As detection technology and research advances, new unregulated water pollutants garner increasing concern. Termed Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs), these complex compounds require advanced treatment solutions.
Read on for NorCal Water’s guidance on identifying exposure risks, likely health impacts, and navigation of sparse regulatory information around addressing CECs.
The EPA categorizes unregulated water contaminants into CEC classes including:
As detection grows, so does concern around potential human health and environmental consequences.
With minimal toxicity data available, peu research exists quantifying CEC human health impacts. However initial science points towards:
Aquatic ecosystems already demonstrate damage from rising CEC levels.
Facing undefined contaminants with limited guideline information poses challenges. As leaders in water testing and treatment for Northern California homes and businesses, NorCal Water Systems helps identify and address CEC risks through:
Trust NorCal Water as your partner navigating the boundaries of emerging water quality threats!
At NorCal Water Systems, we provide complimentary on-site water testing to detect and analyze emerging inorganic and organic contaminants affecting your home’s water quality and safety.
After a comprehensive contamination screening, our technicians will review the full findings and advise on tailored Kinetico reverse osmosis solutions to meet your family’s needs. We offer under-sink and whole-home systems combining advanced membrane technology with cutting-edge particulate, chemical and Nano filtration.
Contact NorCal Water today to schedule your free emerging contaminant inspection. Let our water quality experts recommend the optimal treatment products to give you peace of mind at every tap in the face of unregulated threats.