drinking water analysis News

  • Safety testing drinking water

    Apparently a glass of water can help you perform better in exams, giving some students a boost of a grade when consumed in the exam hall. Unless the answers were floating inside the glasses and bottles in the form of ice cubes, it was probably because brain cells can ...


    By Specac Limited

  • White light turbidity meter provides rapid analysis of drinking water quality

    Camlab, one of the UK's leading scientific equipment suppliers, has launched a new, easy-to-operate turbidity meter that uses a white light source and a 90 degree infrared detection technique to meet the specifications for EPA turbidity measurement (EPA Standard 180.1) which is a standard procedure for analysing the quality of UK drinking water. The portable Camlab Water TB200 white light ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Drinking water experts to address contaminants found in water

    Drinking water experts will convene at the Sacramento Convention Center, February 5 and 6 for a symposium focused on inorganic contaminants found in water. The Inorganic Contaminants Symposium will feature presentations and seminars led by renowned U.S. and international experts. Topics include: new techniques for treatment and analysis of drinking water, new challenges and risk assessment ...

  • EPA Strengthens Lead in Drinking Water Rule

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 26, 2007) EPA is helping to reduce lead in drinking water by issuing a final rule that will improve requirements in the areas of monitoring, customer awareness and lead service line replacement. Specifically, the agency will require water suppliers to provide consumers with information to help them make decisions about how to limit their exposure to lead in drinking ...

  • Measurement of lime levels in drinking water & wastewater

    As lime is a product derived from the Earth, it is fitting that many of its uses also benefit the Earth. In fact, the second leading use of lime is in environmental applications, including drinking water and wastewater. OPTIFLEX is widely used to indicate lime levels in storage silos. It usually replaces non-reliable ultrasonic or electromechanical systems that are expensive to maintain. Lime ...


  • Intellitect delivers first GPRS drinking water monitors

    Intellitect Water (UK) has recently delivered the first real-time, in-pipe water quality monitors to customers in both the UK and overseas. Intellitect's Chief Executive, Tony Halker, says: 'This is a very significant milestone for the business; the Intellisondeâ„¢ monitors have internal dataloggers which enable them to record water quality and flow data continuously. However, the addition of GPRS ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Toxic Drinking Water at Marine Base Camp Lejeune

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Two of the three drinking water systems that served family housing at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune were contaminated with chemicals from dry cleaning and industrial operations for 28 years, a federal government analysis reveals. The 246 square mile base is located near Jacksonville, North Carolina. One system, the Tarawa Terrace drinking water system, ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Complete LC-MS/MS Solution for Environmental and Drinking Water Analysis

    SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the release of an LC-MS/MS solution that significantly reduces the analysis time and cost of processing water samples in environmental and drinking water applications. The Thermo Scientific EQuan Environmental Quantitation System coupled with the Thermo Scientific TSQ Quantum triple quadrupole ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific accelerates analysis of pesticides and flame retardants in drinking water with DSQ II single quadrupole mass spectrometer

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced a new application note illustrating how the Thermo Scientific DSQ II single quadrupole mass spectrometer provides an effective method for the accelerated analysis of flame retardants and pesticides in drinking water. The new application note, entitled 'Analysis of Pesticides and Flame Retardants in Drinking Water ...


    By Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Certified Reference Materials for Water analysis

    For the Quality Assurance of your measurement results NMi and APG Certified Reference Materials for Wastewater and Drinking water are now available. Their use will result in a higher confidence of the quality and comparability of your laboratory measurement results. With these CRMs, you can obtain control of the performance of your ...

  • Drinking water regulations prompt deployment of decentralized water and wastewater treatment plants

    Decentralized water and wastewater treatment are precisely engineered onsite treatment systems used for treating small amounts of water and wastewater at affordable prices. As these systems serve individual houses, clustered dwellings, and closely located commercial outlets, the issue of piping costs is moot. Decentralized systems are produced using locally available materials, are easy to set up ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Strategic Analysis of the Plastics in Water Infrastructure

    This study analyses the plastics market for water infrastructure by covering two core segments: pipes used for distribution of drinking/potable water and storage tanks used for rainwater harvesting and potable water storage (underground and above ground).The key drivers and restraints related to each of these segments as well as the total market have been detailed in this study. Unit shipments ...


  • EPA Orders Reamer Hill Water Association to Comply with Drinking Water Safeguards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Reamer Hill Water Association, Inc. in Kanawha County, W.Va. to comply with Safe Drinking Water Act standards at its public water system. Based on the most recently available data, the system provides drinking water to approximately 64 people in Clendenin. EPA issued the order to ensure safe drinking water for users of the system. The Order ...

  • Certified Reference Materials for Water analysis

    For the Quality Assurance of your measurement results NMi and APG Certified Reference Materials for Wastewater and Drinking water are now available. Their use will result in a higher confidence of the quality and comparability of your laboratory measurement results. With these CRMs, you can obtain control of the performance of your laboratory. Current CRMs: Trace metals, Demand, ...

  • Severn Trent Services Comply with DWI Drinking Water Regulatory Requirements

    Severn Trent Services successfully comply with the regulatory requirements for the laboratory sampling and reporting of results for drinking water, as specified by the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI). The DWI recently published an information letter to water companies and local authorities in England and Wales in relation to drinking water, laboratory sampling and reporting of results meeting ...


  • New municipal drinking water TOC application note and case study

    GE Analytical Instruments announces a new application note and case study related to total organic carbon (TOC) analysis of municipal drinking water. The application note, TOC Analysis: The Best Tool in a Drinking Water Facility's Toolbox, discusses how TOC’s relevance in drinking ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Cadmus Wins Contract to Support Development of National Drinking Water Regulations

    The Cadmus Group, Inc., will continue to support the development and implementation of national drinking water regulations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under a recently awarded seven-year contract with the Standards and Risk Management Division (SRMD) in EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. The national drinking water regulations, and related drinking water ...


    By The Cadmus Group, 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.

  • San Francisco US$8m grant to test drinking water security system

    Improving the security of US drinking water systems has gathered urgency since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The US Environmental Protection Agency, this week announced an US$8 million grant to San Francisco to help the city develop and evaluate a contamination warning system for its drinking water supply. Mayor Gavin Newsom joined Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy ...

  • EPA awards $100,000 to ensure safe drinking water for citizens of Arkansas

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $100,000 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality for water quality management planning. The funds will be used to conduct analysis of chemical samples of rivers, streams and lakes in Ark. The Clean Water Act allows EPA to issue states funding for regional water quality management planning projects. Our nation's waters are ...

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