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The global fight against MRSA

In recent years, the topic of antimicrobial resistance has gained some notoriety. Many of us are familiar with the Hospital Superbug, Methicillin resistance Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Decades of less than necessary and even redundant use of antibiotics have resulted in certain microorganisms...

Shifting from Sand: Time for a change

Sand has long been used as a medium in water filtration. Ancient Egyptians used rudimentary sand filter to purify water for consumption and the Romans used sand filters to ensure clean water to their bathhouses. Sand is still used widely today because obviously does have decent water filtration...

Exposed: Tianjin Fish Farms Using Carcinogenic Compounds to build profit margins

In modern times fish farming has become big business and the farming techniques have been continuously improved throughout the years. Modern commercial farming was introduced in 1733 by a German farmer but traditional fish farming has its roots in antiquity. Manuscripts and illustrations indicate...

Legionella Outbreak Control by Activated Filter Media AFM

AFM has proven to be effective against strains of Legionella, in swimming pools, building water systems and cooling towers; it is a safe and inexpensive method of controlling outbreaks of the disease in conditions where it would otherwise cause devastating effects. Legionella is a highly...

China water law 1989

It's no secret that China's water supply requires improvements. The government knows it, the citizens of China know it all too well and people thousands of miles away, some of whom couldn’t point to china on a map, know it. It’s been said of course that its nowhere near as bad as some third world...

Sea Sparkle: Beautiful Bioluminescence but with deadly undertones?

Sea sparkle is a natural phenomenon that occurs along coastlines in many parts of the world. More recently these occurrences have been noted around the coastlines of Hong Kong and the Kowloon peninsula. As reported on various new sites such as Bloomberg and Huffington post, these events are caused...

The Virtuous cycle of Circular economy with AFM

In order to improve water conservation and overall water quality, the Chinese government has formulated a number of specific laws for implementation. One of the laws has intrinsic economic implications, as suggested by its title; the Circular Economy Promotion Law. What specifically is meant by...

Is drinking water safe in the USA?

AFM could be used in an industrial town in the USA to vastly improve its water quality, lower costs and save its crumbling economy. In the town of Flint, Michigan in the USA April 2014, the Local council decided to switch its municipal water source and chaos ensued. A mere 60 miles from the...

Gerber baby food factory: food industry case study

Activated Filter Media (AFM) is used by the food industry worldwide to produce higher quality water while lowering operating costs. It played a crucial role in improving water quality at Gerber’s baby food factory in Costa Rica. The problem The...
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AFM-treated drinking water in Cáceres, Spain: case study

Activated Filter Media (AFM) was used successfully by Dryden Aqua to treat municipal drinking water in the cities of Herreruela and Carcaboso in Cáceres, Spain. The problem The water, sourced from tube wells, contained levels of both arsenic and...
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Chiquita banana packing plant: food industry case study

Activated Filter Media (AFM) is used by the food industry worldwide in a variety of applications, such as at Chiquita’s banana packing plant in Panama. Here Dryden Aqua put in place a tailor-made system to treat the water used at the facility,...
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Waste water treatment case study: Ford

Activated Filter Media (AFM) is used by major industries worldwide to ensure efficient and cost-effective treatment of waste water. At the Ford Motors factory in Essex, UK, AFM has been used successfully for over 15 years to treat industrial...
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