Drinking Water News

  1. PolyCera Membranes Expands Product Portfolio With New Ultrafiltration Products And Nanofiltration Elements

    PolyCera, Inc., which designs and manufactures innovative membrane technology solutions serving the global water, wastewater and process separation markets, will unveil eight new membrane products at WEFTEC2018, which takes place September 30-October 3 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.

  2. Brown and Caldwell To Manage Portland’s Historic Switch To Filtered Water Supply

    Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, recently announced it was awarded a contract to provide program management services for Portland Water Bureau’s (PWB) $500M Bull Run Filtration Project.

  3. Weber Basin Promotes Water Conservation With The Sensus AMI Solution

    The Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, located just north of Salt Lake City, is charged with serving more than 625,000 residents living in the second driest state in the nation.

  4. Water Reuse Festival A Success

    More than 400 people visited the East County Water Festival in Santee, California to celebrate water and learn about the East County Advanced Water Purification Program that will create a new drought proof drinking water supply using state-of-the-art technology to purify East San Diego County’s recycled water.

  5. Governor Wolf Takes Executive Action To Address PFAS Concerns And Protect Pennsylvanians

    Governor Tom Wolf today announced the establishment of a multi-agency PFAS Action Team and other executive actions to address growing national concerns surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These man-made chemicals are resistant to heat, water and oil, and persist in the environment and the human body, heightening concern among residents in areas of the state in which these chemicals have been identified in drinking water.

  6. Quick And Not-So-Dirty: A Rapid Nano-Filter For Clean Water

    Simple to make and simple to scale up, the technology harnesses naturally occurring nano-structures that grow on liquid metals.

  7. Aqualia Shows In The H2Orizon Hall Its Advances In Technology And R + D

    Aqualia, a company specializing in the management of Municipal Water Services with a presence in 1,100 municipalities, has participated in the H2Orizon Innovation and Water Technology Exhibition, which, from September 19 to 21, has brought together more than 500 professionals and public administrations both from Spain and Portugal, guest country, around the theme "Efficient water management in the digital world".

  8. Mobile Device Developed At UCLA Could Make It Easier To Predict And Control Harmful Algal Blooms

    In the past 10 years, harmful algal blooms — sudden increases in the population of algae, typically in coastal regions and freshwater systems — have become a more serious problem for marine life throughout the U.S. 

  9. U.S. EPA Begins Construction Of Groundwater Treatment System In Puente Valley

    In a ceremony in the City of Industry with the San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the start of construction of a groundwater treatment system in Puente Valley as part of ongoing cleanup at the San Gabriel Valley Superfund Site.

  10. World-First Major Desalination Field Study Finds Minimal Marine Impact

    Highly saline flows from the Sydney Desalination Plant will not affect surrounding marine life as commonly believed, a major new study led by UNSW Sydney shows.