Water Filtration

New filters mean cleaner water for Helston

On December 14, 2014, in Water Filtration, by Erik

The Helston area will soon see improvements to drinking water quality by the end of the month thanks to new filters. Filters have been installed and refurbished at Wendron and Restormal water treatment plants, and the newly filtered water has been blended and distributed with the usual water since September. All the new filters, which […]


Lifestraw Allows You and an African School Child to Drink Safely

On December 1, 2014, in Commentary, Water Filtration, by Erik

This holiday season, get something for your friend while giving fresh water to an African child. LifeStraw’s water bottle creates clean water from dirty river water and each purchase gives a year’s worth of clean water to an African school child.


Tunisia to Open Desalination Plant

On November 25, 2014, in Water Filtration, by Erik

After receiving financial backing from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, Tunisia will be opening a desalination facility in the city of Sfax. The plant is projected to provide 150,000 m3 water per day for the city. For a full story on this topic, click here:: Desalination plant in Sfax, Tunisia to be tendered shortly

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Water Reuse Tech Isn’t Just for Drinking Water

On November 10, 2014, in Discoveries & Innovation, Water Filtration, by Erik

While technology used for water reuse is heavily focused on creating drinking water, there are many other applications that consumers overlook. Greywater systems can take the water used for bathing and redirect it to flush toilets or irrigate landscapes. Rainwater collection can be used to take showers, water plants, or wash cars. To read about […]

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Nephros Receives Clearance to Produce High Grade Drinking Water Filters

On October 31, 2014, in Health, Water Filtration, by Erik

Nephros Inc., a medical device company known for creating high quality liquid purification ultrafilters and equipment used in dialysis, has been given 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to have its filtration system used to filter EPA quality drinking water. The ultra-pure water these filters provide could help wash patients and provide cleaner […]

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South Korea Hires Calgon Carbon to Treat Drinking Water

On October 30, 2014, in Latest, Water Filtration, by Erik

Calgon Carbon, a U.S. company, won a contract to provide 7.2 million pounds of carbon to a water treatment plant in Seoul, South Korea. Using the carbon to filter their water, the Dduk-Do municipal drinking water plant hopes to provide 198 million gallons of potable water to Seoul’s citizens per day. For a full article […]

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