Drinking Water Source

  1. Say No To The Straw
    4/15/2018

    It is almost too heart-breaking to watch. In the YouTube video, marine biologists from Texas A&M University extract a plastic straw from a sea turtles’ nose as the creature winces in pain. Today that video has been viewed more than 22 million times, drawing attention to the hazard that plastic straws present to animals and our environment.

  2. Wastewater-In-Aquifers Bill Gets Vetoed
    4/13/2018

    Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed a controversial wastewater bill this month under pressure from environmentalists.

  3. Enorsul Saneamento Optimizes Olinda’s Water Distribution System, Reducing Water Losses
    4/12/2018

    Bentley’s WaterGEMS Helps Identify and Prioritize Solutions, Including Implementing 43 Metering and Control Zones

  4. Ultrapure Water For Determination of Toxic Elements In Environmental Analyses
    4/10/2018

    In this paper the importance of reagent water quality for toxic element environmental analyses is discussed, and the suitability of fresh ultrapure water produced using MilliporeSigma water purification systems for ICP-OES and ICP-MS trace element analyses in environmental laboratories is demonstrated.

  5. How Cape Town Out-Conserved California
    4/6/2018

    Cape Town was supposed to run out of water on April 22, but an intense conservation effort averted disaster.

  6. Evaluating Field-Testing Options For Nutrients In Streams
    3/26/2018

    Aside from having to deal with weather, mud, and the occasional slippery rock, there are key issues related to sample quality that can make testing water specimens from the field a bigger challenge than lab testing. That is why, when it comes to confidence and accuracy in onsite testing for nitrates, nitrites, phosphates, pH, and more, there’s nothing like using the right tools to do the job on the spot. Here is a quick checklist of trials, tribulations, and potential solutions for streamside sampling.

  7. Storm Drain Regulatory Breach Hits New Mexico
    3/26/2018

    Contaminated water systematically entered storm drains in Albuquerque for two years despite regulations against it.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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

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