giardia News

  • Giardia and Giardiasis Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses Giardia and giardiasis. Giardia is a microscopic parasite that causes the diarrheal illness known ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Aquatic Microbiology Laboratory Sponsors Educational Giardia Video

    Cinnaminson, NJ, November 12, 2013 Last month, officials in Westmoreland County issued a boil advisory to about 50,000 area residents following a filter inspection as a precautionary measure.  County officials were concerned over the possible presence of microbes such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia.  Fortunately, tests did not ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Neptune Benson ETS-UV System Passes Validation Trial, Receives EPA Approval for City of Moline Use

    Neptune Benson is pleased to announce its ETS-UV disinfection products have completed a rigorous operational trial and review of the Validation Report by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA has issued a Special Exception Permit to the City of Moline approving the use of the Neptune Benson ETS-UV system for 2.5 log cryptosporidium and 2.0 Giardia inactivation to enhance the ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Catskill-Delaware UV facility opening ceremony

    October 8th, 2013, marked the opening of the NYC Catskill-Delaware UV Disinfection facility which will treat 2.24 billion gallons a day (BGD) of water. This is the largest drinking water UV installation in the world, and it uses TrojanUV technology. We are proud to be a part of this ground-breaking project. The Facility In 2005, we were selected as the manufacturer for the UV portion ...

  • AWWA and Koch Membrane Systems present webcast on Hollow Fiber Water Treatment

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) will present a webcast on the TARGA® II HF Hollow Fiber Water Treatment System on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Hollow fiber membranes have been used in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, food, dairy and metalworking. Koch has transferred its membrane expertise to the field of municipal ...

  • TrojanUV Introduces the TrojanUVTelos

    Today, TrojanUV launched the TrojanUVTelos (télōs), a UV system that sets a new standard for ultraviolet (UV) disinfection for small communities. The system combines TrojanUV Solo Lamp Technology and the revolutionary TrojanUV Flow Integration (FIN) Technology to deliver the lowest lamp count, lowest energy, and easiest-to-maintain UV disinfection system available. No compromises are ...

  • 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.

  • Berson InLine+ closed vessel UV disinfection systems get UVDGM validation for drinking water use

    Berson’s InLine+ series of UV water disinfection systems are now fully validated in accordance with the USEPA UV Disinfection Guidance Manual (UVDGM). The validation certifies the use of the systems for the Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2ESWTR) released by EPA in November 2006.Photo: http://halmapr.com/berson/uvdgm.jpg (902 ...


    By Aquionics Inc

  • 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 ...

  • Cryptosporidium Protection for one of Europe’s Largest Drinking Water Plants.

    The ultra-compact UV systems, manufactured in the UK by atg UV Technology are designed to meet the very latest UK and European potable drinking water regulations, including the recent WIMES 801.B specification guidance for closed vessel drinking water UV systems.  Pictured, atg UV Technology have recently dispatched 3 x 5,000 m3/hr capacity medium pressure UV systems for the disinfection of ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Harvested rainwater not drinkable

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...

  • Quality of harvested rainwater unsufficient for drinking

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...

  • Emerging Trends In UV Disinfection

    The UV disinfection industry has experienced tremendous growth over the last 20 years. The development of new UV technologies over this period is a perfect example of an industry investing to meet market demand – in this case demand for an effective, low cost, and environmentally friendly disinfection technology. The acceptance of UV disinfection at water plants treating in excess of one ...


    By Aquionics Inc

  • EMLab P&K offers real-time PCR tests for pathogen detection

    EMLab P&K announces the launch of new analytical services to detect pathogens in food and environmental samples using real-time PCR technology. By using emerging PCR testing techniques, EMLab P&K can now perform rapid analysis of pathogens such as E. coli 0157:H7 and Enterococci. The highly sensitive and specific PCR tests can rapidly detect pathogenic contamination and results can be ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Membrana and Layne Christensen Company sign limited agreement for VOC, radon removal

    Membrana-Charlotte, a division of Celgard, LLC has entered into a limited exclusive agreement with Layne Christensen Company for Radon and VOC removal for municipal water applications in the continental United States. Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors are leading-edge technology in gas transfer applications and are the accepted norm in many markets. As a market leader, Layne has strong ...

  • Government Warns Against Visiting Lake Superior due to E. coli Contamination

    The Minnesota Department of Health has detected high levels of E.coli bacteria in the water at numerous beaches along the shore of Lake Superior. The contamination was detected during a weekly routine inspection, and the Department of Health has recommended no contact with the water at 42nd Avenue East Beach and Brighton Beach in East Duluth. High levels of bacteria were also detected ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Utilities provide UV disinfection lessons learned

    Six North American drinking water utilities share their experiences operating and maintaining UV disinfection facilities. FOR THE LAST 10 YEARS, use of ultraviolet <UV) disinfection in municipal drinking water treatment has grown rapidly. Most installations arc focused on Cryptosporidium inactivation in response to the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Long-Term 2 Enhanced ...

  • Combined manhole insert for odor control and inflow protectors

    Combined Manhole Inserts for Odor Control and Inflow Protectors in Boroughs, Towns and Cities are a must in today’s GREEN World. Nearly all municipalities suffer with odor problems from Manholes and Inflow to manholes. During dry weather Manholes can be the source of vile sewer odors. The main odor culprit is Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), but other malodorous compounds are present, as well. ...


    By Pennington Equipment Company

  • EMLab P&K Expands Real-Time PCR Tests for Pathogen Detection

    EMLab P&K launches additional analytical services using real-time PCR technology to detect pathogens in food and environmental samples. The new PCR testing services are affordable and will help clients with time-sensitive projects. EMLab P&K announces the launch of new analytical services to detect pathogens in food and environmental samples using real-time PCR technology. By using emerging ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Frost & Sullivan: stage is set for the growth of the ultraviolet water and wastewater disinfection systems market

    Both North American and European surface waters teem with microbes such as cryptosporidium and giardia, necessitating a clean and effective disinfection system. In response to this need, the adoption of Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems in municipal water treatment plants has been encouraged, due to the proven efficacy of UV in treating such microbes. This trend, along with the recent ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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