point-of-use water News

  • Water associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

    In a brief filed Monday in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the American Water Works Association and the National Association of Water Companies challenged a new rule on steam power plant discharges, arguing that it does not adequately protect drinking water consumers. In challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Effluent Limitation Guidelines for ...

  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • New hydrofracturing book published by NGWA Press

    An Introduction to Water Well Hydrofracturing: A Form of Well Development and Cleaning, was recently published by the Association under its NGWA Press label. Authored by Stuart A. Smith, CGWP, and Allen E. Comeskey, CPG, the book is an update of the text Smith authored in 1989 titled Manual of Hydraulic Fracturing for Well Stimulation and Geologic Studies. The new book discusses how ...

  • Smart grid to the next level

    Making a smart grid for smart and sustainable energy supply has reached the next level now that for the city of Lelystad a consortium of thirteen partners have agreed to work together. Their ‘Grand Design’ for sustainable energy and infrastructure was created in May this year, and consists of three parts: making (existing) buildings sustainable, use the available biogas in the ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Crop water use efficiency

    Crop water use efficiency (WUE), or yield per unit of water used, can be improved through irrigation management and methods, including deficit irrigation (irrigating less than is required for maximum yields) and supplemental irrigation (irrigating to supplement precipitation so as to avoid crop failure or severe yield decline). Thus, WUE is key for agricultural production with limited water ...

  • 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 Water Sector on the Verge of Transformation

    A new White Paper by Ernst & Young says the US must act quickly to address a number of critical water challenges, including increased water scarcity, aging infrastructure, climate volatility, water quality issues and water-related energy risks. Failure to do so could lead to major problems of water supply for both industrial, agricultural and consumer use. The report -The US water sector ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

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