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  • On-site analysis of cannabis potency using Infrared spectroscopy

    Cannabis is increasingly being recognised for its therapeutic value. This has led to a reduction in its regulation, and even its legalisation, by many different governments. As cannabis production becomes legalised and regulated it is important that manufacturers can assess the chemical content and potency of their plants. The value of cannabis in the control of pain, spasm and a range of ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Powerful Well Cleaning Treatment, BoreSaver, Launched in Canada

    BoreSaver, the NSF certified well cleaning treatments used in over fourteen countries worldwide, has launched in Canada, following its successful entry into the North American market two years ago. A recent article in ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Drinking water wells vulnerable to contamination

    New USGS groundwater studies explain what, when, and how contaminants may reach public-supply wells. All wells are not equally vulnerable to contamination because of differences in three factors: the general chemistry of the aquifer, groundwater age, and direct paths within aquifer systems that allow water and contaminants to reach a well. More than 100 million people in the United States ...

  • New BoreSaver Well Cleaning Treatment Launched by Geoquip

    BoreSaver Multi-Kleen is a new all-purpose cleaning and rehabilitation treatment. Fast-acting and easy to use, it is ideal for removing a range of deposits and slime from boreholes, wells, pumps and equipment including iron bacteria, calcium carbonate, scale, iron oxide and manganese oxide. ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Free Webinars for Water Well Owners on Well Construction and Hydraulic Fracturing

    Registration is open for two free webinars on water well construction and water testing in proximity to hydraulic fracturing being offered by the National Ground Water Association. Persons can register for the webinars, which are supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, via NGWA’s website, www.WellOwner.org. In the “Water Well ...

  • Occurrence of arsenic a reminder of the importance of testing well water

    The occurrence of arsenic in some well water in Pennsylvania is a reminder that private well owners should test their water regularly, the National Ground Water Association said today. “NGWA recommends that private well owners test their water annually for bacteria, nitrate, and anything of local concern, the latter of which could include arsenic for some Pennsylvanians,” said NGWA ...

  • Testing the water is important for household well owners

    The National Ground Water Association recommends household well owners test their water at least annually for bacteria, nitrate, and any contaminants of local concern. More frequent testing should be considered if: There is a change in the taste, odor, or appearance of the well water, or if a problem occurs such as a broken well cap, inundation by floodwaters, or a new contamination ...

  • Wellness benefits of high-quality water stokes interest in residential water treatment equipment, finds Frost & Sullivan

    Singaporeans are highly conscious of the safety levels of their water supply, despite the high quality of their municipal water. The digital media fans this consumer demand by stressing the importance of safe water for a healthy lifestyle, compelling residential water treatment equipment manufacturers to provide high-performance water filtration equipment that promotes health wellness. New ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Doing well in tough times

    The first item on the agenda for delegates to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Ministerial Environment Forum last week was Global Crises: National Chaos, a reflection of the fact their meeting was taking place at a time of unprecedented international conditions, where nothing less than the future of the earth is at stake. The working paper for this discussion outlined a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How well do wastewater treatment plants remove pharmaceuticals?

    A comprehensive analysis of pharmaceuticals in Spanish wastewater has indicated that they are widespread pollutants. The majority of pharmaceuticals present in incoming wastewater were still present in both treated water and in the river waters receiving the treated water. The EU Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive1 (UWWTD) requires Member States to ensure that both discharges from urban ...

  • Regular water testing important for household water well owners

    Started by the National Ground Water Association, the 16th annual National Groundwater Awareness Week takes place March 9-15, 2014. According to NGWA, this is a good time for owners of household water wells, as managers of their own personal drinking water system, to test the water. At a minimum, private well owners should ...

  • Kroff Well Services, Inc. to Offer Water Treatment Workshop Presentation at Emerging North American Shale Plays Conference

    Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, is pleased to announce that Dave Grottenthaler, general manager of Kroff Well Services, Inc., will offer his expertise on water treatment procedures ...


    By Kroff, Inc.

  • Guidelines help water well owners address water quality problems

    The keys to addressing well water quality problems are to determine what the problem is, whether it is preventable, and, if not, how to treat it effectively, the National Ground Water Association said today. NGWA Public Awareness Director Cliff Treyens said there are basic steps well owners can follow to take the mystery out of solving water quality issues. “The answer to water quality ...

  • Household water well inspections important to water quality, health

    National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2013, is a good time to schedule a water well system inspection to assure proper well operation, prolong the well system’s life, and monitor groundwater quality, the National Ground Water Association and its 48 affiliated state organizations said today. “Water wells are expertly engineered systems that, like a car, ...

  • Testing the waters for offshore treatment

    The market for spending on water treatment in the offshore oil and gas industry is set to grow by an annual average of 4.4% in the next six years, driven by increasing production from developing markets around the world, and the need for more advanced solutions to keep mature oilfields productive. Today, the offshore oil and gas industry accounts for approximately 27% of worldwide production. The ...

  • Ozone water treatment and Cryptosporidium

    The recent outbreak of Cryptosporidium in the drinking water of the Swedish municipal of Östersund shed new light on the importance of effective water treatment systems. Cryptosporidium is a single cell parasite that lives in the intestines of animals as well as humans and is spread through excrements. It is very hardy and can survive in many different environments. It is often ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • Water treatment on a wharf

    The construction of ships' hulls requires large amounts of water and results in large volumes of waste water contaminated with heavy metals such as TBT, PCB, oils, and other toxic substances. In particular, TBT-based varnishes were still in widespread use until very recently and work on older boats inevitably releases TBT. It is now well-established that TBT is harmful to marine organisms and can ...


  • Testing of private drinking water wells continues this week at compass plaza well trichloroethylene site near Rogersville, Mo.

    EPA staff and contractors will be continuing work near Rogersville, Mo., this week to conduct sampling efforts at private drinking water wells in the vicinity of the Compass Plaza commercial development, as part of a continuing investigation into trichloroethylene (TCE) contamination of groundwater. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) detected the chemical solvent TCE in water ...

  • Slovakia: opportunities in water treatment

    This report provides insights into the Slovak Republic’s opportunities in water treatment, identifying opportunities for U.S. exporters in water and sewage infrastructure and projects. It begins with a look at the Slovak water and waste water situation, analyzes current and future projects and discusses ways to enter the market. Water Treatment in Slovakia is a developing sector offering ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ReportsnReports - Nanotechnology in Water Treatment

    Nanotechnology in Water Treatment  The global market for nanostructured products used in water treatment was worth an estimated $1.4 billion in 2010 and will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7% during the next 5 years to reach a value of $2.2 billion in 2015. Most of the ...


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