Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

How Downdraft Tables Change Your Work Environment

How Downdraft Tables Change Your Work Environment

Working with metal and wood results in the release of harmful dust particles into the atmosphere, which is dangerous to the workers’ health. Continuous exposure to these particles means your employees will be breathing in the dust, ...


Energy & Renewables

Lignin: A Possible Substitute for Petrochemicals in Products - Videos

Lignin: A Possible Substitute for Petrochemicals in Products - Videos

Usually burnt to heat the facilities at pulp and paper-making operations after valuable carbohydrate components such as cellulose have been separated from the woody feedstock—and sometimes cursed for its tendency to stick like glue ...


Environmental Management

The city blueprint: experiences with the implementation of 24 indicators to assess the sustainability of the urban water cycle

The city blueprint: experiences with the implementation of 24 indicators to assess the sustainability of the urban water cycle

A set of indicators, i.e. the city blueprint, has been developed to assess the sustainability of the water cycle (SWC). The city blueprint comprises a set of 24 dedicated indicators divided over eight categories, i.e. water security, water ...


Health & Safety

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Legionella bacteria pose a life-threatening risk, particularly to older people. This is why one care home operator in Spain opted for effective water disinfection with chlorine dioxide systems Bello Zon. Serious threat Combating ...


Monitoring & Testing

How A Wireless Mesh Makes Tank Level Monitoring Easy

How A Wireless Mesh Makes Tank Level Monitoring Easy

Want to avoid wires? Want to lower the cost of installing sensors? If so, a wireless mesh is a good way to go. It’s a great solution for both remote and local tank level monitoring, and it’s an industrial grade, reliable, and ...


Soil & Groundwater

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Canada has a poor record on waste management according to a Conference Board of Canada report – ranking 17 out of 17 in an international ranking of OECD countries. But although there are serious challenges for waste management in ...


Water & Wastewater

Technical Focus: Sludge Blanket

Technical Focus: Sludge Blanket

Regardless of treatment process, sludge blanket control is an important aspect of any wastewater treatment plant, and correct monitoring and treatment of sludge is paramount for efficiency and cost control. Manual monitoring of sludge ...


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