Recent study shows that anti-clogging chemicals cause softer, thicker biofilms to form in pipes, and therefore may increase risk of waterborne illness.
Recent research proves that when it comes to removing microcystins from drinking water, all water-filter pitchers aren’t equally effective.
Swedish researchers found a moss that removes arsenic from water rendering it safe to drink within one hour.
New research indicates that real-time monitoring on Canadian First Nations reserves can reduce the number of water quality advisories.
A team has created a metal organic framework that can remove high levels of toxic metals from water in seconds, for low cost and energy expense.
A team identified national trends in water quality violations over the past 30 years, including hotspots where violations are more likely to occur.
Researchers are working on interdisciplinary teams to address the challenge of water infrastructure in jeopardy across the country.
Recent reports from the CDC identify drinking water quality problems in the US, especially from Legionella.
The Trump Administration’s proposed budget would eliminate the Rural Utilities Service, a program that funds water and wastewater projects in rural America.
Research into PEX plastic water pipes reveals that they are leaching chemicals into drinking water and may pose a risk.
DIY In-home water testing is gaining favor among consumers in the wake of water quality disasters, and Tap Score by SimpleWater offers a solution.
Researchers have developed a hand-held, graphene-based device for monitoring water quality at the source in real time.
Florida State University researchers predict that increased rainfall caused by climate change will affect Americans that rely on untreated water sources.
Operators of the Monroe, Mich., water plant track fluoride levels of drinking water withdrawn from Lake Erie before and after treatment.
More than 3 million Pennsylvanians use nearly 1 million private wells to get their drinking water, yet the state doesn’t mandate well-construction or maintenance standards, according to a release from Penn State University. In addition, more than...
Google is partnering with the University of Michigan’s Flint and Ann Arbor campuses to launch a smartphone app that could help residents of Flint, Michigan, affected by the water crisis there. Hopes are that the app can...
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are in disagreement about the threat to northeast Ohio drinking water posed by sediment buried deep beneath Lake Erie, according to WKYC in Cleveland. The...
University of Michigan - Flint scientists use a GIS approach to map Flint water pipes and pinpoint the ones most likely containing lead.
After the giant Rim Fire threatened San Francisco’s water supply, scientists are studying burned watersheds to learn more about water quality impacts.