Drinking Water News and Headlines

  1. Report: Faulty Tests Downplay Lead Levels At Top Utilities

    Water utilities in major U.S. cities check water quality with tests that downplay lead levels, according to a new report.

  2. How Can Chemistry Help Prevent Another Flint Water Crisis?

    How often do you use water from your tap? Do you trust it? Residents of Flint, Michigan, don’t, and they have a good reason. How did lead levels in the water get so high in this city, and how did chemistry play a part in identifying the problem — despite government denials?

  3. Exova Signs Three Year Framework Agreement With Ma’aden

    Exova, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has signed a three year framework agreement with Saudi Arabian Mining Company, Ma’aden, to provide environmental monitoring services across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  4. EPA Awards Grant To Virginia Tech For Water Sampling In Flint

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced an $80,000 grant to Virginia Tech University which will fund sampling to measure lead levels in Flint’s drinking water. 

  5. LG Sonic Introduces New Software For Accurate Water Quality Monitoring And Effective Algae Control

    The MPC-Buoy contains detailed monitoring equipment to provide a complete overview of the water quality.

  6. Aqua Metrology Systems Now Offering Online Trace Metals Analysis With Reliable Accuracy In Five Minutes

    As the leading supplier of environmental data for smart decisions,Aqua Metrology Systems is now offering online trace metals analysis in five minutes with reliable accuracy.

  7. EPA Updates Flint Response Website With Lead Assessment Results

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is releasing preliminary results of lead sampling at Flint residences, as well as an interactive map of sampling results. The map is available at www.epa.gov/flint.

  8. EPA’s Early Sampling Results Confirm Lead Removal Filters Are Working As Expected

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently released early sampling results showing that lead-removal filters are working as expected in Flint homes with high lead levels. The agency continues to recommend that Flint residents use NSF-certified filters in their homes.

  9. Smart Water Technology Makes A Splash And Wins International Prize

    The high-ranking judges evaluated the finalists presenting their technology for demonstrated excellence in the key areas, uniqueness, business potential and long-term vision and elected Austrian Vienna Water Monitoring Solutions (VWM GmbH) as "First Place Innovator" in the Industrial Water Sector.

  10. Endress+Hauser Introduces Cleanfit Retractable Sensor Assemblies

    Endress+Hauser introduces Cleanfit CPA875 and CPA871 sensor assemblies that allow pH, ORP, oxygen and NIR sensors to be installed or removed during operation.