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  • Technique for arsenic-free water developed

    A novel approach to arsenic removal could lead to a quick and inexpensive purification of drinking water in developing countries. Previous research demonstrated that arsenic can be removed from water using activated carbon or iron minerals, such as magnetite nanocrystals. However, such particles are too small to be effective in flowing water and they quickly degrade when exposed to the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Arsenic: when will the clean water start flowing?

    Razia Begum has been asking the same question for two years now: 'Please will someone fix my arsenic filter?' She lives in Nagda, a village in one of the areas of Bangladesh most severely contaminated by arsenic in drinking water — although at first glance there is nothing about the village's lush paddy fields to suggest anything dangerous. Razia's family, like many thousands of others in such ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New Range of Portable Arsenic Test Kits

    The new DigiPAsS and VisuPAsS systems from Palintest Ltd offer accurate, laboratory-standard testing in a portable field kit format. Both options use the well-established Gutzeit method to detect Arsenic levels in drinking water, up to and well beyond the WHO recommended maximum of 10 mg/l. The method used first converts all Arsenic in a sample to ...

  • Plastic bottles could clean arsenic-contaminated water

    Chopped up plastic bottles covered in a common chemical may be a simple and inexpensive method for removing arsenic from drinking water. A team of chemists at Monmouth University, United States, found that bits of plastic coated with cysteine, a common molecule found in foods, bind to arsenic. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Natural processes can limit spread of arsenic in water, says study

    Many people in Bangladesh and other parts of Asia have been poisoned by drinking groundwater laced with arsenic—not introduced by humans, but leached naturally from sediments, and now being tapped by shallow drinking wells. In recent years, to avoid the problem, deeper wells have been sunk 500 feet or more to purer waters—but fears have remained that when deep water is pumped out, ...

  • EP Minerals provides Arsenic removal treatment for the county of Sacramento

    NXT -2 arsenic removal media from EP Minerals, LLC has been selected for use by Sacramento County, for use at its well in Walnut Grove, CA. The well delivers a maximum flow rate of 300 gallons per minute (gpm) and has an average arsenic level of approximately 15 parts per billion (ppb). NXT-2 was selected after a thorough pilot test, which clearly demonstrated its high arsenic holding capacity in ...


    By Filtronics, Inc.

  • Tests show different arsenic levels in North California spill

    The nation's largest electricity provider, state regulators and an environmental group issued differing data Thursday about the levels of toxins detected in a North Carolina river following a massive spill of coal ash. Test results released by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Duke Energy showed arsenic and ...


    By Associated Press

  • New air toxic rules will require huge expansion of activated carbon, fabric filters and bag production

    The U.S. EPA has just proposed rules to limit power plant air toxics in the U.S.  These rules are expected to reduce 91 percent of the mercury from being released as well as greatly reduce emissions of hydrogen chloride and toxic metals such as arsenic and chromium. McIlvaine (www.mcilvainecompany.com) is providing continuing analysis of the impact of ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Filtronics, Inc. of Anaheim an authorized dealer of NXT-2 Media

    Filtronics, Inc. announces an agreement with EP Minerals for distribution of their NXT-2 media for the removal of arsenic, fluoride, lead, phosphate, chromium, selenium, antimony and other contaminants. NXT-2 is a direct replacement for arsenic absorption media and for most ion exchange arsenic applications. Filtronics is offering the NXT-2 media in addition to their already extensive product ...


    By Filtronics, Inc.

  • AdEdge Technologies Receives “Project of the Year” Award in New Mexico April 2006

    In April 2006 an AdEdge Technologies Inc. (AdEdge) arsenic treatment system was selected by the American Public Works Association - New Mexico Chapter as “Project of the Year”. The project was a water system improvement for the Green Ridge community located in Tijeras, New Mexico. The Green Ridge system had been without potable water for three years. Local residents hauled from 100 to 300 gallons ...

  • Bulgarian Chamber for Mining and Geology recognises EnviroChemie plant technology

    On 18 August 2015, the Bulgarian Chamber for Mining and Geology held their annual miners' day. During the event, EnviroChemie was honoured in the Environmental Protection category for its rainwater treatment project at Aurubis Bulgaria. At Aurubis' Bulgarian site, grade A copper in the form of marketable copper cathodes made from copper concentrates is produced. The environmental protection prize ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Macrotek Awarded Major Air Pollution Control Contract for Hemerdon Tungsten Project in Southern England

    Macrotek Inc., a global provider of air pollution control technologies, announced receipt of a major air pollution control scrubber system contract from GR Engineering, a leading Australian Engineering consultant and contractor, for the Hemerdon Tungsten project. This is the first new mine in the United Kingdom in over 40 years. The Gas clean up system is a combined DRY-WET scrubber system ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Bulgarian Chamber for Mining and Geology recognises EnviroChemie plant technology

    On 18 August 2015, the Bulgarian Chamber for Mining and Geology held their annual miners' day. During the event, EnviroChemie was honoured in the Environmental Protection category for its rainwater treatment project at Aurubis Bulgaria. At Aurubis' Bulgarian site, grade A copper in the form of marketable copper cathodes made from copper concentrates is produced. The environmental protection prize ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • EPA Recognizes Environmental Innovation at Science Competition for High School Students

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognized this year’s winner of the EPA’s Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability award for demonstrating a commitment to environmental sustainability and stewardship. Thabit Pulak, a sophomore at Richardson High School in Richardson, Texas, was named the recipient of the award. Pulak’s project, a Home-Based Arsenic Bio-Sand Water ...

  • 30 Peristaltic hose pumps for purification of cobalt

    Cobalt is a non-metallurgical metal which is being used for the production of Alloys for the ceramics and glass industries (as a pigment). Also in the paint and lacquer industry cobalt is used as a pigment. Morocco is an important supplier of cobalt for the European industries. To enhance productivity and efficiency a new project is started. To keep up with the demands from the market the ...

  • Reed elsevier environmental challenge

    The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge shortlist was announced today, highlighting four innovative ideas to improve access to safe and sustainable water supply in communities where access is presently at risk. The winning project, to be announced in June, will receive a prize of $50,000, with a second place prize of $25,000.  The projects range from a community rooftop rainwater ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Want water made just for you now and in the future?

    Consumers who want the highest quality drinking water can now have made-to-order water, thanks to the Kinetico K5 Drinking Water Station, the first customizable and expandable drinking water treatment system. This first-of-its-kind drinking water treatment system was developed by Kinetico Incorporated, a leading water treatment provider and pioneer of water treatment innovations worldwide. The ...


    By Kinetico Incorporated

  • More than US$22m sought for Northern California mine site cleanup

    The US Department of Justice, on behalf of the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, filed a complaint today seeking more than $22 million to recover past cleanup costs at the Lava Cap Mine Superfund Site in Nevada County, Calif. The complaint, filed against alleged former owner and operator Canadian-based Sterling Centrecorp Inc., and ...

  • Thousands of municipal drinking water projects in US and Canada are moving forward

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 generated more than $2 billion in stimulus funding for U.S. drinking water infrastructure projects.  Thousands of projects have been delayed because of lack of funding.  Many of these projects are now moving forward.  Each project is being tracked in North American Public Water Plants and People. This online service with biweekly updates is ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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