drinking water treatment News

  • 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 ...

  • A Bar Screen installed in a drinking water treatment plant

    We recently installed one of our Bar Screens in a drinking water treatment plant. Installed into a small room, it screens at a 6 meters depths. Project description: Design and manufacturing of a Bar Screen Type XG22. Full stainless steel 304L, bar spacing 5mm, depth 6650mm, width 700mm, flow 550 m3/h, with stainless steel channel and draining trapdoor. ...


    By FB Procédés

  • Emergency Rental Solutions for the Effective Treatment of Municipal Drinking Water

    Designed to meet the requirements of the UK DWI (Drinking Water Inspectorate) February 2010 Guidelines on UV Disinfection for Potable Water Supplies, the atg UV Technology design provides a range of self-contained, mobile and fully equipped drinking water plants that are suitable for both temporary use, and long term installations. ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • AWWA launches new symposium on biological drinking water treatment

    The American Water Works Association today announced the launch of its newest event, the 2013 Biological Treatment Symposium, to be held March 28-29, in Denver, Colorado. Registration for the symposium is now open. The symposium will focus on biological drinking water treatment technology, operations, and monitoring strategies. The leading-edge symposium ...

  • Soft Drinks Manufacturer Chooses Safe Water Treatment System

    Fluid Dynamics International manufacturers of catalytic non-chemical treatment systems for the prevention of scaling caused by hard water have won a major contract in Cyprus .. Keans Soft drinks is one of the oldest soft drinks manufacturers in Cyprus. Conscious of always having the most environmentally friendly processes  and avoiding  the risks of any chemical contamination from Chemicals .. ...

  • Drinking water regulations prompt deployment of decentralized water and wastewater treatment plants

    Decentralized water and wastewater treatment are precisely engineered onsite treatment systems used for treating small amounts of water and wastewater at affordable prices. As these systems serve individual houses, clustered dwellings, and closely located commercial outlets, the issue of piping costs is moot. Decentralized systems are produced using locally available materials, are easy to set up ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Safety testing drinking water

    Apparently a glass of water can help you perform better in exams, giving some students a boost of a grade when consumed in the exam hall. Unless the answers were floating inside the glasses and bottles in the form of ice cubes, it was probably because brain cells can ...


    By Specac Limited

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Don’t drink the water – Thousands in Canada can’t drink their water

    A new report from the Council of Canadians reveals that as of January there were 1,838 drinking water advisories in effect across Canada, warning people not to drink their water straight from the tap. The report, On Notice for a Drinking Water Crisis is the first in many years to document the drinking water advisories (DWA) across Canada. On Notice reveals that there were ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ACCIONA will build its third Drinking Water Treatment Plant in Italy

        A Design & Build project for the Siniscola (Sardinia) drinking water treatment plant will service up to 170,000 inhabitants; at an investment of more than 9 million euro. Italy's Abbanoa S.p.a, the public sector company that runs the island of Sardinia's integrated water services, has awarded ACCIONA Agua a Design & Build and commissioning contract ...


    By Acciona Agua

  • Webinar 12th January - Drinking water treatment using Air Strippers

    About this webinar Learn how air strippers are being used to remove contaminants like chlorinated solvents, disinfection by products (DBPs/ THMs) and dissolved gases at drinking water treatment facilities (DWPs).  The principles behind the air stripping process are introduced and several types of stripping methods are discussed.  The unique advantages of sliding tray air ...

  • Asia: Outotec to deliver turnkey drinking water treatment scheme to Sri Lanka

    Outotec has been awarded a major contract by the Government of Sri Lanka to supply a drinking water supply scheme to the Ampara District on the East Coast of Sri Lanka. The value of the contract exceeds EUR 70 million. Outotec's scope of delivery includes design, supply, construction, installation and commissioning of a water treatment plant and related pump stations and equipment, transmission ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • EPA awards $1.5 million to universities for sustainable drinking water treatment methods

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced almost $1.5 million in funding to three universities to develop sustainable drinking water treatment methods. The research grants are funded through EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program. These grants, which supplement last year’s grants to eight other universities, are intended to provide innovative treatment ...

  • Aqwise developing advanced biological treatment system for drinking water nitrate contamination

    Aqwise, provider of advanced solutions for wastewater treatment, has signed a cooperation agreement with 'Mekorot', Israel's national water company, for field-testing an advanced biological treatment technology for Nitrate contamination in drinking water. The agreement was signed in the framework of WaTechTM, Mekorot’s entrepreneurship, investments and partnership center for water technologies. ...

  • Contamination Threatens Tucson Drinking Water

    TUCSON, Arizona, July 16, 2007 (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Friday ordered the Raytheon Company and the U.S. Air Force to clean up a migrating plume of contaminated groundwater at the Tucson International Airport Area Superfund Site. Under the order, Raytheon, formerly Hughes Aircraft, and the U.S. Air Force are required to treat two solvents, trichloroethylene (TCE) and ...

  • Toledo warns residents not to drink the water

    About 400,000 people in and around Ohio's fourth-largest city were warned Saturday not to drink its water after tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie. Concerned residents of the Toledo area descended on city stores, buying carts full of bottled water, bags of ice and flavored water and emptying shelves within hours of the advisory, which was issued ...


    By Associated Press

  • New regulation for aircraft drinking water

    Aircraft passengers and crews will be able to drink safer water under new regulations proposed by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The proposed Aircraft Drinking Water Rule (ADWR) will tailor existing health-based drinking water regulations to fit the unique characteristics of aircraft public water systems. The rule will protect the public from illnesses that can result from ...

  • US drinking water contaminated by pharmaceuticals

    A vast array of pharmaceuticals - including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones - have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, an Associated Press investigation has claimed. Water in 24 metropolitan areas, including Detroit, Louisville, southern California and Northern New Jersey is particularly at risk. The report says the ...

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