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  • ISO standard on beach safety flags and water safety signs

    Summer time very often rhymes with time spent on the beach or in aquatic parks and playgrounds, but, whether it is the sea, the lake or the pool, the aquatic environment can be risky, particularly when climatic or water conditions are unfavourable. Water safety signs and flags can therefore be an invaluable aid in bringing people's attention to hazards and indicating where safety aids or ...

  • WISE 2019 Exhibition site sales open

    The 2nd Water Industry Safety Event (WISE) will be held on Wednesday 9 October in Coburg, Victoria. Exhibition site sales will be accepted from 1.00 pm on Wednesday 10 July 2019. Sites are allocated in the order in which applications are ...

  • Recording of World Bank Event on Water Quality Testing

    On October 5, 2016, The World Bank hosted an informative event, “Water Quality Testing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know for Managing Water Safety.” The principal speaker was Dr. Mark Sobsey, an internationally renowned expert on water quality who also developed the Compartment Bag Test (CBT). The World Bank has graciously shared a video recording of the event as well as PDF ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • Bilateral Seminars on Environment and Green Development, Cambodia

    On February 17th 2014, AppliTek CEO David Laurier gave a presentation on water monitoring at the Sunway Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The presentation was held in the framework of the bilateral seminars on environment and green development, organized by the Belgian Department of Environment, Nature and Energy (Dutch: LNE), the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia and the National Council on Green ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • EPA marks World Environment Day (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is observing World Environment Day June 5. Launched in 1972, World Environment Day aims to stimulate worldwide awareness about the environment and is celebrated in 80 nations around the world. “We have made tremendous progress since the first World Environment Day, but nearly 40 years later, people here at home and throughout the world are ...

  • PerkinElmer engages industry leaders on global water safety and supply

    PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, a global leader in application-focused measurement and analysis solutions, today hosted a Water Consortium with key industry thought leaders in recognition of New Orleans hosting PITTCON® for the first time after Hurricane Katrina. This consortium focused on discussing the issues, challenges and importance of protecting water today and in the future. ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • EHS This Week: EPA Launches Clean Water Rule, Safety Tips for Health Care Workers and More!

    On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we've got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: Clean Water Rule Courts Controversy Safety Tips for Health Care Workers Groundbreaking Animal Welfare Policy for Walmart’s Supply Chain California’s Oil Spill Listen to the full podcast ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Source water key to bacterial water safety in remote Northern Australia

    In the wet-dry topics of Australia, drinking water in remote communities is often sourced from groundwater bores. The geochemistry of that groundwater impacts the occurrence of opportunistic pathogens in the drinking water supply, researchers now report in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Many aquifers in the tropics of Northern Australia are shallow and contain naturally high levels of iron, ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • South-Korea, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, USA, Switzerland, … Select our EZ-ATP® Technology

    AppliTek has received several purchased order for its revolutionary EZ-ATP® analyzer from countries like South-Korea, Taiwan, USA, … The EZ-ATP® monitors total bacterial and pathogen load in water by measuring portions of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) of any type of bacterial microorganism present in the water sample. These may include fecal coliforms such as E. coli, sulphate ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • South-Korea, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, USA, Switzerland, … select our EZ-ATP® technology

    AppliTek has received several purchased order for its revolutionary EZ-ATP® analyzer from countries like South-Korea, Taiwan, USA, … The EZ-ATP® monitors total bacterial and pathogen load in water by measuring portions of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) of any type of bacterial microorganism present in the water sample. These may include fecal coliforms such as E. coli, sulphate ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Polycarbonate Moisture Matters

    Computrac® by Arizona Instrument LLC is proud to introduce its brand new video series, Moisture Matters! Episode 1 is all about polycarbonate and polycarbonate products. Which do you think has more moisture – a green water bottle, clear safety glasses, or blue polycarbonate pellets? You’ll have to watch to find out. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the ...


    By AMETEK Brookfield

  • Water safety and monitoring discussed during this week’s Drinking Water Week

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association joins water professionals across North America in helping consumers learn more about how their water is monitored. In the US the Environmental Protection Agency protects drinking water quality through the administration of the Safe Drinking Water Act; for Canadians it’s Health Canada that is responsible for the ...

  • Upcoming Pittcon 2015

    HORIBA Scientific will be speaking at the upcoming Pittcon 2015 symposium entitled, "Using analytical solutions to target emerging issues in drinking water safety." Adam Gilmore, PhD, will be discussing: "Optical monitoring and optimization of wastewater recycling operations with simultaneous fluorescence and absorbance measurements." The symposium's description is: "Using analytical solutions ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Climate change and lack of sanitation threaten water safety for millions: UNICEF

    On World Water Day, UNICEF says the push to bring safe water to millions around the world is going to be even more challenging due to climate change, which threatens both water supply and water safety for millions of children living in drought- or flood-prone areas. In 2015 at the end of the Millennium Development Goal era, all but 663 million people around the world had drinking water from ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Chinese Government water initiatives offer many business opportunities for international suppliers

    Under the 11th Five-Year Plan (2006 – 2010), the Chinese central government is giving the country’s water problems top priority in its national infrastructure agenda. This plan includes measures to ensure the transfer of water resources, drinking water safety, flood control and disaster mitigation as well as soil and water conservation and water eco-system protection. To fund various projects, ...

  • Oct. 29 Event to announce university of Iowa’s sustainability goals and partnership in EPA program in Iowa City, Iowa (IA)

    News media representatives and the public are invited to attend an Oct. 29 event in Iowa City, Iowa, to highlight sustainability priorities at the University of Iowa. The University of Iowa is the first university or college to join EPA’s Region 7 Sustainability Partnership Program for Colleges and Universities. This partnership outlines priorities for the next decade that will enhance ...

  • Application-based solutions: Visit us during the SMM in Hamburg, Germany!

    How many safety valves does a ship need? What are the requirements for the safety valve and what do LESER-safety valves offer, in order to protect lives and the environment even on the water? We are going to personally answer those and many other questions about the usage of safety valves on the water from 06th to 09th September during the SMM 2016 in Hamburg, Germany, hall A2, booth A2.101. ...


    By Leser GmbH & Co. KG

  • Isan – the most significant advancement in the last 25 years in food and water safety

    The most significant advancement in the last quarter-century in food and water safety is the Isan system, a patented automated water disinfection system that reduces fungal growth, spoilage, organisms and pathogens in water and food, preventing illnesses and death. Until now, the life-saving system has been used only in Australia and New Zealand through federal approval. But now the Isan system ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • More science needed for tackling disasters, says report

    Science and technology will be essential for anticipating and responding to disasters, according to a review of the humanitarian practices of one of the world's leading national aid agencies, the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Natural disasters are killing more people each year, with climate-related disasters alone predicted to affect 375 million a year by 2015. Finding new ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • AppliTek Lands Large Drinking Water Supply Monitoring Poject in Anhui Province, China

    Making drinking water safe is a priority in China. The government focusing on cleaning water sources and recycling water. In 2012, China mandated that tap water in all cities should meet a standard based on 106 indices called for by the World Health Organization. As well as investing in water treatment, distribution and quality monitoring, the government has added drinking-water safety to its ...


    By AppliTek NV

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