/ Category / Drinking water

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…

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…

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…

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,…