Drinking Water Storage News

  • Waterworks products exposed to floodwater detailed in informational advisory

    The Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry Inc. states that with uninstalled products exposed to floodwater, the best course of action to ensure public safety and reliability of utility systems is to avoid installation of the floodwater-contaminated products. Some processes for sanitizing products may detrimentally affect product performance and will not mitigate ...

  • Drinking Water Inspectorate Water regulation - Regulation 31

    The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) under the umbrella of the UK Government’s DEFRA (Department for Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs) states that; “Protection of public health of consumers through safeguarding the quality of drinking water is a key aspect of the drinking water quality regulatory framework. ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Package Plant for Potable Water in Ethiopia

    The village of Wenji is located in the Ethiopian region of Oromia near its capital Adama. Wenji is an agricultural center with irrigation farming as well as the sugar and paper industry. The families of the employees live in the surrounding villages. So far there was no local water treatment and drinking water was scarce. With the construction of a MENA-Water drinking water package system, the ...


    By Mena Water FZC

  • T-T are exhibiting at RWM Exhibition

    T-T are exhibiting at The Water Event  at RWM (Resource Waste Management) on 13th and 14th September at the NEC in Birmingham. The RWM exhibition is the UK’s number one event for resource efficiency and waste management solutions. The Water Event specifically promotes the efficient consumption, ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Formatank Refurbishes Water Storage Tanks to Ship Shape Condition

    Formatank Ltd recently refurbished two water storage tanks on board a pipe lay and heavy lift vessel. The onboard engineers had noted deterioration of the coating, and walls of their fresh water hydrophore tanks, and relayed the diagnosis to Formatank. Understanding the importance of dependable water supply on board an industrial vessel, and challenges with replacing the tanks, Formatank ...


    By Formatank Limited

  • EPA awards over $9 million to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded $9 million to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to continue its efforts to protect human health and the environment. The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation (CUC) will receive $6.7 million for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure support. CNMI Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) is receiving an ...

  • Court upholds $236M verdict in Exxon Mobil pollution case

    New Hampshire's highest court upheld a record $236 million judgment Friday against Exxon Mobil for its use of a gasoline additive that contaminated groundwater in the state. A jury reached the verdict in April 2013 after finding the company liable in a long-running lawsuit over contamination by the chemical MTBE. Lasting nearly four months, the trial was the longest and resulted in the largest ...


    By Associated Press

  • City of Perryville, Missouri Selects Neptune Benson’s ETS-UV for Outdoor Drinking Water Facility

    Neptune Benson is an industry leader in water filtration and disinfection in the municipal, industrial and recreational water markets. Its ETS-UV brand is well established as a leading UV manufacturer. The City of Perryville wanted to ensure the potable finished water was protected from the threat of Cryptosporidium, a chlorine tolerant organism. The City sought and examined competitive bids from ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • How Enduramaxx is helping microbreweries to pull the perfect pint

    With close to 1000 microbreweries opening throughout the UK since the start of the century, the trend of smaller, independent brewers producing their own better tasting, better value beers does not look set to slow. At the heart of any brewery lies good equipment and Enduramaxx manufactures a range of cone bottom tanks and WRAS-approved plastic water tanks ideal for brewing operations. Enduramaxx ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Guaranteed Water Containment and Waterproofing Solutions

    The real trick to guaranteeing longterm water containment or waterproofing solutions is to invest in material that will withstand the forces of nature over a life time. A type of synthetic rubber membrane known as EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) has proven success in a number of application types by offering outstanding resistance to heat, UV rays, ozone and extreme weather ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Global RO Membrane Market to Grow at 7% CAGR to 2019

    Reverse Osmosis is a technology that uses a semi-permeable membrane to remove dissolved salts or organic molecules. The water is pushed under pressure through the membrane, which allows the passage of water molecules but prevents the dissolved salts and bacteria to pass through. A high-pressure pump is used to apply the required pressure for carrying out the process, and depends on the salt ...


  • How water storage tanks and reservoirs add financial value to a golf club

    Have you ever marvelled at the greens of a well maintained golf club and wandered how they they keep them looking so lush no matter what the weather? In short it is all about the right mix and concentration of nutrients plus water fed into the ground. The flawless image, however does come with a price tag. Water is becoming more and more expensive leaving golf courses with no other alternative ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Tank liners for fire protection industry and potable water tanks

    The role of a tank liner is to protect a storage tank as well as to prevent leakages. Two characteristics that are looked at when choosing the type of material is life-long performance with minimal maintenance. Tank liners made from flexible rubber membranes such as EPDM and Butyl have proven to be highly successful in offering those ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Water Storage Tanks – A Great Way to Save Water

    Water storage tanks are cost effective storage containers used for numerous residential and industrial purposes such as drinking water, rainwater harvesting, low cost housing developments, mining industries, farming and governmental projects, fire protection, hospitals, harbors, and rural areas, to name a few. These tanks require little or no maintenance due to ...


    By Rainbow Tanks

  • Protecting a Vital Resource for Safe and Healthy Communities: EPA Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Safe Drinking Water Act

    Across the country and throughout the Heartland, most people take it for granted: Turn the tap to quench your thirst, and you can be reasonably assured that your water is clean and safe to drink. It’s an assurance greatly bolstered by the Safe Drinking Water Act, a landmark environmental protection law passed by Congress 40 years ago today. In celebration of this anniversary, EPA will host ...

  • This Season, Let’s Celebrate Clean Water

    There’s more to celebrate this month than just the holidays – this month also marks the 40th anniversary of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. We all rely – and have come to expect – that plenty of clean water will flow from our faucets whenever we need it. Whether for drinking, cooking, or bathing, water plays an obvious role in our daily lives. It’s hard to ...

  • EPA Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). State, local and community representatives joined EPA Regional Administrator at an event held at the San Jose Community and Bea Main Learning Center in Coachella Valley, Calif. “Every day more than 38 million Californians rely on clean water for cooking, washing, and ...

  • EPA to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act, Highlight Past Successes and Small System Challenges

    On Tuesday, December 16th, U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will be joined by State, local and community representatives at the San Jose Community and Bea Main Learning Center in Coachella Valley to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Over the past four decades, the SDWA has enabled EPA and partners to supply safe drinking water to more than 93 ...

  • Potable Tanks For Drinking Water Storage

    With all of the recent talk surrounding water restrictions in farming, from abstraction restrictions, the EU water directive and impending mains water rate rises, we’ve raised the subject of rainwater tanks a great deal, but what about water fit for human consumption? The Enduramaxx range of potable tanks can store water, including mains water for human consumption, thanks to them being ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

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