Drinking Water Filtration News

  1. NSF International Certifies First Water Filters That Reduce PFOA And PFOS In Drinking Water

    Global public health organization NSF International has developed a test method and protocol — P473: Drinking Water Treatment Units - PFOA and PFOS — to verify a water treatment device’s ability to reduce perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) to below the health advisory levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A total of 17 Aquasana, Inc. drinking water filters are the first products to earn certification to the protocol.

  2. Desalitech Wins Contract To Supply Irrigation Water For A Historic Massachusetts Golf Course

    Desalitech, a provider of advanced water treatment solutions, announced today that it won a competitive bid to supply a water purification system to the Kittansett Club golf course in Marion, Massachusetts. Wells that have historically supplied essential irrigation water are being impacted by accelerating seawater intrusion.

  3. Pressure-Retarded Osmosis As Sustainable Energy Production System Is Crippled By Biofouling According To New Study

    Researchers at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (ZIWR) at BGU and Yale University have determined that pressure-retarded osmosis technology is not feasible primarily due to biofouling (the accumulation of organic material as well as different organisms such as algae and bacteria on various surfaces that impairing structures and hinder system performance).

  4. Yale University's Menachem Elimelech Appointed To Desalitech Advisory Board

    Desalitech, a provider of high efficiency water treatment solutions, announced that desalination and membrane expert Dr. Menachem Elimelech will now serve as a company advisor.

  5. Hyflux Secures Letter Of Intent For Turnkey EPC Contract For Integrated Water And Power Project In Egypt Valued At Usd 500 Million

    Hyflux Ltd (Hyflux or The Group) is pleased to announce that it has been given a letter of intent for a contract by the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) to construct the Ain Sokhna Integrated Water and Power Project in Egypt. This letter of intent will be followed by signing of relevant contracts.

  6. GE Technology Helps Lakeview Water Treatment Plant Take The Guesswork Out Of Plant Upgrades

    Using GE’s Water & Process Technologies’ asset performance management solution, the Region of Peel, Ontario, Canada, optimized the timing of its system upgrade with new membranes to ensure continued drinking water safety and reliability for its residents.

  7. ItN Nanovation AG Obtains A Binding Order For Water Treatment Plants For The Iranian Market

    ItN Nanovation AG has received a binding order for peripheral water treatment plants for Iran. The order value amounts to over € 2M.

  8. Maximum Throughput, Minimum Pressure Drop

    GKD-USA, Inc., the global technology leader for woven filter media, announced recently further improvements to the flow capacity of the company’s Optimized Dutch Weave (ODW) meshes. The new developments bring water and wastewater filtration facilities a better throughput rate, better retention rate and longer filter media life.

  9. Graphene Sieve Turns Seawater Into Drinking Water

    Graphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new filtration technologies. Now the much sought-after development of making membranes capable of sieving common salts has been achieved.

  10. Toray Receives Order For TORAYFIL Hollow Fiber Membrane Ultrafiltration Module For Korea’s Largest Membrane Filtration Water Purification Facility

    Toray Industries, Inc. (head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President: Akihiro Nikkaku; hereinafter referred to as “Toray”) recently announced that it has received an order to supply TORAYFIL hollow fiber ultrafiltration (UF) membrane module to the largest membrane-based water purification facility in the Republic of Korea in Yeosu.