drinking water

Desalination Breakthrough Could Lead to Cheaper Water Filtration

January 5, 2021
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Producing clean water at a lower cost could be on the horizon after researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and Penn State solved a complex problem that had […]

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Willoughby Introduces Hands-Free Outdoor Bottle Filler

January 4, 2021
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The Willoughby CWBF‐1-HF Stainless Steel Outdoor Bottle Filler is a vandal-resistant, ADA-compliant, single-user fixture for use in parks and recreational environments. It is the perfect no-touch solution for college campuses, […]

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EPA Finalizes Major Update to the Lead and Copper Rule

December 23, 2020
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On December 22, 2020, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the first major update to the agency’s Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) in nearly 30 years. This […]

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Revised, Updated Water Treatment for Dummies Is Published

December 17, 2020
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Water Treatment For Dummies: Second Edition is now available both online and in a printed version through the Water Quality Association. WQA members can use the updated booklet for in-home sales […]

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WCC Releases Its Latest Animated Video on Drinking Water Filtration

December 16, 2020
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As an engineer or designer, you are probably accustomed to selecting water treatment equipment for your clients. WCC (Water Control Corp.) is grateful for every opportunity to help you with […]

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Common Pipe Alloy Can Form Cancer-Causing Chemical in Drinking Water

December 8, 2020
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Rusted iron pipes can react with residual disinfectants in drinking water distribution systems to produce carcinogenic hexavalent chromium in drinking water, reports a study by engineers at UC Riverside. Chromium […]

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New Biofilms Study Could Lead to a More Sustainable Water Industry

October 26, 2020
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In a new study, led by Professor Joby Boxall and Dr. Katherine Fish from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, the researchers found that using a […]

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Michigan Governor Announces $500 Million Plan to Improve the State’s Water Quality

October 6, 2020
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer, along with bipartisan and bicameral partners, has announced MI Clean Water, a $500 million comprehensive water infrastructure investment in Michigan’s water systems from source to tap. The MI Clean Water plan marks a significant […]

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California Bill Will Improve Transparency Within Drinking Water Program

October 5, 2020
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California Governor Newsom has signed AB 2560 by Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) that will provide greater transparency to the process the state uses when identifying certain levels of contaminants found […]

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