Microcystest is a test for the detection of microcystins and nodularins (hepatotoxins) in water. The kit is based on the protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) activity inhibition by microcystins and is therefore able to detect the potential toxicity caused by microcystins in water samples.
The 2015 Healthy Waterways Report Card recognises the increasing amount of sediment entering South East Queensland waterways as the number one issue affecting water quality.
SUEZ Group has launched aqualead — a complete water conditioning range focused on the industrial water cycle. The offering ranges from the provision of water conditioning products for the treatment of all aspects of industrial water management through to dedicated wastewater, cooling and boiler water conditioning services.
Over the past year, rainfall totals dipped to their lowest on record for parts of Australia.
Researchers from UNSW have used water-tracing technology in the Sydney Basin to determine how groundwater moves in the different layers of rock below the surface.
Resource management company Veolia has signed a 15-year contract extension with Sydney Water for operations and maintenance of Wyuna Water's facilities.
After moving into new premises and constructing a new 40,000 L testing tank, Andzac Water Treatment is now able to improve efficiency further by 'tuning' the venturis of its aeration technology. AWT is also adding an additional source of air injection into the pre-pump stage, including flash mixing, which will allow the introduction of chemicals to be added into the jet venturi stream.
Clean and safe drinking water is essential for good health; however, when you're living on a rural property, clean water from a rainwater tank is not always guaranteed.
Making sustainable changes that deliver more for less is a challenging task. Substantial, sustainable change requires a willingness to change the very nature of an organisation: what it does, how it gets done and even who does it.
ISO 24518 looks at the steps water utilities have to take in order to be ready for any crisis situation; what to do during an emergency; and how to re-establish services and learn from the situation.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has appointed the Water Footprint Network to develop a worldwide water stewardship program for the hotel company.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has completed the deployment of 96 million 'shade balls' into the 71 ha Los Angeles Reservoir.
Gems Sensors & Controls DipTape level indicators are a simple way to measure the liquid level in storage tanks and IBCs. They are suitable for quick, periodic readouts where power is unavailable or undesirable.