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GEH Wasserchemie Now a Member of the German Water Partnership (GWP)

June 2015 - GEH Wasserchemie has joined the German Water Partnership (GWP). The German Water Partnership is a joint initiative of companies from the private and public sectors as well as public instituions. Read more...

Sales Agent in Iran

May 2015 - GEH Wasserchemie GmbH & Co.KG has now strengthened their sales activities in the Middle East with a regional distributor providing even better response to customers´ needs.
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IFAT Eurasia in Ankara / Turkey

April 2015 - The first IFAT Eurasia show was held in Ankara´s Congresium International Convention & Exhibition Centre (CICEC) from 16 - 18 April 2015.
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GEH Wasserchemie and Hydroisotop Form hydroFilt GmbH

December 2014 - hydroFilt, domiciled in Innsbruck / Austria, was founded by GEH Wasserchemie and co-shareholder Hydroisotop GmbH of Schweitenkirchen / Germany. Read more...

GEH Wasserchemie and Hydroisotop Establish hydroFilt Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

December 2014 - hydroFilt Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, domiciled in Schweitenkirchen / Germany, is a research company founded by GEH Wasserchemie GmbH & Co.KG and co-shareholder Hydroisotop of Schweitenkirchen / Germany.
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Wasser 2014 – Annual Conference of Germany’s Water Chemistry Society

January 2014 - "Wasser 2014" is Germany’s leading conference on water quality and related topics. It is a forum for presentation of cutting-edge research concerning pollution of surface water, groundwater, drinking water, effluent wastewaters and sedimented materials. Read more...

Arsenic Congress in Buenos Aires / Argentina

October 2013 - In Latin America, arsenic contamination of drinking water is a serious problem affecting an estimated 14 million people. Certain regions in Argentina and Chile in particular are plagued by alarmingly high arsenic groundwater concentrations. The problem is not a new one: The first case of arsenic poisoning (arsenicosis) was reported back in the year 1914 in the city of Bell Ville (Córdoba Province / Argentina). Read more...

 

New Sales Distributor for Chile

July 2013 - The company Aguas Industriales Ltda takes over the distribution of our products in Chile. Aguasin offers solutions through engineering, design, production, erection and start-up of water and wastewater treatment plants according to the highest quality standards for more than 50 years. 
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GEH Wasserchemie Moves Into New Production Facility

February 2013 – Osnabrück / Germany – Constant improvement of all operations within our company – including internal organizational structures, production processes as well as streamlined and demand-responsive supply to our customers – is an ongoing commitment at GEH Wasserchemie.
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GEH - Source of solutions.

"Source of Solutions" … a slogan personifying our new corporate identity which includes a distinctive, modern logo and other new elements setting us apart from other brands and ensuring high recognizability. Multi-coloured product logos now make individual GEH® products easier than ever to recognize. Read more...

Lake PHOENIX: GEH Technology for Algae-Free Water

May 2011 – After completing a four-month running-in phase, the phosphate elimination unit (PEU) for Lake PHOENIX in Dortmund / Germany has now officially gone into operation. The unit is an important cornerstone of environmental measures implemented to prevent rampant algae growth in the lake. Read more...

New Spanish Version of Our Website!

March 2011 – Spanish is the native language of some 350 million people worldwide, primarily in Central and South America. These regions, like many others in the world, are affected by widespread pollution of drinking water, including in many cases potentially deadly arsenic pollution. Read more...

FITMA 2010 – Argentina’s Leading Environmental Fair

May 2010 – Mr. Walter Ewy, managing director of pro H20, GEH’s distributor in Argentina, was very pleased by his company’s showing at the FITMA exhibition (Feria Internacional de Tecnologías del Medio Ambiente y del Agua = International Fair for Environmental and Water Technologies), held from 21 April to 23 April 2010 in Buenos Aires. The FITMA show is the largest of its type in Argentina and one of the leading exhibitions in all of South America. A total of 4473 industry experts passed through its gates as visitors to the show. Read more...

