Drinking Water Treatment

PFOA and PFOS Municipal Water Purification

PFOA (perfluorooctanic acid) and PFOS (perflurooctane sulfonate) are organic synthetic chemicals that have been used in manufacturing a multitude of industrial and consumer-based products including coatings, carpeting and fire-fighting foams. Over several decades, they have contaminated the environment, specifically our drinking water sources, causing significant health concerns that recently prompted the EPA to take action.

THE 2016 HEALTH ADVISORIES for PFOA and PFOS issued by the EPA in May state that consumption of drinking water containing these contaminants may cause serious health issues affecting several vital organs and the reproductive, developmental and immune systems in humans.

TIGG's water-purification systems are currently removing PFOA AND PFOS contaminants from municipal drinking water sources in several locations across the country, ensuring safe drinking water that meets or exceeds the latest EPA regulatory guidelines for these hazardous chemicals.

Proven Technology

THE TIGG CP20K-10 and CP20K-12 deep bed, backwashable, dual vessel skid adsorption systems using TIGG's 5DC virgin coconut granulated activated carbon media removes PFOA and PFOS to non-detectable levels in potable water. When operated in series mode, our systems will provide 100% redundancy to ensure a safe water supply.

Rapid Response

TIGG's systems install in 8 hour or less allowing drinking water suppliers to quickly and effectively reclaim wells that were shut down due to PFOA/PFOS contamination. These dual vessel systems come in a variety of sizes, many of which are available for immediate delivery for sale or rental.


With close to 40 years experience, TIGG's engineers and technical experts are some of the best in the field. They work closely with clients to study each situation to engineer the optimal treatment solution utilizing the best media and equipment in the marketplace today.

The Right System For Your Needs

Purchasing TIGG's proven water purification systems provides a permanent solution to contaminant problems. TIGG also rents these systems on a service basis to allow further study of the characteristics of contaminated water sources in the field in real time or to defer the capital expenditure. These systems are currently used by municipalities in New England, Washington and other areas to provide their customers with purified potable water free of PFCs along with most other common contaminants.

Specifications Systems Drawings

PDF CP 20K-10

PDF CP 20K-12

PDF CP 5000

PDF CP 10K-8

PDF CP 20K-10

PDF CP 20K-12

Municipal Drinking Water Treatment Systems | Case Studies

City of Issaquah
Correctional Facility With the EPA release of the drinking water health advisory in May of 2016 TIGG received calls from concerned municipalities across the country.

Massachusetts Emergency PFC Removal
Correctional Facility With the EPA release of the drinking water health advisory in May of 2016 TIGG received calls from concerned municipalities across the country. Within one month TIGG's quick response team was able to service the town of Barnstable Massachusetts from quotation to installed fully operational system to meet their high flow summer water needs allowing for a tripling of population in the area. Click here to read about how TIGG's rapid response was able to help save the seasonal economy of this idyllic vacation destination.
San Antonio Water System Uses TIGG Water Purification Equipment
Drinking Water SAN ANTONIO, Texas ― Three TIGG activated carbon dual-vessel skid systems went online in San Antonio, August 14. The systems are capable of purifying more than 5 million gallons of water a day. The integrated units were engineered at TIGG's Oakdale, Pennsylvania, headquarters.

The GAC adsorption systems are being used to proactively remove TOCs and THMs from Canyon Lake, a nearby potable surface water supply, to reduce potential for formation of disinfection by-products (DBP) in the distribution system, and ensure compliance with EPA Stage 2 DBP regulations.

TIGG won the competitively bid contract to rent the systems to SAWS on July 3. TIGG's CP 20K-10 dual Vessel Skid Systems meet or exceed SAWS specification requirements for the application. Read more Water Purification Equipment.

For more information about TIGG's Drinking Water Treatment Systems, for your application needs call 1-724-703-3020 or click here to contact us.