For All The Daily News, Views, & Trending Stories, Download in60 App Today!
usa-drinking-water-march-2023-in60.jpg Mar 18

How The US Will Remove 'Forever Chemicals' From Its Drinking Water

  • The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the first limitations on a set of pervasive and dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ in US drinking water.
  • Scientists and engineers are busy developing ways to extract the chemicals more efficiently from water and soil and break them down, but water utility companies warn that meeting the EPA’s new standards will be expensive in the short term — possibly prohibitively so for small water-treatment facilities.