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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…

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…

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…

The Threats to Our Drinking Water

August 7, 2014 - in Drinking water, Maintenance, Water

Those of us who live in the United States are fortunate; generally we don’t have to give a lot of thought to the safety of our tap water. This makes our collective experience with water very different from that of hundreds of millions of people across the…

Manmade Wetlands Turns Wastewater Into Tap Water

August 5, 2014 - in Drinking water, Wastewater, Water

As murky water snakes through a man-made wetland between Dallas and Houston, its shallow ponds of lush vegetation slowly filter out phosphorous and nitrates until, a week later, the water runs clear as a creek into the area drinking supply. The 2,000-acre…

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department Develops Ground Breaking Easement Clearing App Using Esri ArcGIS Online

Seeking a cost-effective way to maintain water and sewer line easements, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department (CMUD) has come up with an innovative easement clearing app that uses Esri's ArcGIS Online platform. "It saves me an incredible amount of…

Algae Toxins in Toledo Leave 500,000 Without Drinking Water

August 4, 2014 - in Drinking water, Maintenance, Water

City tests conducted Friday night and early Saturday indicated Toledo’s treated water is contaminated with microcystin toxin, a product of burgeoning algae blooms on Lake Erie. The result was a water crisis that has affected 500,000 water users in and around…

ONE DROP and Rotary Launch the “2020 Water Partnership” to Provide Sustainable Water and Sanitation to Communities in Need

July 22, 2014 - in Corporate, Drinking water, Water

ONE DROP is pleased to announce the launch of the "2020 Water Partnership", a joint sustainable water and sanitation program with Rotary, one of the world's largest investors in this area, to deliver unique and sustainable benefits in Africa, Latin America…