This backwashable LS Series aquatic sand filter is ideal for sensitive aquatic environments or saltwater systems such as aquariums, or science and research facilities. The filter has a corrosion-resistant thermoplastic housing and base, a stainless steel gauge and an efficient, multilateral underdrain assembly. It is available in 31-in. (99-gpm) and 36-in. (130-gpm) sizes.
The system reduces contaminants such as pharmaceuticals from drinking water
Later this month, Pentair will release its newest product, the H-300-NXT, an addition to its Everpure residential line of luxury water filtration products. The system reduces emerging contaminants like pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medications and chemical compounds like bisphenol A that may be found in drinking water.
The manufacturer states that the larger filter design provides greater dirt-holding capacity, “ideal for parts of the country where high silt content in water is a concern.”
The H-300-NXT drinking water system is one of the first products of its kind to achieve NSF/ANSI 401 certification to reduce emerging contaminants like pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medications and chemical compounds such as bisphenol A that may be found in drinking water. Similar to Everpure’s trusted H-300, the H-300-NXT boasts a 30% larger filter for greater dirt-holding capacity and higher chlorine reduction.
The WaterBean is a portable water filter that transforms tap water into alkaline water. Insert the device into any bottle 12 fl oz or larger, then shake and swirl the bottle to activate a compostable coconut carbon filter that removes chemicals and impurities. The filters are easy to replace and last for two to three months of use.
Darlly Filter LLC introduced 100% integrity-tested and FDA-compliant Absolute filter cartridges. The company stocks and distributes many different filter types at its 30,000-sq-ft facility, including polypropylene depth, carbon block, pleated, string wound and carbon-impregnated cellulose. The company is a full-line cartridge manufacturer capable of proprietary and private labeling.
AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.
Purified wastewater could meet the water needs of 8 million people in California
Prolonged and severe droughts and other factors have made water supplies increasingly scarce in California, Texas and many other regions of the U.S., as well as elsewhere around the globe. A viable and affordable solution for many communities is to turn their wastewater into purified drinking water, according to a new WateReuse Research Foundation white paper.