Contaminant Removal News

  1. Treatment Plant With Dead Rodents Had Ignored Problems For Years
    1/28/2018

    Apparently, one of the most unsettling water treatment reports to make headlines last year was even worse than many realized.

  2. Amid Lead Challenges, State Heightens Pittsburgh Water Oversight
    1/26/2018

    As Pittsburgh faces high lead levels in city drinking water, Pennsylvania is considering a proposal to increase state oversight of the struggling water system.

  3. Regulators: Trenton Water System Threatens Public Health
    1/24/2018

    New Jersey’s top environmental regulator says alleged failures at Trenton’s water utility could pose a threat to public health.

  4. Study: Radium Rampant In Texas Water
    1/16/2018

    Texas has a problem with radium contamination in its drinking water, according to a new study from researchers at the nonprofit Environmental Working Group (EWG).

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. '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.