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  • Herbal defluoridation of drinking water

    A filtration system based on a medicinal herb can quickly and easily remove “fluoride” from drinking water, say researchers in India. The technology described in the March issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering uses parts of the plant Tridax procumbens as a biocarbon filter for the ion. Drinking water can contain natural fluoride or fluoride might be added as ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Turning stormwater into drinking water

    CSIRO scientists have bottled ‘Recharge’ , pure drinking water that was once stormwater. “This is an exciting demonstration of the value of stormwater and the drinking water that can be produced from it by using a combination of natural treatment processes and engineered methods,” CSIRO’s Water for a Healthy Country Flagship Urban Water Stream Leader Dr Peter Dillon said. The water was captured ...

  • Terrorist Blocker for drinking water.

    We do everything for our safety, in order to protect us from terrorists.... Do we indeed ?? NO we don't !!! We forget to protect our drinking water at the point where it is most important. At the point of Use.Any person can damage and influence the drinking water quality by adding poison, bacteria, (e.g. Anthrax), viruses or even by adding simple a concentrated smell ( H²S, Sulfor egg smell) or ...


  • New Filtralite® order for drinking water plant in Norway

    When refurbishing the dual media filters at Gopledal water works, Larvik municipality in southern Norway has chosen to change from anthracite to Filtralite® as top layer over sand. Gopledal water works takes raw water from the lake Farris and treats it in a contact filtration process. In this process the coagulant is added directly in front of the filters, without any sedimentation or floatation ...

  • First drinking water contract in China for filtralite

    maxit a.s in Norway has signed a contract with Atal Engineering Ltd. in Hong Kong for delivery of Filtralite filter media to the Weihai Manshan Water Treatment Plant in the Shandong province in China. The ordered volume is 600 m3 and the delivery will take place during first quarter of 2010. The production capacity of the plant is 100.000 m3/day for this first stage. The capacity will be doubled ...

  • Ahlstrom wins award for Disruptor water filtration technology

    Ahlstrom, a leader in high performance fiber-based materials, has won an award recognizing the breakthrough innovation of its Disruptor(®) filtration technology at the world's leading nonwovens exhibition INDEX held ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • Freudenberg Invests in Water and Membrane Filtration Business

    The Freudenberg Group has acquired the British company Aquabio Limited, with effect from March 1, 2013. Based in Hallow, Worcestershire, UK, Aquabio is a leading specialist in water and wastewater reuse for large-scale industrial applications. Founded in 1997, the company has 16 employees, and designs and supplies turnkey membrane filtration systems for water and wastewater ...

  • 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

  • EPA Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). State, local and community representatives joined EPA Regional Administrator at an event held at the San Jose Community and Bea Main Learning Center in Coachella Valley, Calif. “Every day more than 38 million Californians rely on clean water for cooking, washing, and ...

  • Town of Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo., recognized for improvements to drinking water system

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today presented an award to the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo., for improvements to the community’s drinking water treatment system. Brian Friel, coordinator of EPA’s state revolving fund program in Denver, presented EPA’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund award to Mayor Hershal Deputy at a town council meeting. In 2009, the Town ...

  • TIGG awarded contracts for two N.Y. municipal drinking water projects

    Expanding its client base in the municipal drinking water market, TIGG Corporation recently won two separate competitively-bid contracts on Long Island, N.Y. to provide drinking water purification equipment. The two contracts are worth a combined $500,000. TIGG will deliver a custom-made, dual-vessel CP 20K-10 activated carbon water purification system to the Roslyn Water district in ...


    By TIGG, LLC

  • 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

  • ‘The Whole Package ‘- Self-contained, mobile and fully equipped drinking water plants.

    As specialists in UV disinfection for the municipal drinking water market, atg UV Technology are now offering a range of mobile, containerised and turn-key UV disinfection plants. Designed to fully meet the requirements of the UK DWI (Drinking Water Inspectorate) February 2010 Guidelines on UV Disinfection for Potable Water Supplies, the atg UV Technology design provides a range of ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • EPA Awards $5 Million in Safe Drinking Water Grants

    Washington, D.C. -  Today 10 universities received grants from EPA for research to develop better methods for detecting harmful organisms in drinking water, including viruses, bacteria and protozoa. The grants, awarded through EPA's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) research grants program, are aimed at ensuring that the United States has the safest drinking water in the world. 'These five ...

  • P&G Underlines Commitment to Its Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) reaffirmed its commitment to its Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program following the announcement of the Company’s intention to divest its PUR Water Filtration business to Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ, NM: HELE). ...


  • US drinking water and watersheds widely contaminated by hormone disrupting pesticide, Atrazine

    A widely used pesticide known to impact wildlife development and, potentially, human health has contaminated watersheds and drinking water throughout much of the United States, according to a new report released by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Banned by the European Union, atrazine is the most commonly detected pesticide in U.S. waters and is a known endocrine disruptor, which ...

  • Ahlstrom to collaborate with Dow Chemical Company on water filtration applications

    Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, announces that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), to use Ahlstrom's Disruptor® technology in drinking water applications. Ahlstrom Disruptor® is a unique nanoalumina technology designed for a wide range of ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • H.B. Fuller Water Filtration Adhesives Earn NSF Certification

     H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL), a leading global adhesives provider has received notification from NSF International that its new two part polyurethane adhesives for spiral wound membrane bonding ...


    By NSF International

  • Ahlstrom introduces new powdered activated carbon media for water filtration

    Ahlstrom, a leader in high performance fiber-based materials, introduces a new nonwoven product, Disruptor(®) PAC, for the filtration of water. The nanoalumina fiber technology used in the product is licensed exclusively from ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • ReportsnReports - Global Market for Water Recycling & Reuse: Filtration Systems

    Global Market for Water Recycling & Reuse: Filtration Systems  Water conservation technologies (WCTs), also referred to as water saving technologies, include water recycling or reuse systems; rainwater harvesting or stormwater retention mechanisms; ...


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