Drinking Water Filtration News

  1. NSF International Certifies First Water Filter Pitcher That Reduces Arsenic V In Drinking Water

    Global public health organization NSF International has certified the first drinking water pitcher to reduce arsenic V (pentavalent arsenic) to NSF/ANSI 53: Drinking Water Treatment Units – Health Effects, an American National Standard for drinking water treatment units.

  2. Technology Innovations Critical To Help Overcome Region’s Water And Energy Challenges, Says Xylem CEO

    Xylem Inc.,a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced recently that its President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Decker will address the International Water Summit (IWS) taking place in Abu Dhabi from January 19-22.

  3. Fluence Corporation Limited Appoints Arnon Goldfarb As Director

    Fluence Corporation Limited (“Fluence” or the “Company”), a global leader in water and wastewater treatment solutions, recently announced the appointment of Arnon Goldfarb to the Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective immediately.

  4. UF/IFAS Researcher Finds Inexpensive, Easy Way To Filter Arsenic From Water

    A University of Florida professor has developed a quick, cheap and easy way to filter from water one of the world’s most common pollutants: arsenic.

  5. GE, University Of California Davis And Winesecrets Pilot Project To Use Recycled Rainwater For Wine Production

    As California's agriculture industry continues to plan for months of extreme rain followed by months of longer drought, the University of California Davis (UC Davis) and wine industry solutions provider Winesecrets have aligned with GE to pilot an innovative program to use captured rainwater in wine production.

  6. Jacobi Carbons, Inc. Announces WQA Sustainability Certification For Activated Carbon

    The Jacobi Carbons Group announced recently that its Nattandiya, Sri Lanka production facility has received certification from the Water Quality Association (WQA) under WQA/ASPE/ANSI Standard S-802: Product Sustainability for Activated Carbon.

  7. Need A Water Filter? Peel A Tree Branch

    If you’ve run out of drinking water during a lakeside camping trip, there’s a simple solution: Break off a branch from the nearest pine tree, peel away the bark, and slowly pour lake water through the stick. The improvised filter should trap any bacteria, producing fresh, uncontaminated water. By Jennifer Chu, MIT

  8. inge Ultrafiltration (UF) Technology Deemed Best Choice For 30 MGD Drinking Water Treatment Plant In Los Gatos, CA

    San Jose Water Company (SJWC) wants to upgrade its 40-year old Montevina Water Treatment Plant to provide safe, reliable water to Los Gatos residents and the surrounding areas. HDR Inc. conducted an intensive evaluation using an interactive multiple criteria tool to obtain assurance of proven performance and economy from newer membrane technologies.

  9. Koch Membrane Systems PURON HF Selected For Drinking Water Plant Expansion In São Paulo, Brazil

    Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (KMS), world-class developer and manufacturer of innovative membranes and membrane filtration systems, announced recently that is has been selected to provide its PURON HF (High Flow) reinforced hollow fiber ultrafiltration system for the expansion of the Alto da Boa Vista (ABV) drinking water plant in São Paulo, Brazil.

  10. New DOW FILMTEC SEAMAXX Reverse Osmosis Elements Provide High Efficiency, Low Energy Seawater Desalination

    Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, is helping power plants, municipalities and manufacturers put the ocean to work.