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  • Analytical Services offer THM monitoring

    Severn Trent Services can now monitor Trihalomethanes (THMs) on line in processed water, using the AquaSen THM100 On-line Total Trihalomethanes Monitor. THMs are the most prevalent disinfection by-products. They are formed when chlorine used in water treatment and bromine react with naturally occurring organic compounds in raw source water. THM regulation is enforced by UK drinking water ...


  • Analytical Services now offer Trihalomethanes Monitoring

    Severn Trent Services can now monitor Trihalomethanes (THMs) on line in processed water, using the AMS THM100 On-line Total Trihalomethanes Monitor. THMs are the most prevalent disinfection by-products. They are formed when chlorine used in water treatment and bromine react with naturally occurring organic compounds in raw source water. THM regulation is enforced by UK drinking water ...


  • PureAire Releases Universal Toxic Gas Monitor

    PureAire Monitoring Systems manufactures and distributes toxic gas monitors for safety, and as of August 2013, releases new toxic gas monitor called the Universal Toxic Gas Monitor.  Their monitors make sure areas where toxic gases exist the area remains at a safe and breathable level, some gasses included are chlorine, bromine, HCL, HF, ammonia, toxics, and hydrides. These gases, commonly ...

  • New pooltest portable photometers for swimming pool water monitoring

    Water analysis expert Palintest Ltd. has developed new Pooltest 3 and Pooltest 6 photometers for on-site pool water quality testing. The new products have exceptional accuracy, using narrow band filters with a wavelength tolerance of +/-2 nm. The instruments also offer enhanced path length for measurement, enabling excellent resolution at low concentrations for precision readings. A 4-button ...

  • Shimadzu’s Smart Database Series Simplifies GC-MS/MS Method Development

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments today announces the release of its new GCMS Smart Database Series. The series is comprised of separate databases for analyzing pesticides, forensic toxicological substances, metabolites and environmental pollutants. Each database includes hundreds of related compounds with optimized transitions and collision energies, CAS registry numbers and retention indices ...

  • Technika Expands Water Quality Testing Product Line by Introducing the eXact™ EZ Meter Kit.

    Scottsdale, AZ October 8, 2007 --Technika announces the addition of the new eXact™ EZ meter kit to its Water Quality testing product line. This affordable, water-resistant, meter kit is designed to give fast water chemistry results for residential, commercial, municipal and environmental water quality testing. The eXact EZ meter kit comes with eXact™ EZ Strips, which can be used for EPA Compliant ...


    By Sper Scientific

  • CoolTech to introduce MIOX mixed oxidants trade Arabia April 12 2010

    CoolTech Gulf, a leading water quality and mechanical services provider, has partnered with Miox Corporation, to introduce an unique disinfectant for the treatment of commercially and domestically used water, in the Middle East. With this partnership, CoolTech Gulf becomes the first company in the Middle East to launch Miox water disinfection in the region, said a top official. Peter Tracey, ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Almost half of EU freshwaters suffer from chemical pollution

    The health of almost half of all European freshwaters is at risk from organic chemical pollution, finds new research. The study, a continental-scale risk assessment of the potential effects of toxic organic chemicals on freshwater ecosystems, based its conclusions on data for over 200 pollutants measured at 4000 monitoring sites across Europe. Freshwater ecosystems provide a number of important ...

  • EPA Identifies Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardant Chemical

    In its quest to identify possible substitutes for a toxic flame retardant chemical known as decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a draft report on alternatives. This comprehensive assessment, developed with public participation under EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) program, profiles the environmental and human health hazards ...

  • Southern ozone hole slightly smaller this year

    Warm air at high altitudes this September and October helped shrink the man-made ozone hole near the South Pole ever so slightly, scientists say. The hole is an area in the atmosphere with low ozone concentrations. It is normally is at its biggest this time of year. NASA says on average it covered 8.1 million square miles this season. That's 6 percent smaller than the average since 1990. The ...


    By Associated Press

  • Ozone layer recovery may be delayed by greenhouse gas emissions

    The ozone layer in the stratosphere protects life on Earth from harmful radiation, but emissions from human activity have damaged this defence. A new study suggests that ozone recovery could be delayed, or even postponed indefinitely for some regions, by the impact of increasing amounts of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere. Although ozone at ground level is hazardous to health, ozone in ...

  • Poisoning the poor – Electronic waste in Ghana

    The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous chemicals. The ever-growing demand for the latest fashionable mobile phone, flat screen TV or super-fast computer creates ever larger amounts of obsolete ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • Ozone hole grows but is below 2006 record

    Scientists from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) have discovered that the ozone hole over Antarctica has expanded this year against what it was in 2007, but is smaller than what it was in 2006. The ozone is a protective atmospheric layer protecting Earth from harmful ultraviolet rays. Failure to shield the planet can trigger a multitude of health ailments in people and harm biodiversity. While ...

  • 2008 ozone hole larger than last year - ESA

    The 2008 ozone hole – a thinning in the ozone layer over Antarctica – is larger both in size and ozone loss than 2007 but is not as large as 2006. Ozone is a protective atmospheric layer found in about 25 kilometres altitude that acts as a sunlight filter shielding life on Earth from harmful ultraviolet rays, which can increase the risk of skin cancer and cataracts and harm marine life.  This ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Toxics Persist in Washington Rivers, Lakes and Fish

    OLYMPIA, Washington - Toxic chemicals banned decades ago continue to linger in the environment and concentrate in the food chain, threatening people and the environment, according to three recent studies by the Washington state Department of Ecology. The new data on toxic contaminants in freshwater fish and sediments add evidence to the state's push to reduce and eliminate the use of toxic ...

  • ZBB Successfully Completes Advanced Electricity Storage Technologies Program

    ZBB's ZESS 500 Is Providing Advanced Storage, Powering CSIRO Energy Center Building and Exporting Power to the GridMILWAUKEE, WI -- (Marketwire) -- 12/27/10 -- ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), the leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, announced today that their ZESS 500 has been deemed a fully operational and validated success. It is installed at CSIRO's ...


    By Marketwire

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Third Generation Handheld NITON XRF Analyzers

    New NITON XL3 700 Series XRF Analyzers Provide Much Faster Testing Speed and Dramatically Improved Analytical Performance Over Prior Generation Technology Billerica, MA (June 3, 2007) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers, is pleased to announce the launch of the Thermo Scientific NITON XL3 Series, the third ...

  • New Association Formed to Advance Non-halogenated Flame Retardant Solutions in North America

    Pinfa-NA (Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association -North America) announced it has officially launched in Califon, NJ. The organization was formed by leaders in the flame retardant industry that focus on non-halogen solutions and materials. Pinfa-NA is a sister organization of Pinfa ( ...

  • DTSC Releases Draft Initial Priority Product Work Plan

    On September 12, 2014, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released its much anticipated draft Initial Priority Product Work Plan under the Safer Consumer Products Regulations. The Regulations require that DTSC, by October 2014, develop an Initial Priority Product Work Plan that describes product categories it will use to evaluate and identify product-chemical ...


    By Acta Group

  • 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 ...


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