Drinking Water News

  1. Timely Water Conference Comes To Cape Town In 2018
    12/15/2017

    The central theme of the Conference – Breaking barriers, Connecting ideas – seeks to address past, existing and future water resource challenges by promoting collaboration, cooperation and integration within the water sector, explains Jason Mingo, WISA 2018 Technical Committee chair & project manager in the Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning.

  2. Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Over Michigan Water Pollution
    12/15/2017

    Water activists filed a class-action lawsuit this month contending that three companies contributed to water pollution in Michigan.

  3. Report: What California Learned From Drinking Water/Wastewater Challenges In 2017
    12/14/2017

    In a new report on the state’s water priorities, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) offered the nation some guidance on how it might address issues that are burdening regions all over the country.

  4. Study Estimates $13 To $15B Boost To U.S. Economy Through Water Efficiency
    12/14/2017

    A direct investment of $10B in water and energy efficiency programs could boost U.S GDP by $13 to $15B and create 120,000 to 260,000 jobs, all while saving between 6.5 and 10 trillion gallons of water, according to a new analysis by the Alliance for Water efficiency.

  5. Water Companies Admit To Using Divining Rods For Leak Detection
    12/14/2017

    Water companies in the U.K. are using a questionable method for leak detection, one that is unlikely to ever make it to the states.

  6. Clean TeQ Awarded Contract To Supply DeSALx Technology For Mine Water Treatment Plant
    12/13/2017

    Mr Robert Friedland and Mr Jiang Zhaobai, Co-Chairmen of Clean TeQ Holdings Limited (Clean TeQ or Company), and Mr Sam Riggall, Chief Executive Officer, recently announced that Clean TeQ, through its wholly owned subsidiary Clean TeQ Water Pty Ltd, has entered into a landmark agreement with Fosterville Gold Mine Pty Ltd (Fosterville) to design, supply and commission a two million litre-per-day Clean TeQ DeSALxmine water treatment plant.

  7. Research: PPCPs Make Fish Less Cautious Of Predators
    12/12/2017

    As a bizarre result of the environmental affects that pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) can have when they defy treatment operations, researchers have found antidepressants in source water may make fish less wary of predators.

  8. IUVA Announces Dates For The 2019 IUVA World Congress
    12/11/2017

    The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) is proud to announce the dates and location for the 2019 IUVA World Congress, taking place February 3-6, 2019 at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia.

  9. ACWA Power Led Consortium With Veolia And DIDIC Awarded Salalah IWP Project
    12/11/2017

    An ACWA Power led consortium with Veolia and DIDIC has been awarded the Salalah Independent Water Project by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP) on 7 December 2017.

  10. Agde At The Cutting Edge Of Sustainable Development
    12/11/2017

    As they lay the first stone of the treated water tank on Monday 11 December 2017, Hérault Mediterranée Urban Community, SUEZ and Rhône Méditerranée Corse (RMC) Water Agency begin a 1,000-day countdown.