Drinking Water Filtration News

  1. Ben-Gurion University Of The Negev And University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Researchers Develop New Membranes That Remove Viruses From Drinking Water

    Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that significantly improve the virus-removal process from treated municipal wastewater used for drinking in water-scarce cities.

  2. Filtration Exec Faces Charges For Misleading Customers About Tap Water

    A water-filtration company has gained criticism and the attention of the courts over the years for making bogus claims about tap water, including that it causes bone cancer, miscarriages, and comes directly from sewage treatment plants.

  3. H2O Innovation Awarded Its Largest Ultrafiltration Contract Worth $9.1M With The City Of San Diego, California

    H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is proud to announce that it was awarded its largest ultrafiltration contract to date with the City of San Diego, California.

  4. Pressure-Retarded Osmosis As Sustainable Energy Production System Is Crippled By Biofouling According To New Study

    Researchers at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (ZIWR) at BGU and Yale University have determined that pressure-retarded osmosis technology is not feasible primarily due to biofouling (the accumulation of organic material as well as different organisms such as algae and bacteria on various surfaces that impairing structures and hinder system performance).

  5. Triton Underdrains Receive NSF Standard 61 Certification For Drinking Water Components

    Bilfinger Water Technologies announced that its Triton® Underdrains have received NSF/ANSI Standard 61 (NSF-61) certification for drinking water system components.

  6. New Partnership Between LIFT And Current Creates Chicagoland Water Technology Opportunities

    Two of the nation’s leading water innovation organizations launched a new partnership to speed the commercialization of promising new water technologies.

  7. Dow Announces Contributions To Flint Water Relief Efforts

    The Dow Chemical Company announced recently it will partner with Genesee County Habitat for Humanity and the United Way of Genesee County to support ongoing water relief efforts in Flint, Michigan.

  8. Desalitech’s Dr. Rick Stover Elected To International Desalination Association (IDA) Board Of Directors

    The International Desalination Association (IDA), announced that its membership has reelected Rick Stover of Desalitech to serve on its Board of Directors for the 2015-2017 term.

  9. Koch Membrane Systems PURON HF Selected For Drinking Water Plant Expansion In São Paulo, Brazil

    Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (KMS), world-class developer and manufacturer of innovative membranes and membrane filtration systems, announced recently that is has been selected to provide its PURON HF (High Flow) reinforced hollow fiber ultrafiltration system for the expansion of the Alto da Boa Vista (ABV) drinking water plant in São Paulo, Brazil.

  10. Death To Biofouling: Scientists Try ‘Probiotic’ Approach

    A research breakthrough in the study of membranes may improve reverse osmosis (RO) processes and improve water filtration and purification.