HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Pall filtration technology verified to remove arsenic from drinking water

1,300 non-community water systems will need to take measures to lower arsenic in their drinking water.

Membrane filtration technology is emerging as the technology of choice for safe drinking water. Large and small communities around the world currently use the Pall Aria System to remove parasites, including cryptosporidia and giardia cysts and oocysts that can contaminate drinking water and adversely affect public health. The new verification enables these communities to remove both arsenic and parasites cost efficiently. The Pall system is also employed by a wide range of industries to clean up wastewater to prevent additional arsenic from entering the drinking water supply.

Unlike other methods of arsenic removal, such as reverse osmosis and adsorption media, membrane filtration offers a less costly and long-term solution. It does not require a major upfront capital investment, high costs to operate or frequent regeneration and purchase of media. The Pall Aria System works by the addition of an iron-based coagulant, such as ferric chloride, to the water. The contaminating arsenic is adsorbed onto positively charged ferric hydroxide particles, which are then removed by microfiltration.

"The arsenic removal verification opens up a whole new market for Pall Water Processing, which is currently one of the fastest growing businesses of Pall Corporation. This past year our sales to municipal and community water systems have grown over 26 percent," adds Mr. Seibert.

Arsenic Hot Spots and Public Health Implications

Arsenic levels across the U.S. can vary greatly. Although there are some geographic hot spots, the highest arsenic levels in the U.S. are found mostly in states west of the continental divide. However, several New England states such as New Hampshire and Maine have reported that as many as 30% and 14%, respectively, of their public water systems have arsenic levels above the new standard.

Arse
'"/>

Contact: Marcia Katz
Marcia_Katz@pall.com
516-801-9128
Pall Corporation
6-Dec-2005


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Carbon capture, water filtration, other boreal forest ecoservices worth estimated $250 billion/year
2. Water filtration technique removes dangerous freshwater algae toxins
3. Pall blood filtration technology removes prions that can cause TSEs
4. AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
5. New technology reveals seal behavior
6. Nanotechnology helps scientists make bendy sensors for hydrogen vehicles
7. FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
8. Liverpool amongst first in UK to install unique DNA sequencing technology
9. EPA foregoes opportunity to improve nanotechnology oversight
10. The Cancer Genome Atlas awards funds for technology development
11. Autism theory put to the test with new technology

Post Your Comments:
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 20, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... market, reports on the recent success of the Wocket™ smart wallet at ... Wocket smart wallet was named as one of the "11 Hot Products ... Best Products Launched At CES So Far" by Newseveryday.com and "The top ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wxdglm/global_wearable ) ... Wearable Technologies Market and Applications, Opportunities, Industry Analysis, ... 2014-2020" report to their offering. , ... can be worn on the user,s body and ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014  NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces ... Apollo Robbins for the 2015 International CES debut of ... Robbins will be at the NXT-ID booth January 6th ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 2CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 3Global Wearable Technologies Market and Applications, Opportunities, Industry Analysis, Segmentation, Size, Growth, Share, Overview, Trends and Forecast 2014-2020 2NXT-ID Hires Master Pickpocket and Security Consultant Apollo Robbins for Wocket Smart Wallet CES 2015 Debut 2NXT-ID Hires Master Pickpocket and Security Consultant Apollo Robbins for Wocket Smart Wallet CES 2015 Debut 3NXT-ID Hires Master Pickpocket and Security Consultant Apollo Robbins for Wocket Smart Wallet CES 2015 Debut 4
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Selexis SA, a ... Research Cell Banks (RCBs) used for drug discovery to ... Banks will include Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data ... de-risks biologic manufacturing by ensuring the integrity of the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)...   GenoSpace , a precision medicine software company that has ... use of genomic, imaging and other biomedical data in research ... Munson , CEO of Aspera, an IBM Company, to its ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150122/170713 "We are pleased to welcome ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014  Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq:   VRML), a bio-analytical ... that the Company closed its previously announced private ... Jack W. Schuler , Birchview Fund LLC and ... before offering expenses.  The proceeds will be used ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... SoundConnect’s 2015 next generation ... communication technology, provide continued education and inform users ... demonstrates online communication features and benefits; empowering users ... innovative and powerful tools. , According to SoundConnect’s ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Selexis Generated Research Cell Banks Now Fully Sequenced Using Next-Generation Sequencing 2GenoSpace Expands Board with Appointment of Michelle Munson 2Vermillion Announces Closing of Equity Financing 2Vermillion Announces Closing of Equity Financing 3SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 3
Cached News: