4 Results for bacteria

Groundwater and surface water contains a myriad of microorganisms and very little has been known about how the water-based bacterial community develops in those waters. This knowledge is important to predict the potential effect on the quality of the water after it is stored and distributed. That's why researchers from Austria…

August 09, 2018 @ 10:45am

University of Alberta researchers are tackling the problem of rural and agricultural water testing by introducing a handheld sensor that can detect E. coli in situ. One of the largest obstacles to decisive action on water quality threats, whether E. coli or cyanobacteria, is the time it takes to verify…

November 15, 2017 @ 9:50am

Quebec-based BioSpec Global Solutions Inc., and partner ICBS Ltd. have announced that they’re filing Eurasian patents in anticipation of entry into China. "China is one of the world's largest markets for our analyzer's and has one of the worst water situations on the planet" said Don Saunders, BioSpec’s president and…

October 15, 2009 @ 9:03am

The City of Ottawa is monitoring how animals and plants in the Ottawa River are affected by chemicals that remain in sewage after it is treated and discharged into the waterway, reports CBC News. Dave McCartney, the manager of wastewater and drainage services for the city, said even though the…

August 14, 2008 @ 8:21am