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  • MIOX Receives NSF Certification on Large Generators

    MIOX Corporation received NSF certification on November 27, 2006, for their high capacity on-site chlorine generators, including both the hypochlorite and the mixed-oxidant product lines. The newly certified models provide anywhere from 250 to 1000 pounds of free available chlorine (FAC) per cell on a daily basis. The listing is under NSF / ANSI Standard 61, Drinking Water System Components - ...

  • Waterborne Amoeba Causes Third Death this Summer

    Today, CNN reported that the death of a teenager in Brevard County, Florida, has been linked to Naegleria fowleri.  This is the third death linked to the waterborne amoeba this year.  It is believed that the amoeba entered the teen’s body when she swam in a nearby river.  The other two confirmed cases this year occurred in Louisiana and Virginia. According to the U.S. Centers ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Top 10 Recreational Water Illnesses Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s list of the top ten recreational water illnesses (RWIs).  “RWIs are caused by exposure to germs or chemicals in the water we swim in and enjoy ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Water Park Agrees to $1.3 Million Settlement Following Outbreak

    Last month, it was announced in the media that a large water park in New York had agreed to settle a class action lawsuit following an outbreak of illnesses in 2008.  Reports indicate that the company that owns the water park agreed to a $1.3 million settlement with attorneys representing hundreds of people that claimed to have gotten sick. People involved in the outbreak ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mosquito Spraying Set for York, Pennsylvania on Aug. 17

    The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 17, in residential and industrial areas east and south of Route 74, west of S. George St. and in the Fireside area of York, York County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be ...

  • EPA’s watersense label available for first commercial building product

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its first WaterSense specification for a commercial building product. WaterSense labeled flushing urinals will use 50 percent less water than standard urinals, saving businesses 4,000 gallons of water per year for every model installed. While current federal standards set the maximum allowable flush volume at one gallon per flush, an ...

  • Merck has upgraded two Spectroquant® Picco colorimeters for added convenience and versatility: the Spectroquant® Colorimeter Picco Cl2/O3/ClO2/CyA/pH and the Spectroquant® Colorimeter Picco COD/CSB

    Greater versatility means greater possibilities: the Spectroquant® Colorimeter Picco Cl2/O3/ClO2/CyA/pH and the Spectroquant® Colorimeter Picco COD/CSBExpanded basic water quality parameters and greater flexibility with tried and tested ease of useMerck has upgraded two Spectroquant® Picco colorimeters for added convenience and versatility. With expanded parameters, these colorimeters prove ...


    By Merck

  • NFL Tackles MRSA Infections in Tampa Bay

    Last month, it was reported that two Tampa Bay Buccaneers had contracted infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). MRSA is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics and can be difficult to treat. Reports indicate that once the outbreak was identified, the NFL team’s facility was sanitized to help prevent additional ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Deadly Amoeba Naegleria fowleri Found in Louisiana Tap Water

    According to the Los Angeles Times, Naegleria fowleri, has been detected in the Louisiana homes of two people who died in 2011 from primary amoebic meningoencephalitis. The two victims reportedly fell ill after clearing their nasal passages with neti pots containing salt water. Health teams inspected the victim’s homes to test water samples for Naegleria ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Arkansas Girl Continues Battle against Brain Parasite

    Recent media reports have stated that a young girl who entered a hospital earlier this summer due to an often fatal amoeba infection continues to improve. This good news follows the tragic case of a young Florida boy who lost his battle with the same condition late last month. Both children were infected with Naegleria fowleri, commonly referred to as the brain-eating ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Near-real time snow information

    Satellite information on snow cover is now available through ESA's GlobSnow project soon after it snows. As well as posing a hazard to communities through transportation shutdowns and floods, snow cover is one of the most important elements influencing the planet's climate, meteorology and water systems. Understanding snow conditions helps us to predict floods and advance climate studies. ...


  • Over-the-counter` disinfection – a treat for the eyes and nose

    The superior technical upgrade! ProMinent has further developed its tried and tested Dulcodes product range and is now launching Dulcodes MP, a new UV system for flows of up to 569 m3/h. It comes with powerful medium-pressure lamps for optimum use of energy and a manual stage switch for adaptation to the capacity requirement. Dulcodes MP therefore ensures efficient photochemical breakdown ...

  • ProMinent at aquanale Cologne 2017: UV system Dulcodes MP

    ProMinent has further developed its tried-and-tested UV systems and at aquanale in Cologne on 07 - 10 November 2017, at stand G40/H41 in Hall 6.1, it will be showcasing the result: the Dulcodes MP, designed for a flow of up to 569 m3/h. The system is more compact than its predecessor and offers more functionality and efficient breakdown of combined chlorine. The Dulcodes MP comes with powerful ...

  • Chlorine Exposure Concerns Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production examines chlorine and potential exposure concerns to it in the home and work environment.  “Chlorine is used in the production of countless products and is used to treat swimming pools, sewage and industrial ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ProMinent at interbad 2016: New UV system – reliable disinfection without the use of chemicals

    ProMinent has further developed its tried-and-tested UV systems and at interbad in Stuttgart on 27 - 30 September 2016, at stand D70 in Hall 3, it will be showcasing the result: the Dulcodes MP, designed for a flow of up to 569 m3/h. The system is more compact than its predecessor and offers more functionality and efficient breakdown of combined chlorine. The Dulcodes MP comes with powerful ...

  • ProMinent at Aquatech Amsterdam 2017: Vakuum metering system for chlorine gas DULCO vaq - safe and efficient

    ProMinent presents an particularly affordable approach to water treatment on Stand 349 in hall 7 at Aquatech in Amterdam, from 30 October to 03 November 2017: Chlorine gas disinfection. with DULCO Vaq. The new vacuum metering system for chlorine gas combines maximum safety with maximum efficiency. DULCO Vaq is designed for disinfection of drinking water, swimming pool water, waste water and ...

  • Lutz-JESCO America Corporation Offers Turn-Key Chemical Feed Solutions

    Chemical Feed System Lutz-JESCO America Corporation offers a wide range of complete 'Turn-Key' Chemical Feed Systems. You can choose from one of their standard, pre-engineered Systems for common applications, or talk to them about a custom-engineered System to precisely meet all specifications. Lutz-JESCO’s Chemical Feed Systems are used in a wide range of industrial and municipal markets, ...


    By Lutz-JESCO America Corp.

  • NEWLY patented liquid hypochlorite injection system

    Fluid Metering, Inc. introduces their NEW Patented Chloritrol™ valveless metering system for accurate, maintenance-free injection of Liquid Sodium & Calcium Hypochlorite for treatment of Municipal Drinking Water. Accurately metering of Liquid Sodium Hypochlorite presents a unique challenge because of the fluid’s tendency to out-gas.  Fluid Metering will be exhibiting the Chloritrol at ...


    By Fluid Metering, Inc.

  • Automated Conductivity, pH & Alkalinity

    Conductivity, pH and alkalinity are important water tests common to all commercial and government environmental testing laboratories. Conductivity (SM 2510 B) is an excellent indicator of water purity, and can be used to estimate Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and Salinity of a sample, or to monitor a natural water source for contamination and pollution. pH (SM 4500-H+ B) is an essential parameter ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Merck has upgraded two Spectroquant® Picco colorimeters for added convenience and versatility.

    Merck has upgraded two Spectroquant® Picco colorimeters for added convenience and versatility: the Spectroquant® Colorimeter Picco Cl2/O3/ClO2/CyA/pH and the ...


    By Merck

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