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.

Mar 5 2021
Though they sound similar, there is an important difference between “certification” and “compliance.” When it comes to matters of public health, like…
Mar 5 2021
Ten years ago, the United Nations declared that every individual on our planet has the right to clean, fresh and safe water (1). Unfortunately, the…
Mar 5 2021
Along with a change in White House Administrations and a new congressional session in 2021, there will be a new federal U.S. EPA administrator…
Feb 18 2021
Monroe County, Georgia, has turned on a pipeline providing water to some residents who say their wells have been impacted by coal ash from a nearby…
Jan 26 2021
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been found in the Yahara River and all five of Madison, Wisconsin’s lakes. State officials have not…
Jan 20 2021
A project to improve water quality will involve University of Wisconsin-Parkside students and faculty.  A portion of the Petrifying Springs Park…
Jan 18 2021
In this episode of Checking In: A Series With WQP, WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello checks in with Shilpa Tiku, managing partner/chief research…
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