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Advanced oxidation process for refinery wastewater treatment
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A large European refinery company was interested in advanced oxidation process solution to treat 40,000 m3 batches of contaminated water.  In order to get this project approved technically and economically, the company selected ESCO International as a supplier of AOP systems. To assess whether AOP would be successful, a 30L representative sample of wastewater was send to ESCO ...

Eurombah project achieves significant safety milestone
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Clarke Energy designed Eurombah Creek Power Station (located in South West Queensland, approximately 403 kms from Brisbane) is a 27MW gas powered power station consisting of 9 x 620 Jenbacher reciprocating engines. These engines are built by GE in Austria and are running off 98% methane from coal seam gas reserves on a large live gathering gas network situated in the Surat Basin in ...

ASTM and ICC Support Sustainable Building Codes and Standards in the Gulf
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ASTM International is partnering with the International Code Council to support the use of codes and standards in sustainable construction in the Middle East. The partnership is a component of the Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction project and is funded in part through the Market Development Cooperator Program at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade ...

Report: Nuke dump radiation leak could have been prevented
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A radiation leak that forced the indefinite closure of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository could have been prevented, a team of investigators said Thursday. A combination of poor management, lapses in safety and a lack of proper procedures were outlined in a final report released by the U.S. Department of Energy's Accident Investigation Board. Officials ...

In-Situ® Inc. Donates Water Level Tapes to Sierra Leone to Help Protect Groundwater Sources Adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities
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In-Situ® Inc. has donated 11 groundwater level dip tapes to The Ministry of Water Resources in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is in the grip of the worst Ebola outbreak in history and the dip tapes are being used to monitor groundwater levels at wells and boreholes adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities. The tapes will then be deployed to local councils to help establish an initial national ...

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    This three-day course uses time-honored strategies to teach attendees how to set cost-based and defendable rates. Utilities are faced with escalating costs of operational and infrastructure improvements, expanding regulatory and environmental forces from government and public interest groups and public demand for clean and affordable water.
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    AWWA will host the Annual Conference (ACE) in Anaheim, California from June 7-10, 2015 to address and present solutions to water utility challenges. The four-day professional program will cover key topic categories and will include new categories on emerging issues in biological treatments, water reuse, stormwater, and wastewater.

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