Drinking Water Treatment News

  1. PFOA/PFOS Reduction Claims Requirements Added To NSF Standards For Residential Drinking Water Treatment Devices

    The NSF International joint committee of stakeholders that maintains the American National Standards for drinking water treatment and reverse osmosis (RO) devices recently updated two standards to include test methods and other requirements for the reduction of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS).

  2. Rep. Elissa Slotkin Introduces Bill To Require PFAS Testing In Public Water Systems

    U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) today introduced the PFAS Monitoring Act, a bill that would require public water systems to test for at least 30 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals, and would require the full range of PFAS chemicals to be tested after two years. Right now, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not require testing for PFAS in drinking water in all public water systems.

  3. State Water Board Grant And Loan Funds Arvin Project To Resolve Arsenic Contamination In Drinking Water

    The Arvin Community Services District broke ground today on a $14.3M project to resolve arsenic contamination problems in the district’s drinking water. Once completed, the project will provide a safe, reliable and permanent supply of drinking water to a community that has lacked access to it for more than a decade.

  4. Fluence Signs US$10M Contract For Brazil's Largest Seawater Desalination Plant

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that it has executed a US$10M contract for the design, engineering and construction of a 12,000 m3/day seawater desalination plant for one of the world’s largest steel producers.

  5. Abengoa Receives The Order To Start Early Works For The Construction Of The Largest Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant Of The World

    Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructures, energy and water sectors, has received the order to start early works, in a consortium with the engineering and construction company SEPCOIII, by the company leader in the development, investment, ownership and operation of energy generation and desalinated water, ACWA Power, for the engineering, supply and construction of what will be the largest reverse osmosis desalination plant in the world and will be located in Taweelah power and water generation complex, 45 km north of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).

  6. Almar Water Solutions To Acquire Mubadala Infrastructure Partners’ Investment In Muharraq Sewage Treatment Plant In Bahrain

    Almar Water Solutions (“Almar”), a leading water company in the region, announced that it has completed the acquisition of a Sewage Treatment Plant investment in Muharraq STP Company BSC (“MSC”) from Mubadala Infrastructure Partners (“MIP”), an emerging markets infrastructure fund manager.

  7. Innovative Technology From DuPont Water Solutions Delivers Low Conductivity Water For Production Facilities In UAE, Reducing Strain On Fresh Water Resources

    DuPont Water Solutions, offering its industry-leading knowledge on sustainable water management, provided technical assistance to the Safi plant in Ajman to install and manage the system, which produces low conductivity water for the production facilities and helps provide fresh water to the water-scarce region.

  8. Biwater Awarded Reverse Osmosis Treatment Project For The Perris II Desalter In Southern California

    Biwater Inc. has been awarded a contract to design, supply and supervise the installation and commissioning of a brackish reverse osmosis (RO) system for the Perris II Desalination Facility in the City of Menifee, Southern California.

  9. AMS Delivers Real-Time Water Quality Data And Remediation Solutions To California Utilities

    A study released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), found that a mix of pollutants in California drinking water could cause an estimated 15,500 additional cases of cancer over the course of a lifetime.

  10. Radical Desalination Approach May Disrupt The Water Industry

    Hypersaline brines—water that contains high concentrations of dissolved salts and whose saline levels are higher than ocean water—are a growing environmental concern around the world.