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Ovivo Awarded a Major Ultrapure and Wastewater Project
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Ovivo Inc. (“Ovivo”) has been awarded a major contract in the U.S. Electronics market worth over $20 million Canadian with a renowned global semiconductor manufacturer. Ovivo’s scope of work is to supply the most sophisticated ultrapure water (“UPW”) and state-of-the-art wastewater treatment systems for a new R&D wafer fabrication facility. The plant will be ...

AMTA and AWWA announce awardees at this year`s Membrane Technology Conference
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The American Membrane Technology Association and the American Water Works Association today announced four awardees at this year’s Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition. Awardees were recognized at an awards luncheon during the conference in San Antonio. Robert Hildreth of the Colorado River Municipal Water District in Big Spring, Texas was presented with this ...

First research links California quakes to oil operations
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A 2005 spate of quakes in California's Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study published Thursday said in the first such link in California between oil and gas operations and earthquakes. Researchers at the University of California at Santa Cruz, the University of Southern California and two French universities published their findings Thursday in ...

EPA Study Finds Electronics Recycling Standards are Well Implemented and Makes Recommendations for Further Improvement
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a study assessing the implementation of the two third-party certification programs for electronic waste recyclers in the United States. EPA’s study found that the certification standards are being implemented by auditors with thorough knowledge of the standards.  “EPA’s study affirms that e-Stewards and R2 ...

How are substances screened and shortlisted?
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Summary ECHA and Member State Competent Authorities are now in the third year of common screening. In late January every year approximately 200-300 substances are earmarked for manual screening by Member State experts based on an extensive set of algorithms to identify substances that may pose risk to human health or the environment. The short listed substances are grouped in terms of both the ...

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    Join AMTA and AWWA in San Antonio in 2016 to explore how the latest developments in membrane technology can enhance water reliability and quality. Each year the conference reveals new directions in water and wastewater treatment technologies, desalting and membrane bioreactor applications.

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    PTR-MS (Proton Transfer Reaction-Mass Spectrometry) is a relatively new technology developed at the Institute of Ion Physics at the University of Innsbruck in the 1990’s. PTR-MS has been found to be an extremely powerful and promising technology for the detection of volatile organic compounds (VOC) at ultra low concentrations (pptv) in gaseous media, such as air. PTR-MS has been successfully employed in many

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