Drinking Water Filtration News

  1. NSF International Publishes First American National Standard To Evaluate Performance Of Municipal Water Filtration Technologies In Removing Cryptosporidium

    Global public health organization NSF International has published the first consensus-based American National Standard to evaluate the performance of municipal water filtration technologies in removing Cryptosporidium from public drinking water supplies.

  2. Entrepreneur Creates World's First Nanofiltration-Based Portable Water Purification Device

    At a time when water is one of the most valuable elements on earth, Nimon Bondurant, the inventor of CamelTrain™, is pleased to announce the release of his product to the public.

  3. Tough Aqua Material For Water Purification

    Water purification processes usually make use of robust membranes for filtering off contaminants while working at high pressures. Can materials employing water as major component be made strong enough to suit such a demanding application? Israeli scientists now report that a supramolecular aqua material can be utilized as a sustainable membrane for water purification at high pressures.

  4. T-Rack 3.0 S Marks New Addition To inge Portfolio Of Next-Generation Racks

    Ultrafiltration is increasingly being deployed in mobile applications – for example by incorporating systems in containers or trailers which offer limited height and space for installation.

  5. Avista Technologies’ Doug Eisberg Receives AMTA Presidential Award At AWWA/AMTA Conference

    Avista Technologies, a globally recognized and trusted supplier of water treatment chemicals and expert process support for membrane systems, has announced that Doug Eisberg, Director of Business Development and water treatment applications veteran has received an AMTA Presidential Award.

  6. Hitachi To Merge RO Membrane System Subsidiary And Water Facilities Engineering Subsidiary In Singapore

    Hitachi, Ltd. announced recently that it has decided to merge Hitachi Aqua-Tech Engineering Pte. Ltd. (Managing Director: Tang Chay Wee; "Hitachi Aqua-Tech"), which handles the design, manufacturing, sales, and maintenance of reverse osmosis (RO) membrane systems, and Aqua Works and Engineering Pte. Ltd. (CEO: Terry Chang; "Aqua Works"), an engineering company that handles water related facilities for condominiums as well as commercial and public facilities.

  7. Filtration Exec Faces Charges For Misleading Customers About Tap Water

    A water-filtration company has gained criticism and the attention of the courts over the years for making bogus claims about tap water, including that it causes bone cancer, miscarriages, and comes directly from sewage treatment plants.

  8. Dow Spotlights Innovations In Addressing Water Resource And Supply Challenges

    Although roughly 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is water, we can only use less than 1 percent of it, which makes water scarcity an increasing global concern. As a leader in innovations addressing our nation’s water scarcity and infrastructure challenges, Dow Water & Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company joined the Value of Water Coalition to host a panel for Infrastructure Week 2015, May 11-15 in Minneapolis.

  9. Dirty To Drinkable: Engineers Develop Novel Hybrid Nanomaterials To Transform Water

    Graphene oxide has been hailed as a veritable wonder material; when incorporated into nanocellulose foam, the lab-created substance is light, strong and flexible, conducting heat and electricity quickly and efficiently. By Erika Ebsworth-Goold

  10. Pentair Presents Breakthrough Technology At AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition

    Pentair, a global leader in the treatment, transfer and flow of water and other fluids, will showcase its latest innovations and solutions to reduce, recover and reuse water at the Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) in San Antonio, Texas, February 1 – 5, 2016.