Contaminant Removal News

  1. Nitrate In Drinking Water Increases The Risk Of Colorectal Cancer

    Nitrate in groundwater and drinking water, which primarily comes from fertilisers used in the agricultural production, has not only been subject to decades of environmental awareness – it has also been suspected of increasing the risk of cancer.

  2. High-Efficient And Low-Cost Catalyst For Water Electrolysis

    A research team led by Professor Sangaraju Shanmugam of Energy Science and Engineering at DGIST has developed highly efficient and ultra-durable core-shell nanostructured electrocatalyst and successfully replaced the precious anode in water electrolysis, through the collaboration with the research group of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), USA.

  3. Chemical Engineering Team Helps Finds Efficient And Sustainable Way To Filter Salt And Metal Ions From Seawater

    With two billion people worldwide lacking access to clean and safe drinking water, joint research by Monash University, CSIRO and The University of Texas at Austin published recently in Sciences Advances may offer a breakthrough new solution.

  4. AdEdge Adds Rotec LTD Flow-Reversal Reverse Osmosis Technology (FR-RO) To Core Product Offerings

    AdEdge Water Technologies (AdEdge) announced recently its intention to add Israeli company Rotec LTD (Rotec) Flow-Reversal Reverse Osmosis technology (FR-RO) to their core product offerings.

  5. Chemists At MLU Develop A Simple, Easy-To-Use Method To Break Down Pollutants In Water

    Chemists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have found out how stubborn pollutants in water can be disintegrated easily and cost-effectively. To do so researchers only need a green LED light, a catalyst and vitamin C.

  6. Claim: Alabama Drinking Water Spurs Kidney Problems

    Clean water advocates in Alabama say drinking water quality is so poor in Morgan and Lawrence County that ratepayers are developing kidney problems. Water utility and health officials deny those claims.

  7. De Nora Water Technologies To Improve Quality Of Water Supply For 60,000 Households In Mandalay

    This is part of an agreement signed in September 2016 with Tobishima Cooperation for the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at 1.797 billion yen to enhance the water supply systems in Mandalay with the installation of new pipes, wells, tanks, pumps and water meters.

  8. AquiSense Provides Progress Report On Water Treatment Project For International Space Station

    AquiSense Technologies (Europe) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of AquiSense Technologies LLC, has participated in the Biocontamination Integrated Control for Wet Systems for Space Exploration (BIOWYSE) project, a 3 Year European Union funded program that aims to address biocontamination issues on the International Space Station (ISS).

  9. Radiation, Lead, Arsenic Challenge Texas Utilities

    Dozens of public utilities in Texas provide drinking water with illegal levels of radiation, lead, and arsenic. That’s according to several recent national studies about contamination, The Texas Tribune reported.

  10. Evoqua Acquires Pure Water Solutions, Expanding Its Water Service Capabilities In Colorado And New Mexico

    Evoqua Water Technologies recently announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Pure Water Solutions, a leading provider of high-purity water equipment and systems, service deionization and resin regeneration, with service operations in suburban Denver and Santa Fe.