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  • Zurn Industries Celebrates World Plumbing Day

    On March 11, as members of plumbing organizations across the world join together to recognize World Plumbing Day and to promote the vital role the plumbing ...


  • Drinking Sustainably – Beverage Industry Guidance for GHG Emissions Reporting

    In an effort to better understand GHG emissions associated with the beverage industry and to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable has released a document entitled Beverage Industry Sector Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting. Developed collaboratively among BIER members, this guidance also aims to ensure ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Drinking water experts to address contaminants found in water

    Drinking water experts will convene at the Sacramento Convention Center, February 5 and 6 for a symposium focused on inorganic contaminants found in water. The Inorganic Contaminants Symposium will feature presentations and seminars led by renowned U.S. and international experts. Topics include: new techniques for treatment and analysis of drinking water, new challenges and risk assessment ...

  • Drinking water regulations prompt deployment of decentralized water and wastewater treatment plants

    Decentralized water and wastewater treatment are precisely engineered onsite treatment systems used for treating small amounts of water and wastewater at affordable prices. As these systems serve individual houses, clustered dwellings, and closely located commercial outlets, the issue of piping costs is moot. Decentralized systems are produced using locally available materials, are easy to set up ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • INTERNATIONAL WATER WEEK 2011 IN AMSTERDAM

        Amsterdam, 21 September 2010 – Amsterdam RAI, organisers of the internationally renowned Aquatech trade exhibition and ...


    By Aquatech Global Events

  • Measurement of lime levels in drinking water & wastewater

    As lime is a product derived from the Earth, it is fitting that many of its uses also benefit the Earth. In fact, the second leading use of lime is in environmental applications, including drinking water and wastewater. OPTIFLEX is widely used to indicate lime levels in storage silos. It usually replaces non-reliable ultrasonic or electromechanical systems that are expensive to maintain. Lime ...


  • California Proposes Hexavalent Chromium Drinking Water Standard

    Last month, the Los Angeles Times published a report about California’s proposed drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium. It would be the nation’s first drinking water standard for a material that gained national attention after the release of the Erin Brockovich movie. According to the article, “At 10 parts per billion, the standard is 500 times ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • UN warns water needs growing more urgent

    The international community needs to start creating strategies for using water more efficiently and sharing it more fairly, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said, warning that unless action is taken soon, the conflicts and problems caused by water shortages around the world will multiply. In an opinion column published in 'The Hindu' newspaper of Chennai, India, ahead of observances this week ...

  • Preventing Common Sources of Water Damage and Mold Growth

    One of the most common reasons for an insurance claim in a commercial or residential property is due to water damage. Water damage can be caused by many factors, including natural flooding events, leaking roofs and windows, indoor plumbing leaks and even sewer backups. The presence of water indoors can damage or destroy building materials, furnishing and belongings, and in some ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Safe water advocates applaud revised rule

    A diverse group of drinking water providers and environmental and health organizations applauded yesterday’s announcement of a revised rule to safeguard U.S. drinking water. A pre-publication copy of the final Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR) was released Dec. 20 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and will be published in the Federal Register in the next few weeks. Significant ...

  • Southeast Governors speed up water dispute resolution

    The governors of Florida, Georgia and Alabama and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today agreed upon a revised schedule to address the short-term and long-term water supply needs of all three states. The agreement came during a day-long meeting at the Florida Governor's mansion hosted by Governor Charlie Crist with Governors Sonny Perdue of George and Bob Riley of Alabama at a ...

  • Premier Water Research Institute Selects STARLIMS to Meet Stringent German and EU Drinking Water Standards

    HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA – STARLIMS Corporation, a front-running global provider of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), announced today that it has been selected by IWW Water Centre, Muelheim, one of the leading water research institutes in Germany. Compliance with Stringent German and International Quality StandardsBy implementing the entirely web-based STARLIMS V10 ...


    By STARLIMS Corporation

  • New Solutions for Disinfecting Drinking Water and Wastewater Improve Water Quality and Reduce Risks to Health

    Singapore -- The price and availability of water will have a similar influence on the Asian economies as oil and gas imports do today. 'Through further development of our product lines and systems for disinfection we are making a contribution to meeting the rising demand for fresh water from industry and the population,' explained Roger Radke, who is responsible for global water business at ...


  • Human right to safe drinking water and sanitation at the UN

    The 3rd Commission of the 64th General Assembly of the United Nations made history on 28th July 2010 by overwhelmingly adopting a resolution proclaiming the Human Right to Safe drinking Water and Sanitation. Presented by Bolivia and 33 other States, the resolution received 122 votes in favour with no votes against and 41 abstentions. Founding President Mikhail Gorbachev of Green Cross ...


  • Premier Water Research Institute Selects STARLIMS to Meet Stringent German and EU Drinking Water Standards

    STARLIMS Corporation, a leading global provider of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) has been selected by IWW Water Centre, Muelheim, one of the leading water research institutes in Germany. Compliance with Stringent German and International Quality Standards By implementing the entirely web-based STARLIMS V10 system, IWW will ensure full compliance with stringent water ...


    By STARLIMS Corporation

  • California to set drinking water level for dangerous chemical hex chrome

    Hexavalent chromium (hex chrome), the notorious cancer-causing chemical made famous in the film Erin Brockovich, contaminates drinking water in over 500 California communities, according to environmental and public health experts. The California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) held a hearing to take public comment on a proposed level for hex chrome in drinking water. Although the state ...

  • New EPA Program Helps Consumers Save on Water Bills

    According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), easily corrected water leaks can rob consumers of eight percent of their water bills. And a staggering 30 percent or more of water used by household irrigation systems is lost through evaporation, improper design, installation and maintenance. In June, the EPA launched a new water efficiency program – WaterSense – that will help ...

  • Court Requires California to establish drinking water standard for dangerous carcinogen

    The California Superior Court of Alameda today required the state’s Department of Public Health to proceed with setting a standard to protect millions of Californians from unsafe levels of hexavalent chromium in drinking water. The court’s decision comes nearly one year after the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Environmental Working Group sued the agency for failing to ...

  • Corporate Water Use in the Spotlight: AHC Group to Hold Workshop in Saratoga Springs, NY, June 11-13, 2013

     In an over-crowded, carbon-constrained world, everything must be used more wisely—and water is at the top of the list. Corporations are getting the message. That's why so many multinational key players will attend AHC Group's second Water Risk Management Workshop on June 11 and its semi-annual Achieving Results Workshop on June 12 and 13 in Saratoga Springs, ...


    By AHC Group

  • ThermoEnergy is Ready to Help Airports Meet New EPA Rules

      WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation Chairman and CEO, Cary Bullock, announced that he anticipates strong demand in 2012 for aircraft de-icing fluid (ADF) recovery systems, due to expected new requirements by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. For ...


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