Drinking Water News and Headlines

  1. One-Stop Microbiology Management Now Available As LuminUltra Acquires InstantLabs
    9/19/2018

    It’s now possible to both quickly and easily identify all microbes in a sample and determine the abundance of specific microbes as LuminUltra, a global market leader in rapid and portable microbiological monitoring tools, has acquired InstantLabs, a developer of DNA-based measurement technologies.

  2. Water Monitoring Device Will Provide Fast Diagnosis Of Deadly Bacteria
    8/2/2018

    A novel microbial detection module will help water distribution networks speed up the process of contamination measuring. This will lead to significant savings with real-time critical data.

  3. Endress+Hauser Introduces The Memosens CCS50D Chlorine Dioxide Sensor
    7/24/2018

    Endress+Hauser is developing a new platform for disinfection sensors. The new Memosens CCS50D chlorine dioxide sensor supports safe and effective disinfection for clean drinking water, pathogen-free cooling water and high-quality process water.

  4. New Top Award For Modern Water’s Continuous Toxicity Monitor
    6/4/2018

    Modern Water has won a coveted 2018 New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan, an internationally recognized market research firm.

  5. Hach And Veolia Announce A Three-Year Partnership Agreement To Establish Hach As A Primary Supplier Of Water Analysis Solutions For Veolia Customers
    5/31/2018

    Hach and Veolia announced a three-year partnership agreement recently, establishing Hach as a primary supplier of water analysis solutions for Veolia’s water operations.

  6. HKBU Scholars Invent Award-Winning Portable Device For Quick And Accurate Detection Of Lead Contamination In Water Within 10 Minutes
    5/15/2018

    The research team from the Department of Chemistry of HKBU invented a portable device for one-stop detection of lead concentration in drinking water. The DNA-based device which works together with a smartphone can accurately detect lead concentration in less than 10 minutes. 

  7. Bureau Of Reclamation Launches Prize Competition Seeking Improved Methods For Monitoring Pathogens To Facilitate Water Reuse
    5/10/2018

    The Bureau of Reclamation is launching a new prize competition that is seeking improved methods to sample and monitor for pathogens, specifically viruses, in order to help with indirect and direct reuse of wastewater.

  8. Researchers Levitate Water Droplets To Improve Contaminant Detection
    5/3/2018

    In a new study, researchers showed that using sound waves to levitate droplets of water in midair can improve the detection of harmful heavy metal contaminants such as lead and mercury in water.

  9. CosmosID Microbiome Technology Wins Prestigious Global Water Summit Technology Idol Award
    5/2/2018

    CosmosID is the recipient of the 2018 Technology Idol award presented at the recent Global Water Summit held in Paris, France.

  10. microLAN And UNLV Pilot Water Quality Monitoring Technology Through WaterStart
    5/1/2018

    Through WaterStart, Netherlands-based tech company microLAN has partnered with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) for a pilot project that tests its BACTcontrol unit, which detects the presence of bacterial contamination in water and can be used for the detection of bacterial activity in water.