The Austin City Council has approved $4 million dollars over the next five years for zebra mussel control in water intakes on Lake Austin and Lake Travis. AUSTIN, Texas, February 3, 2020 – The Austin City Council has approved a multi-million-dollar plan to control...
Invasive mussel control will be a key topic at the upcoming NALMS symposium in Burlington, Vermont. The event will feature a tour of the city’s . . .
Army Corps of Engineers preparedness strategy for possible zebra-mussel and quagga-mussel infestations includes EarthTec® QZ from Earth Science Laboratories to protect Columbia River System. WALLA WALLA, Washington, August 12, 2019 – The Army Corps of Engineers is...
Summer is cyanobacteria season, especially in the dry, arid states of the West. As potentially toxic blooms have increased in recent decades, so too has the need for effective treatment. Cost-effective cyanobacteria treatment will be a key topic when . . .
Quagga mussels have been eliminated from a Pennsylvania lake with EarthTec® QZ. At 29 acres and 115-feet deep, the lake is . . .
The Mississippi River is a zebra mussel highway. The mighty river has carried the invasive mussels from the Great Lakes to the Gulf states. Its tributaries have brought zebra mussels east and west. This month, water treatment experts from two southern states will learn how to stop the tiny invaders.
EarthTec QZ achieved complete quagga mussel mortality in a recent study by Canadian Researchers. Ian Lake-Thompson and Ron Hofmann tested EarthTec QZ in real-world conditions at a Toronto water treatment plant. They found that . . .
Earth Science Laboratories has joined the American Chemistry Council (ACC) a national organization representing a diverse set of companies engaged in the business of chemistry. ACC provides its members with . . .
Recent test results show no evidence of invasive mussels in the historic Billmeyer Quarry near Bainbridge, Pennsylvania. The results offer renewed hope that a recent quagga mussel eradication project was successful. If the quagga mussel population fails to rebound . . .
Zebra mussels are in the news again. While Austin, Texas continues to grapple with a foul-smelling infestation, Pennsylvania water experts will learn how to stop the tiny invaders from fouling their own pipes. The annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association (PRWA) will include a seminar by . . .
Rudy Stankowitz has a mission. He wants to help pool operators defeat black algae – and he may have found a way to do it. Stankowitz recently ran a real-world experiment to see whether prolonged contact with low levels of copper would kill black algae. The results were surprising.
Water industry experts from two western states will meet in California’s Palm Desert this month. The California-Nevada section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) will hold its Annual Fall Conference at the Westin Hills Resort, Oct. 22–25. Removing toxins released into drinking water by harmful cyanobacteria blooms will be . . .
Water treatment experts from three western states will meet in Las Vegas this month. The annual Tri-State Seminar brings together leaders from Arizona, California and Nevada. This year’s meeting takes place in the face of ongoing challenges . . .
Summer is peak cyanobacteria season for water treatment plants. This means taste and odor complaints. Controlling taste and odor problems while keeping costs under control can be difficult. A South Texas water treatment plant found a way to do both.
Team Earth Science Labs cycled and walked to help cure diabetes in the Arkansas Tour de Cure®. The team raised $3,940 in its fourth outing at the annual benefit. This put ESL at . . .
Ohio’s water industry leaders will meet this month to discuss best practices in drinking water treatment. The One Water Conference and Exposition convenes in Columbus, August 27–30. The event follows Governor John Kasich’s recent executive order to . . .
July is Lakes Appreciation Month. The annual event highlights the importance of lakes for drinking water, recreation, and wildlife. It’s a reminder to pause and appreciate this most valuable resource. Arkansas-based Earth Science Laboratories has partnered with NALMS in celebrating the event by launching . . .
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has an excellent video on preventing the spread of quagga mussels. If prevention fails . . .