Contaminant Removal News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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

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

  5. Middle Schoolers Develop App For Water Quality Testing
    1/1/2018

    In an innovative reminder of how the next generation can change water treatment practices, middle school students in Massachusetts have developed a new digital tool for water quality testing.

  6. U.S. EPA To Hear Recommendations For Changes To Lead And Copper Rule
    12/28/2017

    According to recent reports, one of the U.S. EPA’s fundamental regulations may be getting tweaked in the near future.

  7. In Illinois, Legionnaires’ Takes Lives Of 13 Veterans
    12/28/2017

    A home for veterans in Illinois suffered an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease this year.

  8. Water Fountain At EPA Headquarters Spews Black Sewage
    12/27/2017

    In an ironic incident that bolstered critics of the agency, water fountains at the U.S. EPA headquarters were spewing black sewage earlier this month.

  9. Trump Environmental Nominee Allegedly Ignored Water Rule
    12/27/2017

    A Trump administration nominee is embroiled in controversy about alleged radiation contamination of drinking water.

  10. Wyoming, Nebraska Mull Drinking Water Pipeline Project
    12/25/2017

    To circumvent some pervasive water quality issues, two Midwestern states may team up on an ambitious infrastructure project.