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Mercury – The Facts, Myths and Clean Up Tips!

by Alpha Cure (UK)  (Feb. 20, 2015)

Mercury, the facts. Mercury is an element (Hg on the periodic table) found naturally in the environment. Mercury emissions can come from both natural and man-made sources. It is commonly used in mercury arc lamps for UV curing, however this is a very minimal amount (as little as 5mg) and is used in the lamp to increase the voltage. Due to the ...

Climate Change and Wealth Creation

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 3, 2015)

Sir Richard Branson, Chair of the Virgin Group of companies, was once quoted as saying “Climate Change is the biggest wealth creating opportunity of our generation”. He is probably right. Every environmental problem, challenge or risk factor carries with it the potential for solutions, and those solutions often have the makings ...

Cost comparison of seawater for toilet flushing and wastewater recycling

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 6, 2015)

As freshwater resources are becoming increasingly scarce, unconventional sources of water should be given new consideration. In coastal cities, seawater, with minimal treatment, can be used for toilet flushing, reducing the demand for freshwater. Currently, it is practised on a large scale only in Hong Kong. This study estimates the cost of ...

Technology Convergence Based on Recycle and Recovery Crucial to Address Water-Energy Challenges

by Frost & Sullivan  (Dec. 31, 2014)

Energy and water are interdependent and require each other to be available for human consumption. The importance of water and energy interdependence has started gaining recognition across the globe and also resulted in increased interest in further understanding of the concept. The wide-ranging implications of the water-energy nexus necessitate ...

Risk-based planning for water recycling in an Australian context

by IWA Publishing  (Dec. 15, 2014)

Australia has seen an unprecedented proliferation in large scale water recycling schemes since the late 1990s. This has been driven by a recent decade of drought, policies to encourage water efficiency in new homes and buildings in urban areas, and to reduce pressure on rain-fed water supplies by replacement with alternate water sources in rural ...

Alternative Water Supply Systems

by IWA Publishing  (Jan. 24, 2015)

Alternative Water Supply Systems covers technical, social, financial and institutional aspects associated with decentralized alternative water supply systems. These include systems for greywater recycling, rainwater harvesting, recovery of water through condensation and sewer mining. A number of case studies from the UK, the USA, Australia and the ...

A Case Study of a Steel Plating Mill Water Recycling System

by Water & Wastewater Equipment Company  (Dec. 15, 2014)

Case study Summary: Wastewater recycling in a steel plating mill utilizing crossflow membrane filtration and reverse osmosis. Abstract: Steel manufacturing plants are large water consumers that use a tremendous amount of water in their production process. As a result of the increasing demand in resource sustainability, high quality process ...

Benefits of Tire Recycling in Civil Engineering Projects

by ECO Green Equipment  (Dec. 30, 2014)

Tire recycling has become a global solution for civil engineering applications...from land, bridges, to roadways, rubber it now being used for a variety of projects.  Learn more about how rubber is becoming a answer for some of the most demanding civil engineering efforts. Some of the types of shreds and tire recycling that engineers require ...

Watering the Soccer City pitch with recycled water

by Grundfos Pumps Corporation  (Nov. 3, 2014)

The World Cup comes to AfricaIn 2010, South Africa was very proud to be chosen as the first African country to hold the Football World Cup. Thousands of spectators and visitors, along with billions of television viewers around the world, experienced how the Rainbow Nation provided a vibrant, unique and colourful competition. Who can forget the ...

Water and wastewater treatment for Solar industry

by EnviroChemie GmbH Technology for Water  (Jan. 16, 2015)

Solar cells arc manufactured in a complex process thai requires enormous know-how. The objective is to produce panels with a high level of efficiency at low cost. To achieve this, different production processes are used. A fundamental distinction is made between solar cells on the basis of silicon wafers and thin-film cells, in which a special ...

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