Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

The Function and Purpose of Portable Dust Collectors

The Function and Purpose of Portable Dust Collectors

Portable dust collectors are movable devices that are useful to decrease and collect contaminant substances from the air in your work environment, producing units and plants. Portable dust collectors are small devices and portable, which ...


Energy & Renewables

The Emerging Power of Microgrids

The Emerging Power of Microgrids

Over many decades, the centralized power grid — a one-way flow of electricity, generated by large, remote power plants and distributed over miles of transmission lines to homes and businesses — succeeded in delivering ...


Environmental Management

ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

The latest milestone in the ISO 14001 revision process was reached on 1 July 2014 when ISO/DIS 14001 was issued. The first formal draft describes the potential requirements of the revised version of ISO 14001 but it ...


Health & Safety

5 Tips for Implementing Successful Workplace Safety Policies

5 Tips for Implementing Successful Workplace Safety Policies

Logical and well-implemented safety policies are the foundation of most healthy company safety cultures. In many ways, your policies are what set the rest of your safety activities in motion. From employee training (“Here are the ...


Monitoring & Testing

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control case study

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control case study

Problem The Denver, Colo., Metro Wastewater Reclamation District wanted near real-time nutrient analysis for a very challenging headworks wastewater aeration process, consisting of a combination of centrate and RAS. The centrate and RAS ...


Soil & Groundwater

NAVFAC - Dense Non Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) Removal from Fractured Rock Using Thermal Conductive Heating (TCH) - Case Study

NAVFAC - Dense Non Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) Removal from Fractured Rock Using Thermal Conductive Heating (TCH) -  Case Study

The removal of Dense, Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (DNAPLs) and associated dissolved phase compounds is challenging in fractured rock given permeability, matrix diffusion, and fracture connectivity issues. Modeling, laboratory treatability ...


Waste & Recycling

Questions and answers on the Commission Communication `Towards a Circular Economy` and the Waste Targets Review

Questions and answers on the Commission Communication `Towards a Circular Economy` and the Waste Targets Review

What is a circular economy? A circular economy preserves the value added in products for as long as possible and virtually eliminates waste. It retains the resources within the economy when a product has reached the end of its life, so ...


Water & Wastewater

Water Resources: An Evolving Landscape

Water Resources: An Evolving Landscape

This chapter presents the history of thinking on water resources and how it has evolved over time. It analyzes paradigms proposed by the international community during the last half century in light of their decisive influence on the ...


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