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.

Nov 4 2020
University of Massachusetts Lowell researchers are looking at how severe coastal storms contribute to water pollution by measuring groundwater flow.…
Nov 2 2020
Every year, more chemicals and compounds are detected in water supplies. Known as contaminants of emerging concern—or emerging contaminants—these…
Nov 2 2020
First let us define what PFAS is.  What is PFAS?  PFAS is any per-and polyfluoroalkyl substance, which are man-made organofluorine chemical compounds…
Oct 1 2020
In this episode of Checking In, a Series With WQP, WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello checks in with Nathan Lowrie, director of sales &…
Oct 1 2020
Environmental Health & Engineering Inc. recently released a report titled “Risks to Drinking Water Quality in the U.S. and Benefits of Point-of-…
Sep 30 2020
Navajo Technical University and New Mexico Tech are teaming up to address water issues in rural Navajo areas. The teams are starting a pilot project…
Sep 10 2020
Companies accused of contaminating drinking water wells in North Smithfield, Rhode Island and Millville, Massachusetts are taking steps to reduce…
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