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  • Hurricane Sandy Victims Told to be Aware of Fungal Pathogens

    Two weeks ago, Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the East Coast.  Now, many of the water damaged properties are being repaired and cleaned, but people are being warned of the hazards due to exposure to mold growth in many of these buildings.   Mold begins to grow in as short as 24 to 48 hours on many types of building materials and household furnishing once they become wet or in an ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Airborne Fungal Pathogens a Health Threat in Moisture Damaged Buildings

    Water damage in a home, office or school, can result in property damage, structural damage and even create an indoor environment that can be dangerous to people’s health.  According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Molds are very common in buildings and homes and will grow anywhere indoors where there is moisture. The most common indoor molds are ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Fungal Pathogens in Homes and Everyday Environments can Pose a Health Threat

    Fungi are a natural part of the environment and can be found all around us.  Some types of fungi, including some found in indoor environments suffering from mold growth, can cause serious infections in some people.  This is particularly true in people with a weakened immune system.   FastMoldRemoval.com, a leading provider of mold removal and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Bion`s Kreider Farms Installation Reaches Milestone: 70% Nitrogen Removal

    Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB/QB: BNET) announced today that the Company's Kreider Farms Dairy installation successfully achieved its performance goal of 70% removal of dairy waste nitrogen loading during the latest round of sampling and testing. Bion completed its aerobic reaction impact evaluation and corrective action was taken to address these impacts in January 2012.  ...

  • Primozone sells high performance ozone generators to project for removal of pharmaceutical residue

    Primozone has received an order to supply ozone generators for a full scale pilot project at the Herlev Hospital in Denmark. The aim of the project is to find a solution for removing for example pharmaceutical residue from hospital wastewater already at the source. Hospital wastewater contains a complex mixture of environmentally harmful substances like pharmaceuticals, contagious ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • Daimer Announces Anti Microbial Upgrade Extension for Industrial Gum Removers

    U.S.A – September 3, 2012 – Daimer Industries®, a world-leading provider of steam cleaners, tile and grout cleaning equipment, and other cleaning machines, has extended the free upgrade of the KleenJet® Ultra 5000CVG. All 5000CVG systems will now receive a free upgrade to the KleenJet® Ultra 5000CVGP with gum cleaning and anti-bacterial capabilities. “Our ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Purifying water with Silica

    According to the European Union, a new water purification method is being developed that utilizes one of the most abundant substances on the planet, silica (SiO2).This simple and relatively cheap technology is capable of removing contaminants from water making it safe to drink and helping ensure that drinking water meets the standards of the European Drinking Water Directive. Provision of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Daimer Debuts Vapor Steam Cleaner With Higher Pressure Flow, HEPA, And Vacuum For Powerful Bed Bug Removal

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world's leading supplier and major U.S.A. brand of commercial cleaning technologies, including mega-flow vapor steam cleaner machines, professional-grade steam vacuum cleaner systems, and portable steam cleaner equipment with over 400 models sold to customers within over 200 countries, is shipping the KleenJet ® Supreme ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • $254,282 in Grants Awarded to Remove Derelict Fishing Gear from Long Island Sound

    Restoration of the Long Island Sound marine habitat took a major step forward today with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's announcement of two grant awards to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County (CCE) to identify and remove more than 118 metric tons (260,000 lbs.) of marine debris, including abandoned lobster pots, from the Sound. Through these awards, ...


  • Blue Water Filterings ... Special Announcement

    Disinfection without chlorine byproducts, removal of endocrine disruptors, increased dissolved oxygen in your effluent, and non-detect total phosphorus levels in one cost-effective process. Sound too good to be true?  Read on. Blue CAT™ Has Arrived Blue Water’s next-generation technology, known as Blue CAT™, has been operational at the Hayden Wastewater Research ...

  • Solutions spanning water cycle

    'New perspectives for the environment' - this is the theme of IFAT ENTSORGA to be held in Munich, Germany, from 13th to 17th September 2010, with water treatment and raw materials management being key focuses. Siemens is to exhibit in Hall A1 a wide range of technologies that spans the water cycle and applications, ranging from process water and industrial wastewater treatment to municipal ...

  • Water well owners should check water periodically for bacteria, nitrate

    Bacteria and nitrate are widespread in the environment, so every household water well owner should regularly test their water to make sure no health risk exists, the National Ground Water Association recommended today. While most bacteria found in water do not cause disease, disease-causing bacteria called pathogens can exist in well water given the right circumstances, NGWA said. Nitrate is not ...

  • Don’t drink the water – Thousands in Canada can’t drink their water

    A new report from the Council of Canadians reveals that as of January there were 1,838 drinking water advisories in effect across Canada, warning people not to drink their water straight from the tap. The report, On Notice for a Drinking Water Crisis is the first in many years to document the drinking water advisories (DWA) across Canada. On Notice reveals that there were ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA announces safe drinking water research

    Let's raise our water glasses and toast to America's health! Water is essential to life, and one of EPA's highest priorities is ensuring America has drinking water safe from pathogens and other waterborne contaminants. Today, EPA announced the award of $3.6 million in research grants to four universities, one non-profit, and one research institute to improve the detection of known and emerging ...

  • Using vegetated filter strips to improve water quality

    Microbial contamination of surface water resources is a critical water quality issue, leading to many documented health and environmental concerns. Vegetated filter strips have become an important component of water quality improvement by reducing sediment and nutrient transport to surface water. Although this management practice is also beneficial for controlling manure-borne pathogen transport ...

  • New silica method could reduce the cost of purifying drinking water

    Tiny particles of coated silica could be used to purify drinking water by removing harmful pollutants and pathogens. This simple and relatively cheap technology is capable of removing contaminants from water making it safe to drink and helping ensure that drinking water meets the standards of the European Drinking Water Directive. Provision of portable water is becoming a major socio-economic ...

  • R3f pricing provides significant water treatment advantage

    Enprotec-Clow is a Cincinnati based provider of industrial waste water treatment equipment. The company has a fortune 500 client list and is proud of its 100% satisfaction rating and 14 years of servicing that distinguished client base. The company purchased the water treatment technology from Clow and Envirodyn in the early 1990’s. Since that time those reliable designs have been improved using ...


  • Report: Tests of ballast water treatment systems are flawed

    Government-sanctioned tests of equipment designed to cleanse ship ballast water of invasive species are seriously flawed because they don't determine whether the systems will remove microbes that cause gastrointestinal illnesses, scientists said Wednesday. Ballast water provides stability for cargo ships in rough seas. But it's believed to have introduced numerous invaders to U.S. coastal waters ...


    By Associated Press

  • Modified plant clears up deadly water toxin

    Plants may be a useful tool in clearing water of harmful toxins produced by blue-green algae, new research indicates. Some blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) — which grow in warm, nutrient-rich waters  — produce toxins that can severely damage the liver or nervous system. The effects of the toxins range from a mild illness to rapid death. They can remain in water supplies after the algae have been ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Water Quality is Crucial to Human Health and Security

    Water Quality is Crucial to Human Health and Security Photos, video and press kit available online here: Stockholm –Tonight, Dr. Rita R. Colwell of the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health received the 2010 Stockholm Water Prize for her pioneering research on the prevention of ...

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