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  • Drink it or Sniff it? The use of chlorine dioxide in tackling legionella

    The ‘Drink it or Sniff it’ Water Technical platform at the IHEEM (Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management) Conference 2014 was focused on water quality.  In particular the effects of the HSE’s recently published HSG274 technical guidance on Legionella, and accompanying new L8 Approved Code of Practice (ACoP). Experts in chlorine dioxide and Legionella ...

  • Effective drinking water disinfection

    The need for drinking water disinfection is as old as public water supply itself. Microbiological parameters for drinking water treatment include coliform bacteria and specific pathogenic species of bacteria, vira, and protozoan parasites. Although the objective is the same – to provide safe clean water – the methods used to do so are numerous. The most common methods for water disinfection are ...


  • Water shifts to on site chlorine generation

    On-site generation offers an economical solution to safety issues surrounding chlorine transportation. Innovative chemical engineering could help resolve a major disagreement between the water treatment industry and environmentalists over chlorine. Chlorine has a stellar record in the disinfection of water, but in recent years its reputation has suffered a steady assault from activists opposed to ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • 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 Foundation

  • Environmentally compatible disinfection of drinking water

    Five Siemens ultraviolet (UV) disinfection plants came into operation in May in the Echthausen Water Works belonging to Wasserwerke Westfalen GmbH, Germany. They have considerably reduced the amount of chemicals used by the drinking water supplier. This process also eliminates microorganisms which cannot always be adequately controlled by other disinfection processes. These new UV plants are part ...

  • Contamination Threatens Tucson Drinking Water

    TUCSON, Arizona, July 16, 2007 (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Friday ordered the Raytheon Company and the U.S. Air Force to clean up a migrating plume of contaminated groundwater at the Tucson International Airport Area Superfund Site. Under the order, Raytheon, formerly Hughes Aircraft, and the U.S. Air Force are required to treat two solvents, trichloroethylene (TCE) and ...

  • Purity involved in EU Project on drinking water quality

    Purity's founder, Aapo Sääsk has offered the services of Scarab and Purity to advise a large EU project based in London on technical solutions for the removal of disinfection by-products. EU’s FOOD QUALITY AND SAFETY Programme HiWate: HEALTH IMPACTS OF LONG-TERM EXPOSURE TO DISINFECTION BY-PRODUCTS IN DRINKING WATER The project will investigate human health risks of exposure to low ...


  • 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 Intellisonde™ monitors have internal dataloggers which enable them to record water quality and flow data continuously. However, the addition of GPRS ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • AquaClear™ drinking water turbidimeter...the choice is clear!

    Attached is a brief product release highlighting one of our primary products serving drinking water treatment professionals interested in the AWWA Conference coming up this June in Atlanta. It is for our AquaClear™ Low-Range Turbidimeter that meets the USEPA requirements for filter monitoring, and does so in a cost-effective, simple to use online package. AquaSensors manufactures innovative ...

  • Biogeochemical Transformation of Chlorinated Solvents Webinar

    In situ biogeochemical transformation refers to processes where contaminants are degraded by abiotic reactions with minerals that are either naturally occurring or are produced by biogenic processes in the subsurface. This process can be an effective remediation strategy for active treatment of chlorinated solvents and post-remediation natural • What mechanisms and processes are ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Biogeochemical Transformation of Chlorinated Solvents Webinar

    In situ biogeochemical transformation refers to processes where contaminants are degraded by abiotic reactions with minerals that are either naturally occurring or are produced by biogenic processes in the subsurface. This process can be an effective remediation strategy for active treatment of chlorinated solvents and post-remediation natural • What mechanisms and processes are ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Irish EPA issues report on drinking water quality

    On January 24th the EPA released Provision and Quality of Drinking Water in Ireland: A Report for the Years 2006 – 2007. The report was based on the results of over 220,000 individual analyses of drinking water samples. This was the first report since the EPA was given new powers under the EC Drinking Water Regulations. These provide a greater level of consumer protection by requiring public ...

  • Polluting Philly drinking water costs Merck $20m

    Merck, the global pharmaceutical research company, has agreed to resolve violations of federal and state water pollution control regulations arising from spills of pollutants at its pharmaceutical plant outside of Philadelphia. The spills entered a waterway that supplies 40 percent of Philadelphia's drinking water. In one of the most comprehensive remediation settlement agreements for the ...

  • GF Piping Systems` New Signet 4630 Free-Chlorine Analyzer Provides Turn-Key, Accurate Chlorine Water Measurement

    GF Piping Systems has introduced the Signet 4630 Free-Chlorine Analyzer System to augment their growing line of measurement and control products for potable water.  Designed with amperometric sensing technology, the new analyzer incorporates a clear flow cell, flow regulator, ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • DSM’s EcoPaXX tapping into drinking water-contact applications

    Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is taking its EcoPaXX® polyamide into an important new market - drinking water contact applications. Use of this material offers a high-performance, lead-free option for applications such as faucet mixing valves. The water management market is looking for high-performance polymers that are able to ...


    By DSM

  • DSM’s EcoPaXX tapping into drinking water-contact applications

    Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is taking its EcoPaXX polyamide into an important new market - drinking water contact applications. Use of this material offers a high-performance, lead-free option for applications such as faucet mixing valves. The water management market is looking for high-performance polymers that are able to withstand the ...


    By DSM

  • 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 ...

  • Eight drinking water systems in Alaska are in violation of the safe drinking water act (WA)

    Eight Alaskan drinking water systems are being ordered to conduct water sampling required to protect human health, or face potential fines for violations of federal drinking water laws, according to compliance orders issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The systems violated the Safe Drinking Water Act and the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. These systems did not ...

  • Efficient water disinfection with Oxiperm Pro chlorine dioxide generators

    In drinking or process water, there are often unwanted micro organisms such as pathogenic germs or disruptive factors for industrial processes. In the food and beverage industry in particular, complete production charges could be affected. The formation of biofilm is an additional problem. Biofilm is a slimy layer which forms on the inside of water pipes or heat exchangers. Many micro organisms ...


  • USEPA approves free chlorine test strip

    Industrial Test Systems, Inc., a water quality test strip manufacturer located in Rock Hill, SC, is pleased to announce that its SenSafe™ Free Chlorine Water Check test strip is available for compliance testing as described in the Federal Register (Vol 72, No. 47, Monday, March 12, 2007, p.11204, ITS Method D99–003). SenSafe™ Free Chlorine Water Check can now be treated as an ...

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