Contaminant Removal News

  1. Amid Water Quality Doubts, Philly Water Fires Back

    The Philadelphia Water Department is under fire for allegedly high contaminant levels in its drinking water supply, but officials say the claims are flawed.

  2. Mesofilter Combats Global Water And Air Pollution With Mesopaper, A High-Performance, Low-Cost, Easy-To-Use Paper Filter

    Mesofilter Inc. today announced Mesopaper, the first paper filter able to rapidly immobilize harmful pollutants such as arsenic, lead and other heavy metals, bacteria, viruses and radioactive elements in water and air.

  3. EPM And LG Sonic Continue Cooperation To Treat Drinking Water

    Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) and LG Sonic continue to cooperate to treat algae growth in drinking water reservoirs with two new MPC-Buoy projects to be installed in the coming weeks. In 2015, 8 MPC-Buoy systems were installed in drinking water reservoir Embalse la Fe to monitor and control algal blooms.

  4. NSF International Certifies Mesopaper, A New Filtration Medium

    Global public health organization NSF International has certified the first paper drinking water filtration medium that reduces arsenic V (or pentavalent arsenic) and lead to below the action levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

  5. Lithuanians Are Developing Drinking Water Treatment Technology Which Keeps It Microbe Free For Months

    Researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU, Lithuania) are developing drinking water disinfection technology, which not only destroys microorganisms, but also provides long-term protection against wide range of them.

  6. Fluence's NIROBOX Continues To Expand Its Global Reach

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce its continued global growth, winning contracts in the Philippines and Argentina, to provide its award-winning NIROBOX smart decentralized water treatment solutions.

  7. AWC’s PROTON Software Now Includes Closed Circuit Reverse Osmosis (CCRO)

    American Water Chemicals (AWC) has announced a major addition to its PROTON Membrane Aqueous Chemistry Calculator software.

  8. The Water Research Foundation Wins Award From Department Of Defense To Study PFAS

    The Water Research Foundation has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to perform research on poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

  9. Russian Scientists Found An Alternative To Water Chlorination

    Specialists of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), participant of the Project 5-100, developed a unique equipment for complex water purification which can improve or in some cases replace the process of disinfection with chlorine.

  10. Nitrate In Drinking Water Increases The Risk Of Colorectal Cancer

    Nitrate in groundwater and drinking water, which primarily comes from fertilisers used in the agricultural production, has not only been subject to decades of environmental awareness – it has also been suspected of increasing the risk of cancer.