Current Headlines

  1. Major U.S. Utility Takes First Steps To Fight Zika

    A major Texas utility has laid out plans to fight Zika and West Nile Virus by targeting mosquitoes.

  2. High Five For Award-Nominated Landia GasMix

    Pump and mixer manufacturer Landia has been shortlisted for no fewer than five top industry awards by ADBA, the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association.

  3. Custom Packaged Plant Cuts Costs For Delivery Hub

    A storage yard and delivery depot in Hampshire was fitted with a specially designed packaged treatment plant when the existing system could not cope with extra demand. Lenham Storage Yard in Andover, which operates as a hub for deliveries for high street stores, needed additional wastewater treatment when the business expanded.

  4. Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Fracking Wastewater

    Fracking continues to be a growing problem around certain parts of the U.S., with environmental groups recently bringing their concerns to court.

  5. Water Hardness Linked To Health Risk For Infants

    Hard water may be linked to eczema in babies. “About a fifth of children suffer from the chronic skin inflammation but rates are higher in areas with greater concentrations of hard water,” the London Evening Standard reported.

  6. High Lead Levels In Drinking Water Linked To Miscarriages

    Researchers at Hurley Medical Center are investigating whether the lead contamination crisis in Flint, MI, increased the number of miscarriages in the city.

  7. Antarctic Wildlife At Risk From Human Derived E. coli

    Human sewage disposal in Antarctica presents a risk of introducing non-native bacterial species, specifically E. coli, into endemic Antarctic wildlife, potentially affecting its diversity and evolution, a new research project led by Macquarie University has found.

  8. Maryland Retiree Goes Up Against Major Utility

    A Maryland man is trying to fight the rate structures used by his water utility, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC).

  9. Forsta Filters Provides Reliable Membrane Pre-Filtration

    Raw water characteristics dictate the level of pretreatment required upstream of a membrane. By removing 98-100% of suspended particles above the degree of filtration (screen size), Forsta UF prefiltration will prolong membrane life in a fully automated system – i.e., there is no interruption to system flow during the short backwash cycle.

  10. EnerTech Of Kuwait Investment Authority Selects Cloud-Based Analytics Service From IBM And Waterfund For Insights Into Water Costs

    IBM and Waterfund LLC announced recently that EnerTech, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Technology Enterprises Company -- itself a subsidiary of Kuwait Investment Authority -- selected the Waterfund Insight Service to model and prioritize its strategic water technology investments.