NC Currents

Emerging Contaminants: A Proactive Approach to Enhance Drinking Water Quality

Mike Lutz and Marco Menendez introduce a number of unregulated chemical contaminates that exist in raw water supplies and discuss how the Rueter-Hess Water Purification Facility is designed to proactively address the potential future regulation of such contaminates by eliminating most natural organic matter and synthetic organic chemicals from surface and groundwater sources to produce clean drinking water.