Drinking Water News and Headlines

  1. Middle Schoolers Develop App For Water Quality Testing
    1/1/2018

    In an innovative reminder of how the next generation can change water treatment practices, middle school students in Massachusetts have developed a new digital tool for water quality testing.

  2. QED Environmental Systems’ Groundwater Sampling Pump Tested PFC-Free
    12/20/2017

    Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces that the Sample Pro Portable Pump, the first pump developed specifically to deliver low-flow sampling to sites requiring portable pumps, has been tested to be free of PFC, a groundwater contaminant.

  3. UQ Dipstick Technology Could Revolutionise Disease Diagnosis
    11/22/2017

    New dipstick technology that enables pathogen detection and the rapid diagnosis of human, animal and plant disease in even the most remote locations has been developed by University of Queensland scientists.

  4. Endress+Hauser Announces TrustSens Self-Calibrating RTD Temperature Sensor
    11/16/2017

    Endress+Hauser announces the iTHERM TrustSens hygienic RTD, the world’s first self-calibrating temperature sensor. TrustSens’ self-calibration process functions in situ and provides the necessary documentation to meet the conformance requirements for various regulatory agencies.

  5. ZWEEC Analytics And Optiqua Technologies Enter Into A Strategic Partnership Offering An Integrated Solution For Early Detection Of Water Quality Incidents
    11/2/2017

    ZWEEC Analytics and Optiqua Technologies recently announced their strategic partnership in which they will combine their intelligent water quality monitoring platforms in order to provide their clients with a superior solution for early detection of water quality incidents.

  6. Nanoantenna Arrays Power A New Generation Of Fluorescence-Based Sensors
    10/16/2017

    Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Bedfordshire, in collaboration with multinational company ABB, have designed and tested a series of plasmonic nanoantenna arrays that could lead to the development of a new generation of ultrasensitive and low-cost fluorescence sensors that could be used to monitor water quality.

  7. New Oakton Pocket Testers Stand Up To The Challenges Of Measuring Water Quality
    9/19/2017

    The new and improved Oakton pocket testers, from Cole-Parmer, stand up to everyday use, harsh environments and time.

  8. Researchers Offer Ohio Utilities Quick Turnaround On Samples
    9/19/2017

    Water utility officials in Ohio now have the chance to receive faster water samples results thanks to a new program at the University of Toledo (UT).

  9. Orange County Water District Leads National Science Foundation Funded Study Of The Metagenomics Of Water Quality
    9/6/2017

    The Orange County Water District (OCWD; the District) is a recipient, with the University of Maryland and CosmosID, Inc., of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that will aid the water industry in its continued effort to improve water quality.

  10. Hach Continues To Expand The Parameters Available For Testing With The SL1000 Portable Parallel Analyzer (PPA) Platform, Which Dramatically Streamlines Water Testing
    9/5/2017

    Hach is excited to announce the much-anticipated expansion of our Chemkey® chemistries available for the Hach SL1000 Portable Parallel Analyzer™ instrument (PPA), for drinking water applications.