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  • Study finds contaminants in California public-water supplies

    Nearly one-fifth of the raw groundwater used for public drinking water systems in California contains excessive levels of potentially toxic contaminants, according to a decade-long U.S. Geological Survey study that provides one of the first comprehensive looks at the health of California's public water supply and groundwater. One of the surprises in the study of 11,000 public supply wells ...


    By Associated Press

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    The importance of groundwater monitoring

    Groundwater monitoring is an essential element in any environmental information system. Based upon validated groundwater monitoring data, information is derived on which decisions can be made. Constant monitoring provides the necessary data input for your smart environment and is basically the basis of the decision making process concerning spatial planning and climate change adaptation. As in ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Modern Water announces three strategic contracts on UK-China visit

    Modern Water (AIM:MWG), the owner of world-leading technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, is pleased to announce three key contracts during a UK Government trade mission to China, led by the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron. Signing ceremonies for all three contracts took place in Beijing as part of the UK mission and was attended by Lord Livingston of ...

  • Modern Water installs Multiple Key Trace Metal Monitors in Argentina

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has installed multiple trace metal monitors in Argentina, representing a continued increase in demand within the country. Modern Water recently completed the installation of three on-line OVA7000 trace metal monitors for a World Bank-funded river clean-up project ...

  • Chelsea Exhibits at Green Expo 25-27 Sept, Mexico City - come and say hello!

    Dr Brian Phillips is exhibiting at The GREEN Expo 2012, Mexico as part of the UKTI delegation. He is promoting Chelsea's sensor expertise in the following areas:   Waste water treatment management ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Scientists hone technique to safeguard water supplies

    A method to detect contaminants in municipal water supplies has undergone further refinements by two Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers whose findings are published on line in Water Environment Research. The new work demonstrates that the technology that uses algae as sentinels has broader applications than previously reported, according to authors Miguel Rodriguez Jr. and Elias Greenbaum ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • UN camp Mali has drinking water directly from wastewater

    High-tech water cycle in the desert In the middle of the desert at the military camp of the United Nations’ Peace Mission in Mali Han Wissink of the MasterMind Company has managed to build a compact water- treatment installation to turn wastewater directly into drinking water. It has not been not a simple task, but mainly thanks to sophisticated online ...

  • Modern Water plc modern water launches new portable metal monitor

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, launches a new version of its popular PDV6000 trace metal monitor this week at the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring (WWEM) exhibition. The new model, the PDV6000ultra still provides the unrivalled accuracy to measure trace metals in water, soil and ...

  • EPA Fines BIA $136,000 for Keams Canyon Drinking Water Violations on the Hopi Reservation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced their settlement with Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs including civil penalties of $136,000 for violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act at the Keams Canyon Public Water Supply system. “Access to clean, potable drinking water is still a critical issue for many tribal communities.” said Jared Blumenfeld, ...

  • U.K. Water Companies Address Domestic Water Shortage

    The current water shortage in southeast England is having a marked effect on water resource strategy. Many water companies are reviewing what can be done to address potential shortfalls that are predicted for the years to come. This has taken the form of both demand and supply side measures including changes in U.K. water metering policy and plans for alternative methods of water supply. ...

  • Irish EPA issues report on drinking water quality

    On January 24th the EPA released Provision and Quality of Drinking Water in Ireland: A Report for the Years 2006 – 2007. The report was based on the results of over 220,000 individual analyses of drinking water samples. This was the first report since the EPA was given new powers under the EC Drinking Water Regulations. These provide a greater level of consumer protection by requiring public ...

  • New Guide to Water & Wastewater Sensors now Available from Automation Products Group

    LOGAN, UT - Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) introduces their new Guide to Water and Wastewater Sensors. Each section offers a textual overview of and cutaway graphic illustrating the particular application, along with recommended sensing technologies for the application. The guide reviews lift station control, flow and level monitoring, plant influent flow monitoring, water reservoir level ...

  • Modern Water Launches New Portable Metal Monitor

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, launches a new version of its popular PDV6000 trace metal monitor this week at the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring (WWEM) exhibition. The new model, the PDV6000ultra still provides the unrivalled accuracy to measure trace metals in water, soil and ...

  • Intellisondes selected by ‘SmartWater4Europe’ project

    The European Commission has awarded a 6 million €uro grant to the SmartWater4Europe project led by the Dutch water company Vitens; a consortium of 21 organisations, of which Intellitect Water is one. John Howell, Sales Director of Intellitect Water, is delighted with his company’s inclusion: “By developing and implementing intelligent drinking water supply networks, the project ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • AWWA policy: Reclaimed water for public water supply purposes

    The following revised AWWA Policy Statement on Reclaimed Water for Public Water Supply Purposes has been approved by the Technical and Educational Council for member comment. Comments on the policy statement will be reviewed by AWWA staff and forwarded to the Executive Committee if the comments are minor or referred back to the originating body if the comments are substantive. Policies ...

  • Multi-million Dollar Irish Commitment set to Boost Monitoring of World`s Freshwater Supplies

    The Global Environment Monitoring System for Water (GEMS/Water), an international programme coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to improve freshwater quality, is set to receive sponsorship of 3 million euros from the Government of Ireland, announced Irish Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government Mr. Phil Hogan, this week. Clean water supplies and ...

  • Year`s First National Water Forecast Predicts Limited Supply West of the Continental Divide

    A limited water supply is predicted west of the Continental Divide, according to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) National Water and Climate Center (NWCC) in its first forecast of 2014. The NWCC also predicts normal water supply east of the Continental Divide and will continue to monitor, forecast and update water supplies for the next six months. Monitoring snowpack of 13 ...

  • AUS$20 million extra to improve water information

    The Rudd Government is providing an extra AUS$20 million to improve water data collection and water information networks across Australia. Under the Modernisation and Extension of Hydrologic Monitoring Systems Program, an extra $20 million has been made available this financial year to improve water information networks in urban and regional areas. 'The Rudd Government's long-term water plan, ...


    By Australian Government

  • Studies reveal why drinking water wells are vulnerable to contamination

    New USGS groundwater studies explain what, when, and how contaminants may reach public-supply wells. All wells are not equally vulnerable to contamination because of differences in three factors: the general chemistry of the aquifer, groundwater age, and direct paths within aquifer systems that allow water and contaminants to reach a well. More than 100 million people in the United States receive ...

  • Ruining the world’s water supply

    Agricultural run-offs containing fertilizers, animal wastes and pesticides are infecting rivers and water courses with blue-green algal blooms and toxic chemicals. While the problem is particularly evident in developing countries - Canada, Australia and the United States contain some of the world’s most polluted rivers, and poor agricultural practices are the root cause. Almost one-fifth ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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