Contaminant Removal News

  1. AWC’s PROTON Software Now Includes Closed Circuit Reverse Osmosis (CCRO)
    2/27/2018

    American Water Chemicals (AWC) has announced a major addition to its PROTON Membrane Aqueous Chemistry Calculator software.

  2. The Water Research Foundation Wins Award From Department Of Defense To Study PFAS
    2/23/2018

    The Water Research Foundation has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to perform research on poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

  3. Russian Scientists Found An Alternative To Water Chlorination
    2/13/2018

    Specialists of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), participant of the Project 5-100, developed a unique equipment for complex water purification which can improve or in some cases replace the process of disinfection with chlorine.

  4. Nitrate In Drinking Water Increases The Risk Of Colorectal Cancer
    2/13/2018

    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.

  5. High-Efficient And Low-Cost Catalyst For Water Electrolysis
    2/12/2018

    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.

  6. Chemical Engineering Team Helps Finds Efficient And Sustainable Way To Filter Salt And Metal Ions From Seawater
    2/10/2018

    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.

  7. AdEdge Adds Rotec LTD Flow-Reversal Reverse Osmosis Technology (FR-RO) To Core Product Offerings
    2/8/2018

    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.

  8. Chemists At MLU Develop A Simple, Easy-To-Use Method To Break Down Pollutants In Water
    2/7/2018

    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.

  9. Claim: Alabama Drinking Water Spurs Kidney Problems
    2/7/2018

    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.

  10. De Nora Water Technologies To Improve Quality Of Water Supply For 60,000 Households In Mandalay
    2/6/2018

    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.