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  • 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

  • Putting Drinking Water to the Test 06052015

    On The Weather Channel’s “Wake Up With Al”, with Al Roker and Stephanie Abrams, Dan Theobald-WaterExpertDan puts Drinking Water to-the-test by measuring Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in Tap Water Samples from Brooklyn, Manhattan and New Jersey as well as Bottled Water Samples including Spring Water, Pure Water and Distilled Water. Dan demonstrates/interprets Drinking Water ...

  • 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 ...

  • Vietnamese drinking water supply to be improved

    The Dutch engineering and consultancy firm DHV has won two contracts to improve the drinking water supply for tens of thousands of local residents in southern Vietnam. DHV has been commissioned to design two water treatment plants, a pumping station, and up to 150 kilometres of drinking water pipes. By carrying out these projects in Vietnam, DHV is making an important contribution to the ...

  • A Bar Screen installed in a drinking water treatment plant

    We recently installed one of our Bar Screens in a drinking water treatment plant. Installed into a small room, it screens at a 6 meters depths. Project description: Design and manufacturing of a Bar Screen Type XG22. Full stainless steel 304L, bar spacing 5mm, depth 6650mm, width 700mm, flow 550 m3/h, with stainless steel channel and draining trapdoor. ...


    By FB Procédés

  • 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

  • Using the rays of the sun to convert sea- to drinking water

    Many of the world's remote areas with water shortages also have three things in abundance: Sun, wind and sea. How renewable energies can be harnessed more effectively in the future to transform salty seawater and brackish water into drinking water is the subject of a current study issued by an EU initiative dubbed 'ProDes'. Worldwide, more and more people are obtaining their drinking water ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Turning seawater into drinking water with sun and wind power

    A commercial-scale, seawater desalination plant powered by solar and wind energy that produces freshwater and dry salt has been designed by Spanish researchers. The new process does not discharge highly concentrated salty water back into the sea as a by-product, ensuring that there is little damage to the marine environment. Desalination plants extract freshwater from seawater and the technology ...

  • 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 ...


  • Dubuque, iowa, being recognized for drinking water system innovations

    EPA is recognizing the City of Dubuque, Iowa, with the 2010 Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Award for Sustainable Public Health Protection. The City of Dubuque is in the midst of an innovative water meter replacement project which will allow its water customers to identify water waste and consider corrective measures. This project will translate into “smarter” water use and ...

  • EPA recognizes Missoula county for drinking water system improvements

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today presented a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) award to Missoula County, Montana for water system improvements to the Lewis and Clark Subdivision. The award was presented by Brian Friel, EPA’s SRF coordinator to Amy Rose, Project Manager, at a ceremony at the Missoula County Public Works Department offices in Missoula. In 2009, ...

  • The disinfection system Oxiperm Pro - disinfection system for drinking water fueling of aircrafts

    Düsseldorf Airport Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS) was opened on April 19th, 1927. Nowadays, it is the most important international junction of North Rhine Westphalia. Düsseldorf Airport is the third largest airport in Germany regarding passenger volume. In total, more than 18.1 million people travel from Düsseldorf to 180 destinations in 50 different countries per year worldwide using 77 ...


  • ABB technology will help bring drinking water to millions in Algeria

    An ABB solution for the world’s largest seawater desalination plant using reverse osmosis technology – currently under construction in Algeria - will boost energy efficiency and cut maintenance downtime from weeks to days compared to current industry benchmarks. The solution is a complete and highly optimized electrical package that will power the Magtaa desalination plant in Algeria at an ...


    By ABB

  • ‘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

  • 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

  • Mouchel to lead water industry review of ‘smart’ metering

    Consulting and business services group Mouchel has been appointed by UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) to lead an industry-wide review in to smart metering. The Government has recently announced its smart meter initiative for the energy sector and confirmed the target of universal smart metering across the UK by 2020. Energy suppliers face challenging efficiency and carbon targets and increasing ...


    By Mouchel Limited

  • New Solutions for Disinfecting Drinking Water and Wastewater Improve Water Quality and Reduce Risks to Health

    Singapore -- The price and availability of water will have a similar influence on the Asian economies as oil and gas imports do today. 'Through further development of our product lines and systems for disinfection we are making a contribution to meeting the rising demand for fresh water from industry and the population,' explained Roger Radke, who is responsible for global water business at ...


  • California American Water to host meter retrofit event in Parkway

    California American Water has completed a $40-million project to install water meters at 42,740 homes in the company’s 10 Sacramento area water systems as state law requires. Water meters have helped reduce water consumption by more than 20 percent and are expected to save 141 million gallons per month or 1.7 billion gallons annually in California American Water’s Sacramento water ...


    By American Water

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