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  • Don’t drink the water – Thousands in Canada can’t drink their water

    A new report from the Council of Canadians reveals that as of January there were 1,838 drinking water advisories in effect across Canada, warning people not to drink their water straight from the tap. The report, On Notice for a Drinking Water Crisis is the first in many years to document the drinking water advisories (DWA) across Canada. On Notice reveals that there were ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Somali Bottling Plant Chooses UV Disinfection

    To disinfect product water before the addition of syrups and flavouring, Hanovia has supplied a UV disinfection system to the United Bottling Company's new plant in Mogadishu, Somalia. The low pressure UV system treats a flow of 17m3/hour of reverse osmosis permeate. 'The robustness and reliability of the Hanovia equipment was an important factor in our choice of UV system,' said Mr Abdirisak ...

  • Toledo warns residents not to drink the water

    About 400,000 people in and around Ohio's fourth-largest city were warned Saturday not to drink its water after tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie. Concerned residents of the Toledo area descended on city stores, buying carts full of bottled water, bags of ice and flavored water and emptying shelves within hours of the advisory, which was issued ...


    By Associated Press

  • US drinking water contaminated by pharmaceuticals

    A vast array of pharmaceuticals - including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones - have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, an Associated Press investigation has claimed. Water in 24 metropolitan areas, including Detroit, Louisville, southern California and Northern New Jersey is particularly at risk. The report says the ...

  • Salty River on Crete turned into Drinking Water

    Panagiotis Krousaniotakis is home from school and can drink directly from the tap. Not far from his house, the waiters at the tavern close to the beach can serve tourists fresh water for free. And many of the nearby hotels can offer their guests water without a brackish taste. The Greek island of Crete is a popular tourist attraction with more than 2.5 million visitors every year. Lots of them ...


    By Grundfos

  • Drinking water of 41m Americans contaminated with pharmaceuticals

    An investigation by the Associated Press (AP) has revealed that the drinking water of at least 41 million people in the United States is contaminated with pharmaceutical drugs. It has long been known that drugs are not wholly absorbed or broken down by the human body. Significant amounts of any medication taken eventually pass out of the body, primarily through the urine. 'People think that if ...

  • Iowa copes with nitrate surge in drinking water

    For much of last year, Iowa's most pressing agricultural problem was a drought that baked farm fields and parched crops, turning them brown and crumbly. Then the skies finally opened up, providing one of the soggiest springs on record. But the rain has created a new, unexpected problem: The deluge is washing fertilizer off the farms and into rivers that provide drinking water to much of the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Clarks nears permanent solution to safe drinking water

    It's been 12 years since the central Nebraska village of Clarks learned their water contained dangerous levels of uranium. Now, after years of failed attempts to fix it, they're finally one big step closer to a permanent solution. State agencies found the high uranium levels in 2000. "We had over 200 parts per billion, which was the highest in the state," Clarks Mayor Jim Kava says. ...

  • UV Disinfection Gives Bottled Water Producers Peace Of Mind

    Medium pressure ultraviolet (UV) water disinfection systems from Aquionics' British sister company are helping a number of bottled water producers in England keep their product free from microbial contamination. The first of these is the Silver Spring Mineral Water Company in Kent, which supplies spring water and own-brand soft drinks to the major British supermarkets. “We have a very pure ...


    By Aquionics Inc

  • Pilot Test of GE’s Non-Thermal Brine Concentrator Technology Reveals Nearly 100 Percent Water Recovery in Bottling Plant

    GE (NYSE: GE) has successfully demonstrated breakthrough water treatment technology that virtually eliminates any water losses in ingredient water production. In a recent pilot study at a major global beverage company in Asia, ...


    By General Electric

  • New water well hooked up in Bally; residents no longer need bottled water (PA)

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that a new drinking water well has been hooked up to the Bally Borough public water system, and that residents no longer have to rely on bottled drinking water. A contractor has been supplying about 1,000 residents with bottled water since 2003 because the Bally water system was contaminated with an industrial solvent, 1,4-dioxane, that ...

  • Bundamba Advanced Water Treatment Plant Begins to Produce Recycled Water

    Brisbane, Australia (August 31, 2007) – The Bundamba Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) plant near Brisbane has produced purified recycled water for the first time, achieving a significant milestone for Australia’s largest recycled water scheme, the visionary $2.4 billion Western Corridor Recycled Water project. The purified recycled water from Bundamba AWT plant was piped from the plant via a ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • The Coca-Cola Company announces partnerships to develop commercial solutions for plastic bottles made entirely from plants

    The Coca-Cola Company today announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate development of the first commercial solutions for next-generation PlantBottle™ packaging made 100% from plant-based materials. This effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made entirely from plants builds on the Company’s ground-breaking ...

  • Promega Corporation and AppliTek are teaming to offer advanced technology for microbial pathogen monitoring of process water and drinking water sources

    Rapid and reliable on-line measurement of water quality with sensitivity more than ten times current standards is now available to the water industry. Promega Corporation and AppliTek (Belgium, Europe) are teaming to offer advanced technology for microbial pathogen monitoring of process water and drinking water sources. The EZ-ATP® On-line Microbiology Analyzer by AppliTek now uses highly ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • DAS-Wastewater Treatment for an Argentinean soft drink producer

    Argentina is World Champion - World Champion of soft drink lovers. According to a study from Euro Monitor International, nowhere in the world are more of these soft drinks consumed. On average, each Argentinian drank 131 liters in 2012. Even in Chile (2nd place, 121 liters) and Mexico (3rd place, 119 liters) the drinks are popular. The South American soft drink producer Refres Now S.A. also ...

  • Unique FDA Approved Plastic Bottle Recycling System to be Installed in Vietnam

    Bepex International, a world leader in process development and process equipment for the food, chemical, mineral, and polymer industries, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Vietnam-based Thanh Tai Gas Company to custom design, fabricate and deliver the first system to South East Asia in its new line of ...


    By Bepex International LLC

  • Coca-Cola hellenic contributes to increased PET bottle collection rates in Europe

    The amount of PET plastic bottles collected for recycling across Europe last year rose by more than six per cent to reach almost 1.5 million tonnes, according to a report commissioned by two industry bodies. European PET container body Petcore and plastics recycling association EuPR said European post-sorting PET collection increased to 1.45 million tonnes in 2010, an increase of 6.5 per cent ...

  • Access to water for world`s poor

    With many arid regions of Africa and Asia suffering from severe water shortages, European enterprises are stepping in to lend a helping hand, providing local communities with the tools necessary to supply themselves with drinkable water. In the past, solutions have traditionally focused on large industrial desalination plants which are capable of supplying 50 million cubic metres of fresh water ...

  • Belgium - water and wastewater market

    Belgium is one of the most densely populated and heavily industrialized nations in the world. Belgium's small area and dense population has created an acute environmental awareness, consistently ranking this smaller European nation as one of the top 20 destinations for environmental exports. The Belgian water treatment market is comprised of industrial and residential wastewater and drinking ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Armenian Prime Minister visits Coca-Cola hellenic plant

    The Prime Minister of Armenia Tigran Sargsyan today visited Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Armenia (Coca-Cola Hellenic Armenia) where he officially opened a new Effluent Treatment facility which ensures that all waste water used in the operation of the plant is treated to a high environmental standard, suitable for sustaining marine and plant life, before discharging from the bottling plant. ...

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