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  • Military canteen water quality

    Results of a study of canteen water quality within two military units (infantry and armoured corps of the Israel Defense Forces) have been published in the Journal of Water and Health. The authors concluded that, in order to diminish the illness risk among combat soldiers, sanitary field conditions must be improved. The records of the IDF medical corps reveal an average annual number of 45,000 ...


  • In-Situ Inc. Launches Innovative Water Quality Handheld Instrument with Smartphone Application for the Environmental Market

    In-Situ® Inc. announces the new smarTROLL™ Multiparameter (MP) Handheld Instrument and iSitu™ Smartphone Application for environmental monitoring applications. Ideal for water quality spot checks, the smarTROLL MP Handheld can be used for any surface-water monitoring application. No training time is required to use the probe or the intuitive ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Aquadata – A Web Based Water Quality Public Portal

    EarthScience Information Systems (ESCIS) is pleased to announce the release of Aqua Data public portal developed in collaboration with Shoalhaven City Council. Aqua Data is a purpose designed and constructed web-portal providing greatly enhanced community access to the results of water quality monitoring completed by Shoalhaven City Council (SCC). Aqua Data is the public interface of a detailed ...

  • Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test Integrated With the mWater Mobile App Simplifies Onsite Water Quality Testing

    Aquagenx, LLC is excited to announce its portable water quality test for E. coli bacteria, the Compartment Bag Test (CBT), is supported by the mWater Mobile App. mWater is a free, open source data platform for managing projects in water, sanitation and health. It uses smartphone GPS and cameras to map and monitor anything, perform mobile surveys and share test results in real time. ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • Palintest USA Introduces Wagtech Portable Water Quality Testing Kits

    Portable Water Quality Testing Kits Wagtech by Palintest kits most comprehensive for water testing Erlanger, KY (June 17, 2014) – For microbiological and physico-chemical testing of water in a variety of settings, Palintest now offers a full range of Wagtech-branded comprehensive water quality testing kits. In environments from emergency response to remote long-term monitoring, the kits ...

  • Ceramic water purifier testing

    An article published in the Journal of Water and Health describes the testing of low-cost ceramic water purifiers (CWPs) for their effectiveness in treating drinking water in Cambodia. Laboratory results indicate that the locally produced CWPs achieved reductions of E. coli of approximately 99%. Over 1 billion people worldwide lack access to improved ...


  • 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 ...

  • Water-testing Device Measures Up

    Arkansas reporter John Magsam wrote the following article regarding Beaver Water District and their use of the ChlordioX Plus instrument, which recently gained EPA approval for the determination of chlorine dioxide and chlorite in public water supplies. Water-testing Device Measures Up EPA approves system that got a trial run in Arkansas By John Magsam A new water-testing device that ...

  • Environmental Quality Services Appoints Joseph Raineri to National Sales Manager, Water Treatment & Environmental Testing

    Environmental Quality Services, Inc. (EQS), a full-service environmental testing, water treatment and waste management firm, has named Joseph Raineri as National Sales ...

  • Aguaconsult Uses Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test in Remote Villages of Myanmar for Water Quality Monitoring

    Aguaconsult, a UK-based consulting company that improves the delivery of sustainable basic services for marginalized people in less developed countries, now uses the Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test (CBT) for water quality monitoring programs. They recently used the CBT to perform an assessment of the Accelerating Water and Sanitation for All Program in Myanmar. The program was funded by the ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • EU bathing water quality remains high

    Clean bathing waters are vital for key economic sectors such as tourism and for plant and animal life. The annual bathing water report presented by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency shows that 96 % of coastal bathing areas and 90 % of bathing sites in rivers and lakes complied with minimum standards in 2009. It also describes where to obtain detailed and up-to-date ...

  • Drinking Water Safety Testing: Building on its success in the developing world, UK based DelAgua Water Testing Ltd have expanded their portfolio

    Originally developed in 1985 in conjunction with OXFAM by Professor Barry Lloyd at the University of Surrey, The DelAgua water testing kit has provided assurance of safe drinking water for millions of people in over 130 countries worldwide and is routinely used for water safety monitoring in rural areas as well as in disaster relief situations, even in the most remote and difficult to access ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • ZeroWater Comments on Water Quality Challenges Addressed by EPA

    Clean water is essential to human life and continuing health -- that is the reason that the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the Clean Water Act, which has helped improve national water quality for 40 years. With the anniversary in mind, EarthFix recently conducted an interview ...


  • Household water well inspections important to water quality, health

    National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2013, is a good time to schedule a water well system inspection to assure proper well operation, prolong the well system’s life, and monitor groundwater quality, the National Ground Water Association and its 48 affiliated state organizations said today. “Water wells are expertly engineered systems that, like a car, ...

  • GlobalSpec Water Quality & Water Reclamation Online Event Draws 1,400

    The March 30 GlobalSpec “Water Quality & Water Reclamation” online event drew more than 1,400 participants, who learned the newest trends driving change in today’s water/wastewater industry, including resource management, treatment, supply and distribution. This online event was the latest in a series of GlobalSpec events that offer attendees targeted opportunities to ...


  • DANVA Recognizes Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water Testing Technology

    Last year, the Danish Water & Wastewater Association (DANVA) concluded an 18 month study of Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water testing methodology which resulted in the recommendation of the method for internal water quality control. DANVA is a national association of water and wastewater utilities who are responsible for 85% of the Danish drinking water supply.     Based on ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Trunz Water System’s testing water treatment plant satisfies Brazil

    Since October 2010 one of our water treatment plants is operating as a testing system in three different locations in Brazil. The project has been realised in cooperation with Grupo ECOGEO, REPIC and Trunz Water Systems AG and lasts until approx. mid 2011. The results and findings are being evaluated steadily and provide a valuable base for the next steps in merchandising the water treatment ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • Next generation portable water quality analyzer introduced by SDIX

    SDIX (Nasdaq: SDIX), a leading provider of biotechnology-based products and services for a broad range of life science, biotech, diagnostic, and food safety applications, today announced DeltaTox® II, its next generation portable water quality field testing analyzer. Designed for on-site screening at remote locations as well as for laboratory-based water testing, the DeltaTox II analyzer ...


  • Advanced Rio lab warns of Olympic water quality danger

    Scientists at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, who have been testing the waters around Rio for the last 20 years, have expressed disappointment with the lack of progress being made in preparation for the 2016 Olympics. Employing advanced technology from SEAL Analytical, the university’s marine biology laboratory has revealed worrying trends for parameters such as ammonia, nitrates ...

  • Testing the Waters Just Got Easier with New Water System Software

    Dow (http://www.dow.com) is bringing water treatment system modeling to your fingertips with new software that helps simplify and accelerate modeling of components, evaluate new or retrofit system designs, and plan construction of desalination water treatment systems. Dow Water & Process Solutions ( ...

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