Drinking Water Filtration News

  1. Widely Used Filtering Material Adds Arsenic To Beers

    The mystery of how arsenic levels in beer sold in Germany could be higher than in the water or other ingredients used to brew the beer has been solved, scientists announced at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society. The meeting, which features almost 12,000 reports and other presentations, was held April 7-11, 2013.

  2. AMTA And AWWA Announce Awardees At This Year's Membrane Technology Conference

    The American Membrane Technology Association and the American Water Works Association recently announced four awardees at this year’s Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition. Awardees were recognized at an awards luncheon during the conference in San Antonio.

  3. Bureau Of Reclamation Launches Funding Opportunity For 2019 Desalination And Water Purification Research Program

    The Bureau of Reclamation is making the 2019 funding opportunity for the Desalination and Water Purification Research Program.

  4. Biwater’s Package Water Treatment Plant 'BiPAK’ To Benefit Urban Municipality Of Solano, Philippines

    In the Philippines, Biwater have been awarded a project to design and construct a 10 million litres per day (MLD) water treatment plant for the district of Solano in the province of Nueva Vizcaya, which is located on the island of Luzon, north of Manila.

  5. Four Graduate Students Studying Novel Membrane Technologies Receive The 2018 AMTA-Reclamation Fellowship Award

    The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) of Stuart, FL, and the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) of Denver, CO, are pleased to announce the 2018 AMTA-Reclamation Fellowships for Membrane Technology have been awarded to graduate students Mackenzie Anderson, University of California, Los Angeles; Carlo Alberto Amadei, Harvard University; Alma Beciragic, University of North Carolina; and Mengyuan Wang, University of Colorado, Boulder.

  6. Response To Asia-Pacific Region’s Need For Safe Drinking Water Access Is Focus Of World Water Day Event Supported By Global Partnerships

    Planet Water Foundation, a leading non-profit organization that addresses global water poverty in 13 countries, will deliver its community-based water filtration systems and hygiene education programs in Cambodia, India, Indonesia and the Philippines in partnership with industry-leading water, healthcare, technology, and consumer goods companies.

  7. Caribbean Island Of Eleuthera To Increase Supply Of Drinking Water With GE's Desalination Technology

    Despite being surrounded by water in the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean island of Eleuthera has experienced challenges with the supply of fresh, potable water. To help improve water quality and reliability of potable water, GE is providing Water and Sewerage Corporation Bahamas with a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant.

  8. Veolia To Supply 'Customised Water Flood' Water Treatment System Module For Woodside FPSO Offshore Western Australia In A Multimillion US Dollar Contract

    Veolia, through its subsidiary VWS Westgarth, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Aibel Singapore on behalf of Woodside Petroleum Ltd. for the supply of the Customised water Flood water treatment system on the Ngujima-Yin Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility that will operate in Woodside’s Greater Enfield Area Development fields, offshore northwest Australia.

  9. Humic Acid Recovery: New Tech Claims Economic Benefits

    A new invention out of Holland enables drinking water treatment plants to recover humic acid during treatment.

  10. newterra Brings Toilet-To-Tap Technology In-House

    newterra, a leader in modular water, wastewater and groundwater treatment solutions, is pushing the limits of water treatment technology at its 3-acre production facility in Brockville, ON to highlight the growing need for water reuse. The company has installed a fully operational treatment system that turns raw sewage into clean, pure water that’s safe to drink.