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Z-92® uranium treatment system will deliver clean drinking water to 3,300
The Sierra Star
Friday, June 2, 2017

It was more than 20 years ago when Hillview Water Company of Oakhurst first realized the water they were delivering its residential and businesses customers exceeded state allowable levels of iron, arsenic, uranium, and manganese. That started a long, uphill struggle for the company to not only improve the water’s quality, but also its quantity.

Part of that solution is WRT's Z-92® Uranium Removal Media, which will treat 1,200 gallons of water a minute, boosting Hillview's water supply and helping to ensure clean, safe drinking water to residents.

WRT provides guidance by addressing five key questions utilities should consider when choosing a system to remove uranium or radium
Water Online
Thursday, April 16, 2015

High levels of radionuclides in drinking water aren't very common, but they are very dangerous. A vetting process must be applied to ensure you're getting the most out of your treatment system.

Grand Island is the first city to launch a project of this scale; city is happy with results
Thursday, December 13, 2012

Uranium is being removed from Grand Island's drinking water to levels that can't be detected.

WRT's Z-92® Uranium Removal System in Operation in Grand Island
Nebraska Central News
Thursday, July 19, 2012

An explanation of Grand Island's new $3 million water uranium treatment system sound surprisingly simple.

Grand Island's uranium removal facility started running about 1 week ago
Thursday, July 19, 2012

The facility is expected to remove about 300 pounds of naturally occurring uranium every year from the city’s municipal water supply.

WRT installs largest uranium removal system in the nation.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Rising uranium levels in Grand Island's water supply have led the city to utilize a new water treatment system. To ensure the uranium levels remained below regulation limits, the department evaluated options and decided to proceed with a water treatment system from Water Remediation Technology, LLC (WRT). This is the largest system of its type in the nation and would allow the department a modular approach for future treatment of additional water sources if it becomes necessary.

AWWA Journal
Sunday, June 1, 2008

Water Remediation Technology LLC (WRT) has installed and put into operation two of the company's Z-88® radium removal systems in the village of Antioch, IL.

Friday, February 1, 2008

In 2000, the EPA revisited regulations and monitoring requirements for the presence of radionuclides in drinking water. While most radioactive materials that are present in water supplies are naturally occurring, over time they can present considerable human health risks when allowed to reach unsafe levels in drinking water.

Sierra Star
Thursday, July 5, 2007
Onsite treatment for radioactive elements in drinking water
Onsite Water Treatment
Thursday, May 3, 2007

At Bass Lake, CA, surface water is the primary source for drinking water. In peak summer months that changes as vacationers inundate this highly recreated area, increasing Bass Lake’s population and forcing the area to use well water to supplement its supply. According to Ron Dollar, vice president for sales and marketing with Water Remediation Technology LLC (WRT), in Wheat Ridge, CO, it’s at this point that radiation becomes an issue: The deeper the wells are sunk, the greater the tendency to have a problem with radium or uranium.