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  • The complete home water quality test kit

    Industrial Test Systems, Inc., innovators of test strip technology, unveils the redesigned Complete Home Water Quality Test Kit, the first water quality test kit that lives up to its name. The Complete Home Water Quality Test Kit ...

  • Ike’s Destruction Leaves Behind Mold and Bacteria

    The remnants of Hurricane Ike moved into the Midwest and Canada early Monday after the storm left a trail of destruction from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes. Flooding caused by Hurricane Ike has left an environmental nightmare for home and business owners in Texas, Louisiana and the Midwest. Wind, storm surge and torrential rainfall caused major damage across the region. And while floodwaters ...


    By Pure Air Control Services

  • Testing UK Floodwater with the BBC

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26169373 The water running thigh deep through Ham Sandhu's house in Wraysbury in Berkshire is freezing cold and murky. Floating around in his kitchen is a toy car and a pair of slippers. Clunking gently together near the sink are two rubbish bins. "I brought them in here," he says, "so they didn't drift away." An unpleasant smell thickens the ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • New Ames tests now available from Cambio

    Distributed in the UK exclusively by Cambio, Xenometrix products include today’s most advanced Ames mutagenicity assays and cytotoxicity screening kits. These have been specially designed to reduce the amount of test compounds and consumables used, and to require less hands-on time. Xenometrix is particularly proud of its excellent pre- and post-sale customer support which allows new ...


    By Cambio Ltd

  • Virginia Tech tests water wells impacted by hurricanes

    Backed by a $200,000 National Science Foundation grant, Virginia Tech is distributing water well sampling kits in areas hit hardest this hurricane season. The sampling kits are being passed out with the help of local universities throughout ...

  • Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test Integrated With the mWater Mobile App Simplifies Onsite Water Quality Testing

    Aquagenx, LLC is excited to announce its portable water quality test for E. coli bacteria, the Compartment Bag Test (CBT), is supported by the mWater Mobile App. mWater is a free, open source data platform for managing projects in water, sanitation and health. It uses smartphone GPS and cameras to map and monitor anything, perform mobile surveys and share test results in real time. ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • DANVA Recognizes Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water Testing Technology

    Last year, the Danish Water & Wastewater Association (DANVA) concluded an 18 month study of Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water testing methodology which resulted in the recommendation of the method for internal water quality control. DANVA is a national association of water and wastewater utilities who are responsible for 85% of the Danish drinking water supply.     Based on ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Aguaconsult Uses Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test in Remote Villages of Myanmar for Water Quality Monitoring

    Aguaconsult, a UK-based consulting company that improves the delivery of sustainable basic services for marginalized people in less developed countries, now uses the Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test (CBT) for water quality monitoring programs. They recently used the CBT to perform an assessment of the Accelerating Water and Sanitation for All Program in Myanmar. The program was funded by the ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • National water quality survey in Haiti Uses Aquagenx CBT Kit and mWater Mobile App to ensure access to safe drinking water for Haitian Citizens

    Haiti Outreach, a U.S. non-profit organization whose principle work is in Haiti, mapped 13,000+ water points across Haiti using the Aquagenx CBT Kit for E. coli bacteria and the mWater mobile app. In collaboration with World Vision, they used smart phones to collect and share water quality data on water points’ GPS location, functionality and potability, among many other ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • 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.

  • ETR has Opportunity With Wal-Mart

    Wal-Mart may be selling the ETR Well Water Disinfection Kit and your ASSISTANCE could be what makes the difference to Environmental Testing Research Laboratories of Leominster. The public will vote for the winner. You can help this local company achieve the honor. The more votes ETR receives, the more likely the laboratory is to get a contract with Wal-Mart. That contract would make a huge ...

  • Utilities and Water Companies Turn to Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water Technology

    Water companies and various industries have been increasingly utilizing the BactiQuant®Water method developed by Mycometer to identify bacterial contaminants in water.  The BactiQuant®Water is a relatively new patented method that provides water companies and industry with a rapid method to estimate total bacteria in water samples. The method is well suited for HACCP systems and ...


    By Mycometer

  • Bertin and Zymo Research Announce New Collaboration

    Zymo Research Corp. and Bertin announce a collaboration that ensures the sample lysis step in the microbiome workflow is complete and unbiased. An application note is available describing the materials, procedure and results attained using the Precellys® Evolution Homogenizer together with the ZymoBIOMICS® Microbial Community Standards and  ZymoBIOMICS DNA Miniprep Kit for ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • Rebuilding Begins after Hurricane Irene Leaves a Path of Destruction

    In the past week, Hurricane Irene impacted the lives of millions of Americans.  Evacuations were ordered along the coastline from North Carolina through New England.  The historic storm left a path of destruction as it caused flooding from heavy rains and tidal surges.  Strong winds across the region damaged properties and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of area ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Are Dangerous Biological Pollutants in Your Home?

    EMSL Analytical provides environmental and indoor air quality (IAQ) testing solutions to protect building occupants from biological and chemical contaminants. Cinnaminson, NJ, March 4th, 2011 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a booklet entitled “Biological Pollutants in Your Home” to inform the public about potential indoor air ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EZ-ATP: breakthrough in automatic microbiological monitoring

    AppliTek is proud to unveil the latest advances in the development of the EZ-ATP On-line Microbiological Analyzer. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) test kits are commonly used for microbiological monitoring. The test includes a relatively fast and easy assay of the microbial content of the sample based on the detection of the ATP molecule, the central energy carrier found in and around ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Bruker Daltonics Announces Another US Regulatory Milestone

    Since its European launch in 2007, the MALDI Biotyper has revolutionized microbiology testing by providing identification results in minutes versus hours or days for phenotypic methods.  The high-throughput MALDI Biotyper CA System can identify 192 isolates in about an ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • EDLab provides assistance to flood victims in Georgia

    The recent floods in Georgia and other surrounding southeast areas of the United States claimed over a dozen lives and caused an estimated $250 million in damages. Now, residents are starting to return to their homes and business and they may be knowingly or unknowingly exposed to hazardous environmental conditions.POLLUTION AND HIGH HEALTH RISKFloodwaters potentially increase the risk of ...


    By Pure Air Control Services

  • Daimer Releases Steam Cleaners With Free EPA-Compliant Anti-Bacterial Technology

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world's leading U.S. brand of steam cleaner machines, including industrial steam cleaner machines, vapor steam cleaner systems and carpet steam cleaner equipment, is now offering its patent-pending Advanced Thermal Ionic Sanitization® (ATIS®) technology with all its steam cleaner vacuum models, namely the KleenJet® ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Buy IAQ & Environmental Sampling Supplies & Equipment, Win An iPad and Other Great Prizes

    EMLab P&K's Products Division celebrates launch of new online store with Products Sweepstakes and Apple iPad giveaway. Customers who purchase sampling supplies and equipment can qualify to be automatically entered into a drawing for prizes.   San Bruno, CA, January 17, 2011 – EMLab P&K today announced the EMLab P&K Products Sweepstakes to celebrate the ...


    By EMLab P&K

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