Drinking Water Treatment News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. New Pipe And Valve Support System Helps Thermoplastic Piping Achieve Maximum Service Life
    5/7/2018

    Mechanical stress on plastic piping systems is one of the leading causes of premature leaks. Typical pipe clamp products often create unintended fixed points throughout piping systems that permanently lock in stress.

  4. Engineered Polymer Membranes Could Be New Option For Water Treatment
    5/4/2018

    The world’s freshwater resources are in short supply. According to the United Nations, water scarcity affects an estimated 1.9 billion people and 2.1 billion people live with drinking water services that are not safely managed.

  5. Ampac USA: Why Can't We Use Seawater Desalination To Quench Our Thirst?
    5/4/2018

    Despite the years that have passed with seawater desalination gaining popularity, it is still not an alternative to traditional freshwater procuring methods. It seems rather unfair that mankind stands in front of a very big payload of water but cannot use it for their benefit.

  6. Researchers Levitate Water Droplets To Improve Contaminant Detection
    5/3/2018

    In a new study, researchers showed that using sound waves to levitate droplets of water in midair can improve the detection of harmful heavy metal contaminants such as lead and mercury in water.

  7. Critics: Texas Water Needs Improvement
    5/3/2018

    Critics say the tap water in North Texas cities should be cleaner than it is.

  8. CosmosID Microbiome Technology Wins Prestigious Global Water Summit Technology Idol Award
    5/2/2018

    CosmosID is the recipient of the 2018 Technology Idol award presented at the recent Global Water Summit held in Paris, France.

  9. Flaw Found In Water Treatment Methods
    5/2/2018

    Public water quality has received a lot of attention in recently years as some disturbing discoveries have been made regarding lead levels in cities across the country.

  10. Pentagon Releases Contamination Data
    5/1/2018

    The Pentagon provided its most comprehensive report to date on the scope of its role in water contamination in a recent House Armed Services Committee hearing.