municipal drinking water News

  • 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

  • Thousands of municipal drinking water projects in US and Canada are moving forward

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 generated more than $2 billion in stimulus funding for U.S. drinking water infrastructure projects.  Thousands of projects have been delayed because of lack of funding.  Many of these projects are now moving forward.  Each project is being tracked in North American Public Water Plants and People. This online service with biweekly updates is ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • TIGG awarded contracts for two N.Y. municipal drinking water projects

    Expanding its client base in the municipal drinking water market, TIGG Corporation recently won two separate competitively-bid contracts on Long Island, N.Y. to provide drinking water purification equipment. The two contracts are worth a combined $500,000. TIGG will deliver a custom-made, dual-vessel CP 20K-10 activated carbon water purification system to the Roslyn Water district in ...


    By TIGG, LLC

  • Calgon Carbon Announces 2011 Municipal Drinking Water Seminar Schedule

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) today announced the 2011 dates and locations for its popular municipal drinking water technical seminar, “Water. Made Better.” Calgon Carbon will conduct this seminar in nine cities in North America from May to December. This free program is designed to educate municipal officials and water and wastewater ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • New municipal drinking water TOC application note and case study

    GE Analytical Instruments announces a new application note and case study related to total organic carbon (TOC) analysis of municipal drinking water. The application note, TOC Analysis: The Best Tool in a Drinking Water Facility's Toolbox, discusses how TOC’s relevance in drinking ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Modern Water’s Range of Trace Metal Monitors Invaluable to Municipalities around the World in Protecting Drinking Water

    The need for municipalities around the world to protect communities against harmful trace metal contaminants in their drinking water supplies has never been greater, especially following the recent tragic drinking water events in North America, Asia and Europe. Modern Water, a leader in water quality monitoring, believes it has the answer to protecting global drinking water supplies and has spent ...

  • ReportsnReports - Municipal Water Reuse Markets

    Municipal Water Reuse Markets Reuse – one of the fastest growing investment areas in water The municipal reuse market is undoubtedly growing – it is estimated that major proposed reuse schemes are currently worth over 1 billion US dollars. Population growth, increasing ...


  • 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 Foundation

  • Students recognized for protecting drinking water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized three schools and an individual in the Schuylkill River Watershed today for developing educational environmental projects that help protect drinking water. Those receiving the Schuylkill Action Network Drinking Water Scholastic awards included: Miquon School, Philadelphia School District - The Schuylkill Stories Video Contest Award ...

  • 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 ...

  • Report finds proposed changes to tax-exempt municipal bonds would significantly increase costs to drinking water and wastewater utilities

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and the Association of the Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) released a report today examining the vital role of ...

  • Municipal Drinking Water Plant News - Colorado Plant Saves Over $100,000 With TOC Monitoring

    The Allen Water Filter Plant in Englewood, Colorado, installed a Sievers TOC Analyzer from GE Analytical Instruments to monitor Total Organic Carbon (TOC), in compliance with the USEPA Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproduct Rule (D/DBPR). The plant used the TOC analyzer to continuously monitor their influent and effluent water TOC and adjusted their coagulation dosage rate ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Georgetown honored for protecting drinking water

    The US Environmental Protection Agency’s mid-Atlantic office has awarded the Town of Georgetown, Delaware the source water protection award for its efforts to protect their drinking water sources. 'Drinking water is a finite and precious resource, so we applaud communities like the Town of Georgetown that are taking steps to protect it,' said Don Welsh, EPA Regional Administrator. We look forward ...

  • GE issues new municipal water industry newsletter

    GE Analytical Instruments has published its first 2010 issue of Stories from the Field, Factory & Friends, GE Analytical Instruments' Municipal Water Industry eNews. In this newsletter, GE highlights case studies and new information from the municipal water field, updates from GE's factory in Boulder, and success stories submitted by guest authors.  Stories include: Water Quality Changes ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Water/Municipal Sector Applauds Senate Passage of WRDA

    A diverse coalition of organizations representing the drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, flood risk management and local government sectors, recently congratulated the Senate for passing S. 2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 with a broad bipartisan vote of 95 to 3. This strong vote reflects the wide-spread support among Members of Congress and the ...


    By WateReuse

  • AquaClear™ drinking water turbidimeter...the choice is clear!

    Attached is a brief product release highlighting one of our primary products serving drinking water treatment professionals interested in the AWWA Conference coming up this June in Atlanta. It is for our AquaClear™ Low-Range Turbidimeter that meets the USEPA requirements for filter monitoring, and does so in a cost-effective, simple to use online package. AquaSensors manufactures innovative ...

  • New Filtralite® order for drinking water plant in Norway

    When refurbishing the dual media filters at Gopledal water works, Larvik municipality in southern Norway has chosen to change from anthracite to Filtralite® as top layer over sand. Gopledal water works takes raw water from the lake Farris and treats it in a contact filtration process. In this process the coagulant is added directly in front of the filters, without any sedimentation or floatation ...

  • EPA plans new toxin guidelines for drinking water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to come out with new guidelines that will give cities and water treatment plants a blueprint for dealing with the type of algae-borne toxin that contaminated the drinking water in Ohio's fourth-largest city, a federal official said Wednesday. A new health advisory is on target to be finalized sometime next spring, said Peter Grevatt, director of the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Students recognized for protecting drinking water sources

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized three elementary and middle schools and one college in the Schuylkill River Watershed today for their environmental projects which help educate the public about the value of protecting sources of drinking water. The Schuylkill Action Network (SAN) Drinking Water Scholastic Awards were presented to recipients at the Wissahickon Valley Watershed ...

  • Measurement of lime levels in drinking water & wastewater

    As lime is a product derived from the Earth, it is fitting that many of its uses also benefit the Earth. In fact, the second leading use of lime is in environmental applications, including drinking water and wastewater. OPTIFLEX is widely used to indicate lime levels in storage silos. It usually replaces non-reliable ultrasonic or electromechanical systems that are expensive to maintain. Lime ...


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