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  • Drinking recycled water?

    The Australian Government National Water Commission funded a study to establish an approach to assess the quality of water treated using managed aquifer recharge. Researchers at Australia’s CSIRO Land and Water set out to determine if the en product would meet standard drinking water guidelines. At the Parafield Aquifer Storage, Transfer and Recovery research project in South Australia, the ...

  • Drinking water from the sea

    In some regions of the world, the lack of a primary source such as water, could become a determining factor for economic and political instability whereas nearly 40% of the world's population relies on river systems that cross two or more countries. The increasing awareness towards the issue of water, as a precious and irreplaceable wealth, encourages some countries to make enormous investments ...


    By Artes Ingegneria SpA

  • What`s in your water? Disinfectants create toxic by-products in drinking water and public swimming pools

    Although perhaps the greatest public health achievement of the 20th century was the disinfection of water, a recent study now shows that the chemicals used to purify the water we drink and use in swimming pools react with organic material in the water yielding toxic consequences. University of Illinois geneticist Michael Plewa said that disinfection by-products (DBPs) in water are the unintended ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Drinking Water Inspectorate Water regulation - Regulation 31

    The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) under the umbrella of the UK Government’s DEFRA (Department for Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs) states that; “Protection of public health of consumers through safeguarding the quality of drinking water is a key aspect of the drinking water quality regulatory framework. ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • EPA agreement with oil production companies ensures safe drinking water for Poplar, Montana

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with three oil production companies operating on the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana requiring the companies to address groundwater contamination threatening the City of Poplar’s public water supply system. The agreement with Murphy Exploration & Production Co. (Murphy), Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc. (Pioneer), and ...

  • California American Water Observes Drinking Water Week

    California American Water announced its participation in Drinking Water Week, May 5-11, 2013, supporting this year’s theme – “What do you know about H2O.” California American Water will be joining others in the water industry to help consumers appreciate the essential role water plays in public health, fire protection, economic vitality, and overall quality of life. For ...


    By American Water

  • 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 ...


    By Filtralite - Leca Norge As

  • 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 ...

  • Funding for safe drinking water left unused

     The recent revelation that nearly half a billion dollars in federal funding for safe water has gone unspent by the State of California offers one more strong incentive for residents to install Final Barrier protection in their own homes, the Water Quality Association states. "While we rely on public agencies for initial treatment, the best way to ensure safe drinking water is by ...

  • 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 SERIES

  • Clean drinking water for the orang asli in Malaysia

    Malaysia - As a result of littering, overfertilization and environmental influences the raw water sources in the Cameron Highlands are contaminated with virus and bacteria. Consumption of such water leads to major health affecting diseases - and as a chain reaction to less productivity, less income, less education for children and so on. Remote villages of orang asli (aborigines) are concerned of ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • Communities celebrate the value of water during Drinking Water Week

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) joins water professionals across North America in highlighting the importance of a safe, reliable water supply to our overall quality of life – from public health protection and fire suppression to ...

  • Flottweg Donates Again to Clean Drinking Water

    Flottweg Separation Technology, Inc. will be supporting the Design Outreach organization's Give Water Gala once again this year. The event, a donation campaign that will be used to support the LifePump project, will be held on the evening of September 20 in Columbus, Ohio. LifePump installs manually operated water pumps in developing countries to provide the population there ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • 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 ...

  • Salty River on Crete turned into Drinking Water

    Panagiotis Krousaniotakis is home from school and can drink directly from the tap. Not far from his house, the waiters at the tavern close to the beach can serve tourists fresh water for free. And many of the nearby hotels can offer their guests water without a brackish taste. The Greek island of Crete is a popular tourist attraction with more than 2.5 million visitors every year. Lots of them ...


    By Grundfos

  • Carus offers Kiwa certified drinking water solutions

    Carus Corporation’s CARUSOL liquid permanganate is now Kiwa certified for use in drinking water applications. Carus Corporation serves utilities around the world, offering proven solutions for protecting and improving water quality. Carus’ AQUOX Free Flowing Grade potassium permanganate also received Kiwa recertification in late 2015. The Kiwa certificate declares that both Carus ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • Drinking Water Week reminds consumers to value precious water supplies

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are appreciating the value of our precious water supply by focusing on how much water is needed and used in the production of everyday items such as food ...

  • EPCOR Water USA receives prestigious award for safe drinking water

    EPCOR Water (USA) Inc. (EPCOR USA), a wholly owned subsidiary of EPCOR Utilities Inc. (EPCOR), has received the “Director’s Award of Recognition” from the Partnership for Safe Water for the company’s Anthem Water Treatment Facility in Anthem, Arizona. “Each ...

  • De Nora ClorTec obtains the drinking water certificate

    De Nora, a leader in the electrochemistry and water treatment fields is proud to announce that its ClorTec® Brine Electrochlorination system has been awarded the drinking water certificate (i.e. “health and safety license in relation to  water-related products”).  In short, this means that De Nora has obtained approval from the Chinese authorities to carry out the sale ...

  • Water Beats 2018 – An Avista® Production

    Avista is proud to present Water Beats 2018, a Charity Concert celebrating Music, Water and Hope for IMPACT on Tuesday, March 13th 2018 at the West Palm Beach Hilton, FL (host hotel for the AWWA/AMTA MTC18 conference). This charity concert will benefit Water For People, a non-profit working across 9 countries to bring safe water and sanitation to 4 million people. Over the years, ...


    By Avista Technologies, Inc.

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