Drinking Water Treatment News

  1. Study: Perchlorate In Drinking Water Poses Health Risk For Pregnant Women, Infants
    11/16/2017

    Perchlorate, a chemical used in rocket fuel, flares, and fireworks, has long been on regulatory radar as a potential drinking water contaminant.

  2. Akuo Energy And Mascara Renewable Water Have Signed A Partnership Agreement
    11/15/2017

    Mascara Renewable Water, a company specialising in water treatment using renewable energy, and Akuo Energy, leading French IPP in renewable energy, have signed a partnership agreement to develop projects combining green energy production and water production via solar desalination.

  3. UCI Chemists’ Solar-Powered Device Generates Electricity Through Ion Transport
    11/15/2017

    By binding photosensitive dyes to common plastic membranes and adding water, chemists at the University of California, Irvine have made a new type of solar power generator. The device is similar to familiar silicon photovoltaic cells but differs in a fundamental way: Instead of being produced via electrons, its electricity comes from the motion of ions.

  4. Saline Water Conversion Corporation And Hydraulic Institute Partner To Bring Pump Systems Optimization Training To Saudi Arabia
    11/15/2017

    The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announces a strategic educational  partnership with Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) to help companies in the Middle East assess pumping systems and identify improvement opportunities related to both industrial and commercial pumping systems.

  5. As Mayor Of Flint Overcomes Recall, Water Quality Front And Center
    11/14/2017

    Karen Weaver, the mayor of Flint, MI, who rose to national prominence during her fight against lead contamination in the city’s drinking water, faced a recall election last week and water quality continued to be a primary focus.

  6. Graphene Water Filter Turns Whisky Clear
    11/13/2017

    Previously graphene-oxide membranes were shown to be completely impermeable to all solvents except for water. However, a study published in Nature Materials, now shows that we can tailor the molecules that pass through these membranes by simply making them ultrathin.

  7. Rice Researchers To Demonstrate Water Desalination Technology
    11/13/2017

    Rice University researchers who pioneered a solar water desalination project, SNOWater, will participate in the inaugural University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the Association of American Universities (in partnership with the National Academy of Inventors and VentureWell), the showcase will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in the foyer of Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave. SW.

  8. 'Science Connects Us' - 2017 Masao Horiba Award Winners Speak At Awards Ceremony In Kyoto
    11/12/2017

    On October 17th, the award ceremony for the 2017 Masao Horiba Awards was held in Kyoto. The awards, which focus on a technical field that changes yearly, centered on water this year; “Water measurement enriching people's lives.”

  9. EPA Slams Michigan’s Drinking Water Quality
    11/10/2017

    Federal environmental regulators are calling out the state of Michigan on its drinking water oversight.

  10. The Municipal Authority Of The Township Of Robinson's Groveton Water Treatment Plant Attains Highest Level Of Performance
    11/9/2017

    The Municipal Authority of the Township of Robinson’s Groveton Water Treatment Plant has received the prestigious Presidents Award from the Partnership for Safe Water.