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Threat of PFAS Contamination Lurks in Jacksonville, FL Wells

The U.S. Navy has sounded the alarm on water contaminants that potentially seeped into private drinking water wells near Jacksonville, Florida. The Navy intends to test local wells for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) after it believes the chemicals seeped into the ground around Naval Station Mayport and Outlying Landing Field Whitehouse. Naval officials will […]

Microplastics in Water: Should We Be Concerned?

In case you missed the bombshell study released by the University of Newcastle in Australia earlier this year, let us fill you in on some disturbing facts. There’s no easy way to say this — you’re eating plastic. That’s right, the same stuff used to make milk jugs and toothbrushes. You’re drinking, eating, and even […]

Shrinking Populations in Big Cities Are Creating Water Quality Concerns

If you live in a bustling city like Chicago and hear that the population is actually decreasing, right away you may start thinking of potential benefits. The housing market is less competitive! Maybe you’ll experience less traffic on the way home from work! However, there is one unseen side effect of a shrinking population that […]

Lead Contamination Issues Plague Newark, NJ Water

Most Americans were shocked when the full extent of the Flint, Michigan lead contamination crisis became public knowledge. Flint, however, is far from an isolated incident. The overall water infrastructure of the United States currently holds a D rating from the American Society of Engineers. As pipes and lines continue to age, cities around the […]

Spring 2019 Pelican Water Scholarship Winners

As part of our mission to make the water filtration industry “go green” we continue to revamp our sustainability scholarship to inspire the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and problem-solvers to pave the way to a cleaner, greener future. This semester we challenged students to take our Water Footprint Calculator and share videos on Instagram […]