Drinking Water News and Headlines

  1. Concerns About Household Water Quality Increase, According To New National Study
    6/29/2017

    Concerns about water quality among Americans has increased over the past two years, according to a new national public opinion study, with a significant jump in the number of homeowners who expressed concern about possible health risks associated with tap water (29%) compared with just two years ago (12%). Thirty-six percent of those surveyed said they are concerned about contaminants in their water, up from 25% in 2015.

  2. Endress+Hauser Introduces Free Chlorine Analysis System
    6/20/2017

    Endress+Hauser introduces amperometric Free Chlorine Analysis Systems, compliant to EPA Method 334.0. The systems eliminate the need for costly reagents and accompanying required maintenance, making the system ideally suited for applications in drinking water, industrial water, power and other industries where water is disinfected using chlorine.

  3. WE&RF Research To Validate Fast And Less Expensive Method To Analyze NDMA
    6/19/2017

    The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) recently awarded a contract to the Orange County Water District in California for research that will assist with analysis of nitrosamines in water.

  4. Black & Veatch: Water Utility Leaders Driving Toward Sustainability
    6/6/2017

    Customer education, infrastructure modernization and the use of data analytics will be key tools to overcoming the water industry’s perennial challenges posed by aging infrastructure.

  5. De Nora Launches Innovative Capital Controls MicroChem3 Chlorine Analyzer and Controller
    5/31/2017

    De Nora, a leading supplier of electrodes and water treatment technologies, announces the launch of Capital Controls® MicroChem®3, a multi-parameter water analysis system offering both measurement and control of chlorine-based compounds and other critical elements in one versatile instrument that can be specifically tailored to individual applications.

  6. McCrometer Features Smart Output For AMI Compatibility
    5/12/2017

    McCrometer, a flow meter manufacturer based out of Hemet, CA, USA is featuring Smart Output for use with their line of electromagnetic insertion and full bore flow meters. Smart Output is compatible with Sensus and Itron systems, which makes these mag meters plug and play into larger AMI and AMR systems.

  7. Applications Being Accepted For 2017 Masao Horiba Awards
    4/11/2017

    The 2017 Masao Horiba Awards have started to accept applications on March 1st, HORIBA has announced. For the 14th iteration of the awards, the theme will be “Water measurement enriches people’s lives.”

  8. First-Of-Its-Kind Interactive Map Brings Together 40 Years Of Water-Quality Data
    4/4/2017

    A new U.S. Geological Survey interactive map provides a comprehensive, long-term look at changes in the quality of our nation’s rivers and streams over the last four decades. For the first time, monitoring data collected by the USGS and 73 other organizations at almost 1,400 sites have been combined to provide a nationwide look at changes in the quality of our rivers and streams between the 1972 passage of the Clean Water Act and 2012.

  9. Imagine H2O Announces Winners Of CA Water Policy Challenge
    4/3/2017

    Imagine H2O™, the water innovation accelerator, today announced the results of the 2017 California Water Policy Challenge, an initiative that solicits fresh policy ideas that enable the deployment of innovative data technologies.

  10. GE’s Boulder, Colorado, Manufacturing Facility Receives Prestigious ISO Accreditations
    3/28/2017

    Measuring the levels of total organic carbon (TOC) in the water is an important step for pharmaceutical companies to control processes that are critical to their operations and comply with regulations.