitrogen in water samples in a more efficient way.

  6. Utah Treatment Plant Tackles Algae Blooms Using SCHOTT Glass

    A project by SCHOTT partner CLEARAS Water Recovery will serve as the centerpiece for the 2017 Algae Biomass Summit. The project, a 4-million-gallon-per-day wastewater nutrient recovery solution using SCHOTT glass tubing, marks the first large-scale commercialization of photobioreactor technology for nutrient recovery. The South Davis Sewer District will use Clearas’ solution to reduce nutrients that contribute to algae blooms in waterways.

  7. EPA Selects Cleanup Plan For Kanawha River Superfund Site To Address Fish Contamination

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced recently that it has entered into a consent agreement with Pharmacia LLC on a cleanup plan to address dioxin contamination at the Kanawha River Superfund Site, in Putnam and Kanawha counties, W. Va.

  8. PCBs And Lead To Be Removed From Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site In Lockport, N.Y.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to remove contamination in the creek corridor section of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y. The creek corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in Lockport.

  9. Black & Veatch’s Global Technology Leader In Wastewater Treatment Joining Houston Regional Office

    Andrew Shaw, a leader in the water and wastewater industry, is relocating to Black & Veatch’s Houston Regional Office with a focus on nutrient removal, sustainability and wastewater reuse.

  10. Excellence In Operational And Design In Water Infrastructure Honored

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2017 WEF Awards recipients for operational and design excellence.