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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…

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…

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…

Aquavus: a Revolutionary System for Purifying Seawater and Unsafe Water

November 19, 2014 - in Drinking water, Products, Water

According to the World Health Organization, unsafe drinking water was responsible for nearly a half million deaths in India in 2010. Paul Rewrie is one of the leaders of a British company that may very well have the answer to this dilemma. Aquavus is a new…

Plastic Pipes for Drinking Water Come Under Scrutiny

November 18, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Drinking water, Water

November 13, 2014--Americans are familiar with local and regional variations in the quality of their water supply. What is not part of the typical conversation, however, is the impact that the plastic or metal pipes used within individual buildings have on…

City Utilities of Springfield Selects Silver Spring Networks for Smart Electricity, Gas and Water System

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Sept. 25, 2014 — Silver Spring Networks, Inc. SSNI, -1.60% today announced that it has been selected for an advanced, multi-application smart grid deployment for City Utilities of Springfield, a community-owned…