drinking water technology News

  • Executive Board Technology Award at 2017 National Federal Laboratory Consortium Awarded to United States Environmental Protection Agency and AdEdge Water Technologies Collaborative Technology Transfer

    AdEdge Water Technologies and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced today that NoMonia, an innovative dual-stage biological treatment technology for the removal of multiple contaminants such as ammonia, arsenic, iron, and manganese from groundwater, was selected the winner of the 2017 Executive Board Technology Award at the upcoming 2017 National Federal Laboratory ...

  • Genesis Water Technologies Expands ZeoTurb, a Natural Zeolite Flocculant for Municipal and Industrial Water Treatment

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc. a vibrant USA based global water & waste water treatment solutions company is excited about the formal introduction and expansion of its natural zeolite based flocculant, called ZeoTurb. Around the world there is an increasing need for environmentally safe and sustainable methods of providing high quality solutions for water and ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Purity involved in EU Project on drinking water quality

    Purity's founder, Aapo Sääsk has offered the services of Scarab and Purity to advise a large EU project based in London on technical solutions for the removal of disinfection by-products. EU’s FOOD QUALITY AND SAFETY Programme HiWate: HEALTH IMPACTS OF LONG-TERM EXPOSURE TO DISINFECTION BY-PRODUCTS IN DRINKING WATER The project will investigate human health risks of exposure to low ...


  • Native American Drinking Water Plant in Arizona Using GE’s ZeeWeed* Technology is Honored with Water Project of the Year Award

    Ak-Chin Indian Community in Southern Arizona Recognized by the AZ Water Association Receives 2013 Water Project of the Year Award for Water Treatment Plant The Ak-Chin Indian Community’s surface water treatment plant, featuring GE’s (NYSE: GE) ZeeWeed* ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • Clean drinking water for Japan and Korea - inge AG

    Demand for efficient systems to treat drinking water is steadily increasing in the growth regions of Asia, and top-quality technology that is 'Made in Germany' is proving to be especially popular. The German ultrafiltration specialist inge AG has now entered into a distribution agreement with the South Korean multinational LG Chem. With immediate effect, LG Chem will be operating in an exclusive ...


    By inge GmbH part of BASF

  • EPA seeks advice on perchlorate in drinking water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking advice from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) before making a final determination on whether to issue a national regulation for perchlorate in drinking water. The agency also is issuing an interim health advisory of 15 parts per billion (ppb) to assist state and local officials in addressing local contamination of perchlorate in drinking ...

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