Each year, findings and studies are published which promote the fact that the world is changing at an alarming rate. The world’s oceans are no exception. A new study published in Nature addresses one of the biggest uncertainties in global warming’s effects on the ocean, specifically relating to the ocean’s salinity and the shifting of the polar ice caps.Ocean salinity can have a big impacts on aquatic ecosystems, as well as being a notable signal of global warming. The new study could present an answer to one of scientists biggest mysteries surrounding the antarctic ice expansion. Find our more in our full exclusive LinkedIn article here.
Case study - Well monitoring for a water supplier
The municipality company, in city of Luebek, Germany, provides potable water for approximately 120,000 households, all pumped from more than 30 wells. These wells have water levels as deep as 160 meters. The water levels of these groundwater wells must be measured with the highest possible accuracy. Previously, the pressure probe`s analogue output signals (4…20mA) that had been used did not fulfill the required specifications and were replaced with OTT systems in 2014. The OTT Pressure Level Sensor was...
Landfill pumps for Gas well dewatering - Case Study
AutoPumps Keep the Power On for Thousands of Florida Homes Waste Management`s Springhill Regional Landfill near Campbellton, Florida generates "green" energy by extracting and burning the methane in landfill gas. Its $7 million landfill gas energy (LFGE) plant, with six large Caterpillar engines running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, is capable of producing 4.8 million watts of power. Most of the energy goes to the Alabama Electric Cooperative for distribution to customers, enough to supply the electrical energy...
Rugged Pumps Survive at Puente Hills Landfill - Case Study
QED Pumps are the Pumps of Choice at North America`s Largest Landfill The Puente Hills Landfill in Los Angeles County, California, is the largest operating landfill in North America based on daily tonnage received. Located in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County near Whittier, California, it is owned and operated by the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County. It has received approximately 118 million tons of solid waste as of April 2008, raising the original site elevation by over 350 feet and...
LNAPL At Petroleum Product Terminal - Case Study
ABSTRACT BOS 200® was injected at a refined petroleum product terminal to remediate LNAPL in groundwater. Within one year after treatment, the site received a No Further Action status. CHALLENGES The remedial goal was to eliminate the reoccurrence of light non-aqueous phase liquid (LNAPL) which persisted with no apparent pattern. Annual fluctuations in groundwater elevation were significant with changes of up to 14 feet (ft) observed. The stratigraphy was complex consisting of interbedded silts and clays...
Countering Wastewater Odor Complaints on a Localized Level
In countless counties and towns throughout the U.S., there are ongoing new stories about wastewater treatment odors negatively impacting nearby residents and businesses. FromSioux City, Iowa toTucson, Arizona, there has been a rise in odor complaints that often make their way into the media, as well as become contentious agenda items in many town council meetings. As we havehighlighted before, one of the challenges of managing a wastewater treatment plant is the ongoing residential and commercial development...