Contaminants

Phosphorus pollution levels rising to dangerous levels worldwide
Jan 26 2018

According to a new study,...

Jan 4 2018

On Jan. 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Michigan has approved $23 million to target chemical contaminants in water
Jan 2 2018

Following the Flint Water Crisis, the state of Michigan is...

Chesapeake Bay water quality shows improvement at midway assessment
Dec 19 2017

Chesapeake Bay has reached the...

Salem, Ore. drinking supply shut down following 11,600 gal gasoline spill
Dec 19 2017

The city of Salem, Ore. has resorted to its backup water supply after a spill of roughly 11,600 gal of unleaded gasoline was released into the...

Reflecting on the past two years of the Flint Water Crisis
Dec 14 2017

Dec. 14, 2017, marks the two-year anniversary of the initial declaration of a State of Emergency by the city of Flint, Mich. after a water...

GM faces groundwater contamination lawsuit
Dec 1 2017

On Nov. 30, residents of...

N.C., wastewater treatment plant suffers spill
Dec 1 2017

The Collins Estates Mobile Home Park Wastewater Treatment Plant in...

Keystone pipeline pollution questions groundwater contamination
Nov 27 2017

The Keystone Pipeline spilled oil in Amherst, S.D., Nov. 16, raising questions of groundwater protection. TransCanada Corp. has...

Investigating Texas wastewater plant spills
Nov 27 2017

A Port Arthur, Texas,...

U.S. Steel faces lawsuit
Nov 20 2017

In a press conference Nov. 19, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the city of Chicago will file a "Notice of Intent" to sue U.S. Steel...

Integrating nutrient removal control improves treatment capacity & efficiency
Nov 16 2017

Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are facing many challenges. Permits on nitrogen and phosphorus in effluent water are progressively becoming...

U.S. Steel oil spill in Lake Michigan
Nov 16 2017

U.S. Steel dumped 56.7 lb of chromium into a Lake Michigan tributary in late October. According to the...

Wis. County introduces new ordinances
Nov 15 2017

Kewaunee County, Wis., passed an ordinance Nov. 7 titled the...

Nov 10 2017

A recent World Health Organization (WHO) report revealed that...

Control system helps optimize treatment process
Nov 2 2017

Chemical treatment, biological treatment, and combinations of both are common methods for removing phosphorus in a wastewater treatment plant (...