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Articles tagged with: drinking water

Protecting New York lakes from harmful algal blooms

Tony Eallonardo, PhD,

Over the last decade, harmful algal blooms have been increasing in prevalence across New York State and continue to threaten drinking water quality and recreational activities nationwide. In New York, more than 150 water bodies experienced HABs in 2017, resulting in more than 100 beach closures. The Threat A harmful algal bloom, often...

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PFAS regulations develop for Michigan drinking water and fish consumption

Clifford Yantz, PG

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of synthetic compounds considered as emerging contaminants. PFAS are manufactured for use in many applications, from firefighting foam to food packaging and many other consumer and industrial products. PFAS are ubiquitous in the environment, and there currently is a lack of scientific...

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New York’s Water Event 2018

Lori Reid discusses one of the nation's largest drinking water treatment systems for PFAS and PFOS

OBG recently took part in the American Water Works Association (NYSAWWA) New York's Water Event on April 10-12, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, New York. During the conference, OBG’s team of water exerts shared some of the latest thinking on protecting and restoring drinking water quality, and addressing em...

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Emerging Contaminants Summit 2018

OBG recently sponsored, exhibited, and participated in the Emerging Contaminants Summit on March 6-7, 2018 in Westminster, Colorado. This environmental conference addressed the investigation, assessment, and mitigation of emerging contaminants across all environmental media, including surface water, groundwater, drinking water, wastewater, recycled water, soils, and sediments, as well as...

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OBG hosts seminar on drinking water quality

Andrew Seidel discusses "smart tanks" in distribution water quality management

OBG recently held a seminar on drinking water quality for industry professionals on December 5, 2017 in Liverpool, New York. Presented in partnership with UGSI Solutions (UGSI), the seminar offered presentations from industry experts on water quality control and management strategies, as well as a panel discussion and Q&A...

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Providence Water Pilot Study presented by George Rest

OBG recently participated in the New England Water Works Association’s Annual Conference that took place September 17-20, 2017 at the Ocean Edge Resort in Brewster, MA. The Annual Conference brings experts together to discuss various topics affecting water treatment and management, sustainability, water resources, water quality, distribution, and groundwater. George Re...

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