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EPA Research Shows Moderate or Severe Corrosion in Majority of Diesel Fuel Underground Storage Tank Systems Studied

July 22, 2016 - in Drinking water, Water

WASHINGTON – In a report released today on corrosion inside diesel fuel underground storage tanks (USTs), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found moderate or severe corrosion that could affect metal components inside both steel and fiberglass…

Florida DEP Approves PlumeStop Liquid Activated Carbon for Soil and Groundwater Cleanup

January 27, 2016 - in Drinking water, Maintenance, Products

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jan 25, 2016—REGENESIS has received approval from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), accepting the use…

Michigan Governor Declares Emergency Over Flint’s Drinking Water

January 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Maintenance

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today declared a state of emergency for Genesee County due to the ongoing health and safety issues caused by lead…

Our Water Pipes Crawl with Millions of Bacteria

December 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Maintenance

Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have discovered that our drinking water is to a large extent purified by millions of "good bacteria" found in water pipes and purification plants. So far, the knowledge about them has been practically non-existent,…

GE Puts Desalination “on Ice” to Produce Clean Water at Low Cost

NISKAYUNA, N.Y.—It turns out that power generation and water desalination may have a lot in common. That’s what GE researchers at GE’s Global Research Center in Upstate New York are aiming to find out as part of a new program with the US Department of…

De Nora Water Technologies Announces Improvements to ClorTec On-site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation Systems

September 29, 2015 - in Drinking water, Maintenance

MILAN, Sept. 28, 2015—De Nora Water Technologies,a world leader in the field of electrochlorination disinfection technology, has announced a new generation of its ClorTec on-site sodium hypochlorite production systems. The new ClorTec systems feature simplified…

Some Coastal Plain Streams Influenced by Animal Feeding Operations

June 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Water

Animal feeding operations have measureable effects on stream water quality in many agricultural watersheds in the North Carolina Coastal Plain, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey. USGS scientists took water samples from 54 agricultural…

ORNL-Led Team Demonstrates Desalination with Nanoporous Graphene Membrane

March 26, 2015 - in Corporate, Drinking water

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 25, 2015—Less than 1 percent of Earth’s water is drinkable. Removing salt and other minerals from our biggest available source of water—seawater—may help satisfy a growing global population thirsty for fresh water for drinking,…

MWH, Brown & Caldwell to Provide Program Management Services for Pure Water San Diego

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 5, 2015 -- The City of San Diego has officially awarded a contract to MWH Global, an engineering, consulting and construction firm focused on water and natural resources, to manage and assist in the delivery of Pure Water San Diego.…

Desalitech Nominated for 2015 Global Water Awards’ Desalination Company of the Year

February 27, 2015 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Water

NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 26, 2015 —Desalitech, a Newton-based provider of high-efficiency water and wastewater treatment solutions, has been nominated for the 2015 Global Water Awards' Desalination Company of the Year - one of the water industry's most prestigious…