Drinking Water News

  1. New Entry-Level, Automated Titrators Accelerate Laboratory Productivity
    4/26/2018

    A new series of entry-level, automated potentiometric laboratory-grade titrators has been designed to make titrations easier, more reliable and more accurate than manual alternatives, across a wide range of QC/QA applications within food and beverage, drinking water, wastewater, chemical and petrochemical, personal care, agriculture and academic markets.

  2. States Spar Over Colorado River Use
    4/26/2018

    Four states made accusations this month that Arizona’s largest water provider manipulates supply and demand on the Colorado River.

  3. EPA Awards $1.9M To Virginia Tech To Research Lead In Drinking Water
    4/25/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $1,981,500 in funding to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Va., to research strategies to detect and control lead exposure in drinking water.

  4. Proof Of Water Wires Motivated By A Biological Water Channel
    4/25/2018

    The discovery by a team of researchers co-led by Georges Belfort could lead potentially to artificial aquaporin membranes for desalination systems.

  5. US Water Use To Reach 138 Trillion Gallons In 2022
    4/25/2018

    US water use is forecast to reach 138 trillion gallons in 2022, according to Water: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. An expected uptick in overall electricity generation will spur water use by utilities.

  6. Sunlight Reduces Effectiveness Of Dispersants Used To Clean Up Oil Spills
    4/25/2018

    A new study shows that sunlight transforms oil spills on the ocean surface more quickly and significantly than previously thought, limiting the effectiveness of chemical dispersants that break up floating oil.

  7. Top Water And Energy Experts Come Together And Connect For A Better Future At Aclaraconnect Conference
    4/25/2018

    The AclaraConnect 2018 conference and exhibition, being held May 14-16 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, will bring together participants from electric, gas and water utilities to Come Together.

  8. State Urges Reporting Of Harmful Algal Blooms
    4/25/2018

    The Interagency Working Group on Harmful Algal Bloom Related Illnesses is highlighting resources for land and water resource managers to report harmful algal blooms (HABs), which they report are on the rise.

  9. EPA Awards $4M In Grants To Research Lead In Drinking Water
    4/25/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $4M in funding to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Va., and the Water Research Foundation in Denver, Colo., to research strategies to detect and eliminate lead exposure in drinking water.

  10. Water May Be Costing You More Than You Think
    4/24/2018

    Learn how to improve your bottom-line by reducing leaks in distribution systems and aligning your pumping routines with the variable electricity rates of your supplier.