Monitoring public water systems for emerging contaminants

Sponsored by

May 30, 2008 -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has published a position paper on its capabilities for monitoring public water systems for emerging contaminants, such as pharmaceuticals. With public safety the central issue, UL understands that it is important to educate the drinking water community of the testing services available to them.

As a recognized leader in the industry and a partner to many municipalities and water treatment centers, UL has been testing for emerging contaminants for nearly 10 years. UL is one of the few laboratories across the nation with the capabilities to test for a broad range of contaminants, using fewer methods therefore streamlining the testing process and reducing the cost.

To download the full position paper, see: http://www.ul.com/water/waterlab/contaminants.html

###

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Local orgs praise EPA for advancing affordability framework for municipal CWA requirements

The EPA released a "Financial Capability Assessment Framework for Municipal Clean Water Act Requirements," which was the result of nearly two years of discussions with representatives of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities and National Association of Counties.

New Zealand farms improve demanding effluent transfers with progressing cavity pump

NOV Mono has provided a Mono progressing cavity pump to replace a number of centrifugal pumps at Castle Glen Farms in the town of Foxton, New Zealand, in an effort to transfer animal effluent over considerable distances.  

Dutch water company to generate 2MW after sludge pre-treatment upgrade

Waterboard Vechtstromen has awarded Cambi a contract to construct a new Thermal Hydrolysis Process plant in the city of Hengelo, the Netherlands.

Time to end the UK water “postcode lottery”, says the Labour Party

Shadow environment secretary Maria Eagle will announce Labour’s plans to introduce a mandatory ‘National Affordability Scheme’, should they be elected next May...

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA