Activated Carbon

Activated carbon is a form of carbon processed to have small, low-volume pores that increase the surface area available for adsorption or chemical reactions. It is usually derived from charcoal and has a variety of uses, including water purification and treatment.

Reyes Sierra, the leader of a team developing a new method for removing PFAS contaminants at University of Arizona.
Reyes Sierra, the leader of a team developing a new method for removing PFAS contaminants at University of Arizona.
Jul 1 2019
In 2018, the levels of chemical contamination in the water supplies of Tucson, Ariz., were dangerously high due to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance…
Jul 1 2019
To the water treatment professional, it seems that every second there is another news report or article about per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (…
Jun 5 2019
Arsenic is one of the most abundant metalloid trace elements naturally found in the earth’s crust and is introduced into water streams by the…
Feb 12 2019
SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND EXPERTISE IN THE WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT INDUSTRY Continental Carbon Group offers a wide range of products, services…
Researchers develop selective activated carbon water treatment system
Researchers develop selective activated carbon water treatment system
Aug 7 2018
Researchers from Rice University in Houston, Texas, developed a water treatment system that can be tuned to selectively pull toxins from drinking…
Salem, Ore., considers activated carbon as contaminant solution
Salem, Ore., considers activated carbon as contaminant solution
Jun 21 2018
The city of Salem, Ore., has begun testing powdered activated carbon as a potential solution to the city’s reoccurring cyanotoxin contamination. The…
May 27 2015
Carbon Activated Corp. announced the opening of its new corporate premises at 2250 South Central Avenue in Compton, Calif. The new facility has 30,…
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