Drinking Water Monitoring News

  • WaStop aids in the prevention of outbreaks of E. coli in potable water

    On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 it was discovered that drinking water in Everöd, Southern Sweden seemed to be polluted. The municipality immediately warned recipients to boil drinking water. The probable cause was thought to be contaminated stormwater that had seeped into the water treatment plant in Everöd leading to contamination of the potable water. The afternoon of September 1 saw the ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Private Water is on the verge of a comeback

    The market for private sector participation in the water sector is on the threshold of significant change. How can those looking to deploy capital and those selling their expertise into the sector make the most of these opportunities? Private Sector Participation in Water report published by Global Water intelligence (GWI) presents readers with a crucial insight into the ...

  • Drinking Water Contaminant Categories Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses various drinking water contaminant categories.  “Access to clean water is a crucial ingredient for a healthy life,” said Paul Cochrane, President of Cochrane and Associates and the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Lead and Copper Rule Revisions White Paper released by EPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its Lead and Copper Rule Revisions White Paper in October in response to the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that increased awareness of the need to deal with lead in drinking water systems nationwide.   Customers with lead service lines, as in Flint, are at greater risk of exposure to lead in ...

  • Online Hexavalent Chromium Analyzer Validates RCOF Treatment Process Piloted at California Water Utility

    A California Water Utility experiencing elevated levels of hexavalent chromium [Cr(VI)] in their drinking water supply is the first commercial application to use a real-time water quality monitor developed by Aqua Metrology Systems Ltd (AMS) to provide high frequency, reliable, and accurate data on hexavalent and total chromium. The Utility obtains water from a groundwater source where Cr(VI) is ...

  • AWWA applauds the U.S. Senate`s passage of the Water Resources Development Act

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) today applauded the U.S. Senate’s support for reinvesting in the nation’s water infrastructure with its inclusion of significant funding for two key programs in water resources legislation. The Senate approved S. 2848, the Water Resources Development Act or WRDA, today. The House is still working on its own version ...

  • LG Sonic algae control selected as Dutch winner of the Energy Globe Award

    Today LG Sonic received the prestigious Energy Globe National Award for the development and commercialization of the MPC-Buoy. This solar-powered system controls toxic algal blooms by using ultrasound technology. Representatives from the Embassy of Austria handed the award, signed by Energy Globe Jury chairperson Maneka Gandhi and Energy Globe initiator Mr. Wolfgang Neumann, during a company ...


    By LG Sonic

  • AWWA and Water Research Foundation publish cyanotoxins guidance for water utilities

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) have released a guide and additional resources to help water professionals detect and control cyanotoxins, the algae-related contaminants that can negatively impact drinking water quality. “Managing Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water: A Technical Guidance Manual for Drinking Water Professionals” ...

  • Recognizing and Preventing Lead Exposure Risks in the Workplace

    This year has been filled with media reports about lead poisoning hazards faced by the public. Stories have been broadcast about contaminated water in Michigan homes, drinking fountains being shut down in schools in the Northwest and East Coast, and most recently, over 1,000 residents of a housing complex in East Chicago being asked to relocate due to high levels of lead in the soil around their ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ferric phosphate - a valuable addition to water catchment management

    Kelly Hewson-Fisher, catchment advisor at Anglian Water, tells us how a trial to raise awareness of pesticides in water has proven ferric phosphate to be a viable solution to the issue. “When I started with Anglian Water 16 months ago, there were no surface water catchment management trials being carried out in Lincolnshire. “Awareness of sustainable metaldehyde usage was growing, but ...


    By Certis UK

  • Newly appointed IWA Fellows and Distinguished Fellows

    The International Water Association (IWA) today announces the appointment of new IWA Fellows and Distinguished Fellows. These individual water professionals are being recognized by their peers for their contribution to the water sector and to IWA, as well as to improving the wellbeing of societies and the environment. In a world that faces serious water challenges, whether water scarcity, ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Setting A Course At The World`s Leading Maritime Trade Fair

    SMM Hamburg is the most important event in the maritime industry calendar. With more than 2,100 international exhibitors, the trade fair offers a perfect stage for gathering insights, networking, cementing business deals and contributing to debates with the thought leaders in this sector. Once again, atg UV Technology will be exhibiting from 6th September – ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Green Slime plagues Florida, drives home importance of nutrient removal

    While most of the country was seeing red, white, and blue this past Fourth of July, many Florida residents were seeing green. Massive algae blooms filled the St. Lucie River and the Indian River Lagoon with thick, green, toxic slime, promoting Florida governor Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency in the countries on the state’s Atlantic Coast,  ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • Water crisis in the Gulf needs radical solutions

    Despite their location smack in the middle of the desert, the Gulf countries have water parks, public fountains, and bright green lawns. But all that glitters is not gold, and a water crisis is looming for countries such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Technology can alleviate its natural scarcity – there will be enough to drink – but the costs and ...


    By IRIN

  • Nitrate and the U.S. EPA

    The U.S. EPA initiated the Federal Water Pollution Control Act  in 1948 to regulate contaminants in surface waters - which later expanded in 1972 to form the Clean Water Act (CWA). Nitrate is one of the primary contaminants regulated by the U.S. EPA under the CWA as well as the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The maximum contaminant level set by the ...


    By NECi Superior Enzymes

  • Modern Water’s Microtox® Continuous Toxicity Monitor Safeguards Drinking Water Supply for One of Poland’s Largest Cities

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently completed the installation of its first Microtox® Continuous Toxicity Monitors (CTM) in Poland. The client, Aquanet S.A. operates water and wastewater treatment plants for the city of Poznań, located in Western Poland and commissioned the ...

  • DSM’s EcoPaXX tapping into drinking water-contact applications

    Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is taking its EcoPaXX® polyamide into an important new market - drinking water contact applications. Use of this material offers a high-performance, lead-free option for applications such as faucet mixing valves. The water management market is looking for high-performance polymers that are able to ...


    By DSM

  • DSM’s EcoPaXX tapping into drinking water-contact applications

    Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is taking its EcoPaXX polyamide into an important new market - drinking water contact applications. Use of this material offers a high-performance, lead-free option for applications such as faucet mixing valves. The water management market is looking for high-performance polymers that are able to withstand the ...


    By DSM

  • IFAT 2016: On Site Presentation or Live stream via the Web

    With on site presentations and a live stream online about their new UV System Dulcodes LP and specially designed complete system for the precise metering of powder active carbon (PAC), ProMinent will be providing insights into the complex world of water and waste water treatment at IFAT 2016. Experts will be speaking about the “Patented World First: the UV System Dulcodes LP” and ...

  • Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Lead in New York City and the Tri-State Area

    According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), while many people worry about lead in their homes or in the environment, for some, the workplace may offer the greatest potential for exposure.  Lead is a toxic heavy metal that is often combined with other metals to produce alloys. Lead and lead alloys are used to make batteries, ...


    By VOETS, LLC

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