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  • AWWA releases updated edition of M11 Steel Pipe

    The fifth edition of the American Water Works Association’s  ...

  • Waters Corporation and Peak Scientific sign OEM agreement

    Waters Corporation and Peak Scientific Instruments enter OEM Agreement for the supply of Nitrogen Generators for LCMS Thousands of scientists around the world use Waters LCMS systems to make new discoveries every day. As Mass Spectroscopists continue to push the boundaries of science with Waters LCMS systems, nitrogen supply will remain a key element. The gas requirements for LCMS systems are ...

  • “On the Water Front” merges scientific thinking with policy and practice

    Together with other documentation from the World Water Week, On the Water Front provides an opportunity to recapture key features from the World Water Week throughout the year. This volume contains a selection of articles that cover important scientific and policy issues. They are written by colleagues who made presentations at workshops, seminars and plenary sessions during the World Water Week, ...

  • HORIBA Scientific To Offer Free Webinar on the Application of Spectroscopic Parameters in Evaluation of Water Quality

    HORIBA Scientific, a global leader in fluorescence spectroscopy systems, is pleased to be offering a free webinar on the challenges of evaluating water quality. The webinar, entitled, “Application of Spectroscopic Parameters in Evaluation of Water Quality,” will be offered on Thursday, November 13th, at 8:00am PST/10:00am CST/11:00am EST. It will be moderated by Laura ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • HORIBA Scientific To Offer Free Webinar on the Application of Spectroscopic Parameters in Evaluation of Water Quality

    Register Now! HORIBA Scientific, a global leader in fluorescence spectroscopy systems, is pleased to be offering a free webinar on the challenges of evaluating water quality. The webinar, entitled, “Application of Spectroscopic Parameters in Evaluation of Water Quality,” will be offered ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Harbour water quality improvements

    Cleaning up our stormwater is now the focus of efforts to further improve the water quality in the harbour and around Wellington's coast. We are already seeing the benefits of investing hundreds of millions of dollars in our sewerage and stormwater systems. Contamination levels in the harbour and around the South Coast have been dramatically reduced over the past 15 years. For example, in the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Optical water quality assessment

    Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have proven that measuring fluorescence could improve source water monitoring during a study of the McKenzie River in Oregon.  The study was designed to assess the amount, type and source of dissolved organic carbon that exists in all sources of drinking water. Dissolved organic carbon can react with chlorine during water treatment and form ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces the Thermo Scientific Model 60i Full-Extractive

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Model 60i, a full-extractive, multi-gas analyzer that features non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) optical filter technology to ensure accurate, precise measurement of up to six gases, including CO, CO2, NO, NO2, and SO2. The Model 60i also accommodates an optional O2 measurement capability ...

  • Bathing water quality improving in the EU

    The annual bathing water report presented by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency reveals that the large majority of bathing sites across the European Union met EU hygiene standards in 2008. During that bathing season some 96 % of coastal bathing areas and 92 % of bathing sites in rivers and lakes complied with minimum standards. The report provides useful water quality ...

  • Bibby scientific ltd acquires electrothermal engineering ltd

    As of May 17th 2011, Bibby Scientific Ltd, one of the UK's leading broad based manufacturers of laboratory products, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Electrothermal Engineering Ltd from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, the world leader in serving science. Electrothermal, an Essex based company founded in 1941, is a specialist in precisely controlled heating and cooling applications. Using ...


  • A standard method of publishing and sharing scientific data

    A standard method for publishing different types of data generated from environmental observations has been developed. It allows researchers to publish data from many different sources so that they are freely available, can be easily understood, and can be integrated with observational data from other sources. Scientific research is generating more information than ever before. Although ...

  • EPA plans scientific assessment of Bristol Bay watershed

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will conduct a scientific assessment of the Bristol Bay watershed to better understand how future large-scale development projects may affect water quality and Bristol Bay’s salmon fishery, an extraordinary salmon resource for the United States. EPA initiated this assessment in response to concerns from federally-recognized tribes and others who ...

  • AquaSensors, LLC – Now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

    AquaSensors, LLC, a start-up company founded in 2003 by former Great Lakes Instruments employees involved in the design and manufacture of innovative measurement systems for water quality and process control applications, has been acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific. Effective immediately, AquaSensors will be integrated into Thermo Fisher’s Water Analysis Instruments business (WAI) of the ...


  • The Department of Energy`s Scientific response to the oil spill

    At the request of President Obama, Secretary Chu and the Department of Energy"s National Laboratories are providing round-the-clock scientific support to help inform strategies to stop the BP oil spill. Secretary Chu has spent several days in Houston monitoring the top kill attempt, analyzing the data as it comes in and helping to develop strategies to give it the best chances of success. In the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • AEROMIX announces partnership with Stamford Scientific, LLC

    AEROMIX is a world leader in water and wastewater treatment equipment. Our company has been awarded contracts for aeration and treatment system projects with many prominent companies and organizations. AEROMIX has over 2500 installations in more than 75 countries across the globe.Stamford Scientific is a privately held American company headquartered in Poughkeepsie, NY which has been designing ...


    By RWL Water LLC

  • NACWA affirms commitment to water quality monitoring for nutrients

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) supports the collection of robust water quality data for nutrients to ensure scientifically based decision-making. The Association’s Board adopted a resolution icon-pdf on April 22 that its public agency members will, as appropriate and feasible, support the ...

  • EPA Recognizes Outstanding Water Quality Achievements of 2007

    (Washington, D.C. - Oct. 15, 2007) EPA is announcing the recipients of the 2007 National Clean Water Act Recognition Awards aimed at recognizing municipalities and industries for outstanding and creative technological achievements in wastewater treatment and pollution abatement programs. As we get ready to mark the 35th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, water quality has dramatically improved ...

  • EPA Recognizes Outstanding Water Quality Achievement in Georgia

    (ATLANTA – OCTOBER 16, 2007) EPA today announced the recipients of the 2007 National Clean Water Act Recognition Awards, including recipients in Douglasville, Gainesville and Atlanta, Ga. The three Georgia recipients were among four winners in the Southeast and 22 selected nationally. The awards are aimed at recognizing municipalities and industries for outstanding and creative technological ...

  • Nebraska’s water quality standards approved (NE)

    EPA has approved new and revised Nebraska water quality standards to support recreational activities and protect aquatic life. The state established limits for toxic algae to protect human health and limits for certain organic compounds to protect aquatic life. “Protecting water resources is one of the most important components of a state’s water quality standards,” said Karl ...

  • EEA and Microsoft launch bathing water quality portal

    The European Environment Agency (EEA) and Microsoft have launched a new environmental information portal ‘Eye on Earth’, displaying the latest information on the water quality in bathing sites across Europe. Through its first application ‘Water Watch’, the new portal allows users to rate beaches and to share their comments with others. Every year, millions of Europeans spend their summer ...

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