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Drinking Water Woes Grow in India

There’s been some alarming news coming out of India lately. According to India’s news network, NDTV, 21 cities will run out of drinking water by 2020. Those cities, including the capital New Delhi, are home to more than 100 million people. In fact, one of the cities on the list has already run out of… Read More

Takeaways from AWWA’s ACE19

Last month I attended the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition in Denver. There was a lot to learn with so many technical presentations, workshops, and trade show booths, so I figured I would highlight some of my key takeaways from the conference.   1. Top Trend Given the size of the conference,… Read More

What Lights Up Fireflies Can Also Keep Water Safe

The same chemical reaction that lights up fireflies on a warm summer night can also reveal microorganisms in water. Fireflies glow when adenosine triphosphate (ATP) molecules react with the compound luciferin and the bioluminescent enzyme luciferase. LuminUltra’s 2nd Generation ATP testing solutions take that same chemical reaction and use it to show how many microbes… Read More

LuminUltra Introduces GeneCount™ DNA-Based Microbial Solutions

June 20, 2019 – Microbiology control specialist LuminUltra today launched its revolutionary new GeneCount® portfolio of DNA products and services, making it far easier and faster to quantify, specify and target the types of organisms found in all types of water systems, on surfaces and in solid samples.   Users of LuminUltra’s 2nd Generation Adenosine… Read More

World Water Consumption, Pricing and Distribution – Illustrated

Quite often in the water industry, ideas get expressed through numbers. Percentage daily usage, microbial counts, evaporation loss rates, temperature variances…you get the idea. It’s easier to understand complex data when it’s represented graphically. With that in mind, here are some interesting water statistics that demonstrate just how much water we’re using and how. World… Read More

What’s in a name? Three Intricacies of Organism Names in NGS Data

  There’s no universal method for cataloging organisms or for converting sequencing data to taxonomic data, so careful examination of methodology, as well as the results, is needed when analyzing DNA-associated data. Three of the intricacies are discussed below: Candidatus The formal naming of organisms is determined by a set of rules called the International… Read More

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