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  • CST Covers Replaces Fiberglass with Aluminum Domes case study

    Twin 65’ diameter aluminum domes Ironwood, MI 2000 CST Covers recently completed construction of a second pair of wastewater tank covers at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Facility in Ironwood, Michigan. This most recent contract consisted of twin 65' diameter Aluminum Domes for the facility's primary clarifiers. Previously, CST Covers replaced tank covers following a ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • Fiberglass water wheels save energy and maintenance costs at water treatment plant (FRP)

    City of Kansas City, MO Over the past 20 years the Kansas City Water Plant has replaced 38 motor and chain drives in their primary and secondary mixing tanks with one 40 horse blower.  The blower supplies air to 40 fiberglass drive wheels that are directly in line with mixing paddles.  Each 13' diameter Water Wheel has eight half round buckets that when filled with air will ...


    By Monoxivent

  • Severe Drought and Collapsible Water Storage Tanks and Pillow Bladders

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Drought Monitor has recently published information indicating that up to 95 percent of Texas is experiencing either "severe" or "exceptional" drought conditions this year. According to the National Weather Service, Texas experienced the hottest period (June through August 2011) on record in the U.S. In addition, the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Underground Water Tanks: Understanding the installation process is the first step in safety inspections

    Underground storage tanks are increasingly becoming essential components of building projects, driven by rising interest in on-site rainwater and graywater collection and reuse. As a result, building officials may need to expand their expertise to include these products and their components. Some safety inspection work is obvious; for instance, checking that the installer or project owner ...


    By Xerxes Corporation

  • EPA Study: 83% of diesel tanks have moderate to severe levels of corrosion

    The EPA has released the results of the largest survey to-date on corrosion levels in underground storage tanks (USTs) containing diesel fuel -- and the results are staggering. The research showed that 83 percent of the USTs studied exhibit moderate to severe corrosion. Worse, only 25 percent of the owners of those tanks with corrosion were aware of it prior to the study. ...


    By Tanknology Inc.

  • Sacramento State – upgrading sewer to “green”

    Tidelands Construction Company installed a new Flowtite Septic Tank on the campus of California State University in Sacramento. This upgraded sewer system was part of a school-wide “green” building initiative. The governing body at one of California’s finest universities began a large-scale “green building” project designed to reduce the school’s harmful ...

  • Wyoming - Oil Camp case study

    The harsh open plains of Southern Wyoming are the home for many oil and natural gas workers. These hard working men and women are a true cross section of Americans looking to provide for their families back home. For many, their homes away from home are modular housing structures setup in a camp setting oftentimes in the middle of their work environment Due to the remote locations, these camps ...


    By Quanics Incorporated

  • GTI cover system helps Vallejo sanitation and flood control district streamline its plant operation - case study

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) was selected to design and build a new retractable, structurally supported geomembrane cover system for Vallejo. This cover system consisted of a composite sheet of high-strength, coated fabric tensioned across a series of low-profile aluminum arches which span the tank opening. Intermediate aluminum walkways spanning the tank were used to divide the fabric ...

  • Pharmaceutical: HCI Fumes Eliminated at Two Plants Case Study

    Little Maintenance Needed On Jet-Venturi Scrubbers; New Solutions Of Plant Problems: Two plants -Tenneco Chemicals, Reading, Pennsylvania and Hoffmann-La Roche, Nutley, New Jersey – are preventing the escape of HCl fumes from their plants by the use of jetventuri wet scrubbers and separators. Fiberglass-reinforced polyester construction of scrubber units is major factor that ...


    By CR Clean Air Group, LLC

  • Case study - Client: University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl

    Project: Rooftop rainwater to flush toilets. Patel Center for Global Solutions. Challenge: The Patel Center is the first LEED certified building at the university of South Florida, and sustainable water practices were an important objective for the building's stewards. With an estimated occupancy of 700 students and 70 teachers and employees per day, the system needed to ...

