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Interview with researcher on engineered sand water filtration solution
Joe Charbonnet
Nov 7 2018
With water scarcity plaguing many areas of the world, researchers are searching for ways to maximize the availability of freshwater.  Oftentimes, the…
Sep 28 2018
The Guardian 400 uses hybrid purification optimization to create high-quality drinking water, with the ability to purify up to 4,000 gpd. It is a…
Sep 28 2018
This inline water filter removes contaminants down to 1 µ using a carbon block that blocks and absorbs contaminants while eliminating sulfur taste…
Ann Arbor, Mich., turns to granular carbon filtration to combat emerging contaminant PFAS
Ann Arbor, Mich., turns to granular carbon filtration to combat emerging contaminant PFAS
Sep 25 2018
The Ann Arbor, Mich., City Council approved a $750,000 increase to a previous $161,727 contract with Calgon Carbon Corp., to upgrade the city’s water…
Aug 13 2018
Mike Warren, product manager for Watertronics, explains the water filtration demonstration project at Reed Street Yards, located outside Milwaukee's…
Researchers develop selective activated carbon water treatment system
Researchers develop selective activated carbon water treatment system
Aug 7 2018
Researchers from Rice University in Houston, Texas, developed a water treatment system that can be tuned to selectively pull toxins from drinking…
Jul 24 2018
On July 11, WaterStep and Global Solidarity Initiative launched a training center in Dakar, Senegal, where representatives and officials from several…
Jul 23 2018
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) has provided guidance and updates on recent tariffs on goods imported from China, as well as their impact on the water…
Scientists develop filtration system with plant seed and sand
Scientists develop filtration system with plant seed and sand
Jul 5 2018
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have further refined a process that could help provide clean water to regions that face water scarcity by…
Jul 2 2018
NaviClean is a magnetic boiler filter designed to work with boiler systems up to 199,000 BTU per hour. It uses a permanent magnet to capture high…
Jun 22 2018
Ion exchange is a versatile tool in a water treatment engineer’s toolbox and is useful to target trace contaminants. Ion exchange resin systems…
Salem, Ore., considers activated carbon as contaminant solution
Salem, Ore., considers activated carbon as contaminant solution
Jun 21 2018
The city of Salem, Ore., has begun testing powdered activated carbon as a potential solution to the city’s reoccurring cyanotoxin contamination. The…
May 30 2018
Kinetico’s four new chloramine-reducing systems contain Chloraban to filter chloramine from water. It also reduces chlorine, making it an appropriate…
Counterfeit water filters pose health risks
Counterfeit water filters pose health risks
May 25 2018
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) found that a new study conducted on behalf of the Assn. for Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) underscores the need to…
Study shows water quality filtration essential with distribution errors
Study shows water quality filtration essential with distribution errors
May 23 2018
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) said the latest J.D. Power 2018 Water Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study that shows 30% of residential…
Apr 29 2018
This integrated bypass, meter and drain connection system for the Cartridge Tank filtration housing creates easier installations for homes,…
Apr 2 2018
Mesopaper is a paper filter that quickly immobilizes pollutants such as arsenic, lead and other heavy metals, bacteria, viruses and radioactive…
Mar 30 2018
Watts Water Technologies Inc., a global manufacturer of plumbing, heating and water quality products and solutions, funded and helped install two…
Feb 20 2018
The ZeroWater filter system completed a U.S. EPA-certified laboratory test conducted by independent testing company QFT Laboratory, LLC. The report…
Feb 20 2018
Students from the University of Alberta, AB, Canada, have developed a prototype for a product that can convert moisture in the air into clean…
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