Drinking Water Source

  1. Water Quality Testing: Solutions From Catchment To Waste
    3/22/2018

    Globally, over 80% of the wastewater generated by society flows back into the environment without being treated or reused. Clean water is an essential part of daily life, from catchment all the way through to wastewater treatment, therefore analysis throughout the whole cycle is crucial. Whether in lakes, pipes, or bottles, we can accompany you with our range of instruments, test kits and applications for your water and wastewater needs.

  2. Harmful Algae: How To Stay Ahead Of The Bloom
    3/20/2018

    It’s the call no water treatment plant superintendent wants to receive, especially not while on vacation. Andy McClure, Superintendent of Toledo, Ohio’s Collins Park Water Treatment Plant, answered his phone to hear his head of operations report that the level of microcystin in the finished water was high, caused by a large harmful algal bloom (HAB) that was impacting the plant’s Lake Erie intake.

  3. Bottled Water Contains More Plastics Than Tap Water
    3/20/2018

    Drinking bottled water may mean guzzling down tiny bits of plastic.

  4. Water Contamination Could Put Beer At Risk
    3/19/2018

    Dangers to the water supply are not just bad for water utilities. They also pose a risk to another vital resource: beer.

  5. Coal Plants Pose Groundwater Threat, New Data Shows
    3/16/2018

    Mounting data suggests that pollution from coal-burning power plants may pose a threat to drinking water.

  6. California To Add Recycled Water To Reservoirs
    3/14/2018

    California regulators approved new measures last week allowing treated recycled wastewater in state reservoirs.

  7. Boron Removal By Thin Film Nanocomposite (TFN) Membranes
    3/13/2018

    Depletion of water supplies for potable and irrigation use has been a major problem in the world. Seawater desalination by reverse osmosis has become a common solution to address these demands. Using alternative sources of water requires implementation of increasingly stringent standards of water quality obtained by reverse osmosis processes, and boron is one of the most challenging contaminants in the final product.

  8. Enhanced Crop Yields Through Water Penetration
    3/6/2018

    Known for the “best potatoes in the world,” the state of Idaho generates approximately $4 billion in annual agricultural revenue (according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2017).

  9. Southern California Water District Reduces Polymer Usage 30% With PolyBlend® Polymer Activation System
    2/28/2018

    Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD), located in southern California’s Orange County, between Los Angeles and San Diego, provides drinking water and wastewater services to over 165,000 residents and businesses. SMWD approached UGSI Solutions about a PolyBlend® Polymer Activation System trial at their 3 A Water Reclamation Plant.

  10. Will California Bring Back Drought-Era Water Cuts?
    2/27/2018

    A proposal to reinstate water restrictions that held sway during the since-ended California drought is under consideration by state water regulators.