NEW ZEALAND MINISTRY OF HEALTH APPROVES TECTA B16

NEW ZEALAND MINISTRY OF HEALTH APPROVES TECTA B16

Tecta-PDS
September 20, 2016

The New Zealand Ministry of Health (MOH) recently evaluated the Tecta B16 as an alternative method for testing E.coli for bacterial compliance in drinking water, comparing it to approved traditional methods.Approval testing was conducted at the laboratory of Watercare Services Ltd., an approved laboratory for the detection of E.coli by the Colilert-18 method... Continue reading

IDEAL ANSWERS TO AN URGENT ISSUE

IDEAL ANSWERS TO AN URGENT ISSUE

GKD - GEBR. Kufferath AG
July 15, 2016

With the upcoming amendment of the Sewage Sludge Ordinance (AbfKlärV) and the new prohibitions in the Fertilizer Ordinance (DüMV) which are due to come into force in 2017, municipal sewage plant operators are faced with enormous challenges. In combination, the two regulations mean the end of agricultural utilization of sewage sludge. In order to ensure the compliant disposal of around 1.1 million tons of dry matter annually and the fulfilment of the new obligation to recover phosphorus from the sludge, thermal recycling is set to gain considerably in importance... Continue reading

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WORLD'S FIRST HIGH-RECOVERY WATER PURIFIER CALLED THE 'ECO RO'

Ion Exchange (India) Limited
June 15, 2016

Taking ahead their technological innovation in water purifiers, Ion Exchange (India) Ltd has launched the world's first High Recovery water purifier under its flagship brand Zero B called the "Eco RO". The product is energy efficient and environment friendly and saves up to 70% of water. Ion Exchange's flagship brand Zero B Water Purifiers is trusted by millions of customers across the world and is preferred by most industrial and institutional customers today. Portable water is highly polluted because of pollutantsthat are discharged directly or indirectly into water bodies.Zero BECO RO water purifier eliminates such harmful elements and gives water which is 100% pure... Continue reading

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WHY CHOOSING THE RIGHT WATER PURIFIER IS IMPORTANT DURING MONSOONS

Dr. Abhay Kumar, Eureka Forbes Institute of Environment
June 14, 2016

The war over clean drinking water is still heating up all over the country. While the problem of water contamination remains to be one of the most crucial health concerns in India, it is only recently, with the series of chaos, debates and discussions that it has finally dawned upon us about the ill-effects of polluted water. Quite interestingly, one of the pertinent issues prevailing in the Indian drinking water space is not only the severe water contamination threat and depletion of water reservoirs, but lack of awareness among people about availability of water purification technology... Continue reading

water safety

WATER SAFETY: IT'S LEARNING TO SWIM AND SO MUCH MORE

Water Safety USA
May 15, 2016

Recently established Water Safety USA, a consortium of 13 national governmental and nongovernmental organizations announced the group's primary safety message for 2016; 'Water Safety: it's learning to swim and so much more.' Each organization will take time to focus its swim season messaging to assert that everyone should learn swimming and basic water safety skills before they are unexpectedly in the water. Water Safety USA also offers many resources provided by the organizations at watersafetyusa.org which provides help on why and how a person should learn to swim... Continue reading

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INTELLIGENT WATER MANAGEMENT FOR SMART CITIES

Grundfos Pumps India Private Ltd.
May 10, 2016

There is a need for effective water management framework to make Smart Cities well equipped and be water smart. Providing safe drinking water, efficiently managing wastewater and water losses, correct water distribution techniques and preventing urban flooding. By 2050, the urban population is expected to touch 850 million from the current 350 million. With the urban population growing, the per capita water accessibility will reduce to 1,140 cubic meters by 2050. This therefore calls for the need to embrace sustainable water management practices... Continue reading

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CUTTER CLEARS CLOGS

Australian Pumps Industries
May 2, 2016

Keeping settling ponds in optimum condition without taking the sewage plant offline represents real cost savings. Dredging Solutions from Sydney NSW are now able to offer this option due to an innovative application of a Tsurumi submersible cutter pump. While dredging ponds for Sydney Water, the company were faced with pump chokes caused by accumulated rags. Normal submersible pumps cannot cope when oversized, fibrous materials get flushed into the system. Dredging Solutions turned to Aussie Pumps for a suitable cutter pump to solve the ragging problem... Continue reading

Burst Collapsed Pipelines

LATEST PIPELINE COLLAPSE SHOWS URGENT NEED FOR TWO-WAY AIR VALVES

IVL Flow Control
April 22, 2016

The catastrophic collapse of a pipeline at a USD 10M project in Central America is clear proof that current procurement of Air Valves needs to be urgently reviewed. This latest incident was actually caused by not having any air valves at all (!), which was a disastrous oversight by the consultant... Continue reading