Drinking Water News

  1. Oleo Sponge Successful In Real-World Conditions Off California Coast

    The Oleo Sponge, a patent-pending technology to clean oil spills invented at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has lived up to its promise in an experiment conducted off the coast of Southern California in April.

  2. NuWater Project Feasibility Study Released

    Potential opportunities to meet the substantial water demand required to support increased agricultural production in both the Lockyer Valley and Darling Downs have been outlined in the NuWater Project Feasibility Study, released recently.

  3. Vermont Bulks Up PFAS Water Advisory

    Vermont is bulking up its drinking water for PFAS by adding three substances to the warning.

  4. Race Is On To Harness Nation’s Last Untapped Water Sources

    As demand on water resources rises, will there be a mad rush to grab up the nation’s last untapped water resources?

  5. Fluence Awarded Its First NIROBOX™ Recurring Revenue Desalination Project

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that it has secured a contract for the deployment of the Company’s first seawater desalination plant in the Bahamas – three (3) NIROBOX™ smart-packaged seawater (SW) desalination units – that will be commissioned within six months.

  6. Water Desalination Picks Up The Pace

    Engineered porous membranes could help recover freshwater from heavily polluted groundwater and seawater, which is of critical need in developing countries and arid environments like the Arabian Peninsula.

  7. Signing An Agreement Of Irrigation Plants With Waste Water Treatment Plants In West Nablus

    Nablus Municipality, the Ministry of Finance and the Palestinian Water Authority have signed an agreement to implement a project of irrigation of agricultural land adjacent to the treatment plant, which will be funded by the German Federal Government through the German Development Bank (KfW).

  8. Using ‘Shade Balls’ In Reservoirs May Use Up More Water Than They Save

    During droughts, communities may rely on water stored in reservoirs. However, significant amounts of water can evaporate from the surface of the reservoir.

  9. Webinar: Algal Blooms: Technology Solutions For Treatment Plant Operators

    Algal blooms have the potential to negatively impact potable water treatment works, increasing maintenance and reducing efficiency to drive up costs.

  10. Contaminated Superfund Site On Long Island Prompts Lawsuit

    Two businesses are being sued by the U.S. Attorney’s office for allegedly contaminating drinking water on Long Island.