biofilm detection News

  • Pesticides and pharmaceuticals influence riverbed communities of microbes

    Changes in complex microbial communities known as ‘biofilms’ at the bottom of rivers can reveal the effects of pesticide and pharmaceutical pollution of river water, according to a recent study. Painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs were found to have a significant effect on the structure and functioning of the biofilms. Human activities are contaminating surface waters with ...

  • Jenfitch, LLC Announces JC 9450 ROS kills Listeria in less than 10 seconds

    Jenfitch, LLC recently completed a study with the UC Davis Post Harvest Dept using JC 9450 ROS as a reagent in rinse water containing a heavy organic loading.  They found that controlling the ORP above +700 mV, they observed a 6 log reduction in Listeria Monocytogene and Salmonella. JC 9450 ROS is a new generation of disinfectant developed for the 21st ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • Northwestern University and inCTRL begin Bioprocess Modeling Collaboration

    The research group of George Wells at Northwestern University is conducting a bench-scale investigation of shortcut biological nitrogen removal (scBNR) processes integrated with enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) and has teamed up with inCTRL Solutions to model these processes and perform predictive scenario evaluation in the SIMBA# simulation platform. Water resource recovery ...


    By inCTRL Solutions Inc.

  • Unique sensor for the monitoring of industrial fouling

    For industrial processes that require pumping of various liquid media, equipment fouling has become a costly problem. Fouling is the undesired accumulation of deposits on equipment surfaces such as heat exchangers, pipelines, etc. The presence of these deposits usually reduces system efficiency, thereby increasing energy costs and maintenance-related down time. Therefore, it would be beneficial ...


  • Aqualogy unveils non-invasive technological solutions for water and sewerage network maintenance

    Unique iDroloc leak detection system and Ice Pigging technology will benefit customers and companies These innovative, non-invasive technologies are set to significantly improve efficiency and lower costs Aqualogy is launching a campaign to promote its new suite of non-invasive methods for water and sewerage systems to coincide with the start of the water industry’s next AMP ...


    By SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK

  • Innovation Ι Neosens launches new and enhanced solution for water quality monitoring: FS-1000

    Neosens, pioneer in water and industrial liquids quality monitoring solutions, announces the launch of the FS-1000 probe, a stand-alone plug & play solution providing more precise results even in harsh environments, and detecting fouling (Biofilm, scale) from only few microns.A number of new key features and improvements have been introduced to improve the accuracy and performances of the ...


  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • 10 Tips on Tank Preparation for the Winter Season

    With winter weather coming, it is important to prepare your steel water storage tanks. Winter weather and colder temperatures will impact your steel storage tanks, no matter how severe the weather is. Below are several techniques which can keep your potable water tanks in top operating condition: Inspect interior and exterior of tank for evidence of corrosion on metal ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • Pall’s New Sentino™ Microbiology Pump Simplifies Microbial Analysis

    Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) today introduced the new compact, easy-to-use Sentino Microbiology Pump for microbial analysis of aqueous samples using the Membrane Filter (MF) Technique. The Sentino Pump simplifies filtration while improving contamination control in pharmaceutical, beverage, and environmental water quality monitoring applications. ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • New Solutions for Disinfecting Drinking Water and Wastewater Improve Water Quality and Reduce Risks to Health

    Singapore -- The price and availability of water will have a similar influence on the Asian economies as oil and gas imports do today. 'Through further development of our product lines and systems for disinfection we are making a contribution to meeting the rising demand for fresh water from industry and the population,' explained Roger Radke, who is responsible for global water business at ...


  • Innovyze launches educational product webinar series

    Beginning in September Innovyze is offering free educational webinars. The 14 part technical series runs through March 2014. Users and prospective users of Innovyze software can register for one or all of the events. Each webinar will last approximately one hour and is hosted live by an Innovyze engineer and will include: Technical Overview Product Features and Benefits ...


    By Innovyze

  • Innovyze launches 2012 technical webinar series

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced the dates for its 2012 Technical Webinar series. The ten-session event begins February 7, 2012, and continues through June 2012. Each session is open to utilities and their consultants. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required. To register, visit ...


    By Innovyze

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