Colony Counts: The Microbiology of Drinking Water

In this issue of the Water Industry Journal, we gain an insight into how colony counts are used to ensure we have wholesome drinking water on tap. Shaun Jones, Public Health Manager at Wessex...

Reducing customer discolouration complaints by controlling manganese at Water Treatment Works

Discolouration complaints occur when flow changes disturb iron deposits within the distribution system. Historically it was thought that unlined cast iron pipes were the main source of this material, along with accumulation of the...

Improving drinking water quality today

In this issue of the Water Industry Journal, we speak to Jan Krejcik, Group Sales Executive of Urban Water at DHI. Jan provides insights into the challenges ahead for the water industry and explains...

Water Quality

Water. It’s found everywhere and is essential to human life. Each person requires at least 20 to 50 litres of clean, safe water a day for drinking, cooking, and personal hygiene and that’s why...

Largest European water filtration system

Anglian Water continues work on multi-million pound investment into Norwich’s water supply. Anglian Water has begun installing a state of the art filtration system at its Water Treatment Works in Norwich as part of its...

Shedding light on resilience

Barry Hopton of atg UV Technology explains how UV disinfection can help to provide resilience in water treatment works. We are hearing a lot about resilience around the industry, but what does it mean? The...

Simple water test could prevent crippling bone disease

A simple colour-changing test to detect fluoride in drinking water, devised by researchers at the University of Bath, could in the future prevent the crippling bone disease, skeletal fluorosis, in developing countries such as...

A better, faster method for monitoring organic carbon concentration and composition in drinking water

The primary role of a drinking water treatment plant is to provide clean, safe drinking water for consumers. Dissolved organic carbon levels are monitored and disinfectant chemicals are routinely added in order to remove organic...

Meeting contemporary industry challenges

Water companies are under immense pressure to do more with less, improving the quality and quantity of the water they supply – without passing the cost onto their customers. In fact, the expectation is...

Meeting water quality standards – the role of turbidimeters

In the UK, all drinking water must be safe and have the trust of consumers. An integral part of this is to ensure tap water meets strict standards laid out in the EU drinking...
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