Drinking Water and Wastewater Research
Water treatment and infrastructure research at EPA:
- Developing predictive modeling tools for new infrastructure technologies.
- Creating decision support tools that include economic and public health considerations while comparing water infrastructure approaches.
- Exploring innovative techniques to increase water treatment efficiency.
- Ensuring public health protection from distribution and storage system contaminants.
- Determining innovative approaches to monitor and mitigate aging infrastructure.
- Improving designs, reliability, and understanding of green infrastructure effectiveness under region-specific conditions.
- Small Drinking Water Systems
- Small Wastewater Systems
- Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
- Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment and Transport
- to Measure Waterborne Contaminants
- Water Generation
- Hydraulic Fracturing
- Dimensions of Water Quality
- Water Reuse
- Stormwater Management
Models, Tools, and Methods
- Drinking Water Treatability Database
- Breakpoint Chlorination Simulator for Drinking Water Systems
- Chloramine Formation and Decay Simulator for Drinking Water Systems
- Free Chlorine and Cyanuric Acid System Simulator for Drinking Water Systems
- Cyanobacteria Assessment Network Mobile Application
- Water Infrastructure Database (WATERiD)Exit
- EPANET (Drinking water distribution systems)
- Drinking Water Treatment Cost Models
- Environmental Technologies Design Option Tool (includes treatment for PFAS)
- CANARY (Drinking water security)