water quality control News

  • AWWA releases updated edition of M58 Internal Corrosion Control

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

  • New Liquid Ultrasonic Flowmeter has Apps and is Optimized for Thermal Energy/BTU Measurement

    Sierra Instruments is proud to introduce its new InnovaSonic® 207i transit-time ultrasonic liquid flow meter with thermal energy/BTU capability for superior flow measurement.  Designed, built and calibrated by Sierra in Monterey, California, for non-intrusive liquid flow metering, and optimized for thermal energy/BTU measurement, the  ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Recognizing Quality in Water Quality Trading

      (WASHINGTON, DC.) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking nominations for the Blue Ribbon Water Quality Trading Awards Program. The awards will recognize outstanding leadership in designing or implementing water quality trading programs and policies that have achieved or will achieve environmental and economic benefits. EPA's Water Quality Trading Policy offers participants a tool to ...

  • Next-generation analysis systems for controlling water quality

    Knowing whether the water in our reservoirs is contaminated by a specific bacterium or if the river passing through our town contains an excessive amount of heavy metals is vital when confronting environmental or public health problems. To this end it is necessary to have a network of analysis systems which measures the chemical and biological parameters of these water sources. Current devices ...

  • Putting a price on water quality

    One way to clean-up water pollution is to award 'credits' to facilities that reduce their emissions. These credits can then be traded with other facilities to compensate for pollution outputs. This controls overall pollutions levels, while creating an economic incentive to reduce emissions. Research using models that simulate water quality has been used to establish the value of these credits and ...

  • Water quality field device

    The benefits of a portable UV254 device, which utilises ultraviolet light at 254nm to quickly and accurately measure water quality while in the field, are discussed in an article available from Water Online. By conducting organic analysis in the field, water treatment professionals can react immediately to any problems. To take control of our water quality, we first need to know what"s in our ...


    By Real Tech Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Quality Control for Powder and Bulk Solids

    Join us May 3-5 in Rosemont, IL at the International Powder and Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition (IPBS) at booth 2544, and see the difference that an accurate, user friendly, reliable and durable moisture, solids or ash analyzer can make to your application. Why Choose Computrac®? ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Odour neutralization and air quality control.

    Labiotest is the Gruppo Luci company which has worked for more than 20 years in the field of smells neutralization and air quality control. Labiotest started as laboratory for environmental analyses and, as a pioneer on the market, developed activities in the field of odours to become an indispensable partner for those who are faced with such problems. Labiotest always considered it was important ...


    By Labiotest Srl

  • Water Quality System

    Let me explain that our basic idea is how better to use the not many typologies (and parameters) of on-line sensors available on market to make low-cost sustainable intelligent monitoring. We all know that the total water quality is related to about fifty of quality measurement analytic parameters, but on-site and in on-line way, it is possible to detect only about ten electro-chemical or ISE ...

  • Everglades show improvement in water quality

    Researchers at the University of Florida Research and Education Centers and scientists at the South Florida Water Management District have published a report regarding the trends in water quality feeding into Everglades National Park. The report can be found in the September-October 2010 Journal of Environmental Quality, published by the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of ...

  • Water quality `top performer` announced

    Thames tap water is the best in its class according to the Government's official quality control watchdog. The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI), announcing its annual water quality report, said that in 2008 Thames Water's tap water was 99.99% compliant with national and European standards - the company's best-ever performance.   This  means,  for  the  ...


  • Merck Earns Accreditation for Quality Control of Culture Media

    QC lab adheres to the most stringent international standards for quality in preparation and performance Accreditation certifies full compliance of GranuCult culture media Merck, a leading science and technology company, has received accreditation for the quality control of dehydrated culture media tested at its Microbiology Quality Control Laboratory in Darmstadt. The ...


    By Merck

  • Water well maintenance important to water quality

    A poorly maintained water well system can lead to poor water quality, so household water well owners should inform themselves of good water well maintenance practices, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Neglecting a water well system’s maintenance can have a direct impact on one’s health, so it’s important to stay on top of a water well system’s ...

  • Florida Utility Recognized for outstanding water quality achievement

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the St. Johns County Utility in St. Augustine, Fl., with a 2008 National Clean Water Act Recognition Award during a meeting of the St. Johns County Board of Commissioners. St. Johns Utility is one of six facilities recognized in the Southeast and one of 24 winners nationally. “EPA is proud to recognize the municipalities that go far beyond ...

  • Colorado Water Quality Division Understaffed, Underfunded

    DENVER, Colorado, September 17, 2007 (ENS) - Oil and gas leases, mining, construction are taking their toll on the water quality in Colorado's lakes, rivers and streams, finds a report released Thursday by the nonprofit Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center. The water in rivers and streams declined 21 percent over the past eight years, and water quality in Colorado lakes ...

  • Farm Bureau on Water Quality Trading: It’s Complicated

    Managing nutrients is complicated and any water quality trading system must take this into consideration, the American Farm Bureau Federation told Congress today. Although Farm Bureau supports the concept of water quality trading, such programs should remain under state management rather than federal government control.  “There are major scientific, market and regulatory challenges ...

  • GTI to Exhibit at AWWA’s Water Quality Technology Conference

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is excited to be exhibiting at the Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition, a highly-regarded water quality event hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA). The conference takes place November 15-19, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and GTI will be exhibiting at booth 308. The Water Quality Technology Conference ...

  • Catchment Trials Show Improvements in Water Quality

    Farmers Guardian details how Severn Trent Water has recently reviewed the success of its catchment management trials. Managing catchments upstream of drinking water abstraction points could help to limit metaldehyde losses to water. Results show that managing catchments upstream of drinking water solve many problems currently posed by metaldehyde and according so a spokesperson from Severn Trent ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Great lakes water quality agreement renewed

    Canada and the United States have today amended what is arguably one of the most comprehensive and successful bilateral environmental protection agreements in the world - The Great lakes water Quality Agreement. United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Canada's Minister of the Environment Peter Kent today signed the newly amended Great Lakes Water Quality ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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