This year's fellowships support the study of harmful algal blooms
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 105 graduate students across the nation will receive $8.6 million in Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship grants to conduct research on topics ranging from climate change and public health to water quality and sustainability that will have cross-cutting impacts in the environmental science field. The 105 STAR fellows will receive a maximum funding of $42,000 for one year for master’s students and up to two years for doctoral students.
Further studies find strontium has adverse health effects
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made a preliminary determination to regulate strontium in the nation's drinking water. Strontium is a naturally occurring element that, at elevated levels, can impact bone strength in people who do not consume enough calcium.
The project will design a water purification system for a community in Escuintla, Guatemala
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $14,520 to John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Ark., for a drinking water disinfection project in Guatemala under the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program. Every year, the P3 program helps student teams pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative methods to address environmental challenges.
A new logo and a new brand name for the 71-year-old company
During its annual dealer event in Olen, Belgium, Erie Water Treatment Controls revealed its new trademark and brand name.
The VistaClear filtration system improves water quality in dental offices
Dr. John Hucklebridge, a Plano, Texas, cosmetic dentist with 25 years of dental experience, is using a new water treatment system to provide a cleaner and safer water source for patients.
VistaClear, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved and award-winning filtration system, improves water quality in dental offices and reduces bacterial and chemical contamination for the patient and office equipment.
Berkefeld M Series drinking water plants were developed for military and humanitarian operations. The systems treat almost all available raw water, such as well water, surface water, brackish water, seawater and water with high turbidity. The series covers various sizes, from M1, producing 1 cu meter of water per hour, to M12, producing 12 cu meters per hour. The plants have an intelligent HMI interface and can be run automatically.
Increased importance of health and wellness supports strong growth in the market
Increased importance of health and wellness highlight water safety issues and support strong growth in the global residential and light commercial water treatment equipment (WTE) market. Strict enforcement of water quality standards and regulations supporting upcoming innovative water treatment procedures also drives the market. Currently, North America holds the largest market share.
New study shows that demand will increase 17% per year to 26.2 billion yuan in 2017
Demand for consumer water treatment systems in China is projected to advance 17% per year to 26.2 billion yuan in 2017.
Strategic fit expected to spur job growth, market expansion
Newterra has acquired the business of Crane Water from diversified industrial manufacturer Crane Co. Newterra, a privately held Canadian company, adds the U.S.-based maker of water treatment equipment to its sales/engineering and manufacturing facilities in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. The move brings its employee count to almost 250 people worldwide.
LiquiTech.com to become educational resource for secondary water treatment industry
LiquiTech announced the release of a new corporate website. The new site, www.liquitech.com, features improved navigation, updated content and a new focus on monitoring and maintenance as a pillar of its copper silver ionization system.