Drinking Water News and Headlines

  1. Battelle Laboratory Is Country’s First To Obtain Additional PFAS Accreditation
    1/16/2019

    Battelle has the first laboratory in the United States to receive National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program accreditation for testing of a specific suite of important chemicals.

  2. Study – Early Adopters: State Approaches To Testing School Drinking Water For Lead In The United States
    1/9/2019

    A study from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health conducted in conjunction with researchers from the Nutrition Policy Institute at the University of California describes the features of statewide initiatives in operation between January 1, 2016 and February 28, 2018 in 24 states and the District of Columbia to conduct testing for lead in school drinking water.

  3. More Than H2O: Technology Simultaneously Measures 71 Elements In Water, Other Liquids
    11/19/2018

    A new method for simultaneous measurement of 71 inorganic elements in liquids—including water, beverages, and biological fluids—makes element testing much faster, more efficient, and more comprehensive than was possible in the past.

  4. Rapid, Flexible Water Analysis Creates Industry Stir
    11/14/2018

    The analytical process, which takes no more than two hours, was validated for the detection of the microorganisms Legionella and Escherichia coli but can easily be adapted to detect other microorganisms.

  5. Balmoral Tanks Moves Into Services Sector With Acquisition
    11/5/2018

    One of Europe’s leading tank manufacturing companies, Balmoral Tanks, has acquired a majority shareholding stake in Tamworth-based Water Environmental Treatment Ltd (W.E.T) to fast-track its move into the legionella compliance and water industry services market.

  6. SEAL Analytical Theme Is Totally Automatic
    9/25/2018

    For many analysts, WWEM 2018 will be the first opportunity to see SEAL Analytical’s latest autoanalyzer, the AA500, a fully automated, high throughput, segmented flow analyzer. The AA500 has a compact, all-in-one housing, and provides up to 6 channels for simultaneous analysis of multiple parameters with ultra-low detection limits and excellent repeatability.

  7. 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.

  8. DEQ Updates Water Officials On Nation’s Most Comprehensive Statewide Study Of PFAS In Water Supplies
    9/14/2018

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently briefed members of the American Waterworks Association’s Michigan Section on the State’s study of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) levels in public water supplies.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.