  • Case Study: TankCam® Demo for Major Oil Client in Australia

    Tanknology, Inc. – the US based global leader in forecourt testing – is featuring a series of case studies that showcase significant projects performed by Licensees in its worldwide network. In the summer of 2016 Tanknology Australia completed a TankCam® demo for a large Major Oil company at a new retail fueling site on the Western outskirts of Sydney. ...


    By Tanknology Inc.

  • How to Repair Pipes Quickly with Minimal Service Disruption

    If this has not yet happened to you, it will. The time is 5:30 a.m. and your guests are just beginning to wake when you get an emergency call informing you that a pipe has sprung a leak. What are your options? Will you shut down the water for a few hours, leaving your guests without water to brush their teeth, take their showers, or flush the commodes while you cut out and replace the bad ...


    By InduMar Products, Inc.

  • Lap of Luxury

    In 2007, the Malibu Beach Inn underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation that included a new onsite system to comply with regulations. Situated on Billionaire’s Beach in downtown Malibu, Calif., the 47-room hotel abuts the Pacific Coast Highway, one of the busiest thoroughfares in the nation. The designer of the onsite system, John Yaroslaski, P.E., of Ensitu Engineering Inc. in Morro Bay, ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Plasti-fab head gages are durable enough to withstand gunshots and vandalism

    Plasti-Fab Gages are primarily used in secluded, often rural settings, such as flumes, weirs, reservoirs, basins, lagoons, waterways and other applications. In these locations they have year-round, sustained exposure to all of the natural elements. The PlastiFab ...


    By Plasti-Fab, Inc.

  • On the Ground with Diesel Corrosion - Case Study

    When the EPA revealed the results of its study in July on the increasing presence of substantial corrosion in diesel fuel tanks, it proved that the problem is much larger than anyone anticipated. The facts are staggering: 83%of the diesel tank systems exhibited moderate-to-severe corrosion. 75%of the owner/operators of those diesel tanks had no idea it was ...


    By Tanknology Inc.

  • Case History - Sale of By-product HCl Covers Cost of Emission-Control System

    Problem: Some of the specialty chemical processes at a major chemical manufacturer's plant result in considerable HCl loading in the off-gas. The HCl must be removed before the off-gas can be discharged to the atmosphere. Production of saleable by-product HCl solution was an important goal when looking for a high-efficiency HCl removal system. The company wanted to achieve a very low ...


  • Chemical Industry: Sale of by-Product HCl Covers Cost of Emission Control System Problem Case Study

    Some of the specialty chemical processes at a major chemical manufacturer’s plant result in considerable HCl loading in the off-gas. The HCl must be removed before the off-gas can be discharged to the atmosphere. Production of saleable by-product HCl solution was an important goal when looking for a high-efficiency HCl removal system. The company wanted to achieve a very low level of ...


    By CR Clean Air Group, LLC

  • Sale of by-Product HCl Covers Cost of Emission Control System

    Problem: Some of the specialty chemical processes at a major chemical manufacturer's plant result in considerable HCl loading in the off-gas. The HCl must be removed before the off-gas can be discharged to the atmosphere. Production of saleable by-product HCl solution was an important goal when looking for a high-efficiency HCl removal system. The company wanted to achieve a very low ...


  • Chemical Industry: HCL System Exceeds Current Regulations Emission control meets requirements while recovering by-product for sale Case Study

    Chemron manufactures high-quality specialty chemicals and surfactants for personal care products, industrial, institutional, oil field, mining, coatings, lubricants and water treatment. Some of the operations result in the creation of hydrochloric acid with high variable rates. As expressed by Bill Frost, of Chemron: “Chemron maintains a strong environmental commitment, which views ...


    By CR Clean Air Group, LLC

  • Alabama - community case study

    In December of 2007, the Grand Bay Alabama Water Works Board, developed plans for an expansion of the Breitling Elementary School Waste Water Treatment Plant in Grand Bay, Alabama. In an area hit hard by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, infrastructure improvements tike this were needed to bring people back and get their lives back to normal. The original system consisted of nine textile wastewater ...


    By Quanics Incorporated

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