Drinking Water Filtration News

  1. Global Water Treatment Leader Kinetico Acquires Nimbus Water Systems

    Kinetico Incorporated, a global leader in the water treatment industry, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Nimbus Water Systems, a Southern California-based manufacturer of high-quality commercial and residential water treatment products.

  2. Plasma-Treated Nano Filters Help Purify World Water Supply

    The study paves the way for the next generation of portable water purification devices, which could provide relief to the 780 million people around the world who face every day without access to a clean water supply.

  3. Mines Researchers Find Newly Discovered Fluorinated Chemicals More Difficult To Filter From Water

    A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has found that the activated carbon filtration systems currently being used to remove highly fluorinated chemicals such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) from drinking water are likely not nearly as effective at removing newly discovered poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs).

  4. 3D Patterned Membranes May Allow Rapid Advances In Membrane Technology

    A new type of 3D printing will make it possible for the first time to rapidly prototype and test polymer membranes that are patterned for improved performance, according to Penn State researchers.

  5. Ion Exchange And Reverse Osmosis: A Perfect Combination

    With 80 years of experience in water treatment and purification, the specialty chemicals company LANXESS with its Liquid Purification Technologies business unit (LPT) has a solid basis to appear at this year’s IFAT.

  6. H2O Innovation Awarded New Water Treatment Contracts Worth $8.9M And Its Sales Backlog Reaches $44.3M

    H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Company”) announces today that it was recently awarded three new contracts in an aggregate amount of $8.9M for the design of potable water treatment systems.

  7. Veolia To Supply 'Customised Water Flood' Water Treatment System Module For Woodside FPSO Offshore Western Australia In A Multimillion US Dollar Contract

    Veolia, through its subsidiary VWS Westgarth, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Aibel Singapore on behalf of Woodside Petroleum Ltd. for the supply of the Customised water Flood water treatment system on the Ngujima-Yin Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility that will operate in Woodside’s Greater Enfield Area Development fields, offshore northwest Australia.

  8. 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

  9. New National Standard Helps Protect Public Water Supplies

    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.

  10. ECT Breaks New Ground In Treating 1,4-Dioxane

    ECT- an environmental technology company committed to advanced treatment technologies for the removal of emerging contaminants from drinking water, wastewater and contaminated groundwater -- has developed a future-proof, synthetic media system that is highly effective in reducing 1,4-dioxane contamination levels in groundwater.