point-of-use water treatment 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ozone water treatment and Cryptosporidium

    The recent outbreak of Cryptosporidium in the drinking water of the Swedish municipal of Östersund shed new light on the importance of effective water treatment systems. Cryptosporidium is a single cell parasite that lives in the intestines of animals as well as humans and is spread through excrements. It is very hardy and can survive in many different environments. It is often ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • Slovakia: opportunities in water treatment

    This report provides insights into the Slovak Republic’s opportunities in water treatment, identifying opportunities for U.S. exporters in water and sewage infrastructure and projects. It begins with a look at the Slovak water and waste water situation, analyzes current and future projects and discusses ways to enter the market. Water Treatment in Slovakia is a developing sector offering ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Ballast water treatment

    Hatenboer-Water introduces the IMO-approved ‘GloEn-Patrol Ballast Water Treatment System." The basic approach of the GloEn-Patrol system is the use of proven and at the same time environment-friendly water treatment technologies that are simple to install, either as retrofit or in newbuild ships. As they do not involve the use of chemicals, owners" operational costs are kept to a ...

  • ReportsnReports - Nanotechnology in Water Treatment

    Nanotechnology in Water Treatment  The global market for nanostructured products used in water treatment was worth an estimated $1.4 billion in 2010 and will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7% during the next 5 years to reach a value of $2.2 billion in 2015. Most of the ...


  • Hatchery wash water treatment

    A WPL HiPAF Modular wastewater treatment system has been specified to treat the wash water for a global company’s large hatchery processing plant in Warwickshire. WPL were selected in a competitive bid based on the ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Space technology for water treatment

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has recognised the success of ASA Analytics for commercialising technology originally developed for the space program. The automated spectrometry technology, developed in 1991, evolved into a line of automatic process analysers with water quality and treatment applications. ASA Analytics is featured in the 2010 edition of Spinoff, an annual ...

  • Testing the waters for offshore treatment

    The market for spending on water treatment in the offshore oil and gas industry is set to grow by an annual average of 4.4% in the next six years, driven by increasing production from developing markets around the world, and the need for more advanced solutions to keep mature oilfields productive. Today, the offshore oil and gas industry accounts for approximately 27% of worldwide production. The ...

  • Water treatment chemicals for mining

      processing materials --- repute mine effluent treatment Our barium chloride dihydrate is used in polluted mine water disposal (barium process for sulphate removal), ore dressing for gold purifying, desulfurizing in caustic soda electrolysis, metal heat treatment, tannage processing (tanning), surface finishing, softening agent and purify wastewater ...

  • Toward cheaper water treatment

    Original story at MIT News Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” produces a lot of wastewater. Drilling one well requires millions of gallons of water that’s injected into the ground to loosen rocks and release oil. While some is reused, much of the produced water is discarded into deep injection wells, and ...

  • Water treatment on a wharf

    The construction of ships' hulls requires large amounts of water and results in large volumes of waste water contaminated with heavy metals such as TBT, PCB, oils, and other toxic substances. In particular, TBT-based varnishes were still in widespread use until very recently and work on older boats inevitably releases TBT. It is now well-established that TBT is harmful to marine organisms and can ...


  • Water Treatment Project in India

    Dr. Robert Kenson of Kenson Associates announces the fourth project in India for his environmental consulting organization. Kenson Associates will prepare a training manual for drinking water treatment processes in order to assist a water treatment chemicals supplier in India in upgrading their work force knowledge of water treatment. The first Kenson Associates project in India was to design a ...


  • Water treatment system expansion

    Siemens has been awarded a USD14 million contract to supply a hollow fibre membrane treatment system as part of the Groundwater Replenishment System (GWR System) expansion at Orange County Water District (OCWD) in California, USA. The 48-million-gallons-per-day (MGD) (182 million litres per day, MLD) membrane system, coupled with an existing Siemens membrane system, will increase the flow to 134 ...

  • US Water Treatment Chemicals Industry 2017

    US demand to rise 3.2% annually through 2017 Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to $6.6 billion (15.2 billion pounds) in 2017. Gains will reflect not only healthy demand growth in the oil, gas, and mining markets, and a rebound in manufacturing water treatment chemical demand, but also the increased use of scale control ...


  • UV ballast water treatment close to US approval

    Shipowners have found it increasingly difficult to comply with ballast water treatment regulations in the US. But there’s good news on the horizon thanks to DESMI’s newest UV-based solution Ultraviolet radiation (UV), which counters microorganisms by rendering them unable to reproduce, is the preferred method for today’s ballast water treatment systems. This robust and reliable ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Water treatment company helping to save water

    As drought conditions worsen across the United States, VRTX™ Technologies is giving businesses a way to go green by conserving water in cooling towers and evaporative condensers without chemicals being used to treat the water in the system. VRTX currently saves approximately 800 million gallons of reusable water each year. In evaporative cooling, water is used to reject heat in HVAC systems or ...


    By VRTX Technologies

  • Report assesses ‘produced water’ treatment

    Along with the crude oil and natural gas that fuels modern civilisation, the energy industry brings nearly 233 billion barrels of wastewater from beneath the earth’s surface every year. Lux Research surveys the challenges associated with treating ‘produced water’, and identifies which technologies and developers are best positioned to address the task. This ...

  • Careful treatment gives clean water

    When the citizens of Ravenna in Northern Italy turn on the tap and clean drinking water pours out, it can be hard to imagine the journey the water has been on. Much of it is collected from Lake Ridracoli far from the city. However, the physical distance only comprises a fraction of the transition from lake to drinking water. Before it gets that far, the surface water must be treated, because it ...


    By Grundfos

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