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Environmental Assessments for Veterinary Drugs

October 27, 2015

Waterborne recently joined a leading global animal health company to assist the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) to support the registration of a veterinary medicine for beef cattle. For new veterinary drugs to be approved for use, the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) conducts an EA to evaluate any potential ecological risks. This… Read More>

The Growing Priority of Pollen & Nectar Studies

October 27, 2015

Along with the continued growing concern of honey bee populations, there has been an increased focus on end-use pesticide products and their effects on bee populations. In response to the recent calls-to-action by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Waterborne has expanded involvement in residue analysis testing for different… Read More>

Potential Environmental Risk Associated with Artificial Sweeteners

October 27, 2015

Artificial sweeteners are a widely-used class of compounds designed to offer consumers an alternative to sugar. These sweeteners have been studied with respect to their human safety profiles and in some cases their environmental safety profiles. Given their widespread use and persistence, it is not surprising that these sweeteners have been detected in wastewater effluents,… Read More>

Update: iSTREEM® 2.0 Released

October 27, 2015

Waterborne is happy to release iSTREEM® 2.0 “in-stream exposure model”, a new updated version of the free and publically-available web-based model supported by the American Cleaning Institute. iSTREEM® provides a means to estimate chemical concentrations in wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) effluents, receiving waters, and drinking water intakes across the continental US under mean annual and… Read More>

Microplastics in Wastewater Treatment Plants and Receiving Waters

October 27, 2015

Regulatory bodies have called for the ban of consumer use microplastics both internationally and within several states in the United States. Microplastics are particles of plastic smaller than 5 mm diameter and can be categorized as primary and secondary microplastics, with primary being intentionally produced and secondary being the decomposition or mechanical breakdown of larger… Read More>

Continued Expansion: Toxicology Services and Human Health Risk Assessment

October 27, 2015

Waterborne has recently expanded their dietary risk assessment capabilities and are now offering non-clinical mammalian toxicology expertise and dose-response assessment services that position us to provide clients human health risk assessments. Our new services support registration, compliance, and defense activities associated with FIFRA, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, cosmetic ingredients, industrial chemicals, and food ingredients and… Read More>

Waterborne Expands Population Modeling Capabilities with the Hiring of Amelie Schmolke

October 27, 2015

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Amelie Schmolke will joinWaterborne as an ecological population modeler and risk assessor. Amelie brings many years of experience in applied population modeling which will contribute to the overall strategy and direction of risk assessments at Waterborne. She will be an important part of the development and incorporation… Read More>

Isha Khanijo, Senior Environmental Engineer, to launch Waterborne’s California Office

October 27, 2015

Isha has been a valuable member of the Waterborne team since 2008, after graduating from Iowa State University with a superior academic record and research experience in conducting field trials and modeling for nutrient reduction in feedlot runoff using vegetative filter strips. We are excited to announce that Isha will be relocating to California in… Read More>

Waterborne Presents at American Chemical Society’s 250th National Meeting & Exposition

September 10, 2015

The annual American Chemical Society’s east coast meeting was held in Boston, August 16 – 20, 2015. Waterborne is consistently well represented at this conference and this year was no exception. Waterborne’s presentations expanded beyond the area of of crop protection to include highlights of their current work in industrial & specialty chemicals and veterinary medicines. As Waterborne continues to pursue business in… Read More>

Waterborne’s Nutrient Team to Participate in Upcoming Discovery Farms and On-Farm Monitoring Multi-State Meeting

September 4, 2015

Key staff from the Waterborne Nutrients Team are participating in a two-day, multi-state Discovery Farms research and development event in Central Illinois on September 15 and 16, 2015. Waterborne’s contribution to this special event is to collaborate with state researchers and commodity groups from Kentucky, Wisconsin, and Illinois to develop appropriate and novel techniques that describe quality… Read More>