drinking water technology News

  • 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

  • Toilet water used for drinking

    According to recent reports, the island nation of Singapore is aggressively developing systems to recycle toilet water into tap water. The reports note this is necessary because the island, with 5 million people, currently imports water from nearby Malaysia. The Singapore government believes this reliance on another country for ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Taste & Odour In Drinking Water

    Water utilities frequently struggle with handling taste and odor complaints in various forms. The frequency and severity of these issues can vary according to such things as climate, source water quality, ineffective treatment , stagnation, and ineffective management of distributed water in general. When troubleshooting these issues, it comes down to two strategies: how to find the source and how ...

  • Trojan Technologies Wins New York City Drinking Water UV Project

    Trojan Technologies Inc. announced today that it has been selected by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) to be the supplier of ultraviolet (“UV”) drinking water disinfection equipment as a part of New York’s new Catskill/Delaware UV Disinfection Facility. The current design calls for Trojan to supply 56 units, which will be capable of treating a total of up to 2.2 ...

  • 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

  • German ultrafiltration technology chosen for 1,600 drinking water plants in Pakistan

    “Clean Drinking Water for All (CDWA)” is the name of the project funded by a group of development aid organizations that Pakistan hopes will bring its drinking water problem firmly under control. The aim is to install modern drinking water treatment plants in all the country's 35 provinces. 6,000 plants have already received the go-ahead, and the government hopes to eventually install a total of ...


    By inge GmbH part of BASF

  • Invitrogen and IDEXX colaborate to supply advanced technologies for drinking water safety testing

    Invitrogen Corporation (NASDAQ:IVGN), a provider of essential life science technologies for research, production and diagnostics, and IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX), a worldwide leader in innovative products and services for veterinary, food and water applications, have entered into a strategic collaboration for the distribution and development of new products for the water testing ...


    By IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

  • 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

  • Turning surface water in Thailand into clean drinking water

    A new sustainable water treatment system from Grundfos is designed to turn river water and surface water into drinking water for the residents in 15 Thai villages. The project is funded by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency of Thailand, which focuses on implementing efficient and sustainable solutions in remote areas. Insufficient access to clean water in rural areas ...


    By Grundfos

  • Eimco Water Technologies named exclusive U.S. seller and distributor of Atlantium Technologies Hydro-Optic Disinfection™ system for drinking water

    Atlantium’s system is the environmentally-friendly disinfection system validated for 4-log virus at EPA dose requirementsAustin, TEXAS and Har Tuv, ISRAEL, June 17, 2008 – EIMCO Water Technologies (EWT), a subsidiary of GLV, and Atlantium Technologies have signed an agreement appointing EWT as the exclusive distributor and seller of Atlantium’s Hydro-Optic Disinfection™ system for the municipal ...

  • EPA announces safe drinking water research

    Let's raise our water glasses and toast to America's health! Water is essential to life, and one of EPA's highest priorities is ensuring America has drinking water safe from pathogens and other waterborne contaminants. Today, EPA announced the award of $3.6 million in research grants to four universities, one non-profit, and one research institute to improve the detection of known and emerging ...

  • PeCOD® Analyzer for Source & Treated Drinking Waters

    The revolutionary PeCOD® Analyzer technology measures the chemical reactivity and associated oxidative changes in Natural Organic Matter (NOM). As a result it is more sensitive than TOC and UV254 to changing NOM concentrations. Traditional NOM surrogates (UV254, SUVA, TOC, DOC) may not be suitable for assessing NOM removal in all cases, as they are often calibrated or “tuned” to ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Industry News: Importance of protecting drinking water

    International Lining Technology would like to recognize other great work being done in the geosynthetics industry, particularly those who are making an effort to educate others about sustainability. BTL Liners is exploring the uses of reinforced polyethylene material as liner materials. We follow their blog and stumbled upon a great blog post from January about ...

  • 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

  • New device turns air into drinking water

    All around the world, we're dealing with a severe water shortage. An entire continent, Australia, is so dry that cities have set up 'water police' to rat out residents who use their garden hoses a single moment longer than they're meant to. For years, Israel, too, has been dealing with a tremendous drought; the water sources that still exist in the arid country are often so polluted that the ...

  • Promega Corporation and AppliTek are teaming to offer advanced technology for microbial pathogen monitoring of process water and drinking water sources

    Rapid and reliable on-line measurement of water quality with sensitivity more than ten times current standards is now available to the water industry. Promega Corporation and AppliTek (Belgium, Europe) are teaming to offer advanced technology for microbial pathogen monitoring of process water and drinking water sources. The EZ-ATP® On-line Microbiology Analyzer by AppliTek now uses highly ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • 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 ...

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