Contaminant Removal News

  1. Violations At NJ Utilities Enumerated In New Report
    12/19/2018

    “More than 1.5 million New Jerseyans are served by a utility that has been cited for excessive contaminants since April 2014, when the Flint water crisis was revealed, according to an analysis of U.S. EPA data by USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey,” The Asbury Park Press reported.

  2. Plasma-Based Technology May Bring Clarity To Challenges Posed By Contaminated Water
    12/17/2018

    The availability of clean, potable water is a concern for everyone, from residents here on Earth to astronauts in space. To address the issue, researchers have recently begun studying plasma-based technologies as a cost-effective method to purify water. 

  3. EPA Data Shows Regulated Water Companies Deliver Higher Quality Water Than Government-Run Systems
    12/12/2018

    An expanded analysis of the largest and most comprehensive study conducted on Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) compliance shows that community water systems owned by regulated water companies are significantly less likely to violate the SDWA than water systems owned and run by local governments.

  4. Hidden Valley Lake Community Services District In California Pilots Aqua Metrology Systems’ SafeGuard H2O Chromium Remediation System
    12/6/2018

    Aqua Metrology Systems (AMS) announced the pilot demonstration of its SafeGuard H2O HexavalentChromium [Cr (VI)] remediation system at California’s Hidden Valley Lake Community Services District (HVLCSD).

  5. Hormone-Disrupting Herbicide Widely Detected In Tap Water
    11/28/2018

    A new report from an environmental group points to a potential atrazine problem in tap water.

  6. Microvi MNE Solution To Restore Billions Of Gallons Of Drinking Water In California At Cucamonga Valley Water District
    11/28/2018

    icrovi Biotech Inc. (Microvi) announced today that Microvi MNE was selected to treat nitrate for the Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

  7. AquiSense Technologies Announces R&D Agreement With US EPA And Washington University To Further Advance UV LED Disinfection System Development
    11/28/2018

    AquiSense Technologies is proud to announce a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Washington University, and AquiSense Technologies.

  8. WRF Releases Report About Wildfire Impacts On Drinking Water
    11/27/2018

    The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has released a new report,Wildfire Impacts on Drinking Water Treatment Process Performance: Development of Evaluation Protocols and Management Practices (4590).

  9. EPA Releases New Tools To Test And Treat Additional PFAS, Including GenX, In Drinking Water
    11/21/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing an updated and validated way to test for an additional four per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water, including the GenX chemical, hexafluoropropylene oxide dimer acid (HFPO-DA). PFAS are man-made chemicals used in a wide range of products because of their ability to repel water, grease, and oil.

  10. NMSU Researcher, Collaborators Prolong Water Contaminant Treatment Using Ozone
    11/20/2018

    Kenneth “KC” Carroll, an associate professor in New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, and his collaborators have discovered an increase in the lifespan of ozone, giving more time for it to treat water both in groundwater and in waste-water treatment systems.