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  • Military canteen water quality

    Results of a study of canteen water quality within two military units (infantry and armoured corps of the Israel Defense Forces) have been published in the Journal of Water and Health. The authors concluded that, in order to diminish the illness risk among combat soldiers, sanitary field conditions must be improved. The records of the IDF medical corps reveal an average annual number of 45,000 ...

  • Fracking water quality concerns

    The extraction of natural gas from deep shale formation requires the use of hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking', which involves injecting water and chemicals to rupture deep shale. A predicted boom in Michigan has raised public concerns about water supply, use and contamination. A new natural gas exploration and production boom could be starting in Michigan in the wake of a surprisingly ...

  • New portable water quality profilers

    Xylem Analytics has announced the launch of a new range of portable multiparameter water quality meters that have been designed for spot measurements and profiling of pH, ORP, conductivity, temperature, depth and optical dissolved oxygen, in both marine and freshwater applications. The new WTW MPP 900 IDS Multiparameter Sondes are able to take measurements at depths of up to 100m because of the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • Make THE water quality event YOUR Water Quality Event

    Energy use at a water or wastewater utility can be 30% to 50% of the municipality’s total electricity consumption, making energy sustainability a critical issue for operators, managers, and engineers alike. WEFTEC offers energy mentoring in small sessions, exposure to innovative start-up companies, dozens of presentations by the leading authorities in energy management, as well as a ...

  • Make your mark on the world of water quality

    As a leading source of water quality expertise, WEF is committed to advancing the water quality profession by providing access to the world’s best science, engineering, and technical practices in the water environment field. WEF’s conferences are held throughout the year and address a number of key water quality topics from collection systems, residuals and biosolids management, ...

  • Fort Worth Teachers `Go to the Source` on Water Quality

    Alexandria, VA – High school science teachers from the Fort Worth Independent School District will be treated to the water quality training event of the year at the full-day, hands-on 12th annual WEFTeach “Go to the Source on Water Quality” workshop. The award-winning program will be held Tuesday, October 24 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. School ...

  • Water quality is top priority at Brighton aquarium

    The SEA LIFE Centre next to the pier in Brighton is the world’s oldest operating aquarium. Originally designed by Eugenius Birch in 1872, the popular attraction has recently benefited from substantial renovation and now offers a range of new attractions including a Jellyfish Discovery & a Behind the Scenes tour. With hundreds of highly valuable marine creatures to protect, water quality ...


  • CSIRO takes holistic approach to water quality issue

    The researchers are presenting their integrated social, economic and environmental research at this week’s 11th International Riversymposium – an event held as part of Brisbane’s Riverfestival. CSIRO is taking a holistic approach to finding a solution for the water quality issues facing the Great Barrier Reef by consulting with the community about their water uses and values, determining the ...

  • Meet our new water quality equipment

    For every application & budget The new wide range of precise, scientific water quality equipment Eijkelkamp Agrisearch Equipment offers is designed for intuitive operation. The multiparameter water quality instruments are suitable for testing groundwater, surface water and waste water. They are made from rugged materials to withstand harsh environmental conditions and all types of ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • GTI to Exhibit at AWWA’s Water Quality Technology Conference

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is excited to be exhibiting at the Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition, a highly-regarded water quality event hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA). The conference takes place November 15-19, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and GTI will be exhibiting at booth 308. The Water Quality Technology Conference ...

  • New national water quality instrumentation service

    The Environment Agency (EA) has created a new National Water Quality Instrumentation Service (NWQIS) to improve the quality and efficiency of water quality monitoring in England and Wales. The new service is part of the National Laboratory Service and will fulfil the field monitoring requirements of the EA. However, it will also be available to other Public and Private sector organisations. ...


    By National Laboratory Service

  • Colorado Water Quality Division Understaffed, Underfunded

    DENVER, Colorado, September 17, 2007 (ENS) - Oil and gas leases, mining, construction are taking their toll on the water quality in Colorado's lakes, rivers and streams, finds a report released Thursday by the nonprofit Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center. The water in rivers and streams declined 21 percent over the past eight years, and water quality in Colorado lakes ...

  • ZeroWater Comments on Water Quality Challenges Addressed by EPA

    Clean water is essential to human life and continuing health -- that is the reason that the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the Clean Water Act, which has helped improve national water quality for 40 years. With the anniversary in mind, EarthFix recently conducted an interview ...


    By Marketwire

  • ISO standards to improve quality of water services to consumers

    A suite of new ISO standards offers the international community practical tools to address the global challenge of effectively managing limited water resources in order to provide access to safe drinking water and sanitation for the world’s population. ISO has just published three standards providing guidelines for service activities relating to drinking water supply systems and wastewater ...

  • Inadequate policing puts Washington water quality in jeopardy

    When the Department of Ecology — the state agency that watches over polluters — recently tallied how many folks it needed to protect the health of Puget Sound and local lakes and rivers, officials came to a startling conclusion. The number of people policing water quality is less than half what's needed to do the job. Statewide, there are more than 6,500 construction sites, sewage treatment ...

  • 2011 water quality technology conference call for papers now open

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that the Call for Papers for the 2011 Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC) is now open.  The conference will be held in Phoenix, Arizona, Nov. 13-17, 2011. As AWWA's second-largest conference, WQTC attracts approximately 1,500 attendees each year. This well-established and highly regarded conference provides a practical forum ...

  • Achieve high quality component cleaning by efficiently processing used rinsing water

    More and more surface technology companies are challenging themselves to make their processes both cost-effective and high in quality. Proper, efficient rinsing water processing allows them to do just that. H2O GmbH will explain exactly how this works at the Oberflächentagen (‘Surface Days’) held by the Zentralverband Oberflächentechnik (ZVO; Central Association of Surface ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Bathing water quality events set for Teignmouth, Budleigh Salterton and Burnham-on-Sea

    The quality of the bathing water at three South West beaches – Teignmouth, Budleigh Salterton and Burnham-on-Sea will be discussed at public events in July. With only two years to go until bathing waters need to meet much tougher standards under the new European Bathing Water Directive, the Environment Agency is organising a series of community events to highlight how everyone has a part to ...

  • EPA Announces $183 Million to Improve Water Quality, Infrastructure in California

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld announced more than $183 million in funding to invest in California for statewide improvements in local water infrastructure and the reduction of water pollution. Blumenfeld was joined by Fresno Public Utilities Director Thomas Esqueda, and other state and local officials for the announcement at an ...

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