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  • Setting a new standard for the water and wastewater industries

    MWH Soft is pleased to announce that MWH Soft and Wallingford Software are now fully operating as one. As the global leader in wet infrastructure modeling, simulation and management software, we pledge to continue our steadfast commitment to enabling our customers’ successes and delivering the benefits they expect from this merger. Key advantages include: Flexibility and Choice to Fit Every ...


    By Innovyze

  • Clear Water created a new industry and set the standard for stormwater treatment solutions

    Ten years ago it was just a vision – take an innovative stormwater treatment technologies and match them with a passion for Nordstrom-style customer service to create win-win solutions that help growing economies while preserving and protecting the natural environment. Today, Clear Water Compliance Services has not only achieved that vision, it has achieved market dominance and positioned itself ...

  • Standardization squared

    If you were walking around Q-Lab’s headquarters or any of our global locations, it wouldn’t take long to hear someone — sales professionals, product engineers, help desk technicians, marketing application specialists, upper management, etc. — mention ASTM. This is because standards are essential to what we do. Q-Lab is a global leader in weathering and corrosion test ...


    By ASTM International

  • New ISO 14046 Water Footprinting Standard Released

    ISO have recently released a new Water Footprint Standard (ISO 14046) to communicate the importance of evaluating water management and supply. With water being a highly scarce global resource due to drought, water shortages, climate change, contamination and pollution; ISO 14046 promotes efficient measurement to create better management of water. ISO 14046 is a new international standard that ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • New Jersey Waters Fall Short of State Standards

    TRENTON, New Jersey (ENS) - Many waters in New Jersey are not meeting state water quality standards for aquatic life, fish consumption and freshwater recreational uses, according to a new comprehensive report issued today. Still, most waters in the state are healthy enough to support drinking water supply, shellfish harvesting, and ocean beach recreational uses, the report concluded. ...

  • 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.

  • PA Helps Missouri Comply with Water Quality Standards

    EPA Region 7 has approved Missouri's change to state water quality standards rules to provide greater flexibility in Missouri's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources submitted rule changes to EPA on Dec. 11, 2012, for review and approval. The Clean Water Act (CWA) requires EPA to review the state's rule changes to ...

  • CEMEX Presents “Water Project” to Standardize Its Operations´ Water Management

    CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that it has developed a methodology to standardize water measurement and management across all of the company’s operations. Starting this year, this methodology will be rolled out to all of the businesses in the countries in which CEMEX operates in order to minimize the company’s water footprint and increase its ...


    By CEMEX

  • Standard quality valves available forcompressed gas and welding industry

    Small, medium or large scale industries all can be befitted with unique, innovative and premium quality valves provided by Evergreen Midwest Co. Other products includeregulators,fittings, adapters, cryogenic valves, transfer hoses and accessories. There are various kinds of valves available like the ammonia, CNG, Gate, chlorine valve, check packed, cylinder valves, diaphragm valve, line valve, ...

  • SCS Global Services Releases Final “Responsible Source” Standard for the Textile Industry

    SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, announced today the release of its final standard for Responsible Source™ fiber certification in the textile industry.     The “Responsible Source™ Standard for Chip, Pellets and ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • NPL pioneers metrology apprenticeship standards to set blueprint for industry

    The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has announced a new project to outline standards and assessment guidelines for metrology apprenticeships, to be led by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL). The project forms part of the government's Trailblazer programme, which allows groups of ...

  • AWWA introduces revision of G100 standard and new operational guide to AWWA standard G100, water treatment plant operation and management

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has announced the publication of the first revision of the AWWA G100 Standard, Water Treatment Plant Operation and Management, and the publication of its companion Operational Guide to AWWA Standard G100, Water Treatment Plant Operation and Management. AWWA G100 Standard teaches utility managers how to not only meet and surpass regulatory requirements, ...

  • Innovyze sets smart water geoengineering standard with ArcGIS 10.1 compatibility

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced the full compatibility of its GIS-centric products with ArcGIS 10.1, the latest ArcGIS release from Esri (Redlands, CA). Innovyze is committed to providing the water and wastewater industry with powerful, easy-to-use smart water network modeling and management solutions ...


    By Innovyze

  • Benzene Levels in Denver Waterway Are 400 Times Drinking Water Standards

    The U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) is trying to prevent benzene-contaminated water in Sand Creek from flowing into South Platte River, a major source of drinking and agricultural water for northeastern Colorado.   Benzene is so toxic that even tiny amounts are considered dangerous; therefore, the EPA has set a national standard for the compound’s concentration in drinking water of 5 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • First ever European water stewardship standard certification awarded to Coca-Cola

    The first ever European Water Stewardship Standard Certification was awarded today to two bottling plants of Coca-Cola. The European Water Stewardship (EWS), an initiative of Brussels-based NGO European Water Partnership, focusing on practical guidance for industry and agriculture towards more sustainable water management, officially handed over its first two ‘Gold level’ ...

  • 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 ...

  • An Update on ASHRAE Standard 188P: Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems

    Recent publications indicate recognition that ASHRAE Standard 188P, Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems, is moving steadily toward final approval. Already the proposed Standard has been published twice in public review format. The second publication of the Standard appeared in a public review that closed July 25, 2011. Final approval of the Standard is anticipated ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Australian electronic energy standards to be extended

    Almost all Australian white goods meet the legal requirement to carry an energy efficiency rating label according to a recent survey. The regulation is currently under revision to include new kinds of products. The Australian Government has proposed new national legislation for Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and energy labeling which is now up for stakeholder comments. Products ...


  • KISTERS Using New OGC Standards

    KISTERS presented its final results of the Surface Water Interoperability Experiments #1 and #3 to the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) in Boulder, CO this past week. The end result of this work was KiWIS (KISTERS Web Interoperability Solution), the first commercially available and robust service module on the market. Used in combination with WISKI or Hydstra, KiWIS is able to both consume and ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Transparent standard for voluntary nano-certification

    While the pace of development in the field of nanotechnology has brought existing regulations face to face with their limitations, at the same time the importance of voluntary action in recording, evaluating and monitoring safety risks is increasing. TÜV SÜD and The Innovation Society, St. Gallen, will present the master document of their CENARIOS® standard at the 4th NanoRegulations Conference ...


    By TÜV SÜD AG

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