Emerging Contaminants

As water testing capabilities improve, the list of contaminants impacting water supplies expands. These emerging contaminants, which include personal care products, prescription and over-the-counter medications, and hormones, could negatively affect the health of humans and aquatic wildlife.

Jun 17 2021
Toxins associated with blue-green algae have been detected in Nova Scotia, Canada's, Shubenacadie-Grand Lake. Testing confirmed the presence of blue-…
May 11 2021
3M has sued the state of Michigan, alleging that the state’s new drinking water limits for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were created…
May 6 2021
The city of Dayton, Ohio, filed a drinking water contamination lawsuit against Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the U.S. Department of Defense (…
May 5 2021
During an ongoing U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation into liver illnesses caused by Real Water, a Las Vegas-based water brand, it was…
Apr 21 2021
The California State Water Resources Control Board announced the completion of its first-ever comprehensive look at California water systems that are…
Apr 14 2021
The city of Madison, Wisconsin released a tentative plan to mitigate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination at one of its wells. …
Mar 30 2021
Real Water Inc. of Mesa, Arizona, and Henderson, Nevada, has issued a voluntary recall of all sizes of its Real Water brand drinking water. The…
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