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WQA Launches Business Operations Benchmarking Report

February 24, 2021

The Water Quality Association (WQA) announces the launch of the WQA Business Operations Report, a powerful interactive benchmarking tool for WQA dealer members in the U.S. to measure the success […]


WRF Releases Seminal Drinking Water Guidance Manual

February 17, 2021

The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has published the highly anticipated Biofiltration Guidance Manual for Drinking Water Facilities, which gives water utilities a standard set of guidelines and best practices for improving overall […]


Alberta Health Releases Updated Reclaimed Water Guidelines

February 9, 2021

Alberta Health recently issued updated versions of two guidelines that will help assist in identifying the source, treatment, and uses for all types of reclaimed water. These documents provide significantly […]


Standard Water Treatment Eliminates Enveloped Viruses Like the Coronavirus

February 8, 2021

Among the many avenues that viruses can use to infect humans, drinking water may pose only a tiny risk for spreading certain viruses like the novel coronavirus. However, in cases […]


ASSE International Publishes New LEC for Point-of-Entry Anion Exchange—Nitrate Reduction

February 5, 2021

ASSE International has published a new Listing Evaluation Criteria (LEC) document: ASSE LEC 2008-2021, Point-of-Entry Anion Exchange—Nitrate Reduction. Point-of-entry anion exchange water treatment products covered in ASSE LEC 2008 are […]


Call for Papers Opens for AWWA Water Science Special Issue on PFAS

January 18, 2021

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) will publish an upcoming topical collection in AWWA Water Science to capture the present state of the science on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) analytical methods and approaches […]


Johns Hopkins Scientist Develops Method to Find Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water

January 15, 2021

Most consumers of drinking water in the United States know that chemicals are used in the treatment processes to ensure the water is safe to drink. But they might not […]


WQRF Funds First Phase of Emerging Contaminants Research

January 14, 2021

The Water Quality Research Foundation has awarded funding for Phase 1 of an emerging contaminants research project to Dr. Marcia Silva and Dr. Sakib Mahmud of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee […]


New Microfluidic Water Purification System Is Under Development by UMaine, Harvard Researchers

January 7, 2021

Development of a new, low-cost microfluidic water purification system by researchers at the University of Maine and Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering has been funded by the […]


Desalination Breakthrough Could Lead to Cheaper Water Filtration

January 5, 2021

Producing clean water at a lower cost could be on the horizon after researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and Penn State solved a complex problem that had […]

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