Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Links between noise and air pollution and socioeconomic status

Links between noise and air pollution and socioeconomic status

Air pollution and noise pollution have a negative impact on all of society — but some groups are more affected than others. Lower socioeconomic status is generally associated with poorer health, and both air and noise pollution ...


Energy & Renewables

Going Further with Food: The Rise of Channelling Food Waste for Biogas Production

Going Further with Food: The Rise of Channelling Food Waste for Biogas Production

Almost 50% of the total amount of food thrown away in the UK comes from our homes, representing over seven million tonnes of food and drink wasted from British households annually. Wasting this food costs the average household £470 ...


Environmental Management

The Importance of Local Knowledge When Preparing an Oil Spill Response Plan

The Importance of Local Knowledge When Preparing an Oil Spill Response Plan

What to Know About New OSRP Regulations What is an OSRP? Comprehensive Oil Spill Response Plans (OSRPs) have been required for many years for containers with a capacity of 42,000 gallons or more. The goal of these comprehensive OSRPs was ...


Health & Safety

Optimus and Invictus are the Classic Combination - Case Study

Optimus and Invictus are the Classic Combination - Case Study

Imagine a perfect summer’s evening with a 40-strong classical orchestra playing to an appreciative audience in a leafy green park. So far, so very English. Add in the fact the Park is in the heart of Lancaster city surrounded by ...


Monitoring & Testing

Does Ultrasonic Wind Sensor VENTUS-UMB pass extreme tests?

Does Ultrasonic Wind Sensor VENTUS-UMB pass extreme tests?

Sometimes we give our sensors a hard time. But this has a good cause: We want to guarantee the high quality and the keeping of our promises. A few weeks ago, the ultrasonic wind sensor VENTUS was the one to be challenged. We exposed the ...


Soil & Groundwater

Guide to Better Geotextile Specifying

Guide to Better Geotextile Specifying

Need Help Writing Geotextile Specs? Poorly written geotextile specifications are creating a host of problems: loss of valuable time, increased cost, lost revenue and in some instances, endangering lives. US Fabrics ...


Waste & Recycling

Tearing up Tires

Tearing up Tires

When State Rubber & Environmental Solutions started shredding tires about a decade ago, the company had optimistic plans for growth and volume. In the decade since then, its actual output is nearly doubled the company's initial ...


Water & Wastewater

Horsepower on the pump curve

Horsepower on the pump curve

Now that the head capacity relationship along the X and Y axes of the pump curve has been established in Part 1 of this series, the pump curve can be used to determine the amount of horsepower required to meet the head and capacity ...


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