Desalination takes salt and other contaminants out of water. Now scientists are looking to take the prohibitive costs out of desalination.
“On April 25, the health department in Catalonia said that more than 4,100 people in the region came down with vomiting and diarrhea, symptoms of the notorious ‘stomach bug’ called norovirus, between April 11 and April 18.
President Obama is heading to Flint, MI, in May to survey the damage from the lead contamination crisis.
The U.S. EPA is off to a rocky start in its new effort to bring transparency to where lead service lines are in use in the water system.
In 40 years, Endress+Hauser has become market leader in electromagnetic flow measuring technology
The U.S. EPA estimates that more than one trillion gallons of water are lost through household leaks every year. It introduced “Fix a Leak Week” to bring that number down.
As part of the new facility for the City of Clinton, the plant installed a new finescreen as an integral part of the operations. What they discovered was not only a reliable and durable technology but the automated feature of the system was transformational for plant operations. Read what they have to say.
It can take up to 60 liters (or 15.8 gallons) of water to make just a kilogram (or 2.2 pounds) of processed milk.
The storage department at a city water utility in Texas recently got targeted for theft.
The U.S. EPA and multiple water groups recently gathered during Water Week 2016 in Washington, D.C. to announce updates to a core document of effective utility management (EUM). If utilities aren't already familiar with this document, they need to be.
With modern combined cycle power/steam generation plants, the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) is the major connection from the Combustion Turbine Generator (CTG) to the Steam Turbine Generator (STG).
Capacitive deionization can remove ions, like salt, from water. With a lower energy cost than many other desalination methods, could it be the answer to drought?
The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) held its 43rd Annual Washington Forum in conjunction with many other water groups who gathered to celebrate Water Week, an opportunity to discuss the nation’s water infrastructure and how to more effectively protect public health and the environment. Nowhere was this critical role more evident than in two presentations.
Our nation’s record of progress in advancing public health under the Safe Drinking Water Act is significant.
Drinking water contractor Severn Trent Environmental Services is facing a lawsuit from the city of Hugo, OK.
U.S. policymakers may be wise to look to Denmark for hints on how to structure nutrient policy and improve water quality.
The Village of Waterbury Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located on the Winooski River floodplain, which poses challenges from significant flooding during the spring runoff and storm seasons to strong algal blooms in late spring.
The Constant Chlor® Plus MC4-50 dry calcium hypochlorite feeding system prepares and automatically delivers a consistently accurate dose of liquid available chlorine for disinfection applications.
Water and wastewater utilities looking for ways to further extend the life of their pipe have a new tool – AMERICAN Zinc, an advancement in corrosion control for iron pipe. Zinc has proven to extend the life of iron pipe and protects millions of feet of cast and ductile iron pipe in corrosive environments around the world.
A California lawmaker is trying to expand the state water supply with a bill that would change the way the water sector approaches storm and recycled water.
A big chunk of cash disappears down the drain each year due to corruption in the water sector.
A recent study into one of the world’s first anammox reactors has determined the organisms behind the process, including a mysterious “dark matter” microbe. Do they hold the key to improving wastewater nutrient removal?
Large privately held, publicly regulated utility companies with a focus on rapid growth and expansion throughout the Commonwealth have a new target — municipally owned water and wastewater systems.
Blue-White® Sales Engineer, Bill McDowell explains the functionality and features of Blue-White Industries Proseries-M® Peristaltic Metering Injectors for Water and Waste Water Treatment.
The Flocculating Energy Dissipating Well Arrangement (FEDWA) baffle system reduces inlet flow velocities and promotes passive flocculation for faster solids settling and increased treatment capacity. The open channel baffle design is easy to install and can be added to most clarifiers.
The U.S. is pumping money into the water sector in Jordan, helping the nation build a desalination plant.
Every process, every infrastructure and every environmental condition brings with it specific requirements. That’s why we provide you a complete device family with SITRANS P pressure transmitters featuring a range of performance levels, load capacities and materials.
Wastewater grease traps, normally seen as sewer system protection, may actually cause more harm than good.
A market expert shines a light on the bright spots and trouble spots for industrial water reuse, revealing who should consider the practice and why.
The city of Austin, TX, is entering the latest phase of an infrastructure project that will enable it to use more reclaimed water.
Toilets are not trash cans. That’s the message the Fargo, ND, wastewater system is trying to send to ratepayers.
Infrastructure matters. It matters — in big ways and in small — to our country, our economy, our quality of life, our safety, and our communities.
As critical gateways to the Internet of things (IoT), sensors are sure to have a massive social and economic impact globally within the next decade.
A natural resource essential to the success of nearly every public and private enterprise in this country could be on the verge of receiving a long-needed revision in the tax code, thanks to a continuing bipartisan effort taking place in Washington, D.C.
Ultrafiltration (UF) membranes have already gained worldwide acceptance in the treatment of drinking water for their removal of chlorine resistant pathogens such as cryptosporidium.
You probably have some sort of insurance – for your healthcare, car, house, or apartment. Acting on climate change is also like insurance. It is all about managing the risks.
Valley Pride Pack wanted to reduce the operational costs associated with their wastewater treatment system.
As part of its Long Term Control Plan to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to the Merrimack River, the City of Nashua, NH constructed a new Screening and Disinfection facility (SDF) to reduce untreated discharges of CSOs to the Merrimack River.
Jack Link’s, a leading protein snack producer, was in need of a water treatment solution at its facility in Alpena, South Dakota.
Eating produce grown with recycled wastewater may have drawbacks, new research indicates.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Wednesday that he filed charges against three state and local officials in connection to the lead contamination crisis in Flint.
SIGMA’s Hydrotec Trench Drains provided a reliable, strategic drainage solution to an athletic field construction project in the Northern California town of Tracy.
Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, recently released the Parker On-Line THM Analyzer, a new on-line analytical system enabling real-time control for water quality optimization by automatically measuring individual and total trihalomethane concentrations at ppb levels in real time without manual sampling or the use of reagents.
Hydromax USA recently announced their partnership with Utilis LTD to exclusively provide water utilities and municipalities across the Central and Eastern United States the ability to analyze satellite imagery to detect water leaks within their network infrastructure without the time and manpower of field-based acoustic surveys.
The American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America kicked off Drinking Water Week recently by highlighting the theme “Your Water – To Know It Is To Love It”.
With the advent of the new AMP6 TOTEX cost requirements taking precedence in assessing new tank and Anaerobic Digester installations for the Water Utility market, long service life and low maintenance are key factors in making purchasing decisions.
Meurer Research, Inc.’s patented Inclined Plate Settlers and Hoseless Cable-Vac Sludge Collectors are being installed to replace aging equipment, improve effluent quality and enhance solids removal at the Richmond, VA Water Treatment Plant.
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is offering a new webinar series on Navigating the Requirements of the DOE Test Procedure.
At De Nora Water Technologies, we understand water. That's why our products and services are used the world over. From filtration and disinfection equipment to contract operations, our water treatment technologies and services help protect and preserve the world's most precious resource. Learn more.
For remote, temporary or permanent water treatment challenges, the Pall Aria™ Fast mobile membrane systems are your first choice for a reliable solution. These complete, automated, packaged membrane systems require minimal labor and can be operational within hours. The system modularity offers flexible configuration and can be engineered to operate in tandem with other water treatment technologies.
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