VA Teknik is pleased to announce our presence at Aquatech Amsterdam from the 3-6 of november. Aquatech is one of the world’s leading trade exhibition for process, drinking and waste water and attracts nearly 20 000 visitors and 850 exhibitors.
Aquatech Amsterdam 2015
Aquatech is the world`s leading trade exhibition for process, drinking and waste water. We hope you will all join (again) for the next show in 2015. Aquatech Amsterdam is a unique concept in Europe with a 100% focus on water. If you wish to have the ...
New Drinking Water Methods Approved
EPA approved 17 additional methods available for analyzing drinking water samples: EPA Method 150.3, Determination of pH in Drinking Water Standard Methods 7500-Ra E and 7500-Ra E-07 for Radium 226 and 228 Standard Method 7110 D-17 for Gross Alpha and Gross Beta ASTM D2972-15B and C for Arsenic ASTM 3559-15D for Lead ASTM D3645-15B for Beryllium ASTM 3895-15 A and B for Selenium ASTM 6508-15 for Nitrate, Nitrite and Orthophosphate ASTM D7283-17 for Gross Alpha and Gross Beta TECTA Method for Total...
Unconventional Oil and Gas Production Not Currently Affecting Drinking Water Quality
A new U.S. Geological Survey study shows that unconventional oil and gas production in some areas of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas is not currently a significant source of methane or benzene to drinking water wells. These production areas include the Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, and Haynesville shale formations, which are some of the largest sources of natural gas in the country and have trillions of cubic feet of gas. This is the first study of these areas to systematically determine the presence of benzene and...
Producing clean water from urban sewage streams in India
Recently in India a project started for local treatment of urban sewage streams for healthy reuse (LOTUS HR). This project aims to clean one of the most polluted streams in Delhi. “India is facing its worst water crisis in a decade,” says Tanya Singh of Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra). “Its rapid urbanization keeps on putting more stress on fresh water supply, while simultaneously water resources are polluted by untreated wastewater discharge.” Taking measures to maintain...
AWWA testifies on potential improvements to Safe Drinking Water Act
In a U.S. House subcommittee hearing today, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) testified that updates to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) are overdue and necessary to assist communities with water infrastructure and compliance challenges. Speaking before the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Environment during Infrastructure Week, Water Utility Council Chair Kurt Vause presented AWWA’s suggestions related to funding, utility management and regulatory compliance. “An updating of the 1996...
CH2M selected to provide operations and maintenance services for Township of Lucan Biddulph
CH2M`s partnership will provide expertise on water quality sampling for the Township`s drinking water quality management system, including the transmission and distribution of potable drinking water to consumers and services. The Township of Lucan Biddulph in Ontario, Canada, selected CH2M to provide operations and maintenance services for the Lucan Biddulph Water System for the next five years. The water system includes an inline booster station, elevated storage tower, reservoir and a reservoir pumping...