water quality management News

  • Water associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

    In a brief filed Monday in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the American Water Works Association and the National Association of Water Companies challenged a new rule on steam power plant discharges, arguing that it does not adequately protect drinking water consumers. In challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Effluent Limitation Guidelines for ...

  • Intelligent software to manage biological water quality data

    Thanks to the complete integration of KiECO in the water resource management system WISKI and the water quality module, users can track and evaluate biological, chemical-physical and hydrological data in a single system. Holistic analyses now possible In this way KISTERS ensures holistic analyses and the identification of relevant interdependencies between the various types of ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Harbour water quality improvements

    Cleaning up our stormwater is now the focus of efforts to further improve the water quality in the harbour and around Wellington's coast. We are already seeing the benefits of investing hundreds of millions of dollars in our sewerage and stormwater systems. Contamination levels in the harbour and around the South Coast have been dramatically reduced over the past 15 years. For example, in the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Impacts of urbanisation on water quality

    Human interference is causing deterioration in the water quality at Ramsar site Deepor Beel in India, according to a new paper published in CIWEM"s Water and Environment Journal. The study investigated the impacts of rapid urbanisation on the water quality of the Deepor Beel, a natural, freshwater wetland in India that harbours a large number of migratory aquatic birds and provides livelihoods to ...

  • 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 ...

  • Webinar - Water Quality: Reducing Risks with Optimized Data Management

    Water Quality is a topic garnering increasingly more attention from regulatory bodies and environmental watch dogs. We are seeing more inspections, heftier fines and in some unfortunate cases contaminations that could have been avoided. If you are responsible for overseeing your organizations water quality mandates you have numerous elements to manage, whether it be timely water sampling, meeting ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Make THE water quality event YOUR Water Quality Event

    Energy use at a water or wastewater utility can be 30% to 50% of the municipality’s total electricity consumption, making energy sustainability a critical issue for operators, managers, and engineers alike. WEFTEC offers energy mentoring in small sessions, exposure to innovative start-up companies, dozens of presentations by the leading authorities in energy management, as well as a ...

  • Finnish partnership to protect water quality

    Developed to continuously monitor in-pipe water within drinking water distribution networks, the Intellisonde is a small water quality monitor that can be inserted into pressurised pipes to monitor up to 12 parameters. Sarlin design and produce water quality monitoring systems for customers across a range of industrial sectors in Finland and have recently finished a comprehensive testing ...

  • 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 ...

  • Finnish partnership to protect water quality

    Intellitect Water (UK) has announced a new distribution partnership with Finnish environmental services company Sarlin for the highly innovative Intellisonde™ in-pipe water quality monitors. The Intellisonde™ is designed to provide efficient access to water quality data and will now be distributed in Finland exclusively by Sarlin. Developed to continuously monitor in-pipe water within drinking ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • New national approach for managing air quality in Canada

    Canada's Environment Ministers took a major step forward last week with the announcement of a new approach for managing air quality across the nation. Meeting in Banff, Alberta, federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers agreed to a flexible approach for implementing the new Air Quality Management System (AQMS) allowing each jurisdiction to ensure good air quality outcomes while ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Integrated water management event

    Integrated water resource management (IWRM) Karlsruhe will be held for the first time from the 24th until the 25th of November 2010 in the Karlsruhe Convention Center, Germany. Already today more than two billion people in over fourty countries are affected by water scarcity. Therefore, is the essential instrument to optimise water usage, taking the requirements of the society and the economy ...

  • MIOX technology retained to manage water quality at Radisson Hotel Albuquerque water park opening In first quarter 2010

    MIOX Corporation, a leader in safe water disinfection, announced it has been awarded the service contract to provide aquatic sanitation for the new Water Park opening at the Radisson Hotel Albuquerque, New Mexico. The contract will include managing water quality and cleanliness for the Radisson’s five ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • World Bank Event on Water Quality Testing to Review Everything You Wanted to Know About Managing Water Safety

    The World Bank has organized an informative event, “Water Quality Testing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know for Managing Water Safety.” Dr. Mark Sobsey, an internationally renowned expert on water quality, is the speaker. The event is on October 5, 2016 from 1:00-2:30 pm Eastern Standard Time. All individuals interested in water, sanitation and hygiene are ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • Make your mark on the world of water quality

    As a leading source of water quality expertise, WEF is committed to advancing the water quality profession by providing access to the world’s best science, engineering, and technical practices in the water environment field. WEF’s conferences are held throughout the year and address a number of key water quality topics from collection systems, residuals and biosolids management, ...

  • 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

  • EPA Recognizes Outstanding Water Quality Achievement in Florida

    (ATLANTA – OCTOBER 16, 2007) EPA today announced the recipients of the 2007 National Clean Water Act Recognition Awards, including the Jacksonville Electric Authority in Florida. The Florida recipient was among four winners in the Southeast and 22 selected nationally. The awards are aimed at recognizing municipalities and industries for outstanding and creative technological achievements in ...

  • New, Improved: Water Quality Modeling Tool

    (Washington, DC ) The Environmental Protection Agency has released a new version of its acclaimed watershed management program, making it easier to use and more readily available. 'Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources' (BASINS) is a multipurpose system that integrates environmental data, analytical tools, and modeling programs. BASINS will help regions, states, and ...

  • CSIRO takes holistic approach to water quality issue

    The researchers are presenting their integrated social, economic and environmental research at this week’s 11th International Riversymposium – an event held as part of Brisbane’s Riverfestival. CSIRO is taking a holistic approach to finding a solution for the water quality issues facing the Great Barrier Reef by consulting with the community about their water uses and values, determining the ...

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