soil treatment industry Articles

  • Treatment of salt affected soil in the oil field

    Soils, drill cuttings and other solid wastes which are exposed to high levels of salt through spillage from drilling and producing operations, pipe line breaks or leaks, become saturated with sodium. Although the EPA and the industry have demonstrated that the vast majority of such wastes are non-hazardous, in actuality, they have an adverse impact on the fertility of the soil. The degree of salt ...


    By SOS Environmental, Inc.

  • Decision Support System for the Treatment of Contaminated Soil

     Abstract Recent changes in the Dutch legislation have had a great impact on contaminated soil handling. It is now possible to reuse partially cleaned soil which under the former legislation would have to be dumped. In order to provide civil servants, owners of contaminated soil and the soil cleaning industry with a decision support tool to evaluate the new opportunities for cleaned soil ...


  • Soil Filters

    Soil filters (in german: Retentionsbodenfilter) are facilities for the removal of nutrients and/or pollutants; typically on the level of an industrial site, a quarter or a drainage system (sub-)catchment. Usually they are located at the discharge points to surface waterbodies to ensure water quality standards. Soil filters consist of two parts: The first part is a retention pond or basin for ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • A Pilot Scale EZVI and ZVI Treatment of Unsaturated and Saturated Soil for TCE Reduction

    ABSTRACT: Enhanced biological reductive dechlorination, micro-scale zero valent iron (ZVI), and emulsified zero valent iron (EZVI) injections were implemented to treat chlorinated volatile organic compounds (CVOCs) at a former manufacturing facility in western South Carolina.  These remedial approaches – until recently typically implemented as standalone technologies –were ...

  • In-Pile thermal desorption for treatment of Dioxin-Contaminated soil in Japan

    Abstract A demonstration of thermal treatment of dioxin-contaminated soil was completed in Japan, under the sponsorship of the Japan Ministry of the Environment. TerraTherm’s proprietary In-Pile Thermal Desorption process was demonstrated to successfully treat the soil to the required standard of 1,000 picograms of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxin (TCDD) toxic equivalents (TEQ) per ...


    By TerraTherm, Inc.

  • Advanced Water Treatment Solutions for the Food/Beverage Industry

    The agricultural/irrigation industry is one of the most demanding users of water for process applications. The availability of a sustainable supply of clean water is a necessity. Water shortages, reduction of water quality, and environmental issues, have led to an increased awareness of the use of both treated waste water as well as the ...

  • Centralised treatment of oil sludge and other industrial waste

    Centralised treatment of various sources of industrial waste has been established in many European countries over the last decade. Many facilities are still equipped with non state of the art technology and therefore cannot fulfil the broad field of applications with regard to industrial waste remediation. econ's international client decided to be one step ahead and erected a new econ industries ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Enhanced nitrification in industrial wastewater after augmentation by soil nitrifying enrichments

    Nitrification (the oxidation of ammonia to nitrate) is a key process in the removal of nitrogen from wastewater, a crucial step in wastewater purification before reuse or discharge to the environment. In this research, we examined a new strategy for ensuring significant nitrification in toxic industrial wastewater by using stress-tolerant nitrifying enrichment cultures harvested from desert ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Land Treatment

    Introduction Land Treatment is a full-scale bioremediation technology in which contaminated soils, sediments, or sludges are turned over (i.e., tilled) and allowed to interact with the soil and climate at the site. The waste, soil, climate, and biological activity interact dynamically as a system to degrade, transform, and immobilize waste constitutes. Wastes are periodically tilled to aerate the ...

  • Metal‐based nanoparticles in soil: Fate, behavior, and effects on soil invertebrates

    Metal‐based nanoparticles (NPs) (e.g., silver, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, iron oxide) are being widely used in the nanotechnology industry. Because of the release of particles from NP‐containing products, it is likely that NPs will enter the soil compartment, especially through land application of sewage sludge derived from wastewater treatment. This review presents an overview of the ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in soil and groundwater

    Client: Power Generation Industry Location: Dagenham, London, England Services: Contaminated land site investigation, risk assessment and remediation services, due diligence    Summary: Our client was able to identify contamination arising from a tenant's activities, and obtain funds for remediation prior to ...

  • Centralised treatment of oil sludge and other industrial waste - case study

    Centralised treatment of various sources of industrial waste has been established in many European countries over the last decade. Many facilities are still equipped with non state of the art technology and therefore cannot fulfil the broad field of applications with regard to industrial waste remediation, econ's international client decided to be one step ahead and erected a new econ industries ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Industrial Laundries Wastewater Treatment Saved $80K per year

    Industrial Waste Water Treatment Success Stories Industrial Laundries Wastewater Treatment - Saved $80K per year ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Spoil, rubble and a soil-tar mix

    National Grid and Wales and West Utilities recently completed their first joint remediation project at the Aberaman Gasworks following the sale of the Wales and south west of England gas network in 2005. Here Scott Lewis from National Grid and Ashley Griffiths from Wales and West Utilities explain the challenges and processes. The project was undertaken using a stabilisation and solidification ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Properties and Behavior of Inorganics in Contaminated Soil

    Often, specific technologies may be ruled out, or the list of potential technologies may be immediately narrowed, on the basis of the presence or absence of one or more of the chemical groups. The relative amounts of each may tend to favor certain technologies. Metals may be found in the elemental form, but more often they are found as salts mixed in the soil. At the present time, treatment ...

  • Residual effect of agro–industrial wastes on soil properties and Zea mays (L.) nutrition

    The residual effect of agro–industrial wastes previously used for potato growing was investigated for soil characteristics and maize nutrition. The soil pH increased and organic matter decreased during maize growth. Nitrogen and K were generally low, but statistically higher almost in waste–applied soils. Soil phosphorus was greatest in the 'Only Wastes' and 'Min.P + Wastes NK' treatments. N, P, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Biological Treatment Technologies

    Decontamination companies and researchers in France are working to restore polluted soil using treatments that range from biological methods to soil washing and incineration. The problem of polluted soil was dramatically illustrated prior to construction of the Stade de France soccer stadium built for the 1998 World Cup. The location of the site, on industrial wasteland just north of Paris, ...

  • Biotechnology of hydrocarbon bioremediation in soil washing slurry

    Application of Bioremediation for low cost contaminated soil washing slurry treatment with quick hydrocarbon reduction and improved sustainability. The application uses proprietary microbial formulation with a slurry bioreactor in order to accelerate the degradation process and to make it compatible with soil washing technology. The end result is a treated soil which meets the requirements for ...


    By Biofuture Ltd

  • Using On-Site Biological Methods to Clean Up Soil

    Decontamination companies and researchers in France are working to restore polluted soil using treatments that range from biological methods to soil washing and incineration. The problem of polluted soil was dramatically illustrated prior to construction of the Stade de France soccer stadium built for the 1998 World Cup. The location of the site, on industrial wasteland just north of Paris, ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Soils Radiological Characterization under a Nuclear Facility

    Abstract: Nowadays, nuclear industry is facing a crucial need in establishing radiological characterization for the appraisal and the monitoring of any remediation work. Regarding its experience in this domain, the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) of Fontenay-aux-Roses, established an important feedback and developed a sound methodology for radiological characterization. This ...


    By GEOVARIANCES

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