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May 5 2022
What are Contaminants of Emerging Concern? The term “contaminant of emerging concern” (CEC) has been used to identify chemicals and other substances…
May 4 2022
Legionnaires' disease is caused by Legionella, a common waterborne bacterium, and is manifested in humans through severe pneumonia (lung inflammation…
May 3 2022
On Monday, April 25, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) and Representative Dan Kildee (MI-5) introduced the PFAS Firefighter Protection Act in the House…
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May 2 2022
Available on demand | Register here The question on everyone’s mind – where are PFAS regulations headed? 2021 saw many changes to the regulatory…
May 2 2022
A letter from 10 water associations to Congress regarding The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) notes…
Apr 27 2022
Carbon adsorption is a method for removing dissolved organic substances, particularly those which cause tastes and odors. What is Carbon Adsorption…
Bob Crossen
Bob Crossen, Senior Managing Editor
Apr 25 2022
As of writing this, Congress passed a $1.5 trillion consolidated appropriations package to fund the government through September 2022. These…
Apr 18 2022
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it awarded $99,998 in funding to an interdisciplinary student team at UC Berkeley for…
Apr 15 2022
New research from Western Michigan University shows that wastewater treatment plants could have a negative effect on per- and polyfluoroalkyl…
Apr 8 2022
The U.S. EPA announced that it completed review of a July 2020 determination to not regulate perchlorate in drinking water. The agency concluded that…
Apr 6 2022
SL Environmental Law Group today announced that its client, Ballico-Cressey School District, has filed a lawsuit against Dow Chemical and Shell Oil,…
Apr 5 2022
CalPrex™ maintains a 6.5 pH, recovers phosphorus as a brushite crystal with up to 41% P2O5 and can minimize digester and sidestream P-loading by over…
Apr 1 2022
120Water, the nation’s leading solutions provider for managing drinking water programs, has been named a winner of the 2022 Water Data Prize awarded…
Mar 31 2022
Per- and polyflouroalkyl (PFAS) substances have become a priority topic for the water and wastewater industry. What began as a concern for drinking…
Mar 30 2022
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) released a letter that provided comments on current U.S. drinking water infrastructure and implementation…
Mar 28 2022
California proposed a standard for hexavalent chromium in drinking water. According to CalMatters, traces of hexavalent chromium, also known as…
Mar 25 2022
Across the U.S., thousands of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) sources contaminate groundwater and threaten public water supplies.…
Lisa Daniels
Lisa Daniels, director of the Bureau of Safe Drinking Water within the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Mar 25 2022
Like many states, Pennsylvania has identified concerns with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in our drinking water supply, emerging…
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Mar 23 2022
Used to stabilize chlorinated solvents, 1,4-dioxane is found in paint strippers, greases, dyes, antifreeze and more. While not regulated by the U.S.…
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Mar 23 2022
Wednesday, March 30 at 11a.m. ET | Register Here According to the U.S. EPA, 1,4-dioxane is expected to move rapidly from soil to groundwater and may…
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