 

Arsenic in Drinking Water – Vietnam Affected As Well

April 2010 – The groundwater in the Red River and Mekong Delta regions in Vietnam is contaminated with naturally occurring arsenic. Geological conditions here are comparable to those in the Ganges Delta region in India and Bangladesh. Experts estimate that some 10 million Vietnamese may be routinely consuming arsenic-contaminated water. Concentrations alarmingly in excess of permissible limits are found particularly in rural regions, where water supply comes principally from small private wells and cisterns. Read more...

 

GEH Wasserchemie Receives DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

February 2010 – Potable water is the most vital of our vital resources – if it meets quality standards. Accordingly, strict requirements must be satisfied in quality assurance of processing and treatment materials for drinking water. Read more...

 

GEH Wasserchemie Supports Youth Sports

January 2010 – The girls’ B junior team of Hagener SV sports club today were the proud recipients of new warm-up suits presented to them today by Ulrich Mentrup, General Sales Manager of GEH Wasserchemie. Their new gear will make participation in upcoming tournaments all the more exciting. Read more...

 

Largest-Ever GEH Dearsenification Unit in Germany Goes On Stream

December 2009 – A new dearsenification unit with a processing capacity of 192 m3/h and a projected annual water throughput of 1,180,000 m3 came on stream this month at the Rummelsberg water plant in Schwarzenbruck / Germany. The unit, supplied by W&S Wassertechnik GmbH, features four parallel-operated adsorber beds in a space-saving stacked configuration containing a total of 10 tonnes of GEH® 102 adsorbent. Read more...

 

Switzerland - Fish Don´t Like Copper

May 2009 – Copper is a material frequently used in roofs and facades. Water flowing off buildings into surrounding soil or nearby streams can pollute the ground or surface water with copper corrosion products which have toxic effects on aquatic life. The Swiss aquatic research institute Eawag has made significant contributions towards recognising this problem and indicating solutions. Read more...

 

Switzerland – High-performance filter system for heavy metal removal from roof run-off water

May 2009 –Copper and zinc must be removed from run-off waters off of roofs larger than the surface areas specified in the Rainwater Management Guidelines of the Swiss Water Pollution Control Association. The specified metal area is 50 m² if the run-off flows into the ground and 500 m² if the run-off is directed into a receiving system. Read more...

 

REACH - new EU chemicals legislation comes into force

April 2009 – REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), the new EU chemicals directive, entered into force on 1 June 2007 in all 27 member states. Over 100,000 chemical substances are presently in use in the EU internal market and this number is steadily growing. The purpose of the new REACH directive is to establish the potential impacts of these substances on both human health and the environment and hold them to a minimum. Read more...


 

Inauguration of an GEH®-Plant in West-Bengal Indien

October 2008 – A delegation comprising  German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, and German Ambassador Bernd Miitzelburg, visited an arsenic-removal plant of our business partner, Harbauer India Ltd., in Barasat, West-Bengal. Read more...


 

Waste-water recycling at Olympic Park 2008, Beijing

July 2008 – Situated north of Beijing, the nearly 1,200-hectare Olympic Park will accommodate approximately 18,000 athletes and officials. The impressive park also contains the Olympic Stadium and various other sports venues, along with large green and water corridors. The all told almost 75 hectares of water in the Olympic Park have been designed in the shape of a dragon. Read more...


 

GEH Wasserchemie is Extending Its Product Portfolio

August 2007 – GEH Wasserchemie is a leading manufacturer of high-capacity iron-based adsorbents for use in water treatment. Thanks to years of research and the further development of our established products, we have now extended our range of products to meet the needs of our customers. Read more...

 

10 Years of Quality

May 2007 – GEH Wasserchemie is 10 years old – this means 10 years of quality and excellence in the field of water treatment. 10 years of continuous work in research and development and 10 years of top customer service. Read more...