water authorities Articles

  • Water Charges & Local Authorities

    This is a piece I wrote a while back, I think it has significant relevance now that we are being charged for water and septic usage… Patrolled by the Guilty, Will It Be Solved by the Ecological Entrepreneur? Local Authorities are the largest abusers of wastewater discharge in the country; but will they soon have the ability to force the public to conform to a standard they flaunt ...


    By BioPro Ireland

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA EPA Extends Comment Period For Draft Guidance For Pesticide Registrants On Notifications, Non-notifications, And Minor Formulation Amendments: On October 5, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of extension of the comment period for the draft guidance  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Fuel preparation technology – the latest safety considerations

    The specifications for new fuel preparation technologies are becoming increasingly sophisticated, as industry innovation continues apace. But when it comes to investing in waste shredders that help manufacture cement fuels, which criteria should top the procurement wish-list in 2018? With more than 25 years’ experience in this sector, Peter Streinik, head of UNTHA’s waste shredding ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Are Local Authorities the Bad Boys?

    Local Authorities & the EPA I have written about this before, but I think it deserves another mention with a link to the document so everyone can download this for themselves and see exactly what the local authorities have been doing with all the boom money… ...


    By BioPro Ireland

  • Bristol Harbour Authority, UK

    Bristol Harbour Authority, responsible for the famous Floating Harbour which extends right into the city centre, chose the Water Witch Buddy to support a local initiative to improve the environment and rid the water space of unsightly floating litter (plastic bottles, Styrofoam cups, food packing) and other flotsam and jetsam. Over the past 20 years, Bristol's vast Floating Harbour dockland area ...


  • Cardiff Harbour Authority, UK

    The regeneration of Cardiff Bay created a complementary development of housing, leisure, business and commerce - however they had a problem. Debris, rubbish and invasive aquatic weed was entering the bay from two rivers (approx 500 hectres water space). Cardiff Harbour Authority launched a competitive tender for a range of equipment to undertake a wide range of environmental responsibilities. ...


  • Farmington water pollution control authority case study

    Performance History and Discussion The Farmington Water Pollution Control Authority (FWPCA) selected In-Pipe Technology to improve the performance of the WWTP by reducing sludge production and improving the nitrogen removal efficiency of the treatment process. Additional benefits of In-Pipe service include improving effluent water quality, reducing energy consumption at the plant and ...

  • San Diego County Water Authority Manages Steel Pipelines

    Utilities across the country are experiencing an increased rate of pipeline failures. In addition to problems precipitated by an aging water infrastructure, a lagging economy is affecting large-scale capital projects needed for repairing, replacing, and improving infrastructure. With funding gap estimates ranging between $200 billion and $1 trillion over the next 20 years, utilities must find ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Heard County Water Authority - Holistic approach - Case Study

    Location: Franklin, Georgia Owner: Heard County Water Authority Engineer: Hayes, James, & Associates Contractor: P.F. Moon Outdated Equipment The Heard County Water Authority serves over 380 connections in and around Franklin, Georgia. With a growing population, Heard County was beginning to  exceed the capacity of the existing wastewater treatment ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Jordan: From water service provision to planning and management in the Jordan valley authority

    The Jordan Valley Authority (JVA) has been the pre-eminent water development agency in the Jordan Valley since its creation in the early 1950s. The growing capability and involvement of other groups and Ministries, the changing valley needs and a new law made it necessary for JVA to change its mission and the type and level of services it offers. To shape a new future for the agency, it was ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Jacksonville electric authority’s central chilled water plant, Jacksonville, FL

    Situation: In January 2003, the Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) started up it’s new central chilled water plant that was built to supply chilled water to that city’s new Sports Complex, which includes brand new baseball and football stadiums as well as a new indoor sports complex. Future expansion is planned as the area undergoes further development and a new waterfront ...


    By Zentox Corporation

  • Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) – Boston and suburbs - Case Study

    The MWRA is a state government agency that provides wholesale water and sewer services to 2.5 million people and more than 5,500 large industrial users. It also monitors outflows in Cape Cod Bay and Boston Harbor using a range of advanced technologies. As an industrial user of electricity, agency officials are looking to reduce economic volatility from electricity costs and to improve energy ...

  • SRS Crisafulli`s Guest Author Dr. Losoncy on Water

    SRS Crisafulli's Guest Author Dr. Losoncy on Water Water, Water Everywhere But Not a Drop to Drink Two great crises face the world: shortages of energy and water. The world's ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • UAT - 2.7 MGD Nanofiltration System for Franklin County Water Service Authority

    A new, state-of-the-art surface water treatment plant is scheduled for construction in Russellville, Alabama. Paterson Candy North America, a Division of Black & Veatch Construction, Inc., has contracted Severn Trent Services to provide the 2.7 MGD nanofiltration system to the Franklin County Water Service Authority who will oversee the Russellville ...

  • Lucas County Port Authority Case Study

    Jeep Parkway – Toledo, Ohio Treated the soil in situ down to 20 feet. Removal of several unknown concrete structures, removal and disposal of more than 4,000 tons of PAH and heavy metal contaminated soil, collected over 200 soil samples and water samples, and moved 7,000 cubic yards of onsite borrow to fill and cap the ...

  • SRS Crisafulli Guest Author Dr. Losoncy, on Lightning

    Lightning: Beautiful, Dangerous and Phenomenal Although we mostly consider lightning a nuisance, it is one of the greatest phenomena in all of nature. Besides being beautiful and dangerous, it is a marvel of physics. Lightning can strike from 10 miles away. At any given minute there are more than 1,000 thunderstorms happening on earth with more than ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Case study - Man-Made River Authority (MRA)

    Service: SoundPrint® AFO Client: Man-Made River Authority Project Date: Ongoing since 2004 Location: Ajdabiya, Libya Type of Pipelines: Raw Water Transmission Mains Diameter: 158-inch (4 meter) Pipe Material: PCCP Length: 1,200 km Results: 35,000 wire breaks as of 2011 Libya's Man Made River With more than 4,000 km of mainly four-metre diameter ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies Enjoys Sparkling and Clear Global SDS Authoring that Flows Smoothly with 3E Company’s MSDgen Authoring Platform

    Background Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS) provides a complete range of solutions and services to design, build, maintain, and upgrade water treatment facilities and systems for public water authorities and industrial clients. Its Hydrex™ line of organic and inorganic water treatment chemicals and additives includes more than 400 formulations that ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Jamaican Water Resources Authority Ensures Reliable Water for 2.8 Million Island Residents

    For over fifty years Jamaica has undertaken comprehensive water resource management and forecasting in order to ensure adequate and safe water supplies are available country-wide. This has been achieved by the Jamaican Water Resources Authority (WRA) through a combination of direct planning, resource monitoring, data analysis, and a great level of cooperation between government and ...

  • Public participation in environmental decisions: stakeholders, authorities and procedural justice

    We analysed a stakeholder participation process undertaken by the North Carolina Division of Water Quality to see if the process satisfied elements of procedural justice: representation of relevant parties, voice, sound technical basis, fair treatment by authorities and absence of bias. The rushed timeframe for the process compromised several elements of procedural justice. Representation ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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