May 13 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives introduced a new stimulus bill, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, or the "HEROES…
May 1 2020
While I rarely dedicate this space to the same topic two months in a row, current circumstances call for us all to operate beyond the norm. Despite…
Apr 24 2020
Xylem Partners with Americares for COVID-19 Response  Xylem Watermark announced it is partnering with Americares, a health-focused relief and…
Jan 2 2020
The number of Legionnaires’ disease cases reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) increased more than eight fold…
Illinois Veterans Home to use groundwater after Legionnaires' outbreak
Illinois Veterans Home to use groundwater after Legionnaires' outbreak
May 18 2018
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced a partnership between the state of Illinois and the city of Quincy, Ill., to build a new water well for the city…
Apr 19 2018
NSF International has partnered with Homeyer Consulting Services Inc. to provide healthcare facilities with specialized water systems management…
Dec 29 2017
In Baltimore, Md., UnitedHealth Group’s Spectera Vision Laboratory relies on clean water throughout its production process. The laboratory, which…
Feb 16 2017
The International Ultraviolet Assn. (IUVA) 2017 Americas Conference drew a record number of attendees, representing 28 U.S. states, the District of…
Jul 6 2016
NSF Intl. and ASHRAE have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) dedicated to protecting public health by establishing safe management practices…
Jan 28 2016
Driven by the accumulation of fouling at the sleeve-water interface, maintenance time and costs remain significant challenges in the application of…
Jan 8 2016
Customer satisfaction is key in any business operation, and no one knows that more than those at the helm of American Aqua Systems, located in…
Nov 5 2015
While powders and liquids are traditional treatment methods for biofilm, bacteria, algae and fungi in small- to medium-sized closed-loop water…
Oct 29 2015
ASHRAE published the new ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, Legionellosis Risk Management for Building Water Systems in June 2015. This long-awaited…
Jan 14 2015
Pennsylvania-based Zurn Industries introduced two new products to its portfolio: the EZCarry carrier system and the Z6950 Aqua-FIT sensor faucet line…
Sep 16 2014
New research has found significantly higher levels of infectious pathogens in water from faucet taps with aerators compared to water from deeper in…
Aug 27 2014
Backflow prevention is the unglamorous side of commercial water management — it guards against problems, and is only noticed if something goes wrong…
Jul 18 2014
Water efficiency and sanitation for a building or campus, whether new construction or retrofit, are best achieved through a whole-building approach,…
Jun 16 2014
Legionella occurs naturally in the environment and is most commonly found in water. These bacteria thrive in warmer environments, so they are often…
Nov 27 2013
Optimism for improving economic business prospects in the HVACR industry continue to grow, according to a recent ASHRAE/AHR Expo survey sent to more…
Aug 7 2013
Blue Earth Labs has been granted U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) disinfectant registration (EPA Reg. No. 87437-1) for two versions of its…
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