Drinking Water Treatment News

  1. Water Treatment First As Scottish Water Trials Nyex
    5/16/2018

    Scottish Water is set to undertake the world’s first long-term trial of Arvia’s Nyex treatment system on drinking water at a specially established pilot plant in West Lothian. The trial, which will run separately to the existing water treatment works at Pateshill, will assess the effectiveness of the system in removing organic material from raw water.

  2. Waste Carton Works To Fight Against Environmental Pollution, Opening Eyes To Its Cyclic Utilization
    5/16/2018

    Researchers were surprised to find that waste carton could play a role in fighting against environmental pollution by removing hexavalent Chromium, one kind of heavy metal.

  3. HKBU Scholars Invent Award-Winning Portable Device For Quick And Accurate Detection Of Lead Contamination In Water Within 10 Minutes
    5/15/2018

    The research team from the Department of Chemistry of HKBU invented a portable device for one-stop detection of lead concentration in drinking water. The DNA-based device which works together with a smartphone can accurately detect lead concentration in less than 10 minutes. 

  4. Philly Pins Water Quality Hopes On Baby Mussels
    5/14/2018

    Philadelphia is placing a major bet on mussels for improving water quality in the Delaware River basin.

  5. Eco-Friendly Water Treatment Works Best With Experienced Bacterial Flora
    5/14/2018

    Sustainable, biological filters called slow sand filters have been used to filter drinking water since the 1800s. They don’t use any chemicals, create no waste and use very little energy. However, technologies that meet modern requirements for control, monitoring and time-efficiency have become popular, while biological water treatment has been less favoured, since little has been understood about how it works.

  6. Xylem’s Ozone Technology To Deliver Reliable Drinking Water At Lowest Possible Life Cycle Cost In Grand Forks, North Dakota
    5/14/2018

    Xylem Inc., a global water technology leader, recently announced that its ozone equipment has been selected to support the City of Grand Forks in developing a new regional water treatment plant.

  7. LACROIX Sofrel Launches A New Range Of IoT Data Loggers
    5/14/2018

    LACROIX Sofrel, a company with over 40 years' of expertise in the remote management of water and energy networks, is launching its new range of data loggers: SOFREL LX

  8. H2O Innovation Secures Five New Water And Wastewater Projects Totaling $4.1 M
    5/10/2018

    H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is proud to announce it was awarded five (5) new water and wastewater projects in North America.

  9. Bureau Of Reclamation Launches Prize Competition Seeking Improved Methods For Monitoring Pathogens To Facilitate Water Reuse
    5/10/2018

    The Bureau of Reclamation is launching a new prize competition that is seeking improved methods to sample and monitor for pathogens, specifically viruses, in order to help with indirect and direct reuse of wastewater.

  10. Launch Of SWAN Asia-Pacific Alliance To Accelerate Smart Water And Wastewater Growth In The Region
    5/8/2018

    In a first of its kind, the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) has launched the SWAN Asia-Pacific Alliance, which will be free to join in its first year. The APAC Alliance, which includes progressive utilities and leading solution providers, seeks to advance the use of “smart”, data-driven water and wastewater solutions across the fast-growing region.