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

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Software improves contaminant detection

    Scientists from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have collaborated in the development of innovative water quality software. The program enhances the ability of a water system to detect the presence of intentional or unintentional contamination. The Canary ...

  • 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.

  • Swiss made air contamination test

    Technology Care LLC in Zurich, Switzerland has developed a simple test for measuring air cleanliness. Hans Wyssen, from Technology Care LLC, explains: “Airborne contamination, can severely impact health as well as business processes. DustCheck allows you to verify if proper air cleanliness is consistently being maintained in your facility.” Dustcheck provides more comprehensive information about ...


    By Technology Care LLC

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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.

  • Innovative Breakthrough Demonstrated for Biological Ethanol Production

    Microvi Biotechnologies, a leading innovator of biocatalytic processes, together with the Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit (ABPDU) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), has demonstrated a major breakthrough to biological ethanol production. Compared with a conventional yeast ethanol production, a preliminary evaluation showed that Microvi’s ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EnviClear purifies contaminated wastewater at biogas plants

    Individual solutions are the driving force behind A3 Water Solutions GmbH, a subsidiary of EnviTec Biogas AG. As an internationally active water treatment specialist, the company, based in Gelsenkirchen and Saerbeck, has just developed an innovative and environmentally friendly membrane bioreactor process in conjunction with EnviClear that purifies contaminated surface waters for biogas plant ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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.,

  • Emerging Contaminants: New Challenges for the Water Industry

    Over the past decade there has been growing concern regarding the presence of biologically active contaminants including endocrine disrupters, pharmaceuticals, personal care products and other substances in the aquatic environment. Emerging contaminants not only include those substances in active or past production, but also include their metabolites and other transformation products and chemical ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Principles of In Situ Bioremediation and Molecular Biological Tools for Site Assessment and Performance Monitoring

    Join Microbial Insights and EOS Remediation for a Free Lunch and Learn Workshop  October 20, 2014                             October 27, 2014 10:00 am - ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

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