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New Global Report: Huge Variations in Water Use Around the World

October 12, 2016 - in Drinking water, Featured, Water

Brisbane – Household consumption of water around the world varies from 28 to 631 litres per day. This is one of the many findings in a global report launched today by the International Water Association (IWA). The 12th edition of the International Statistics…

LA’s Shade Balls Actually Worked

September 28, 2016 - in Drinking water, Projects, Supply

One year later, the shade balls in the Los Angeles Reservoir have been deemed a success by the L.A. Department of Water and Power.

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)…

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 of its internationally recognized treatment substrate, PlumeStop Liquid Activated Carbon (LAC) as an innovative…

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 in the city of Flint’s drinking water. By declaring a state of emergency, Snyder has made available all…

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,…