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.

Sep 4 2020
Emerging contaminants are the topic de jour across the U.S. and have been for some time now. Thanks to efforts within the water treatment industry…
Sep 2 2020
While some things may feel at a standstill amid COVID-19 concerns, we keep moving forward. Businesses continue to adapt, communication methods—both…
Aug 24 2020
The Ann Arbor City Council approved a new contract to continue testing for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the water the city draws…
Aug 18 2020
The Mystic River Watershed Association, in collaboration with the U.S. EPA, announced its annual Water Quality Report Card on the Mystic River…
Jul 13 2020
A North Carolina nonprofit has secured a grant to distribute free point-of-use (POU) filters to low-income residents in New Hanover County. The group…
Jul 10 2020
The U.S. EPA and Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) announced plans to inject a chemical barrier into the groundwater…
Jul 1 2020
Across the globe, elevated levels of fluoride in drinking water are becoming a significant threat to public health. Although limited amounts of…
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