drinking water storage News

  • Potable Tanks For Drinking Water Storage

    With all of the recent talk surrounding water restrictions in farming, from abstraction restrictions, the EU water directive and impending mains water rate rises, we’ve raised the subject of rainwater tanks a great deal, but what about water fit for human consumption? The Enduramaxx range of potable tanks can store water, including mains water for human consumption, thanks to them being ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • Celebrate Drinking Water Week

    Missouri American Water joins the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in recognizing May 6 – 12 as National Drinking Water Week -- a time to recognize the vital role that drinking water plays in our daily lives. A few simple steps at home can help protect the rivers and wells that are the source of our water. Watershed protection is the common thread that ...


    By American Water

  • 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 ...

  • New Water Bond Invests in Local Water Supply Projects, Groundwater Storage and Safe Drinking Water for All Californians

    With Governor Jerry Brown’s support, state legislative leaders today approved, on a broad bipartisan basis, a $7.5 billion water bond that would provide clean drinking water for disadvantaged communities and provide $1.5 billion for water recycling, stormwater capture, water efficiency and other local water supply projects like those detailed in “ ...

  • Water Storage Tanks – A Great Way to Save Water

    Water storage tanks are cost effective storage containers used for numerous residential and industrial purposes such as drinking water, rainwater harvesting, low cost housing developments, mining industries, farming and governmental projects, fire protection, hospitals, harbors, and rural areas, to name a few. These tanks require little or no maintenance due to ...


    By Rainbow Tanks

  • Safe drinking water needs assessed, says EPA

    A recent drinking water needs survey will help EPA determine the distribution formula for Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) grants for the fiscal years 2010 through 2013 budgets. The assessment documents anticipated costs for repairs and replacement of transmission and distribution pipes, storage and treatment equipment, and projects that are necessary to deliver safe supplies of ...

  • Drinking water watched by Queensland’s seventh sense

    CSIRO and a local water authority in Queensland, SEQWater, have joined forces to monitor the Lake Wivenhoe catchment, which spans an area about the size of the city of Brisbane, and supplies water to the region’s 1.5 million residents. Approximately 120 nodes, using CSIRO's FLECK™ smart wireless sensor network technology, are monitoring environmental conditions on Lake Wivenhoe and in the ...

  • Think about the water you drink says WCP

    The Water Catchment Partnership (WCP) is requesting that all take extra special care when disposing of chemicals and pesticides this summer, in order to help improve water quality. This advice comes as the WCP discloses that almost 50 per cent of spills occur when filling or washing out of sprayers and containers, according to Farming Life. A single drop of pesticide entering a river can cause ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • Oil spill gulf of Mexico: drinking water and gray water tanks for responders

    Floridian Company is offering portable collapsible water storage tanks to support responders in the oil spill Gulf of Mexico catastrophe. Sebastian, FL – Portable Tank Group, a Floridian tank supplier for static water storage and emergency water reserve, has flexible collapsible tanks available. These tanks provide options for drinking water storage to responders, to wash-down oiled birds ...


    By Portable Tank Group, Inc.

  • EZPack Develops Innovative Portable Water Storage

    EZPack Water Ltd. of Israel, develops, manufactures and markets unique proprietary solutions for water storage, distribution and mobility. The company products are aimed to markets such as emergency, disaster relief, construction and mining industry, military, home and outdoor, and others. The company has developed the Water Storage & Distribution System (WSDS) ...


    By EZPack Water Ltd.

  • Quality of harvested rainwater unsufficient for drinking

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...

  • Pennsylvania American Water Plans $3.2 Million Rehab of Water Storage Tanks

    Pennsylvania American Water announced today the start of rehabilitation projects at 11 water storage tanks throughout Pennsylvania. The tanks will be inspected, sandblasted and repainted to provide a protective barrier that prevents the steel from rusting and compromising water quality. The combined cost of these improvements is approximately $3.5 million. ...


    By American Water

  • EPA Survey Shows $384 Billion Needed for Drinking Water Infrastructure by 2030

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released results of a survey showing that $384 billion in improvements are needed for the nation’s drinking water infrastructure through 2030 for systems to continue providing safe drinking water to 297 million Americans. EPA’s fifth Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment identifies investments needed over the ...

  • $214,000 Grant to Mason City, Iowa, for Drinking Water Improvements

    EPA has awarded $214,000 to Mason City, Iowa, for drinking water improvements. The project is expected to be completed by the summer of 2012. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, “Enhancing the safety of drinking water systems is an important step in providing safe drinking water to the residents of Mason City. This grant will partially fund the construction project which is ...

  • Berson UV Chosen to disinfect Aruba’s drinking water and greywater

    Berson UV Chosen to Disinfect Aruba’s Drinking Water and Greywater-Caribbean island opts for UV instead of chlorine-Ten of Berson’s InLine UV disinfection systems have been installed on the Caribbean island of Aruba – eight systems are used to disinfect drinking water and two are used to treat greywater* prior to discharge. The island opted for UV instead of chlorine as part of its ‘non-chemical’ ...

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