The Health Ministry formally shut down seven mineral water companies after test results from random samples of groundwater wells used by the companies showed they contain water pollutants, including live protozoa. In a statement, Health Ministry Undersecretary for Preventive Medicine Dr. Amr Qandil said the companies are not meeting health and safety standards. ... read more >>
Driven by the demand for continuous process improvements to increase plant efficiency and lower customer costs, power plants around the world are striving to upgrade conventional water treatment systems. One way they are achieving this is by employing reliable membrane technologies such as microfiltration. During the VGB Conference "Chemistry in Power Plants 2012" (October 24th-25th) in Hamburg, ... read more >>
"North America's Great Lakes are a robust ecosystem that provides a wealth of economic and social benefits for the 40 million people who live on both sides of the border." But the Great Lakes are also at great risk from the growing population and agriculture, the introduction of aquatic invasive species as well as municipal wastewater effluents and industrial discharges. ... read more >>
Can you guess where that water comes from? Or how far it traveled to get to your tap? What about how adequately -- or not -- the land at the source is protected?
77 percent of Americans not on private well water don't know where their water comes from. To eliminate the guess work, the Conservancy created a one-stop-shop on your drinking water source. Check it out. ... read more >>
"AquaTabs" is a tablet which is added to drinking water to kill most harmful micro-organisms in water to prevent cholera, typhoid, dysentery and other water borne diseases. The tablet dissolves clear within minutes and disinfects the water within 30 minutes. This product is recommended for disinfecting raw or pre-treated (settled, coagulated and/or filtered) water supplies intended for use as dri ... read more >>
Val Marmillion, the featured speaker of CSG’s webinar “Restoring the Mississippi River Watershed,” kicked off his presentation by noting water quality and supply is perhaps one of the most important issues for state policymakers yet it receives little media attention. As the managing director of America’s WETLAND Foundation, his organization plays a vital role as a neutral arbiter that seeks cons ... read more >>
The Lake Marion Regional Water System, one of two regional water systems owned and operated by Santee Cooper, serves the towns of Santee and Bowman. The Lake Marion system submitted samples for tasting during the SCRWA’s recent competition in Myrtle Beach. When the last glass was drained, victory flowed to the Santee Cooper system. ... read more >>