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  • Dow technology taps 24 karat water solution for water stressed communities

    As nations around the globe celebrate Earth Day by recognizing the importance of environmental conservation and sustainable living, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) delivers water solutions and technologies to water stressed communities every day. Dow makes the same technology (DOW FILMTEC™ reverse osmosis membranes) used in the most sophisticated water treatment facilities in the world ...

  • Final Barrier Devices Can Treat Lead in Tap Water in New York Homes

    City officials warning residents in older homes about pipes LISLE, Ill. - A new report from the city of New York that lead may be present in the pipes of older buildings provides more reason for residents to consider using "final barrier" technology in their homes, according to the Water Quality Association. According to a report in ...

  • A rising tide for new desalinated water technologies

    The global desalinated water supply will grow at a CAGR of 9.5% over the next decade, reaching 54 billion m3/year (cubic meters per year) in 2020 – 54 trillion liters/year – or triple what it had been in 2008, according to a new report from Lux Research entitled “Desalination’s Future Champions.” According to Lux’s analysis, the demand for desalinated water will foster a rising wave of new water ...


    By Lux Research

  • Salty River on Crete turned into Drinking Water

    Panagiotis Krousaniotakis is home from school and can drink directly from the tap. Not far from his house, the waiters at the tavern close to the beach can serve tourists fresh water for free. And many of the nearby hotels can offer their guests water without a brackish taste. The Greek island of Crete is a popular tourist attraction with more than 2.5 million visitors every year. Lots of them ...


    By Grundfos

  • Consumer Water & Air Treatment Systems to 2017

    This study analyzes the US consumer market for water purification and air cleaning systems. It presents historical demand data (2002, 2007, 2012) and forecasts to 2017 and 2022 by technology (e.g., conventional filtration, reverse osmosis, distillation, electrostatic, ionization) and type (point-of-entry and point-of-use water purification, whole-house and portable air cleaning) and region. The ...


  • $280 billion air and water treatment markets

    The performance of filters and other air and water treatment equipment can now not only be monitored remotely but optimized by sophisticated software programs. Increasingly plants see advantages in outsourcing maintenance. Materials developed for compressed air filtration may find use in dust collection and liquid purification. As a result, many companies are now interested in the broader ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Ahlstrom’s water filtration media named for INDA 2009 Visionary

    Ahlstrom’s Disruptor® PAC, a leading nonwoven technology for the filtration of water, has been nominated as one of the five finalists for INDA’s 2009 Visionary Award, which is given annually to a new consumer product utilizing a nonwoven fabric in its final form. The winner of the INDA Visionary Award will be presented during VISION 2009 Consumer Products Conference in the USA in January 2009. ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • Dow Water Solutions and PUB Singapore Collaborate on New 16-inch Membranes

    MIDLAND, Mich., and SINGAPORE – Oct. 22, 2007 – Dow Water Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, and PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, have signed an agreement to test-bed Dow’s next-generation FILMTEC™ membranes for use in water reclamation. The joint collaborative research effort, which commenced at PUB’s Bedok NEWater plant in early October, is expected to validate ...

  • ReportsnReports - Saudi Arabia Water Report Q1 2011

    Saudi Arabia Water Report Q1 2011  Saudi Arabia is the third largest consumer of water per capita in the world, but has limited groundwater to tap. The country has been plagued by shortages in recent years, and with consumption rising on the backof a growing population and economic growth set to soar, ...


  • US$2bn stimulus for drinking water just a small portion of total activity

    Some 900 projects with $2.0 billion in stimulus support are moving forward.  But they represent a small portion of the total activity in municipal drinking water.  Some of the recent project updates in the McIlvaine North American Public Water Plants and People testify to the larger scale of activity. Davie, FL is targeting $100 million for a reverse osmosis facility and other upgrades.  Palm ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • ReportsnReports - Saudi Arabia Water Report Q2 2011

    Saudi Arabia Water Report Q2 2011  Saudi Arabia is the third largest consumer of water per capita in the world, but has limited groundwater to tap. The country has been plagued by shortages in recent years, and with consumption rising on the back of a growing population and economic growth set to soar, ...


  • New WateReuse Foundation and PUB research alliance to identify sustainable water solutions

    The WateReuse Foundation and PUB, Singapore's national water agency, signed a research agreement to co-fund up to US$5 million worth of research that will help water agencies worldwide provide a sustainable water supply, while enhancing the environment and protecting public health. The agreement was signed during the WateReuse Foundation's 13th Annual Water Reuse & Desalination Research ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • ReportsnReports - Saudi Arabia Water Report Q4 2010

    Saudi Arabia Water Report Q4 2010  Saudi Arabia is the third largest consumer of water per capita in the world, but has limited groundwater to tap. The country has been plagued by shortages in recent years, and with consumption rising on the back of a growing population and economic growth set to ...


  • PUB, Singapore`s National Water Agency calls tender to build second and largest desalination plant in Singapore

    PUB, the national water agency, is calling an open tender today for the second and largest desalination plant to be built at Tuas. To be completed by 2013, the plant will add another 70 imperial million gallons or 318,500 cubic metres) of desalinated water a day to the nation’s water supply. Following the completion of the fifth and largest NEWater plant at Changi last month, the new ...

  • Policy incentives needed for long-term clean water availability

    According to the United Nations Development Programme, more than one billion people, or about one in six worldwide, do not have safe drinking water and more than two billion lack access to adequate sanitation. If current water usage trends continue, by the year 2025 two-thirds of the world's population won't have enough clean water. Heiner Markhoff, president and CEO Water & Process ...


  • US Consumer Market For Water Purification and Air Cleaning Systems

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Consumer Water & Air Treatment Systems to 2017 " new market research report to its store. US demand to grow 4.7% annually through 2017 US demand for consumer water and air treatment systems is forecast to increase 4.7 percent per year through 2017 to over 18 million units, an acceleration from lackluster growth posted during the 2007 ...


  • United States Consumer Water & Air Treatment Systems Market Forecasts to 2017

    Volume gains will be supported by the economic recovery, particularly the rebound in residential construction and consumer spending. The improving housing market will contribute significantly to volume  demand growth since many consumers purchase water and air treatment systems at the time of home construction or remodeling or when purchasing a new home. Further driving volume demand will be ...


  • Today’s technology can support water reuse practices, but policy incentives still needed for long-term success

    According to the United Nations Development Program, more than 1 billion people, or about one in six worldwide, do not have safe drinking water and more than 2 billion lack access to adequate sanitation. If current water usage trends continue, by the year 2025 two-thirds of the world’s population won’t have enough clean water. With World Water Day (March 22) fast approaching, now is the time for ...


    By General Electric

  • Nation’s Largest Seawater Desalination Plant Enhances Water Supply Reliability for San Diego County

    Operations are under way at the nation’s largest and most technologically advanced seawater desalination plant, which was dedicated today by more than 600 elected officials, community leaders and project partners. After successfully completing construction, the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant has already produced more than 1.5 billion gallons of locally controlled ...


    By Poseidon Resources

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