Drinking Water News

  1. Hidden Valley Lake Community Services District In California Pilots Aqua Metrology Systems’ SafeGuard H2O Chromium Remediation System
    12/6/2018

    Aqua Metrology Systems (AMS) announced the pilot demonstration of its SafeGuard H2O HexavalentChromium [Cr (VI)] remediation system at California’s Hidden Valley Lake Community Services District (HVLCSD).

  2. Is Our Nation’s Water Supply Disrupting The Human Endocrine System?
    12/5/2018

    Exposure to emerging contaminants, even at extremely low doses, can cause adverse health effects for humans, including endocrine disruption which can lead to developmental malformations, interference with reproduction, increased cancer risk and disturbances in the immune and nervous system functions.

  3. Can Rice Filter Water From Ag Fields?
    12/5/2018

    Rice is a staple food crop of 20 percent of the world’s population. It’s also grown on every continent except Antarctica.

  4. New Nitrate Monitor Lowers Costs
    12/5/2018

    Responding to global demand for improved monitoring of nitrate in freshwater, OTT HydroMet has launched a new optical nitrate sensor, the OTT ecoN.

  5. Vegas Planners Prep For 'Doomsday' On Colorado River
    12/5/2018

    Las Vegas water planners are prepping for a harrowing possibility: The disappearance of the Colorado River.

  6. KROHNE Wins MassEcon Economic Impact Award
    12/5/2018

    KROHNE, Inc. announces it was one of 15 Massachusetts firms named a winner of the MassEcon Impact Awards, which recognize companies for their outstanding contributions to the Massachusetts economy.

  7. Westfall Manufacturing Expands Its Static Mixer Product Line With New Concept Counter-Swirl Model 6000
    12/5/2018

    ​In collaboration with Alden Laboratories of Holden, MA, Westfall Manufacturing engineers have recently developed a new concept counter-swirl, low headloss, Static Mixer.

  8. Improve Pipeline Construction Quality With This Ground-Breaking Technology
    12/5/2018

    “The Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration, a branch of the U.S. Department of Transportation has identified material, weld and construction quality as a major source of leaks during commissioning hydrostatic pressure tests, the first years of operations and later in the life of a pipeline. PHMSA’s findings indicate a need for better quality assurance in the pipeline construction industry.”

  9. River Conservation Is 'Blind' Without High-Resolution Monitoring
    12/5/2018

    Scientists from the University of Portsmouth have been investigating nutrient concentrations in the Upper River Itchen, in Hampshire, UK, on behalf of Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC) to better understand where phosphorus is coming from and how it is impacting river ecology.

  10. City Of Waco Signs Contract With Itron To Improve Water Efficiency And Reduce Water Loss
    12/5/2018

    Itron, Inc. which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, signed a contract with the City of Waco, Texas to install Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution, including smart water communication modules and leak sensors, to reduce water loss and improve water delivery for the utility’s nearly 45,000 customers.