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New UD technology removes viruses from drinking water

...thogens, disinfectants such as chlorine, and toxic disinfection byproducts in our drinking water, and at an accept...d resistant to chlorination, which is the dominant disinfection method used in the United States, according to the researchers. Of all the inhabitants of the mic...

Eco-friendly bug sucker

... produce. The technique, called metabolic stress disinfection (MSDD), was developed by Manuel Lagunas-Solar and his team at University of California, Davis (Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture DOI 10.1002/jsfa2538). Tim Essert, the Principle Electronics Engineer on the project, explains that MSDD w...

Anthrax spores may survive water treatment

...hrax spores may survive traditional drinking water disinfection methods and can attach themselves to the inside su... facilities should be prepared to employ alternate disinfection methods in the unlikely event of the release of anthrax in the water supply. Researchers report the...

GROWing the next generation of water recycling plants

...e addition of an ultraviolet light can enhance the disinfection of the water. They hope to market GROW commercially in the second half of 2006. GROW is one project in a much larger EPSRC-funded Sustainable Water Management programme (WaND) that Professor Butler oversees at Imperial. "Our overall aim is to contr...

MRSA study demonstrates need for frequent hand washing and environmental disinfection in health care settings

...e need for frequent hand washing and environmental disinfection in health care settings," says Owens. ...

Bacteria can survive for weeks on hospital surfaces

...e need for frequent hand washing and environmental disinfection in health care settings," says Owens. ...

Major new UNC-based drinking water study suggests pregnancy fears may be overstated

... including one with moderate levels of chlorinated disinfection byproducts, one with moderate levels of brominated disinfection byproducts and one with low levels of all disinfection byproducts. None of the utilities was selecte...

Distributed Basic Local Alignment Search Toolkit (W.ND-BLAST)

.... Cervia described the different types of systemic disinfection methods used and the advantages and disadvantages of each. "Despite the range of technologies being applied, the problem of waterborne microbes in the healthcare setting continues to persist," explained Dr. Cervia. "Each of the systemic methods are ...

New strategies to reduce hospital-aquired infections

.... Cervia described the different types of systemic disinfection methods used and the advantages and disadvantages of each. "Despite the range of technologies being applied, the problem of waterborne microbes in the healthcare setting continues to persist," explained Dr. Cervia. "Each of the systemic methods are ...

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