point-of-use water News

  • New online oil spill risk tool provides local, specific information for coastal managers

    A new oil-spill risk-management system has been developed by researchers, which shows the likely effects of a coastal spill on the environment and economic activities for specific locations. It provides maps of oil-spill risk through a web portal and could help decision makers and emergency-response authorities protect the local environment and businesses through targeted and efficient planning ...

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Oxford Instruments launches the MQC+ benchtop NMR analyser for easier, faster, more accurate quality assurance

    Oxford Instruments has launched the MQC+ benchtop NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) analyser for the measurement of oil, water, fluorine and solid fat in a variety of samples in a wide range of industries. The MQC+ replaces wet chemical analysis, which uses hazardous chemicals, and allows the measurement of more samples much faster. Unlike wet chemical methods, the MQC+ does not destroy the sample ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Ocean circulation can impact on the effectiveness of marine protected areas

    Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) studying the UK’s four largest Marine Protected Areas have found that, because of the ocean’s vigorous circulation, even remote, seemingly pristine habitats, are not isolated from human activities, and may be vulnerable to pollution and overfishing impacts. In recent years, a number of large Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been ...

  • SMT PAH 1 Column

    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs, also polyaromatic hydrocarbons or polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons) are large organic compounds produced during combustion. Many of these compounds are carcinogenic and are often found in water, air and other natural habitats. Monitoring of these compounds is very crucial for a healthy environment. The major challenge in HPLC analysis of PAHs is in ...

  • Point-of-use water purifiers market - stupendous growth opportunity in India

    The Indian Point-of-Use (POU) water purifier market generated approximately INR 24,600 million in 2010.  It is estimated to touch INR 74,800 million by 2015 growing nearly at 25 percent CAGR till 2015. With rise in consumer awareness about the inconsistent quality of drinking water and its ill effects, there is an increase in sales of water purifiers. The POU water purifiers market in India ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Pall Point-of-Use Filters Offer Solution for German Water Contamination Issue

    Microbiological results from a test by TÜV Rheinland (Germany) and German broadcaster ARD showed that every second water sample analyzed from publicly accessed buildings ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • The latest innovation in point of use installation technology from Waterlogic

    Three words can be used to describe the Waterlogic Install kit, the latest innovation in Point of Use installation technology. Compact, advanced, and economic. These adjectives simply say it all. Specially designed for Waterlogic, the unit combines three complex functions into one advanced piece of installation equipment which is small in size, lightweight and surprisingly easy to use. ...


    By Waterlogic International Ltd

  • Waterlogic introduces the `Waterlogic 4` - Setting the new benchmark in point-of-use (bottleless) water coolers

    Stunning New Design and Cutting Edge Technologies Create Highest Standards EverWaterlogic today launched its striking new 'Waterlogic 4' water cooler, significantly advancing the company's renowned product range and forever changing the way the world perceives water coolers. The new model combines unrivalled looks with the most impressive water dispensing technology and performance available to ...


    By Waterlogic International Ltd

  • Eureka forbes limited receives the Frost & Sullivan’s best company of the year award 2010 for the indian residential point-of-use water treatment systems market

    Frost & Sullivan honored Eureka Forbes Limited with the Best Company of the Year Award for 2010 in the Indian Residential POU Water Treatment Systems Market. The company has exhibited excellence in growth by expanding its customer base in all market segments. Over the years, it has developed seven state-of-art water treatment technologies to address 17 diverse water conditions in India. Field ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • DAS Achieves World’s First Point-of-Use Abatement of Harmful Gases in Wet Bench Semiconductor Processes

    SALIX scrubber system proven fully effective in six-month evaluation, reduces cost and footprint; DAS names Technica new service partner Responding with a breakthrough approach to a major semiconductor customer request, DAS Environmental Expert GmbH of Dresden, Germany, developed and installed SALIX – the world’s first and only commercially available point-of-use system for removing ...

  • The Ballast Water Management Convention is at a tipping point

    Morocco and Indonesia has ratified the Ballast Water Management Convention - an act that might put the whole convention in to force. Indonesia and Morocco have become the latest in the line of nations having signed the Ballast Water Management Convention. At the moment everyone in the industry are holding their breaths as the signing might be the tipping point pushing the convention in to force. ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Congresses on water use and re-use

    Two conferences will be held from 13th to 16th June 2010 in Oviedo (Spain): the 7th Anque's International Congress, themed Integral Water Cycle: Present and Future - A Shared Commitment, and the mid-term Aquafit4Use conference. The Anque's International Congress will offer a forum for ...


  • Toilet water used for drinking

    According to recent reports, the island nation of Singapore is aggressively developing systems to recycle toilet water into tap water. The reports note this is necessary because the island, with 5 million people, currently imports water from nearby Malaysia. The Singapore government believes this reliance on another country for ...


  • Singapore’s used-water superhighway

    One of the world’s largest and most innovative water treatment projects is the Changi water reclamation plant, opened in June by the Public Utilities Board, Singapore's national water agency. The plant at the heart of Singapore's massive deep tunnel sewerage system is powered in large part by ABB. Singapore's deep tunnel sewerage system won its second international award in less than 12 months ...


    By ABB

  • 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 ...

  • AUS$7.34m for potable water pipelines for Point Sturt and Hindmarsh Island

    Australian Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, and South Australian Minister for the River Murray, Karlene Maywald, today announced up to $7.34 million in funding for potable water pipeline extensions to Point Sturt and Hindmarsh Island. The Rudd Government contributed up to $6.61 million and South Australia contributed $734,000 to the project. 'The Rudd Government has ...


    By Australian Government

  • EARNING LEED POINTS EASIER WITH NEW WATER CONSERVATION PRODUCT

    WasteStop™ Flow Control Valves Reduce Water Flow, Not Water Pressure RENO, NV – December 17, 2007 – ConservCo Water Conservation Products, LLC today announced that its newest product, the WasteStop™ Valve, can help earn a building two Water Efficiency LEED points from the U.S. Green Building Council because of the water savings it produces. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ...

  • Looking Back at World Water-Tech North America 2015 Key Points

    In the run up to the World Water-Tech North America 2016 summit, we’re taking a look back at 2015’s key points that became hot topics over the three-day event: A shift for cities towards diversified water resource options. Biggest smart city opportunities to come from cross-sector thinking. Investor return-led interest in big data. Energy and nutrients ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Bristol Water goes for Partech - fixed point sludge blanket detection

    Quality drinking water is appreciated worldwide and only by applying the best treatment technologies will it satisfy all relevant standards and regulations. In the UK, Bristol Water takes pride is supplying its customers with the highest quality drinking water coming from two treatment plants close to the Severn Estuary on the north side of Bristol. With a capacity of 60 mega litres per day, the ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

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