biological contaminant News

  • Illinois Residents on the Lookout for Biological Contaminants in the Home

    Indoor air quality problems can occur in almost any structure.  Just last month, a woman filed a lawsuit against the owners of an apartment complex in Collinsville, Illinois.  The suit claims that the defendants attempted to conceal sewage and mold that lead to the woman becoming ill after breathing the poor indoor air quality.   The typical home across Chicago and throughout ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Biological Contaminants Found in Mid-Atlantic Homes & Offices

    The Mid-Atlantic region of the United States has been hit with heavy rains and flooding during the end of the winter season.   Whenever there is elevated moisture or humidity levels, concerns over biological contaminants in the home or workplace become a serious issue.   Fortunately there are ways to minimize exposure to biological contaminants in buildings.  For example, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Biological Contaminants in the Home Exposed in New Public Outreach Video

    Today the IAQ Video Network released the 13th in a series of public outreach videos meant to educate families about important environmental and indoor air quality issues.  The public outreach videos have all been produced in the past year covering everything from mold and Legionella to the latest video entitled Biological Contaminants in the Home.   The typical home ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Aqwise developing advanced biological treatment system for drinking water nitrate contamination

    Aqwise, provider of advanced solutions for wastewater treatment, has signed a cooperation agreement with 'Mekorot', Israel's national water company, for field-testing an advanced biological treatment technology for Nitrate contamination in drinking water. The agreement was signed in the framework of WaTechTM, Mekorot’s entrepreneurship, investments and partnership center for water technologies. ...

  • Environmental Contamination Cleanup

    Landfills, Leachate Ponds, Sewage Lagoons, Waste Cells professionally tested by the top environmental test laboratory in Malaysia. UltraZyme was analysed and tested against competive products with outstanding results in every area. Cypher Malaysia consented to requests to conduct tests on contaminated sites, specifically by the developer of Taman Sri Manja in Malaysia where hazardous ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Mapping pesticide contamination risk

    A new computerised tool helps regulators identify water sources at risk of pesticide contamination. The tool can be used to produce maps indicating water bodies at risk of contamination by taking into account: adjacent land-use, the concentration of pesticides in the environment and biological indicators of contamination. Protection of water resources is a key priority for the EU and water bodies ...

  • 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.

  • Biological Wash Water Treatment for the Golf Industry

    ESD Waste2Water, Inc. manufactures a full array of Wash Water Treatment and Chemical Mix/Load Equipment to meet the Golf Industry best practices. Our Biological Wash Water Treatment System treats the waste water generated from washing off fairway mowers, green mowers, utility equipment, etc. Here’s how it works: The High Flow adjustable nozzles allow the operators to get ...


    By ESD Waste2Water, Inc.

  • New standard for biologically-based cleaners released

    The EcoLogo Program, one of North America's most recognizable eco-labels, has released its newly revised standard for biologically-based cleaning and degreasing compounds. Household cleaners are among the new additions to this standard, making biologically-based cleaning products more accessible to the public. "EcoLogo is proud to expand its Biologically-based Cleaning and Degreasing ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Drinking Water Contaminant Categories Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses various drinking water contaminant categories.  “Access to clean water is a crucial ingredient for a healthy life,” said Paul Cochrane, President of Cochrane and Associates and the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Public comment sought on US drinking water contaminants

    The US EPA is asking for public comment on a list of 104 possible drinking water contaminants that may need to be regulated in the future to ensure the continued protection of drinking water. Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, EPA includes on the draft Contaminant Candidate List (CCL) currently unregulated contaminants that are known or anticipated to occur in public water systems and which may ...

  • GEI Enhances Contaminated Sediments Practice with Shoreline Work

    GEI Consultants, Inc.,one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced today the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • System monitors for drinking water contamination on-line and in real time

    INTRODUCING WISE® Water Infrastructure Sensing Equipment On-line, real-time, chemical and biological water contamination detection   Drinking water systems are vulnerable to chemical spills, pollution, natural and man-made disasters, and acts of terrorism.  Until WISE™, there has never been a single, integrated system capable of detecting and reporting biological and chemical ...


    By ECSI International, Inc.

  • AdEdge Adds Advanced Biological Treatment Technology to Core Product Offerings

    AdEdge Water Technologies announced the addition of biottta advanced biological treatment to their core product offerings. Each biottta system is a pre-engineered, turnkey treatment solution designed to remove nitrate, perchlorate, hexavalent chromium, VOCs, and other contaminants from municipal drinking water supplies. biottta is a low-energy treatment process that uses naturally-occurring ...

  • Mold Test Kit Identifies Fusarium and other Fungal Contaminants

    Earlier this year, USA Today published an article about the high incidence of Fusarium that was found in a research study that tested sink drains in homes, businesses and institutions.    The article discussed these findings as a possible source of Fusarium infections in people.   Fusarium is a genus of fungi that is widely distributed in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Q&A about national general survey on soil contamination in China

    MEP and MLR announced the report on the national general survey on soil contamination today, and the survey results showed the general condition of the soil environment across the country not optimistic; some areas are suffering from bad soil pollution, the environmental quality of the arable land is worrying, and there are pressing soil environmental problems in industrial and mining deserted ...

  • OriginOil’s Algae Screen demonstrates ‘dramatic drop in contaminant load’

    OriginOil Inc. (OTC/BB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, today announced that academic testing has verified its new  ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Identifying Water Contaminants to Protect the Public and Workers in Puerto Rico

    In April of this year, the Puerto Rico Water Quality Standards Regulation was enacted to preserve, maintain and enhance the quality of water on the islands. The standards cover everything from pathogenic organisms and asbestos to radioactive materials and inorganic substances.  Water quality is critical for the health and well-being of the islands’ visitors and residents.  Water ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • EOS Remediation secures rights for vadose zone remediation by physical and biological means

    EOS Remediation, LLC, a developer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for groundwater restoration, and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC announced that they have signed an Exclusive Patent License Agreement.  This royalty-based agreement grants EOS Remediation an exclusive world-wide license to manufacture, use, and sell the technology known as VOS™, a “Thixotropic Gel for Vadose Zone ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Due to Asbestos Contamination, National Park Closes 30 Acres of Coastline

    The Republic reports that authorities have closed 30 acres of land on Horn Island, located in Mississippi, until further notice while asbestos contamination is removed. The asbestos was detected on tiles at a former biological testing site utilized by the U.S. Army. Today, the park is a popular recreational destination that has been reserved for the protection of natural and historical ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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