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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Genome BC: Better Water for Better Health

    NOTE TO EDITORS: B-roll video is available Just over a decade ago, a small Ontario town was the epicenter of Canada's most significant drinking water related disaster. Close to half of Walkerton's 5,000 residents fell ill and seven people lost their lives due to the highly dangerous strain of E. coli bacteria found in their drinking water. A research team in the British Columbia Public Health ...


  • 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.

  • 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

  • Water Park Agrees to $1.3 Million Settlement Following Outbreak

    Last month, it was announced in the media that a large water park in New York had agreed to settle a class action lawsuit following an outbreak of illnesses in 2008.  Reports indicate that the company that owns the water park agreed to a $1.3 million settlement with attorneys representing hundreds of people that claimed to have gotten sick. People involved in the outbreak ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Multiple antibiotic resistance indexing

    Knowledge of the source of drinking water contamination enables the development of suitable programs and strategies. An article in Water Science and Technology: Water Supply describes the use of multiple antibiotic resistance (MAR) indexing to classify sources of microbial contaminant. The provision of safe ...


  • Degrémont Technologies-Ozonia reinforces the ozone drinking water treatment plants in Joinville and Orly with AQUARAY® H20 UV reactors.

    To comply with new regulations on pathogens and bromate restrictions, Degrémont Technologies-Ozonia will equip the ozone drinking water treatment plants in Joinville and Orly with AQUARAY® H20 UV reactors. The addition of Degrémont Technologies-Ozonia’s AQUARAY® Ultraviolet units will upgrade 2 ozone plants for the city of Paris and bring them to full compliance. With a capacity to treat 2 x 300 ...

  • Degrémont Technologies-Ozonia reinforces the ozone drinking water treatment plants in Joinville and Orly with AQUARAY® H20 UV reactors.

    To comply with new regulations on pathogens and bromate restrictions, Degrémont Technologies-Ozonia will equip the ozone drinking water treatment plants in Joinville and Orly with AQUARAY® H20 UV reactors. The addition of Degrémont Technologies-Ozonia’s AQUARAY® Ultraviolet units will upgrade 2 ozone plants for the city of Paris and bring them to full compliance. With a capacity to treat 2 x 300 ...

  • UV light helps to ensure safe bathing during the summer months

    • Ultraviolet light kills bacteria in wastewater without the need for chemicals and allows safe bathing in the Isar. • Reliable and environmentally friendly method • Used in the project “Clean Isar” in a large number of clarification plants in Bavaria/Germany. In addition to the conventional processes for cleaning water – such as the use of chemicals like ...


    By Heraeus Holding GmbH

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