Water Disinfection

Disinfection is a crucial step in providing safe drinking water. Technologies such as ultraviolet (UV), ozone, chlorine and membranes can help keep water safe from pathogens.
Study finds water treatment methods may be harmful
May 3 2018

A new study from researchers at John Hopkins University, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found...

water treatment plants donated to Cuba
Apr 23 2018

China has donated 14 water treatment plants to the central Cuba province of Camaguey to improve drinking water quality. The first plant...

UVC LED
Mar 2 2018

Developed for POU water disinfection, Klaran UVC LED is produced on a wide band gap aluminum nitride substrate. This substrate overcomes the...

Soft Water City in Sycamore, Ill.
Feb 28 2018

After Fidel Castro became prime minister of Cuba in 1959, Ray Puentes immigrated to the U.S., where some of his family lived. Ray’s uncle owned a...

Understanding the threats associated with disinfection byproducts
Jan 26 2018

Chlorine has been used to treat drinking water in the U.S. since 1908 and often is cited as one of the most important advances in human health in...

Young professionals nominations are open
Jan 5 2018

WQP extended the submission deadline for the 2017 Young Professionals program to Jan. 18, 2018. The program recognizes noteworthy rising...

table 1
Dec 1 2017

When it comes to certifying activated carbon systems, there is some confusion about which standards best apply. Specifically, there may be some...

Maryland school uses storm water for irrigatioin
Nov 17 2017

The Conowingo Elementary School storm water retrofit project was initiated to fulfill requirements of Cecil County, Md.’s Watershed Implementation...

Nov 3 2017

The Ozone Air System can be used with Impression sulfur filters and AirCat filter systems. It helps remove iron and sulfate, reducing bacteria...

Well owners may be at risk after hurricanes
Oct 31 2017

The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA)...

Puerto Rico needs clean drinking water
Oct 13 2017

Puerto Ricans have started using ...

Designing a water treatment solution for a rural First Nation community
Sep 15 2017

Alderville First Nation, a small community located approximately 90 miles east of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has taken an important step toward...

Hurricane Harvey has lasting effects
Sep 1 2017

As floodwaters begin to recede in Houston, the extent of damage is becoming more clear. The ...

national guard rescue efforts hurricane harvey flooding
Aug 30 2017

Rescue efforts continue this week as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter southeast Texas and southwest Lousiana. Health officials are...

national guard aids hurricane harvey flooding victim
Aug 28 2017

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas Friday night, causing devasting damage and flooding throughout the region, including the Houston...

Lake Erie to experience algae blooms
Jul 19 2017

Early estimates by the National Centre for Research Quality showed algal blooms are expected to worsen in Lake Erie. Blooms are forecasted to be...

De Nora launches MicroChem3 system
Jul 6 2017

De Nora, a supplier of electrodes and water treatment technologies, announced the launch of Capital Controls MicroChem3, a multi-parameter...

Two Louisiana water systems contaminated with brain-eating amoeba
Jul 5 2017

Health officials confirmed the presence of Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba, in Ouachita Parish's North Monroe water...

NSF Intl. develops new standard for Legionnaires' Disease
Jun 14 2017

NSF Intl., a global public health and safety organization, announced it is developing a building water health standard to help building owners and...