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  • 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 ...

  • Toledo warns residents not to drink the water

    About 400,000 people in and around Ohio's fourth-largest city were warned Saturday not to drink its water after tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie. Concerned residents of the Toledo area descended on city stores, buying carts full of bottled water, bags of ice and flavored water and emptying shelves within hours of the advisory, which was issued ...


    By Associated Press

  • Drinking water experts to address contaminants found in water

    Drinking water experts will convene at the Sacramento Convention Center, February 5 and 6 for a symposium focused on inorganic contaminants found in water. The Inorganic Contaminants Symposium will feature presentations and seminars led by renowned U.S. and international experts. Topics include: new techniques for treatment and analysis of drinking water, new challenges and risk assessment ...

  • Carus offers Kiwa certified drinking water solutions

    Carus Corporation’s CARUSOL liquid permanganate is now Kiwa certified for use in drinking water applications. Carus Corporation serves utilities around the world, offering proven solutions for protecting and improving water quality. Carus’ AQUOX Free Flowing Grade potassium permanganate also received Kiwa recertification in late 2015. The Kiwa certificate declares that both Carus ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • EPA announces safe drinking water research

    Let's raise our water glasses and toast to America's health! Water is essential to life, and one of EPA's highest priorities is ensuring America has drinking water safe from pathogens and other waterborne contaminants. Today, EPA announced the award of $3.6 million in research grants to four universities, one non-profit, and one research institute to improve the detection of known and emerging ...

  • Water community urges consumers to Drink Up during

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across the country are highlighting the importance of drinking water daily. Along with the Partnership for a Healthier America’s Drink Up effort, ...

  • Clarks nears permanent solution to safe drinking water

    It's been 12 years since the central Nebraska village of Clarks learned their water contained dangerous levels of uranium. Now, after years of failed attempts to fix it, they're finally one big step closer to a permanent solution. State agencies found the high uranium levels in 2000. "We had over 200 parts per billion, which was the highest in the state," Clarks Mayor Jim Kava says. ...

  • EPA seeks advice on perchlorate in drinking water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking advice from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) before making a final determination on whether to issue a national regulation for perchlorate in drinking water. The agency also is issuing an interim health advisory of 15 parts per billion (ppb) to assist state and local officials in addressing local contamination of perchlorate in drinking ...

  • Water community celebrates the Safe Drinking Water Act during Drinking Water Week

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across the country are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act. The ...

  • EPA: No Widespread Harm to drinking Water from Fracking

    Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water supplies if safeguards are not maintained. A draft study issued by the agency found specific instances where poorly constructed drilling wells or improper ...


    By Associated Press

  • Clean drinking water for Japan and Korea - inge AG

    Demand for efficient systems to treat drinking water is steadily increasing in the growth regions of Asia, and top-quality technology that is 'Made in Germany' is proving to be especially popular. The German ultrafiltration specialist inge AG has now entered into a distribution agreement with the South Korean multinational LG Chem. With immediate effect, LG Chem will be operating in an exclusive ...


    By inge GmbH part of BASF

  • EPA issues final aircraft drinking water rule

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is issuing a final rule to ensure that safe and reliable drinking water is provided to aircraft passengers and crew.  The rule provides multiple-barrier protection through requirements for coliform sampling, best management practices, corrective action, public notification, monitoring and operator training. It will better protect the public from illnesses ...

  • 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

  • EPA: No Widespread Harm to drinking Water from Fracking

    Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water supplies if safeguards are not maintained. A draft study issued by the agency found specific instances where poorly constructed drilling wells or improper ...


    By Associated Press

  • Dutch Ultraviolet Water Disinfection Specialist Opens Sales Office In China

    Berson UV-techniek, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of ultraviolet disinfection systems for drinking water, wastewater, and process water disinfection, has recently opened a sales office in Beijing. The sales office will be managed by Berson's Chinese Business Development Manager, Ying Xu, a Chinese national. The markets for Berson's products include municipal water and wastewater ...

  • American Water Works Association (AWWA) Opens New Government Affairs Office

    New Office Overlooks Washington’s Historic Franklin Square (Washington, D.C.) – The American Water Works Association (AWWA) today opened its new Government Affairs offices, 1300 Eye Street, NW, overlooking historic Franklin Square, where a spring first supplied water to the White House in the 1830s. AWWA has staffed an office in the U.S. capital for 27 years, bringing the ...


  • Drinking Water Week reminds consumers to value precious water supplies

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are appreciating the value of our precious water supply by focusing on how much water is needed and used in the production of everyday items such as food ...

  • Drinking water regulations prompt deployment of decentralized water and wastewater treatment plants

    Decentralized water and wastewater treatment are precisely engineered onsite treatment systems used for treating small amounts of water and wastewater at affordable prices. As these systems serve individual houses, clustered dwellings, and closely located commercial outlets, the issue of piping costs is moot. Decentralized systems are produced using locally available materials, are easy to set up ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • OriginClear’s Progressive Water Recovers Millions of Gallons for Texas City’s Drinking Water

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), a leading provider of ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • DrinkTap.org offers information about tap water during Drinking Water Week

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are encouraging the public to learn about their water supply and local water utility by visiting AWWA’s fully updated consumer website, ...

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