Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Purification of Biogas in EDAR Mapocho

Purification of Biogas in EDAR Mapocho

BIOCONSERVACION: Integral solution for biogas purification in WWTPs Biogas is mainly composed by methane and carbon dioxide as a result of organic matter fermentation in the absence of air by the action of a microbial consortium ...


Energy & Renewables

Getting to 100% Renewable: Dream or Reality?

Getting to 100% Renewable: Dream or Reality?

Attending the Future of Energy Summit last month, an annual event hosted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, I was struck – for the second year running – by the rapid pace of cost reductions and innovation happening across the ...


Environmental Management

Achieving a cleaner, more sustainable and healthier future

Achieving a cleaner, more sustainable and healthier future

In 2009, as countries prepared to negotiate a global climate treaty in Copenhagen, Denmark, the front cover of the first Lancet Commission on health and climate change issued a stark warning: “Climate change is the greatest ...


Health & Safety

Managing Process Safety in Ageing Plants to Limit Risk

Managing Process Safety in Ageing Plants to Limit Risk

Deteriorating components lead to premature failure and unsafe conditions Most industrial plants in the UK and Europe were built between 1960 and 1980 and were expected to operate for no more than 40 years. However, many are still ...


Monitoring & Testing

Comparison of Directional WaveGuide Radar with Directional WaveRider Buoy

Comparison of Directional WaveGuide Radar with Directional WaveRider Buoy

Abstract Down looking FMCW radars for measuring water level, tides and wave height have been in use for 25 years. A combination of three down looking FMCW radars, mounted on an o↵ shore location, can be used to accurately measure ...


Soil & Groundwater

Former Dry Cleaning Site Contaminated with PCE - Case Study

Former Dry Cleaning Site Contaminated with PCE - Case Study

In-Situ® Inc. TROLL® 9500 Multiparameter Sonde helps resolve treatment challenges and saves $200,000 in drilling, reagents, and consulting. A former dry-cleaning site in the Pacific Northwest, Ultra Custom Care Cleaners, was found ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfill Leachate Sources and Treatment Options

Landfill Leachate Sources and Treatment Options

What is leachate? In a lab, it is any liquid that extracts solids as it passes through matter. In a landfill, it is the water that enters the facility in a number of ways, passes through waste material on contact, contains a wide range of ...


Water & Wastewater

UV Ballast Water Treatment Close to US Approval

UV Ballast Water Treatment Close to US Approval

Shipowners have found it increasingly difficult to comply with ballast water treatment regulations in the US. But there’s good news on the horizon thanks to DESMI’s newest UV-based solution Ultraviolet radiation (UV), which ...


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