enterococci monitoring News

  • Rapid, online detection of enterococci and of the total microbial activity in water

    Recently KWR presented an article about an innovative project: the rapid online detection of enterococci and of the total microbial activity in water. MicroLAN is partner of this project with Brabant Water, Evides, Grundfos, Het WaterLaboratorium, Hoogheemraadschap van Delfland, KWR, Pidpa, Uniper Benelux BV and Vitens. The Dutch project started january ’17 and ends in december ’19. ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • Mid-Atlantic Infection Control Professionals Help Healthcare Facilities Battle VRE

    As healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) receive increased attention by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the national media, healthcare facilities are under increased pressure to prevent their spread.  Many of the national media reports have focused on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile (C. diff), but many other ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EPA Grants Final Approval of Hach`s m-ColiBlue24® Media for Reporting E. coli in Wastewater

    Many entities with NPDES permits may soon be required to begin monitoring for E. coli in wastewater. The EPA has approved Hach's m-ColiBlue24®. Hach's m-ColiBlue24 Prepared Agar PlatesLoveland, Colorado, April, 2007 — Hach Company is pleasedto announce that its m-ColiBlue24® media has received approval from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) for monitoring of Escherichia ...

  • Europe’s bathing waters continue to improve

    Ninety-four per cent of bathing sites in the European Union meet minimum standards for water quality, according to the European Environment Agency's annual report on bathing water quality in Europe. Water quality is excellent at 78 % of sites and almost 2 % more sites meet the minimum requirements compared to last year's report. Cyprus and Luxembourg stand out with all listed bathing ...

  • Clean water at majority of EU holiday destinations

    Good news if you're planning a beach holiday in Europe this summer: 92.1 % of bathing waters in the European Union now meet the minimum water quality standards set by the Bathing Water Directive. This includes the Serpentine Lake in London, which will host several Olympics events, including the Open Water Marathon Swim and the swimming section of the triathlon. The results are from the latest ...

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