domestic drinking water News

  • Potable Tanks For Drinking Water Storage

    With all of the recent talk surrounding water restrictions in farming, from abstraction restrictions, the EU water directive and impending mains water rate rises, we’ve raised the subject of rainwater tanks a great deal, but what about water fit for human consumption? The Enduramaxx range of potable tanks can store water, including mains water for human consumption, thanks to them being ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Secure drinking water access, urges UN

    Investing as little as 0.16% of the world's gross domestic product - or $198bn per year- could give half a billion people regular access to safe drinking water within four years, a UN official said on Friday. That would halve the number of people who risk serious illness and death on a daily basis, the United Nations Environment Programme said. The findings are presented in the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Drinking Water Purification Using UV Lamps Becoming Even More Important

    • International Symposium at Heraeus in Hanau, Germany • UV radiation destroys germs and pathogens in drinking water without the need for chemicals Drinking water treatment with UV radiation was the theme of an interna-tional symposium of the materials network, Materials Valley e.V., which took place at the end of February at the Hanau headquarters of Heraeus, the precious metals- ...


    By Heraeus Holding GmbH

  • Berson UV Chosen to disinfect Aruba’s drinking water and greywater

    Berson UV Chosen to Disinfect Aruba’s Drinking Water and Greywater-Caribbean island opts for UV instead of chlorine-Ten of Berson’s InLine UV disinfection systems have been installed on the Caribbean island of Aruba – eight systems are used to disinfect drinking water and two are used to treat greywater* prior to discharge. The island opted for UV instead of chlorine as part of its ‘non-chemical’ ...

  • Grant applications sought for groundwater research, and developing-nation and domestic water supply, projects

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation is seeking grant applications for groundwater research projects, as well as water supply projects and educational programs in both developing nations and the United States. The NGWREF Board of Directors recently approved $15,000 for research grants, $35,000 for developing nations grants, and $10,000 for grants from the USA Groundwater ...

  • EIB extends GBP 100m for safe drinking water and improved wastewater treatment in Wales

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending GBP 100 million (EUR 128 million) to Dwr Cymru Welsh Water for a series of water supply and wastewater treatment schemes across Wales. The EIB is supporting the second phase of Welsh Water’s 2005-2010 investment programme which will ensure continued compliance with EU and domestic standards. The EIB-funded projects which will be undertaken by Welsh ...

  • Global Ecology Corporation Completes the First Domestic Demonstration of Its Mobile PureWater System(TM)

    Polluted Water Converted to Safe Drinking Water at 15 GPM MONTCLAIR, NJ - Global Ecology Corporation (OTCQB: GLEC) (PINKSHEETS: GLEC) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated the operation of its Mobile PureWater System? ("MPWS"). On Saturday, October 9, 2010, the company showcased its proprietary water purification mobile unit at a location in the New Jersey shore town of Wall ...

  • Groundbreaking Nature Conservancy Study & Interactive Online Maps Reveal Drinking Water Sources for 25 Million Californians

    Statewide website puts source-to-tap info at fingertips for residents of 492 cities & towns SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12, 2012/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy in California today unveiled a groundbreaking study and online resource that for the first time offers millions of Californians a one-stop website where they can learn the sources and ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • Water filter/ water Purifiers in Dubai

    ULTRA TEC Water Treatment LLC, a renowned diversified water treatment company ISO 9001 : 2008 having years’ of excellent products /services experience in the entire U.A.E. We feel immense pleasure in informing you that we have been successfully providing our best quality Products /services to some of the distinguished organizations located all over ...

  • World First for Water Recycling

    Sunshine Coast based business leads world with new domestic water recycling technology With the subject of water supply very much on every local and state government agenda and the minds of every Australian, an award winning Sunshine Coast company, EcoNova, has achieved a world first in domestic water recycling technology. Their patented water recycling system NovaClear™ is the first ...


  • The other footprint: the water footprint

    By now, you’ve all heard of the Carbon Footprint — the measure of the impact human activities have on the environment in terms of the amount of greenhouse gases produced, measured in units of carbon dioxide. Today, KGG sheds light on the other foot; Your Water Footprint. The Water footprint of an individual is defined as the total water used for the production of the goods and services consumed ...

  • Impacts of urbanisation on water quality

    Human interference is causing deterioration in the water quality at Ramsar site Deepor Beel in India, according to a new paper published in CIWEM"s Water and Environment Journal. The study investigated the impacts of rapid urbanisation on the water quality of the Deepor Beel, a natural, freshwater wetland in India that harbours a large number of migratory aquatic birds and provides livelihoods to ...

  • Greening water law

    Governments and law-makers need to integrate environmental concerns into water-use legislation to avert an impending global water crisis, according to a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), titled "Greening Water Law". According to the report, launched Tuesday at World Water Week in Stockholm, competition is increasing between the rapidly growing human population-which ...

  • Agencies rush water to haiti

    Aid agencies and others are racing to get crucial water supplies to the earthquake-hit capital of Haiti, Port au Prince, as thirst emerges as a major additional threat in the aftermath of the disaster. Food, water and medicine are seen as key to ensuring the survival of the remainder of the city's population following the magnitude 7.0 quake, which is thought to have killed up to 200,000 people. ...

  • Private Water is on the verge of a comeback

    The market for private sector participation in the water sector is on the threshold of significant change. How can those looking to deploy capital and those selling their expertise into the sector make the most of these opportunities? Private Sector Participation in Water report published by Global Water intelligence (GWI) presents readers with a crucial insight into the ...

  • In the trenches for clean water

    Water, our most basic need, is poised to be the most baffling challenge of the 21st century. It is being ignored wantonly at a time when more than 1 million people per year die from its scarcity and contamination. Children under age five account for at least 90 percent of water-related deaths. Meanwhile, economic productivity and educational opportunities are lost to illness, leaving millions ...

  • ReportsnReports - Nanotechnology in Water Treatment

    Nanotechnology in Water Treatment  The global market for nanostructured products used in water treatment was worth an estimated $1.4 billion in 2010 and will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7% during the next 5 years to reach a value of $2.2 billion in 2015. Most of the ...


  • Ruining the world’s water supply

    Agricultural run-offs containing fertilizers, animal wastes and pesticides are infecting rivers and water courses with blue-green algal blooms and toxic chemicals. While the problem is particularly evident in developing countries - Canada, Australia and the United States contain some of the world’s most polluted rivers, and poor agricultural practices are the root cause. Almost one-fifth ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Water – the golden opportunity for business

    Next month thousands of people from around the world will gather in Montreal to deal with one of humanity's most pressing challenges - access to safe drinking water. The World Water Congress & Exhibition - Shaping the Future of Water will look at cutting edge technologies and water management strategies needed to address the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainable management of water in an arid region: water supply measures compared

    Water shortages in water stressed regions can be alleviated by building large infrastructures, such as water transfer systems or saltwater desalination plants, which increase the supply of water. However, a new study, which compares the environmental impact of water supply alternatives in a region of Spain, concludes that reducing water use, rather than increasing supplies, is a more sustainable ...

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