Water Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.water-technology.net web site http://www.water-technology.net/ en-us http://www.water-technology.net/ Water Technology-Updates http://www.water-technology.net/content/images/logo_big.gif NSF International and ASHRAE Collaborate Over New Standards to Handle Concerns Such as Legionella http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressashrae-collaborate-standard.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressashrae-collaborate-standard.html NSF International and ASHRAE have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to help protect public health through setting out safe management practices for water systems in buildings. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:51:00 GMT Consumer Guide for Certified Water Filtration Devices that Reduce Lead Published by NSF International http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressconsumer-guide-water-filtration.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressconsumer-guide-water-filtration.html NSF International has published a simple guide for consumers that lists certified water filters that reduce lead in drinking water, in response to the Flint water problem. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:46:00 GMT Evoqua Water Technologies acquires VAF Filtration Systems http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsevoqua-water-technologies-acquires-vaf-filtration-systems-4946598 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsevoqua-water-technologies-acquires-vaf-filtration-systems-4946598 Evoqua Water Technologies and its recently acquired Neptune Benson business purchased VAF Filtration Systems, a screen filtration maker in Arvada, Colorado. Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Principles of Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/malvern-wt/5025104395001.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/malvern-wt/5025104395001.html Learn about the principles of Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC). Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:46:00 GMT NSF International and ASHRAE Sign Agreement to Advance Knowledge of Building Water Health http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressashrae-agreement.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/wastewater/-nsf-international-global-testing/pressashrae-agreement.html NSF International and ASHRAE will work together to develop a new standard to address concerns such as Legionella. Wed, 06 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT The Facts Behind the Theory http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/facts-theory-evaporation/ http://www.water-technology.net/downloads/whitepapers/wastewater/facts-theory-evaporation/ To show why we designed our evaporator as we did, I offer the following assumptions that are based upon tests completed at the Ohio State University and the extension department of Virginia Tech. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:36:00 GMT OriginClear and PaveDrain win China BlueTech Awards 2016 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginclear-and-pavedrain-win-china-bluetech-awards-2016-4935231 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsoriginclear-and-pavedrain-win-china-bluetech-awards-2016-4935231 US water companies OriginClear and PaveDrain have received China BlueTech Awards this year for water technology innovation and market readiness. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Foz Aguas 5 opens wastewater treatment plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfoz-aguas-5-opens-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-rio-de-janeiro-brazil-4932377 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfoz-aguas-5-opens-wastewater-treatment-plant-in-rio-de-janeiro-brazil-4932377 The Deodoro wastewater treatment plant owned and operated by Foz Aguas 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has opened in time for the Olympics, which will be held from 5 to 21 August this year. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Missouri American Water acquires Woodland Manor water system http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmissouri-american-water-acquires-woodland-manor-water-system-4934475 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsmissouri-american-water-acquires-woodland-manor-water-system-4934475 Missouri American Water has completed the acquisition of Woodland Manor water system located in Branson, Missouri. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Fathom, Accelerate H2O and ATI to develop Water Technology Demonstration Hub http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfathom-accelerate-h2o-and-ati-to-develop-water-technology-demonstration-hub-4929282 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsfathom-accelerate-h2o-and-ati-to-develop-water-technology-demonstration-hub-4929282 Arizona-based Fathom Water Management, the software-as-a-service provider for water utilities, has collaborated with Accelerate H2O and Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) to establish the Innovative Water Technology Demonstration Hub for Data and Inst… Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sulzer Delivers Turbocompressors Within 36 Hours http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/watergroup/pressturbocompressors-36-hours.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/watergroup/pressturbocompressors-36-hours.html Failures of a single blower or compressor may jeopardize the functioning of a wastewater treatment plant. With the recently launched fast-track process, Sulzer can ship its highly efficient HST turbocompressors to a treatment plant within 36 hours. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:10:00 GMT Water Replenishment District of Southern California to build $110m water treatment plant http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-replenishment-district-of-southern-california-to-build-110m-water-treatment-plant-4927747 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswater-replenishment-district-of-southern-california-to-build-110m-water-treatment-plant-4927747 The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) has signed an agreement with J.F. Shea Construction for the construction of a $110m water treatment plant. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Porvair donates water filtration system to Kenyan school http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsporvair-donates-water-filtration-system-to-kenyan-school-4927948 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsporvair-donates-water-filtration-system-to-kenyan-school-4927948 Hampshire-based filtration equipment provider Porvair Filtration Group has donated a new filtration system to the Olpalagilagi Primary School in Maasai Mara, Kenya to enable the staff and pupils to safely filter their own spring water. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Interview with gas operator Jemena http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/watergroup/4947526901001.html http://www.water-technology.net/contractors/monitoring/watergroup/4947526901001.html Fri, 17 Jun 2016 06:46:00 GMT SAK Construction awarded $21.7m worth pipeline rehabilitation projects http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssak-construction-awarded-217m-worth-pipeline-rehabilitation-projects-4927966 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newssak-construction-awarded-217m-worth-pipeline-rehabilitation-projects-4927966 SAK Construction (SAK), a pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling services contractor, has commenced work on $21.7m worth of contracts secured in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. regions. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Welsh water signs agreement with Open Energi http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswelsh-water-signs-agreement-with-open-energi-4927950 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newswelsh-water-signs-agreement-with-open-energi-4927950 Welsh Water has signed an agreement with Open Energi to share flexible energy demand from equipment across its network and help manage peaks and troughs in power supply and demand across the UK. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT CORTEC Manifold Systems expands manufacturing facility http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscortec-manifold-systems-expands-manufacturing-facility-4919863 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newscortec-manifold-systems-expands-manufacturing-facility-4919863 CORTEC, a manufacturer of API compact ball valves and manifolds, has expanded its CORTEC Manifold Systems (CMS) Lafayette manufacturing facility and moved to new location in Port Allen, Louisiana. Thu, 09 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT LuminUltra, Microbe Detectives form multi-year partnership http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsluminultra-microbe-detectives-form-multi-year-partnership-4919866 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsluminultra-microbe-detectives-form-multi-year-partnership-4919866 LuminUltra, a Canada-based firm providing microbiological monitoring and control solutions, and Microbe Detectives, a Wisconsin-based firm provider of applied metagenomics services for water and wastewater systems, have entered into a multi-year part… Thu, 09 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Itron signs contract with Malian Drinking Water Supply Management Company http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsitron-signs-contract-with-malian-drinking-water-supply-management-company-4919861 http://www.water-technology.net/news/newsitron-signs-contract-with-malian-drinking-water-supply-management-company-4919861 Itron, a technology and services company dedicated to use of energy and water, has signed a contract with the Malian Drinking Water Supply Management Company (SOMAGEP-SA), a provider of water to 160,000 customers in Mali in Western Africa, to help th… Thu, 09 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT South Fork Water Treatment Plant, Nanaimo, British Columbia http://www.water-technology.net/projects/south-fork-water-treatment-plant-nanaimo-british-columbia/ http://www.water-technology.net/projects/south-fork-water-treatment-plant-nanaimo-british-columbia/ The South Fork Water Treatment Plant (WTP), located 12km south-west of Nanaimo,British Columbia, Canada, has a water treatment capacity of 116 million litres a day. 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