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  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 water wells vulnerable to contamination

    New USGS groundwater studies explain what, when, and how contaminants may reach public-supply wells. All wells are not equally vulnerable to contamination because of differences in three factors: the general chemistry of the aquifer, groundwater age, and direct paths within aquifer systems that allow water and contaminants to reach a well. More than 100 million people in the United States ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • US$582,000 Grant to Buhler, Kan., for drinking water project

    EPA has awarded US$582,000 to Buhler, Kan., to upgrade the drinking water system. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, "EPA is committed to helping Kansas communities get safe, clean water. These water infrastructure funds will partially fund the construction project, which is estimated to cost US$1.2 million.” The purpose of the project is to construct new equipment to remove ...

  • 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 ...

  • Children’s Village Diani in Kenya: access to clean drinking water

    In many areas in Kenya, access to clean drinking water is lacking. About 88% of the population has to put back long distances to the next water source or is forced to drink contaminated water. Particularly children suffer from water borne diseases. For the first time an environment-friendly and independent water treatment plant of Trunz Water Systems offers a long-lasting solution ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • 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 ...

  • 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’ ...

  • Water tank refurbishment to avoid costly replacement

    Water is an invaluable commodity. Many people understand this and so they have implemented the use of water storage tanks. These tanks are a great asset to the agricultural industry, fire protection and the farming community but need to be properly maintained in order for the tank to be fully functional. One such method of doing so is to install a tank liner or to undergo ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Studies reveal why drinking water wells are vulnerable to contamination

    New USGS groundwater studies explain what, when, and how contaminants may reach public-supply wells. All wells are not equally vulnerable to contamination because of differences in three factors: the general chemistry of the aquifer, groundwater age, and direct paths within aquifer systems that allow water and contaminants to reach a well. More than 100 million people in the United States receive ...

  • 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

  • World Water Day Celebrated – Rainwater Harvesting Tanks

    With nearly 750 million people throughout the world having no access to clean drinking water or improved sanitation, World Water Day, which took place on Sunday 22nd March, raised awareness that a secure water world is emerging as a top human development priority in the post-2015 Development Agenda. The theme of water and sustainable development emphasises how water is an essential asset to all ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • 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 ...


  • Children`s village in Kenya gains access to clean drinking water

    In many areas in Kenya, access to clean drinking water is lacking. About 88% of the population has to walk long distances to find water or is forced to drink contaminated water. Children in particular suffer from waterborne diseases. For the first time, an environmentally-friendly and independent water treatment plant from Trunz Water Systems offers a long-lasting solution for decentralized ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • EPA Puts GWA on Notice for Drinking Water System Deficiencies

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a letter and inspection report to the Guam Waterworks Authority (GWA) identifying numerous deficiencies in the utility’s drinking water supply systems uncovered in a May 2012 inspection and sanitary survey conducted by EPA. While the systems’ deficiencies do not pose an immediate health threat, EPA’s inspection revealed a pattern ...

  • 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 ...

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