Contaminant Removal News

  1. EPA Slams Michigan’s Drinking Water Quality

    Federal environmental regulators are calling out the state of Michigan on its drinking water oversight.

  2. The Municipal Authority Of The Township Of Robinson's Groveton Water Treatment Plant Attains Highest Level Of Performance

    The Municipal Authority of the Township of Robinson’s Groveton Water Treatment Plant has received the prestigious Presidents Award from the Partnership for Safe Water.

  3. Inmates Assemble Life-Saving Clean Drinking Water Systems

    More than 3.4 million people die each year from diseases caused by poor sanitation and unsafe drinking water, according to the World Health Organization.

  4. WSSC Sues Chem Firms For Alleged Price Fixing

    A mega-utility in Maryland is taking on the chemical industry for alleged price-fixing practices.

  5. EPA Mandate On Arsenic Has Helped Drinking Water Quality

    Arsenic is one of the naturally-occurring drinking water contaminants that registers highest on consumer concern charts. While it poses a serious threat, there is new evidence to suggest that the U.S. EPA is doing a good job of curbing that threat.

  6. San Diego’s Hepatitis A Outbreak: Water Warnings Went Unheeded

    As the death toll continues to rise due to San Diego County’s hepatitis A virus outbreak, reports say water officials had warned about the risk for years.

  7. Treatment Plant Filters Identified As Source Of Drinking Water Contamination

    University researchers in North Carolina have pointed to an unlikely culprit for water contamination: the treatment filters themselves.

  8. Flint Contamination Crisis Had 'Horrifyingly Large' Effect On Fetal Deaths

    New research shows that lead contamination of tap water in Flint, MI, likely had a major impact on fetal deaths.

  9. Military Camp Caught With Dead Rodents At Drinking Water Treatment Plant

    Over the summer, a drinking water treatment plant at a military base in California was found to be dealing with some particularly unsettling contaminants: dead rodents and amphibians. Now, it has entered a consent decree to solve the problem.

  10. NC Utility Begins Major GenX Pumping Project

    The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) began pumping water out of its aquifer and storage recovery site in September as part its plan to address GenX challenges.