Contaminant Removal News

  1. Illinois Governor Sleeps At Vets' Home With Questionable Water
    1/16/2018

    Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner's administration came under fire for keeping a veterans' home open after a Legionnaires’ outbreak through water contamination on the site resulted in 13 deaths.

  2. Under Consent Order, Pittsburgh Looks To Speed Up Lead Line Replacement
    1/11/2018

    Withstanding a difficult 2017, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) now has its sights set on improvements to its lead water lines in the near future.

  3. Thousands Of Puerto Ricans Still Waiting On Clean Water
    1/11/2018

    Four months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, many residents still lack access to clean water.

  4. Water Chemical Exec Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy
    1/9/2018

    A former executive at a water treatment chemicals company pleaded guilty this month to a role in a conspiracy to eliminate competition in the water treatment market.

  5. UA Develops Stand-Alone System To Produce Drinking Water By Means Of Solar Energy
    1/8/2018

    Researchers from the University of Alicante's research group in applied electrochemistry and electrocatalysis have developed a stand-alone system for desalinating and treating water through electrodialysis. The system is directly powered by solar energy and can be applied in off-grid areas.

  6. 'Raw Water' Gives Consumers Expensive, Completely Untreated Option
    1/8/2018

    The latest trend in organic, natural culture may entice some consumers out there, but it is surely having treatment professionals shaking their heads.

  7. Michigan Community Sets Aggressive Lead Service Line Replacement Precedent
    1/5/2018

    As locales all over the country wrestle with lead contamination in their drinking water, one Michigan community is taking an aggressive approach to the problem.

  8. Rice U.’s One-Step Catalyst Turns Nitrates Into Water And Air
    1/4/2018

    Engineers at Rice University’s Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT) Center have found a catalyst that cleans toxic nitrates from drinking water by converting them into air and water.

  9. San Diego’s Post-Drought Water Woes: Lead, Sewage, Non-Revenue Water
    1/4/2018

    Despite the fact that California’s drought is over, San Diego’s water worries have not evaporated.

  10. Minnesota Cities Gear Up To Treat Dioxane
    1/3/2018

    More and more Minnesota communities are investing in methods to treat dioxane contamination.