Environmental Management Systems Articles

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ABUTEC Navigates to U.S. Coast Guard Certification - Case Study

by ABUTEC LLC  (Feb. 27, 2015)

ABUTEC has carved a niche in the midstream oil & gas sector by providing turnkey Marine Vapor Control System (MVCS) solutions. But what if your site needs a custom solution? ABUTEC recently created a custom solution for Targa Resources to aid in flaring during the barge offloading process. Targa Resources, located in Channelview, Texas, is a ...

KMI to Unveil Next Generation of EHS Software Designed to Engage End Users at 2015 NAEM EHS and Sustainability Software Conference

by Knowledge Management Innovations, Ltd. (KMI)  (Feb. 23, 2015)

TORONTO (February 23, 2015) — KMI, the leading provider of EHS Management Information Systems, announced that it will unveil version 5 (v5) of the KMI EHS Software Suite at the 2015 NAEM EHS and Sustainability Software Conference. The biannual conference is the premier event for corporate EHS and sustainability leaders evaluating management ...

Innovative research program on the renewal of aging water infrastructure systems

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 23, 2015)

The needs associated with the aging water infrastructure are immense and have been estimated at more than $1 trillion over the next 20 years for water and wastewater utilities. To meet this growing need, utilities require the use of innovative technologies and procedures for managing their systems. To help meet their needs, the U.S. ...

Groundwater management in China

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 6, 2015)

After introducing groundwater development and other issues, the paper analyzes China's groundwater management system and its problems, and provides suggestions for improving the system. Increasing water demand since the 1970s has resulted in severe groundwater overdraft, water level decline and water quality degradation in China, but the ...

Exploring water indices and associated parameters: a case study approach

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 6, 2015)

In the past 20 years, over 50 water indices have been developed to characterize human-water systems within the frameworks of water scarcity, water poverty, water vulnerability, and water security. This study compares existing water indices in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to better understand which parameters (or lack thereof) contribute to the ...

Quantifying natural variability as a method to detect environmental change: Definitions of the normal range for a single observation and the mean of m observations

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Feb. 5, 2015)

The normal range has been defined as the range that encloses 95% of reference values; in practice this range has been defined as the reference mean ± 2 standard deviations. When sample sizes are small and reference data are not normally distributed, the mean ± 2 standard deviations do not enclose 95% of data values. Prediction intervals ...

Interoperability: the key for smart water management

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 4, 2015)

The integration of water processes with information and communication technologies systems offers huge opportunities in terms of efficiency gains, improved security, and overall sustainability. However, as this new field of water management – often denoted as ‘Smart Water Network’ (SWN) – is evolving, there are many ...

Water quality management for domestic rainwater harvesting systems in Fiji

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 4, 2015)

Health risks from drinking rainwater are relatively small in the developing world context, but action is needed to ensure water safety. Water safety plans (WSPs) use an approach to manage water quality that has shown signs of success with public and communal water supplies, but relatively little research has been done to investigate the ...

Aviation safety management systems

by Inderscience Publishers  (Feb. 2, 2015)

The importance of a safety management system (SMS) is reinforced by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)'s 2009 mandate requiring its introduction. The post SMS implementation findings of an ICAO council member state highlighted the need for a timely and verifiable project management structure when instituting such change. The ...

Are our Water Systems at Risk?

by British Columbia Water & Waste Association (BCWWA)  (Feb. 1, 2015)

Assessing the Financial Sustainability of BC’s Municipal Water and Sewer Systems Reliable water, sewer, and storm water systems are essential to public health, a clean environment, and a strong economy. But British Columbia’s systems may be at risk – aging infrastructure, growth, strengthened regulations, seismic risk, and ...

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