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  • Delta Unveils World’s First Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower

    The risk of propagation of deadly cooling tower-borne pathogens, such as Legionnaire’s Disease, can be minimized through the use of towers made of anti-microbial HDPE. Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially fatal Legionnaire’s Disease, and other strains of deadly pathogens that are hosted by some cooling towers, have been substantially reduced by the development of a unique ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Delta to Reveal Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower at AHR Expo

    The risk of propagation of deadly cooling tower-borne pathogens, such as Legionnaire’s Disease, can be minimized through the use of towers made of anti-microbial HDPE. Delta Cooling Towers will display the World’s first anti-microbial cooling tower at this month’s AHR Expo in Las Vegas (Booth #N7406). Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially fatal ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Gas sensors `see` through soil to analyze microbial interactions

    Rice University researchers have developed gas biosensors to “see” into soil and allow them to follow the behavior of the microbial communities within. In a study in the American Chemical Society’s journal Environmental Science and Technology, the Rice team described using genetically engineered bacteria that release ...


    By Rice University

  • Largest ever UV disinfection system for water treatment opens in Germany

    The largest ever DVGW*-certified medium pressure UV disinfection system in Germany has been installed at the Essen-Horst drinking water treatment plant in the heart of the Ruhr region. Supplied by Netherlands-based Berson UV-techniek, the closed vessel UV system comprises four InLine 15000 DW-DVGW disinfection chambers and associated control and monitoring equipment. Each of the four UV chambers ...

  • UV Disinfection of Downhole Injection Water

    -UV ensures water is free from microbial contamination- Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection specialist Hanovia has developed a UV system which prevents microbial contamination of downhole injection water during oil recovery. UV reduces the need for traditional disinfection chemicals, which can be expensive, highly toxic and potentially hazardous to transport and store under offshore conditions. ...

  • Agilent Technologies and Nanyang Technological University Collaborate on Wastewater Treatment Research

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Nanyang Technological University today announced they are collaborating on the development of new solutions for the biological treatment of wastewater. In this collaboration, the Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI), which leads NTU's efforts in water research, will use Agilent's bio-analytical instruments to study the impact of ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Wastewater treatment plant discharges can promote the development of antibiotic resistance in streams

    Widespread use of antibiotics has led to pollution of waterways, potentially creating resistance among freshwater bacterial communities. A new study looked for antibiotic resistance genes in a river basin in Spain, revealing that wastewater discharges can promote the spread of antibiotic resistance in streams and small rivers. Antibiotics are a cornerstone of modern medicine and have saved ...

  • UV disinfection of downhole Injection Water

    UV Disinfection Of Downhole Injection WaterUltraviolet (UV) disinfection specialist Hanovia has developed a UV system which prevents microbial contamination of downhole injection water during oil recovery. UV reduces the need for traditional disinfection chemicals, which can be expensive, highly toxic and potentially hazardous to transport and store under offshore conditions. The quality of ...

  • Hanovia Medium Pressure UV System & Monitor Are First to Get Austrian ÖNORM Validation

    UV disinfection specialist Hanovia has achieved validation from ÖNORM, the Austrian standards Institute, for its medium pressure UV water disinfection system and its UV-C* intensity monitor. Hanovia is the first and only company in the world to have an ÖNORM-validated medium pressure UV system and monitor. Validation of UV water disinfection systems has become mandatory in the international ...

  • Hach Company Presents Water Quality Solutions at IFT

    Monitor raw water, CIP, in-process applications, and wastewater more effectively Loveland, Colorado - Hach Company, the leader in water quality analysis, will present several lab and process instrumentation solutions for monitoring water safety, product quality, and wastewater discharge at the FoodSmarts IFT 2007 Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Monitoring the quality of water used for washing, ...

  • New UV Disinfection System For Industrial Process Water

    Designed for industrial and pharmaceutical process water applications, Hanovia's new AF3 amalgam* UV disinfection system offers a high microbial kill rate with low power consumption and low hydraulic pressure drop. Designed using CFD modelling tools, it is extremely flexible and can be installed either horizontally or vertically. The AF3's unique configuration produces an axial flow through an ...

  • Eimco Water Technologies named exclusive U.S. seller and distributor of Atlantium Technologies Hydro-Optic Disinfection™ system for drinking water

    Atlantium’s system is the environmentally-friendly disinfection system validated for 4-log virus at EPA dose requirementsAustin, TEXAS and Har Tuv, ISRAEL, June 17, 2008 – EIMCO Water Technologies (EWT), a subsidiary of GLV, and Atlantium Technologies have signed an agreement appointing EWT as the exclusive distributor and seller of Atlantium’s Hydro-Optic Disinfection™ system for the municipal ...

  • `CSI-style forensics` will help prevent bathing water pollution

    The Environment Agency has developed a cutting edge DNA technique to prevent the pollution of bathing water. The ‘CSI Seaside’ project is believed to be the first of its kind anywhere in the world. The most common causes of bathing water pollution are agricultural manure, animal faeces or human sewage. The Environment Agency’s new technology will help pinpoint the source of faecal and sewage ...

  • Drinking Water Safety Testing: Building on its success in the developing world, UK based DelAgua Water Testing Ltd have expanded their portfolio

    Originally developed in 1985 in conjunction with OXFAM by Professor Barry Lloyd at the University of Surrey, The DelAgua water testing kit has provided assurance of safe drinking water for millions of people in over 130 countries worldwide and is routinely used for water safety monitoring in rural areas as well as in disaster relief situations, even in the most remote and difficult to access ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Berson UV disinfection technology with UV-Tronic+ PLC V5 controller saves Cambridge Water money

    Cambridge Water plc in the United Kingdom has recently installed three Berson InLine+ DVGW*-validated medium pressure UV disinfection units at its remote Euston Pumping Station. Between them the three units treat up to 724m3/hour of water, which is then delivered via a 55km delivery main to storage reservoirs that serve the city of Cambridge. Photo: ...

  • ENDETEC presents its innovative solutions at AWWA ACE11

    ENDETEC, the global sensor platform of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS), will present their innovative solutions at ACE11, the American Water Works Association’s 130th Annual Conference & Exposition, June 12 - 16, 2011, in Washington, D.C. ...


    By ENDETEC

  • 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 ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Look Inside The Black Box – Presentations at WEFTEC 2016

    Monitoring and troubleshooting of wastewater treatment processes has been limited by our ability to see into the microbial world of these systems. The primary tool at our disposal is a simple microscope, not unlike microscopes that have been around for more than one hundred years. The microscope is able to give us some very quick information (i.e. filaments, pin floc, protozoans, etc) but ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • Multiple antibiotic resistance indexing

    Knowledge of the source of drinking water contamination enables the development of suitable programs and strategies. An article in Water Science and Technology: Water Supply describes the use of multiple antibiotic resistance (MAR) indexing to classify sources of microbial contaminant. The provision of safe ...


  • Veolia receives US EPA Approval of TECTA Automated Microbiology System.

    System combines proven microbiological indicators with state-of-the-art instrumentation to automate E. coli and total coliform bacteria testing. Veolia’s environmental monitoring technology unit Endetec is pleased to announce that its TECTA automated microbiology system has received approval from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) for performing regulatory compliance ...


    By ENDETEC

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