Coli Testing News

  • South-Korea, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, USA, Switzerland, … select our EZ-ATP® technology

    AppliTek has received several purchased order for its revolutionary EZ-ATP® analyzer from countries like South-Korea, Taiwan, USA, … The EZ-ATP® monitors total bacterial and pathogen load in water by measuring portions of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) of any type of bacterial microorganism present in the water sample. These may include ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Colifast presentation in Manchester

    Goran Khalaf from Colifast will be a speaker on the Sensor for Water Interest Group (SWIG) www.swig.org.uk workshop on disinfection and microbiological monitoring to be held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, UK on the 28th Januarys 2015. The title of his presentation will be: “Benefits of On-Line Detection of E.coli/ Coliforms – Case ...


    By Colifast AS

  • New EPA guidance addresses Revised Total Coliform Rule

    An interim final version of guidance from the US Environmental Protection Agency aims to help public water systems and primacy agencies comply with and implement the assessment and corrective action requirements of the Revised Total Coliform Rule. Under the RTCR, public water systems that are vulnerable to microbial contamination in the distribution system (as indicated by their monitoring ...

  • Veolia receives US EPA Approval of TECTA Automated Microbiology System.

    System combines proven microbiological indicators with state-of-the-art instrumentation to automate E. coli and total coliform bacteria testing. Veolia’s environmental monitoring technology unit Endetec is pleased to announce that its TECTA automated microbiology system has received approval from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) for performing regulatory compliance ...


    By ENDETEC

  • EPA Approves 21 Alternative Test Methods

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has approved 21 alternative analytical methods to measure levels of contaminants in drinking water and determine compliance with national primary drinking water regulations. Using its authority for expedited approval of alternative methods, the agency announced July 19 that each of the 21 alternative methods "are as effective as one or more of the testing ...

  • Technical Announcement: Bacteria No Match for Deep Floridan Aquifer

    A first of its kind study has the potential to impact future regulatory decisions on disinfection practices for water prior to its recharge or following its storage in the Floridan Aquifer. The U.S Geological Survey report found that coliform bacteria die off faster in a regional aquifer system ...

  • Oregon student wins United States Stockholm Junior Water Prize, will participate in international competition

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, congratulates Anirudh Jain of Portland, Oregon on his selection as the 2013 winner of the United States Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) – the world’s most prestigious youth award for water-related science and technology projects. Jain’s ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Government Warns Against Visiting Lake Superior due to E. coli Contamination

    The Minnesota Department of Health has detected high levels of E.coli bacteria in the water at numerous beaches along the shore of Lake Superior. The contamination was detected during a weekly routine inspection, and the Department of Health has recommended no contact with the water at 42nd Avenue East Beach and Brighton Beach in East Duluth. High levels of bacteria were also detected ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • WRI Announces Debut of AquaTex™ LiquID™

    Scottsdale, AZ January 9, 2012 - Wastewater Resources. Inc., an international provider of wastewater treatment systems and services, announced the debut of their new customizable, real-time, online monitoring system, the AquaTex™ LiquID™.   This equipment allows ship operators to monitor in real time, on-line, the BOD, COD, Suspended Solids, Fecal Coliform, and Ammonia ...

  • ENDETEC presents its innovative solutions at AWWA ACE11

    ENDETEC, the global sensor platform of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS), will present their innovative solutions at ACE11, the American Water Works Association’s 130th Annual Conference & Exposition, June 12 - 16, 2011, in Washington, D.C. ...


    By ENDETEC

  • Study: E.coli contamination found on half of shopping carts

    On your next trip to the grocery store, be aware, much more than groceries may be riding in your shopping cart. More bacteria exists in these carts than in public bathrooms or on a city bus, and children may be the most at risk. It's probably overlooked by many, but according to new research, the amount of harmful bacteria on grocery shopping carts is enough to raise quite the concern. ...

  • EPA Warns the public served by public water system in Macy, Neb., to boil the water

    EPA Region 7 is advising customers of the Omaha Tribe’s Macy, Neb., Water System to boil water provided by the tribally-owned and operated water utility. This notice is being issued concurrently with the Omaha Tribe to assure the public is fully informed. As soon as sufficient water sampling data indicates the public’s health is protected, the boil order could be lifted. EPA Region 7 ...

  • EMLab P&K Performs Bacterial Analysis for Rachael Ray Show, Testing Old Makeup and Beauty Products

    Recently the Emmy Award-winning Rachael Ray Show contacted EMLab P&K for bacterial analysis. The show wanted to prove that old makeup and beauty supplies harbor bacteria and could be potentially harmful to the user. EMLab P&K provided microbiology analysis and microbial consulting for the Rachael Ray Show. EMLab P&K tested several beauty products and ran state-of-the-art bacterial ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Charm Sciences announces Fast Phage, a new 8-hour fecal indicator test for drinking water

    Charm Sciences, Inc. announces the launch of Fast Phage, a quick, simple and cost-effective way to screen for coliphage in water. Fast Phage provides positive prediction within 8 hours and coliphage plaque confirmation at 16 hours – enabling a same-day public health response to contaminated drinking water. Coliphage are indicators of fecal contamination in ground water, similar to E. coli. While ...


    By Charm Sciences, Inc.

  • Floods bring more than just mold concerns, beware of bacteria

    As parts of the Midwest and East Coast were recently hit with floods, concerns over mold growth and contamination have been on the minds of many flood victims. However, a recent case in Cumberland County, New Jersey recently brought to light that mold is not the only concern after a flood. The Cumberland County Courthouse in Bridgeton, New Jersey was recently flooded after torrential rainfall. ...


  • New DNA techniques for bacteroides revolutionize sewage contamination testing

    A new test to determine the presence of fecal or sewage contamination was recently introduced by EMSL Analytical, Inc. The exciting news has spread quickly with environmental professionals who previously had limited options for this type of test.This new method, tested at EMSL Analytical, was based upon research conducted for the EPA. The EPA desired a more specific and rapid test for fecal ...


  • North Dakota facing chemical, mold and sewage contamination issues after flooding

    In what Fargo, North Dakota’s mayor called “uncharted territories” the city is bracing to battle the swollen Red River. Record and near record water levels on the river threaten countless residential properties and all types of commercial properties in North Dakota’s most populous city.As the waters crest and then recede over the next several days some property owners who venture back into their ...


  • Waterwell microbiology issues subject of NGWA Webinar series

    As part of the 2009 Webinar series offered by the National Ground Water Association, Smith-Comeskey's Ground Water Science Ltd.'s Stuart A. Smith, CGWP, will conduct three independent, yet related, hour-long presentations on 'Ground Water and Well Microbiology: Water Well Microbiology Issues.'The first presentation, May 6, 2009, is a brief primer on naturally occurring microorganisms in ground ...

  • Bacteria in water test for eColi

    Industrial Test Systems, Inc. (ITS) announces a new, USEPA compliant method for presence/absence determination of Total Coliforms and E. coli in water – EZ Coliform Cult – MUG Test. Each test consists of a sterilized, ready-to-use 120mL bottle containing a premeasured amount of growth media. To run the test simply add the water sample, cap the bottle and then incubate at 35°C for 24 hours (or ...

  • m-ColiBlue24® broth provides coliform detection within 24 hours

    Hach's m-ColiBlue24 Broth simultaneously detects and identifies both total coliforms and Escherichia coli (E. coli). Complete enumeration is accomplished in only 24 hours — no confirmation step is required. Testing with Hach's m-ColiBlue24 Broth requires no fluorescent lamps or color comparators—interpretation of the results is done by easy, visual identification. E. coli colonies are blue, other ...


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