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.

Jan 13 2021
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and ex-officials have been told they are being charged after a new investigation of the Flint…
Jan 8 2021
In this episode of Checking In: A Series With WQP, WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello checks in with Katrin Porcella, marketing manager for…
Dec 24 2020
Environmental and farm groups are lobbying Wisconsin for significant funding to improve water quality. The goal of these groups is to support farms…
Dec 8 2020
In 2020, legislative session schedules were sometimes changed, and virtual meeting platforms were utilized for operation due to concern over the…
Nov 16 2020
Initial testing of the public water supply in Skowhegan, Maine has revealed no contaminants, according to officials with Maine Water Co., reported…
Nov 6 2020
Drinking water wells at homes along the Rhode Island coastline are being contaminated by saltwater. Since sea levels are rising and storm surges are…
Nov 5 2020
Researchers at Texas A&M University have come up with a green solution that can help underprivileged communities with their water and electricity…
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