Potable Water

University of Adelaide Tries Ultrasound on Blue Green Algae

Researchers hope to find the amplitudes and frequences that will immobilize cyanobacteria without release its toxins.

Inge Watertechnologies to Supply Ultrafiltration for Tangshan Plant

In the city of Tangshan on the Yellow Sea, the Chinese plant constructor Hangzhou Xidoumen is building a 110,000 cubic meters per day seawater treatment plant.

Singapore International Water Week Hits New Highs in Pacts, Attendees

According to event organizers, parties transacted more than S$2.8 billion worth of projects and investments at the annual Water Week conference

NWF, Sierra Club Offer Ways for Texas to Lower Outdoor Water Use

Better irrigation, drought-tolerant grasses, and rainwater harvesting are a few of the suggestions from the "Sprayed Away" report.

AWWA ACE10 Attendees Reveal AMI, Smart Meter Priorities

According to the Sensus survey, reliability and accuracy are rated top performance factors.

Study Links Water Storage Contamination to Dirty Hands

Washing fecal contamination from hands should be investigated as a strategy to improve stored drinking water quality, researchers say.

IWA Recognizes Asia Pacific Water Engineering Projects

Singapore, Australia and The Philippines are among the winners who were announced during Singapore International Water Week 2010.

Cobb County to Install Calgon Carbon's GAC Vessels

The $3 million contract between the water authority and the company should help one of the water treatment plants comply with the Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rule.

23 American Water Treatment Plants Surpass Regulatory Standards

Many of the company's treatment plants have maintained Phase III certification for 10 years.

Hyflux Membrane Earns First Cryptosporidium Removal Certification

NSF International said the achievement demonstrates compliance with EPA's Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule.

Stevens Point Water Tastes Best, AWWA Judges Say

The Wisconsin Water Department has been providing water to the community from groundwater sources since 1922.

NRC to Review Groundwater Task Force Findings

The task force looked at Nuclear Regulatory Commission actions in regard to tritium contamination and recommended ways to strengthen its response.

EPA Sets Meetings on Hydraulic Fracturing Research Study

The public is invited to various meetings in Texas, Colorado, Pennsylvania and New York during the month of July.

Agency Proposes Revisions to Total Coliform Rule

Water utilities would have to take action when monitoring results indicate that contamination or a pathway to contamination is present.

AWWA and ASME-ITI to Release RAMCAP Method July 1

The new ANSI standard (J100) for managing risk and resilience is expected to strengthen decision making at water facilities.

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EPA Water Director Schedules Listening Session at ACE10

Cynthia Dougherty will start the agency's outreach campaign to build a new drinking strategy at the American Water Works Association conference.

Team Offers Solutions to Arsenic-contaminated Water in Southern Asia

Deeper wells will be useful for safer drinking water, but not for irrigation water that relies on mechanized pumps that speed arsenic migration.

Work for Water Website Calls Recruiters, Job Seekers

The Water Environment Federation and the American Water Works Association invite organizations to contribute documents, videos and links to benefit job seekers and employers.

Plumbing Engineers, Code Council Partner to Advance Sustainability

The newly formed team will share knowledge and expertise to advance sustainable initiatives, global sanitation and plumbing products and services overall.