Source Water Contamination

  1. EPA Joins PFAS Investigation In Michigan
    1/3/2018

    One of the nation’s most high-profile water contamination cases has drawn federal interest, as the U.S. EPA joined an investigation into perfluorinated compound (PFC) pollution in Michigan.

  2. Wastewater Pros Use Artificial Sweeteners As Monitoring Tool
    1/1/2018

    Wastewater pros are using diet soda to track down pollution.

  3. Research: Wastewater Effluent Is Major Threat To Coral Reefs
    12/25/2017

    Polluted groundwater presents a bigger risk to coral reefs in Hawaii than scientists previously thought, according to a new study by U.S. Geological Survey researchers.

  4. Michigan Township Approves Treatment Solution For PFCs
    12/22/2017

    As perflourinated compound (PFC) contamination continues to raise concerns all over the nation, one Michigan community has decided to take action to combat it.

  5. Three Months After Harvey, Water Quality Questions Linger
    12/20/2017

    Even three months after Hurricane Harvey hit land and decimated areas of Texas, there are still questions about the water quality aftermath.

  6. Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Over Michigan Water Pollution
    12/15/2017

    Water activists filed a class-action lawsuit this month contending that three companies contributed to water pollution in Michigan.

  7. Report: What California Learned From Drinking Water/Wastewater Challenges In 2017
    12/14/2017

    In a new report on the state’s water priorities, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) offered the nation some guidance on how it might address issues that are burdening regions all over the country.

  8. Research: PPCPs Make Fish Less Cautious Of Predators
    12/12/2017

    As a bizarre result of the environmental affects that pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) can have when they defy treatment operations, researchers have found antidepressants in source water may make fish less wary of predators.

  9. Michigan Residents Sue GM Over Alleged Salt Contamination
    12/11/2017

    Residents living near General Motor’s Michigan testing facility have come together to file a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer, claiming it has knowingly contaminated the local water supply since at least the 1980s.

  10. At Town Hall On PFC Contamination, Answers Absent
    12/7/2017

    Wolverine Worldwide, a shoe manufacturer, is among the latest companies to receive scrutiny for its practice of dumping perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) into source water, thus imperiling drinking water.