Water Standards News

  • H2O Innovation: Professional Water Technologies Receives NSF Standard 60 Certification From the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)

    VISTA, CALIFORNIA - H2O Innovation Inc. ("H2O Innovation" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: HEO)(ALTERNEXT: MNEMO:ALHEO), a complete water treatment solutions company providing custom designed water treatment systems along with operating and maintenance solutions, announces that its California business unit Professional Water Technologies ("PWT") has received NSF/ANSI Standard 60 Certification from ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • OSHA proposes to bring its standards up to date

    OSHA has proposed a Standards Improvement Project (SIP)-III, to revise and remove requirements within several OSHA standards that are outdated, duplicative or inconsistent. This rulemaking will help keep OSHA standards up-to-date and will help employers better understand their regulatory obligations. For example, OSHA is proposing in SIP-III to update the definition for "potable water" in the ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Decision on Iowa’s water quality standards (IA)

    EPA has approved the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ (IDNR) designated use changes for 64 water bodies and disapproved changes for 93 water bodies. Designated uses describe the achievable recreational activities and aquatic life uses in Iowa’s waters. EPA is finalizing action on the remaining 19 water bodies. The Clean Water Act (CWA) presumes that all waters are suitable for ...

  • Global Water Intelligence Opens Asia Office in Singapore

    SIWW, Singapore, June 30, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Global Water Intelligence, the leading information service for the international water industry, is the latest addition to the fast evolving cluster of water businesses that are making Singapore the centre of the water world.In conjunction withthe Singapore International Water Week, Global Water Intelligence has announced that it will open its ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • AWWA and ASME-ITI issue ANSI standard for managing risk and resilience at water utilities

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers Innovative Technologies Institute, LLC (ASME-ITI) announced today the development of the first risk and resilience management standard designed specifically for water utilities.   The J100 standard, created in response to 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and other recent disasters, will be released July 1, 2010. ...

  • Energy Recovery Inc Lauded as a Top 50 Water Company by The Artemis Project

    SAN LEANDRO, Calif.  — Energy Recovery Inc (NASDAQ: ERII), a leader in the design and development of energy recovery devices for desalination, today announced that the company has been chosen by The Artemis Project™ as a winner of the 2010 Top 50 Water Companies Competition. This award distinguishes Energy Recovery as a leader in one of the greatest high-growth industries of the ...


    By Energy Recovery Inc

  • Phnom Penh water supply authority Wins stockholm industry water award 2010

    In recognition of its world class performance in water supply and self-sufficiency, the Cambodian Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) under the leadership of General Director Ek Sonn Chan has been named the winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award 2010. For background facts, translations and photos see: http://www.siwi.org/siwa2010 Historically, ...

  • hessnatur is certified as a B corporation for its environmental and social standards

    hessnatur, the world's largest natural apparel company, is proud to announce it has been certified as a B Corporation (benefit corporation), for its commitment to the highest social and environmental standards. Adherence to these standards has enabled hessnatur to make a tremendous, positive impact on people around the world who support their supply chain and purchase their products. hessnatur is ...

  • LCA experts quantis join water scarcity, risks & footprints summit, 29-30 April 2010 in London

    London Business Conferences are delighted to announce new sponsors Quantis will be joining the forthcoming Corporate Water Scarcity Risk Management Summit taking place in London this April 29-30. Quantis provides world-leading expertise in the area of life cycle assessment (LCA) including carbon footprinting and water footprinting of products, services and companies and are ...

  • DOE finalizes tighter residential water heater standard

    In a positive step for consumers and the environment, the Energy Department issued final energy efficiency standards for residential water heaters, improving on the initial proposal made last December. This tighter standard will save electricity, create a bigger market for advanced water heater technology and save consumers money, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. NRDC and ...

  • Reliable, Rugged and Compact - ACURO-XR® Series Encoders from Hengstler. Now offered with Multi-turn Technology

    Hengstler presents the new expanded series of Hengstler ACURO-XR® absolute encoders. Expansion of the range was completed by integrating state-of-the-art, wear-free and highly reliable multi-turn technology into the products. Automated Control Engineering (ACE) are excited to nationally ...

  • Weatherization program nearly doubles payback in one easy step with GE’s new GeoSpring™ Hybrid Water Heater

    The new GE Hybrid Water Heater, recently named GeoSpring™ Hybrid Water Heater is an ENERGY STAR®-qualified heat pump water heater that will reduce water heater operating expenses up to 62%, saving as much as $320 annually* — that's $3,200 in savings over a 10-year period based on a national average electricity rate of 10.65 cents per kWh. This product is so innovative and energy efficient that it ...


    By General Electric

  • Las Vegas sets new standard in sustainable business practices

    It used to be 'what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas' but that may soon change. The Las Vegas Sands Corporation, one of the world's largest international developers of multi-use integrated resorts, has cemented its position as an industry leader in sustainable business practices with the launch of its Sands Eco 360 degrees Global Sustainable Development program. The program launch featured an ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Membrana achieves NSF standard 61 for Liqui-Cel® 10 x 28 high purity and 14 x 28 membrane contactors

    Membrana, a leading membrane and degassing device manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its ability to service various water treatment sectors that require the NSF Mark for drinking water components. Liqui-Cel®  High purity 10 x 28 Membrane Contactors and Liqui-Cel®     14 x 28 Membrane Contactors, both with X-40 and X-50 membrane, have successfully ...


  • Green Standards & Economic Development - an interview with Matthew Kahn

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Forefront Magazine talks to IoE Professor Matthew Kahn, one of the leading professor of the Sustainability & Leadership Program. http://www.clevelandfed.org/Forefront/2009/12/ff_20091216_07.cfm You could describe Matthew Kahn as a hybrid. Here is a University of Chicago-trained economist—as freshwater as they come—who now makes his home in saltwater ...


    By UCLA Special Programs

  • Show me the water!

    Immerse Yourself in a World of Ideas and Innovation at ACE10 14 in-depth, interactive workshops to enhance your conference experience by allowing you to thoroughly examine the issues most relevant to you. An unparalleled professional program with more than 100 sessions comprising more than 550 presentations, representing the work and knowledge of more than 1,000 water industry ...

  • Lead in EU drinking water

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health examines the presence of lead in drinking water in the EU and the problems with obtaining accurate data. The authors estimate that about 25% of EU households will have a lead pipe, meaning that around 120 million people are potentially exposed to health risks. Before the 1970s, water suppliers would only consider corrective action if lead ...


  • New high-tech industrial park in China investigates water reuse for new plants

    Black & Veatch and Zhongying Precious Metal Company Ltd., are investigating advanced technologies that would provide sustainable options for two new wastewater treatment plants. The plants will treat domestic and industrial waste at a new industrial park in the Lunggang District of Shenzhen. One treatment option under investigation would provide for potential water reuse applications. The ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Utilities to discuss water, energy and climate

    The IWWA/IWA Utility Leaders Forum (ULF) will premier at Aquatech India 2010. The forum provides a platform for CEO's of water utilities to come together to share the latest trends and emerging issues on current topics such as linkages between water, energy and climate and their impact on water service delivery across the globe. The ULF takes place on 4th February 2010 at the Pragati Maidan ...


  • Moyno® Certified Service Facilities: Sustaining standards of excellence

    Moyno offers a beneficial nationwide network of Certified Service Facilities to provide responsive service and support for each customer’s application. This network of authorized stocking distributors are seasoned professionals with many years of experience specifying, installing and maintaining fluids handling equipment. Moyno’s Certified Service Facilities offer the highest quality service and ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

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