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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,…

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…

Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces 17 Award Nominees

September 22, 2014 - in Drinking water, Projects, Water

the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Sweden’s development agency (Sida), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands (MFA-NL) announced 17 award nominees for their program, Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge…

EPA Announces Funding to Create Two New Drinking Water Innovation Centers

September 9, 2014 - in Analysis, Drinking water, Projects, Water

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues its commitment to improving America’s drinking water by providing over $8 million to create two national centers for research and innovation in small to medium sized drinking water systems. “These…

Silver Bullet Water for Water Purification through an AOP Disinfection Method

September 3, 2014 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Water

Silver Bullet, an award-winning, cutting-edge water treatment company, announces that its technology has been proven by third party researchers as an Advanced Oxidation Process or AOP. The company’s Water Treatment System is touted for its disruptive technology,…

Climate Change and Drought Are Forcing Us to Upgrade Our Water Systems

August 25, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Drinking water, Water

Climate change predictions and areas of severe drought in the US and around the globe have put water high on the list of global crises. The answer is "Water 4.0," argues David Sedlak, a professor of civil engineering at the University of California-Berkeley.…

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Installs a 70-mile Acoustic Fiber Optic Sensing System

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission water distribution system is the largest water and wastewater utility in the nation, with a network of 5,600 miles of fresh water pipeline and 5,400 miles of sewer pipeline in and around our nation's capitol. Within…

Toxic Spill in Northern Mexico Cuts Water to Towns and Cities

August 12, 2014 - in Drinking water

About 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of contaminated wastewater have spilled into rivers from a mine in northern Mexico, and federal officials announced Sunday they are restricting water supply to cities and towns in the country's north, including…

Chloride Contamination of Wichita’s Water Supply Inevitable Unless Actions Taken

August 8, 2014 - in Drinking water, Modeling, Projects, Water

Chloride contamination of Wichita’s water-supply wells is inevitable unless actions are taken, according to U.S. Geological Survey scientists and authors of a new modeling report describing chloride movement in the area's aquifer. Possible actions include…