Contaminant Removal News

  1. PFOA/PFOS Reduction Claims Requirements Added To NSF Standards For Residential Drinking Water Treatment Devices

    The NSF International joint committee of stakeholders that maintains the American National Standards for drinking water treatment and reverse osmosis (RO) devices recently updated two standards to include test methods and other requirements for the reduction of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS).

  2. State Water Board Grant And Loan Funds Arvin Project To Resolve Arsenic Contamination In Drinking Water

    The Arvin Community Services District broke ground today on a $14.3M project to resolve arsenic contamination problems in the district’s drinking water. Once completed, the project will provide a safe, reliable and permanent supply of drinking water to a community that has lacked access to it for more than a decade.

  3. Rice Husks Can Remove Microcystin Toxins From Water

    Scientists at The University of Toledo have discovered that rice husks can effectively remove microcystin from water, a finding that could have far-reaching implications for communities along the Great Lakes and across the developing world.

  4. NUVODA Earns Grand Prize For Excellence In Environmental Engineering & Science

    The American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) awarded NUVODA Grand Prize in the “Excellence in Environmental Engineering & Science Award” competition, for the Town of Moorefield/Hardy County Regional WWTP Upgrade with the MOB Process project.

  5. Phoenix Pure And The Indiana Department Of Homeland Security Host Demonstration On The Future Of Clean Water

    Phoenix Pure and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security are hosting a demonstration of the Guardian 4000, a Mobile Emergency Response Water Purification System, on the canal at the Indiana Historical Society.

  6. U.S. Drinking Water Products Standards Published As National Standards Of Canada

    The American National Standards for health effects of drinking water treatment chemicals (NSF/ANSI 60) and plumbing system components (NSF/ANSI 61) have been updated for the Canadian market and published as National Standards of Canada.

  7. The Scientists Of TalTech Are Developing A Technology For Water Purification By Electric Discharges

    The environment around us is becoming increasingly polluted. This includes one of our most precious natural resources – water.

  8. How To Purify Water With Graphene

    Scientists from the National University of Science and Technology “MISIS” together with their colleagues from Derzhavin Tambov State University and Saratov Chernyshevsky State University have figured out that graphene is capable of purifying water, making it drinkable, without further chlorination.

  9. A. O. Smith Announces Acquisition Of Water Treatment Solutions Provider Water-Right, Inc.

    Water technology company A. O. Smith Corporation recently announced that it has acquired Water-Right, Inc., a Wisconsin-based water treatment company, for $10M in cash, subject to customary adjustments. The acquisition includes all Water-Right subsidiaries, real estate, and sister company Mineral-Right, Inc.

  10. Military Pilot Program To Evaluate PFAS Treatment Technology

    The prevalence of per- and polyfluoroalklyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water sources around the country has the attention of consumers and regulators. And in Pennsylvania, it’s top of mind for the military as well.