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  • Water Treatment System Types and Their Benefits

    Water is one of the most important utilities in the world. It’s used for bathing, cooking, washing clothes, cleaning dishes, and drinking. If you get your water from the city, you trust your tap water to be clean and healthy. It goes through a treatment plant before it reaches you, so it’s perfectly purified when it reaches you—right? Unfortunately, this isn’t always the ...

  • Can BioLargo Tool Kit Spark a Clean Water Revolution?

    The green movement has put environmental issues, such as clean energy and global warming, front and center on the world stage as the biggest names in finance, like Warren Buffet and  ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Care Oxfam-DelAgua Kit Case Study - Yemen

    Generally water quality testing is done to monitor the maintenance and operation of drinking water systems. In Yemen CARE uses the DelAgua water testing kit (developed by OXFAM, reproduced by the Robens Centre for Public and Environmental Health, Surrey University) as an awareness tool to improve the understanding of ‘clean and safe water’ in village communities. “We have ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Field investigation of arsenic in ceramic pot filter-treated drinking water

    Ceramic pot filters (CPFs) is one of several household water treatment technologies that is used to treat drinking water in developing areas. The filters have the advantage of being able to be manufactured using primarily locally available materials and local labor. However, naturallyoccurring arsenic present in the clay used to make the filters has the potential to contaminate the water in ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ceramic pot filters lifetime study in coastal Guatemala

    Ceramic pot filters (CPFs) are an effective means of household water treatment, but the characterization of CPF lifetimes is ongoing. This paper describes a lifetime field study in Guatemala which was made possible by a collaboration between researchers, CPF-using households, and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Disinfection data were collected periodically for two years using ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water Treatment - Torry Quay

    The Client: Civils Contractor The Challenge: Following identification of heavy hydrocarbon impacted water during de-watering works, Soilutions were contacted to provide a solution. Impacted waters comprised significant free phase oil on the surface, significant dissolved phase oils, and unknown sediment loading. Requested flow rates were 60m3/hr. Supervision was ...


    By Soilutions Ltd

  • Accuracy, precision, usability, and cost of portable silver test methods for ceramic filter factories

    Locally manufactured ceramic water filters are one effective household drinking water treatment technology. During manufacturing, silver nanoparticles or silver nitrate are applied to prevent microbiological growth within the filter and increase bacterial removal efficacy. Currently, there is no recommendation for manufacturers to test silver concentrations of application solutions or filtered ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Analysis of PCB in water using the Dtech test system

    MATRIX: Water ANALYTE: PCB LIMIT OF DETECTION: Color Card: 100 ppb (as aroclor 1254), DTECHTOR meter: 50 ppb (as aroclor 1254) BACKGROUND: This application describes a field screening method for determining PCB concentrations in water. A 1:2 dilution of the sample in methanol is made to minimize adsorptive losses. A ...


  • Water Technology magazine article by ITS president

    First, we should note that the current attention is not due to water, air or soil contamination, but from lead contamination recently found in toys and children’s jewelry made in China. This is very frightening for any parent because of the harm lead can to cause in children. How could this happen? How concerned should you and your customers be about lead? In view of this heightened ...

  • 100 Simple Ways To Save Water

    To improve water conservation install a rain sensor, it turns off your irrigation when it rains. Use a weather-based controller. The use of smart controllers can reduce water usage 24% a year on average. Learn about available rebate programs ...


    By Jain Irrigation, Inc

  • The Importance of Water Testing After Natural Disasters

    In the aftermath of a natural disaster, particularly earthquakes, infrastructure could be damaged and a safe source of drinking water is often not available. This may be due to damaged pipes or water supplies becoming contaminated. Our colleagues at Oxfamstate; “In the initial phases of an emergency it should be assumed that all water sources are contaminated ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Detection of alachlor and its sulfonic acid metabolite in water

    MATRIX: Groundwater, surface water and well water ANALYTES: Alachlor and its major soil metabolite, ethane sulfonic acid (ESA) LIMIT OF DETECTION: Alachlor: 5 ppt to 500 ppt (for 10 mL sample) 0.5 ppt to 50 ppt (for 100 mL sample) ESA: 30 ppt to 3 ppb (for 10 mL sample) 3 ppt to 300 ppt (for 100 mL sample) ...


  • Detection of PPT levels of atrazine in drinking water

    MATRIX: Drinking Water ANALYTES: Atrazine LIMIT OF DETECTION: 5 ppt RANGE OF DETECTION: 5 to 500 ppt MATERIALS: Atrazine RaPID AssayÒ Kit and Sample Diluent Reagents: atrazine control (preparation described below), methanol and ethylacetate (pesticide grade) and distilled or deionized ...


  • "A Non-Chemical Water Treatment for Cooling Towers"

    Untitled Document Introduction This paper will describe a case study of a ...


    By Dolphin WaterCare

  • TROJAN Wastewater Disinfection System Installed at innovative Wessex Water Works

    Wessex Water Works and Trojan Technologies Inc. have found a way to combine a new BAF (Biological Activated Filter) plant with UV technology at its sewage treatment works at Bridgewater, Somerset. BAF technology and UV treatment are generally not noted for their compatibility. However, in this case, innovative Wessex Water, with the help of Trojan's U.K. arm, Sunwater, has successfully overcome ...

  • Detection of part per trillion levels of 2,4-d in drinking water

    MATRIX: Drinking water ANALYTES: 2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid) and related phenoxy acids LIMIT OF DETECTION: 70 ppt to 5 ppb (for 10 mL sample), 7 ppt to 0.5 ppb (for 100 mL sample) MATERIALS: 2,4-D RaPID AssayÒ Kit and Sample Diluent Reagents: 2,4-D control (preparation described below), methanol and ...


  • Field Detection of Chlorinated Alkenes in Well Water using the FROG-4000 Portable GC - Case Study

    Introduction Defiant’s FROG 4000, a portable GCPID system, was used to identify and determine the concentration of chlorinated alkenes in several extraction wells located in Tacoma Washington. Split samples were taken at each well and sent to an offsite lab for analysis. This case study examines the field exercise and highlights the high degree of agreement between the offsite lab and ...


    By Northern ANI Solutions Ltd.

  • Detection of atrazine and 2,4-d in raw milk

    MATRIX: Raw Milk ANALYTES: Atrazine, 2,4-D RANGE OF DETECTION: Atrazine: 5 to 250 ppb, 2,4-D: 0.05 to 2.5 ppm MATERIALS: RaPID Assay, Kit and Sample Diluent for Atrazine and 2,4-D Reagents: methanol (pesticide grade), glacial acetic acid, distilled or deionized water, diatomacoeus earth (Celite 545). Equipment: ...


  • Detection of carbaryl in soil

    MATRIX: Soil ANALYTE: Carbaryl RANGE OF DETECTION: 40 to 500 ppb MATERIALS: SDI Carbaryl RaPID AssayÒ kit and Sample Diluent. SDI RaPID PrepÔ Soil Collection Kit (optional). SDI RaPID PrepÔ Extraction Kit: Type II (extraction solution, optional) Reagents: Methanol (pesticide grade), distilled or ...


  • Dewatering of moist sediments and soils for application to RaPID Prep AND RaPID assays procedures

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION: High moisture content (>30% by weight) can significantly lower concentrations of analytes detected in the RaPID Prep soil methods. In these methods, water associated with a sample will increase the volume of the extraction solution (liquid phase) and decrease the amount of soil (solid phase) in a weighed sample. In some cases, water may also decrease the ...


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