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.

Aug 4 2021
The U.S. EPA published preliminary Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data about chemical releases, chemical waste management, and pollution prevention…
Jul 21 2021
The House will vote this week on H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act.  The bill is co-sponsored by Michigan Reps. Debbie Dingell, and Fred Upton, along…
Jul 13 2021
The U.S. EPA announced Draft Contaminant Candidate List 5 (CCL 5), which provides an updated list of drinking water contaminants known or anticipated…
Jul 12 2021
West Palm Beach, Florida, has agreed to share its water data following an outbreak of algal toxin in the water supply. Palm Beach will no longer seek…
Jul 1 2021
The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the eve of the originally scheduled…
Jul 1 2021
The U.S. residential water treatment market reached revenues of more than $2.2 billion in 2020. The point-of-entry (POE) market was the largest…
Jul 1 2021
Summertime is here. A time for family barbecues, leisurely afternoons by a pool and camping trips under the stars. Yet for some, summer marks a time…
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