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Breakthrough Pollution Cleanup Method Destroys Toxic “Forever Chemicals”

December 27, 2022

An insidious category of carcinogenic pollutants known as “forever chemicals” may not be so permanent after all. University of California, Riverside chemical engineering and environmental scientists recently published new methods […]


Learn How to Get Rid of Hydrogen Sulfide: The “Rotten Eggs in My Water”

December 9, 2022

Do you dread turning on the hot water in your shower or sink? Does the smell of rotten eggs take over your house as soon as the water runs? Chances […]


U.S. EPA Seeks Input on Draft Specification for Point-of-Use Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Systems

December 1, 2022

To reduce the amount of water wasted when removing contaminants from water at home, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has drafted a specification for point-of-use reverse osmosis (RO) water […]


Lately You’ve Heard of PFAS, PFOS, PFOA, and GENX, but What Are They?

November 14, 2022

As many are aware, lead is a harmful heavy metal that was once used extensively in city water mains, building piping, and valves and fixtures throughout homes and businesses. Although […]


Water Filtration Offers a Solution to Lead Contamination in Service Lines Across the Country

October 31, 2022

As replacement of lead service lines across the country continues to see delays, the Water Quality Association recommends the utilization of certified water filtration products as a cost-effective solution to […]


Sustainable Water Treatment Media Standard Receives ANSI Approval

October 4, 2022

ASPE is pleased to announce that WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-802-2017 (R2022): Sustainable Water Treatment Media was approved as an American National Standard on September 16, 2022 by the American National Standards Institute […]


Plumbing Engineers Want to Know: What Is Carbon Filtration and When Do We Use It?

September 28, 2022

WCC specializes in using carbon filters to treat water. Carbon filters come in many different shapes, sizes, and forms and can be made of materials such as burned bamboo, coconut […]


ASSE Seeks Volunteers to Develop National Standard for POE Anion Exchange—Nitrate Reduction Devices

September 9, 2022

ASSE International is seeking volunteers with technical backgrounds in plumbing and specific knowledge of point-of-entry anion exchange systems designed for nitrate reduction to participate in the development of ASSE 1378: […]


ASSE International Publishes New Listing Evaluation Criteria for Legionella Reduction and Treatment Devices

August 29, 2022

ASSE International has published a new Listing Evaluation Criteria (LEC) standard—ASSE LEC 2011-2022: Product Performance Requirements for Legionella Reduction and Treatment Devices. Legionella reduction and treatment devices are designed to reduce Legionella […]


“Forever Chemicals” Destroyed by Simple New Method that Beheads PFAS

August 23, 2022

PFAS, a group of manufactured chemicals commonly used since the 1940s, are called “forever chemicals” for a reason. Bacteria can’t eat them; fire can’t incinerate them; and water can’t dilute […]

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