Water and the Olympics

  At the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, hundreds of millions of people around the world watched as athletes competed in dozens of sports over two weeks. For some sports, water (usually in the form of snow or ice) is crucial. Where the Summer Olympics need pools and lakes filled with clean water for… Read More

Drinking Water – A Global Concern

  Issues related to drinking water and municipal water systems are all over the news these days. In North America, the troubles that Flint, Michigan has faced with its water supply and distribution system have been in the headlines for a number of years now. Government officials continue to struggle to replace aging infrastructure and… Read More

Investigating biomass density in biological activated carbon media with 2nd Generation ATP

  Editor’s note: This post was authored by one of our clients – Research Laboratory Services (RLS). They are a research, consultancy, and laboratory testing service provider based in Melbourne, Australia with offices in the USA and New Zealand. With over 20 years of experience in the portable and wastewater treatment industries, RLS specializes in… Read More

Water industry events: mark your calendar

  Across the globe, people are gathering to talk about water. Whether the topic is effluent management, potable water or ocean conservation, there is an organization and event designed to allow individuals to come together to share their challenges and solutions. Here at LuminUltra, we recently participated in the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition… Read More

Top 3 questions from the latest WQTC

  AWWA’s WQTC is a favourite event among many water quality professionals (us included) and after another excellent conference, we wanted to answer the top 3 questions we were asked at the conference in Portland, Oregon. 1. What does your test measure? Can it test for specific species? Our tests measure the ATP concentration in… Read More

Thank You, Amazing Vietnam!

  In November, as part of my role in developing the LuminUltra business in the Asia Pacific Region, I ventured off to Vietnam alongside nearly two dozen other Australian businesses. We were part of the Australian delegation (largest ever) for the Vietwater 2017 exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City. The delegation was organised by the… Read More

Water Calculation Tools

  There are many water use resources available on the internet. At LuminUltra, we work in the water microbiology field, but we also pay attention to what’s going on in the larger world of water. We’ve come across some neat sites over time, so today we present this list of online water calculation tools: Water… Read More

Interesting water tech innovations from around the world

  There have been some interesting happenings in the water technology industry in recent weeks. As companies around the world work to solve water problems of one sort or another, some truly inventive ideas come to light. Here’s a quick rundown of some particularly interesting developments we’ve come across: In Switzerland, robotics company EPFL Biorob… Read More