Drinking Water News

  1. Testing The Hypothesis: Does Technical Assistance Impact Scaling?
    1/24/2018

    The overarching aim of the Securing Water for Food (SWFF) Grand Challenge is to make more water available for the food value chain and/or enabling the production of more food using less water.

  2. Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Awards University Of Massachusetts Amherst And Aqua Metrology Systems A Grant To Develop An Online Raw-Water THM-Precursor Analyzer
    1/23/2018

    Aqua Metrology Systems (AMS) and University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), partnering to develop a robust online raw-water trihalomethanes (THMs) -precursor analyzer, announced on 23 January 2018 they have received a commitment from Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) through its AmplifyMass program to cost share in the development and assessment of this new online THM-Precursor analyzer.

  3. New Klaran WD Series Breaks Through The $0.25/mW Price Barrier For UVC LEDs In Point-Of-Use Water Disinfection
    1/23/2018

    Crystal IS, a leader in developing high performance UVC LEDs, recently announced the expansion of its Klaran platform with the release of the WD series LEDs.

  4. Hydroflux Group Expands Into Pacific Islands
    1/23/2018

    The Hydroflux Group, one of the dominant specialist wastewater treatment companies in Australia, has announced its expansion into the Pacific Islands.

  5. The BBVA Foundation Distinguishes Omar Yaghi, Leader Of A Chemistry Producing New Materials With The Ability To Capture CO2 Or Harvest Water From The Air
    1/23/2018

    The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Basic Sciences category goes, in this tenth edition, to Jordanian-American chemist Omar Yaghi, "for his pioneering work in the conception and synthesis of new crystalline materials, MOFs and COFs, of major impact in science and engineering," with potential applications that extend to "the capture and storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) and trapping water molecules in air to produce water for drinking."

  6. CTG Showcases Latest Sensor Technology To Rapidly Detect Microbiological Contaminants At ‘Water & Health Workshop’
    1/23/2018

    Chelsea Technologies Group Ltd (CTG) will be exhibiting at the jointly held SWIG (Sensing for Water Interest Group) & Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) "Water & Health Workshop" on 31st January at the University of West of England.

  7. New Qdos 20 Optimizes Metering For Sodium Hypochlorite Applications
    1/23/2018

    The new Qdos 20 pump – an extension to the popular Qdos range – has been launched by Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group.

  8. UMass Amherst Food Scientists Developing New, Low-Cost Tool For Detecting Bacteria In Food And Water
    1/23/2018

    Food scientist Lili He and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report that they have developed a new, rapid and low-cost method for detecting bacteria in water or a food sample.

  9. Cape Town May Be First Major City To Run Out Of Water
    1/23/2018

    Though this time of year typically means an abundance of water supplies throughout the U.S., a major foreign city is having to contend with the possibility that it will run out of water entirely.

  10. OMNETRIC Group Finds Cloud-Based Analytics Solutions Can Generate Millions In Additional Savings From AMI Investments
    1/23/2018

    OMNETRIC Group recently reveals that implementation of utility-specific analytics solutions powered by market-leading technology, such as Siemens EnergyIP, could save US water utilities millions a year by reducing the amount of water lost from the distribution network.