Drinking Water Filtration News

  1. LG Chem Emerges As A Global Leader Of RO Membranes

    LG Chem, supplier of the full line of NanoH2O™ reverse osmosis (RO) membranes, announced that over the last two years the company has accrued the most wins for new seawater RO membrane projects with more than 100,000 cubic meters per day capacity, based upon analysis of the database in DesalData published by Global Water Intelligence.

  2. South West Water Assigns PWN Technologies To Build Its New Advanced Water Treatment Plant

    PWN Technologies has been assigned to build the new North Plymouth Water Treatment Works of water utility South West Water in the United Kingdom. 

  3. Aqua-Aerobic Systems Launches New Website

    Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. has recently released a brand new, mobile-friendly website featuring the company’s complete portfolio of products and systems, applications and aftermarket programs.  The new site highlights the company’s innovation, including its research and technology center and technical seminar program and includes a comprehensive resource library, calendar of events and the latest company news.

  4. Multi-Ion Feeds Firmly Under Control

    The more accurately a proposed concept offered to a customer takes account of the prevailing circumstances, the easier it is to satisfy the customer's needs. To ensure that the design process of reverse osmosis systems is even more successful in the future, specialty chemicals company LANXESS continuously carries out R&D in the field of water treatment.

  5. Seawater Desalination Project Opens In Singapore

    The Singapore national water agency PUB and desalination solutions provider Hyflux have opened Tuaspring Desalination Plant, a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant.

  6. PolyCera Membranes Receive FDA Approval For Use In Food Processing Applications As Well As Certification To NSF/ANSI 61

    PolyCera, Inc., which designs and manufactures innovative membrane technology solutions serving the global water, wastewater and process separation markets, announces that, after rigorous testing, its Hydro flat sheet membrane has been approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for use in food processing applications.

  7. WesTech Engineering Employees Donate Water Purification Filters For Haiti Victims In The Wake Of Hurricane Matthew

    WesTech Engineering, Inc., (WesTech) an employee-owned, leading provider of municipal and industrial solutions for wastewater treatment, water reuse and clean drinking water based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is leading an initiative to help provide clean drinking water to Haitians that have been hard hit by hurricane Matthew.

  8. NSF International Certifies First Water Filters That Reduce Microcystin In Drinking Water

    Global public health organization NSF International has developed a test method - NSF Protocol 477: Drinking Water Treatment Units – Microcystin - that verifies a water filter’s ability to reduce microcystin to below the health advisory levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  9. Need A Water Filter? Peel A Tree Branch

    If you’ve run out of drinking water during a lakeside camping trip, there’s a simple solution: Break off a branch from the nearest pine tree, peel away the bark, and slowly pour lake water through the stick. The improvised filter should trap any bacteria, producing fresh, uncontaminated water. By Jennifer Chu, MIT

  10. Using Bacteria To Create A Water Filter That Kills Bacteria

    More than one in 10 people in the world lack basic drinking water access, and by 2025, half of the world's population will be living in water-stressed areas, which is why access to clean water is one of the National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges.