Contaminant Removal News

  1. Fluence Awarded Its First NIROBOX™ Recurring Revenue Desalination Project

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that it has secured a contract for the deployment of the Company’s first seawater desalination plant in the Bahamas – three (3) NIROBOX™ smart-packaged seawater (SW) desalination units – that will be commissioned within six months.

  2. Webinar: Algal Blooms: Technology Solutions For Treatment Plant Operators

    Algal blooms have the potential to negatively impact potable water treatment works, increasing maintenance and reducing efficiency to drive up costs.

  3. Report: Cost Burden Of Nitrate Pollution Is High

    A new study builds evidence for a fact that water professionals already know: Nitrate pollution is a growing cost burden for water utilities.

  4. Oregon Regulators Take Aim At Cyanotoxins

    Health regulators in Oregon are creating new regulations to protect drinking water from cyanotoxins.

  5. NSF International Publishes New Standard For Supplemental Microbiological Water Treatment Systems

    NSF International has published a new American National Standard for drinking water filters designed to reduce potentially harmful microorganisms from municipal drinking water systems during the critical period between a water-supply contamination and a boil-water advisory.

  6. With Westfall's Affordable Static Mixers, Engineers Can Deliver Potable Water Even Where Source Waters Have Been Polluted

    Westfall is partnering with companies, in the US and overseas, that build top quality potable water and wastewater treatment plants. In the US and in many countries around the world, water infrastructure projects like these are long overdue.

  7. Chemical-Feasting Bacteria Provide New Key For Removing 'Likely Carcinogen' From Contaminated Water

    While not featured on most product ingredient labels, the organic chemical stabilizer and manufacturing byproduct, 1,4-dioxane, can be found in countless everyday household items — from shampoos and cosmetics to laundry detergents and antifreeze.

  8. EPA Identifies Inconsistencies In Florida Water Tests

    A memo from Florida water regulators indicates that officials in the state may not be testing drinking water quality correctly, according to a new report.

  9. Administrator Pruitt Kicks Off National Leadership Summit On PFAS

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt opened the National Leadership Summit on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) by announcing concrete steps the Agency plans to take following the Summit.

  10. Water Treatment First As Scottish Water Trials Nyex

    Scottish Water is set to undertake the world’s first long-term trial of Arvia’s Nyex treatment system on drinking water at a specially established pilot plant in West Lothian. The trial, which will run separately to the existing water treatment works at Pateshill, will assess the effectiveness of the system in removing organic material from raw water.