Current Headlines

  1. Scientists Develop Paper Filtration System

    A simple sheet of paper, called a Mille-Feuille Filter, has been developed to filter viruses out of drinking water. Scientists at Uppsala University have been able to create this special type of paper that offers a cheaper way to make drinking water safe in developing countries.

  2. Fort McMurray Utility Prepares To Battle Wildfire Contaminants

    Earlier this month, a terrible wildfire ignited in Canada’s Alberta forest at Fort McMurray.

  3. St. Paul Replacing Every Lead Pipe With Copper

    St. Paul, MN, is trying to replace all its lead pipes with copper in a project that will not be finished for another two decades.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Membran-Filtrations-Technik (MFT) Introduces CD9 InLine At IFAT 2016

    Membran-Filtrations-Technik (MFT), a leading developer of membrane technologies, will introduce CD9 InLine, the latest advancement in its circular disc (CD) module and plate and frame technology, at IFAT, Stand A1.552.

  10. 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.