water board Articles

  • Netherlands’ Mobile Emergency Pumps Provide Rapid Flood Response

    The Western European nation has 20 mobile diesel-driven pumps on standby, ready to assist in national and international emergencies. One of the smallest and most densely populated countries in Western Europe, the Netherlands has nearly 10 million residents who live and work below sea level. Without active water management and primary flood defenses, ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • BBA Mobile Emergency Pumps Provide Rapid Response for Floods

    Netherlands’ Mobile Emergency Pumps Provide Rapid Flood Response In its latest edition, the North American PUMPS & SYSTEMS magazine publishes an in-depth article featuring the history and current usage of emergency mobile pumps. The Western European ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Circuit Board Manufacturer

    A circuit board manufacturer was having difficulty with copper and zinc in their wastewater stream. The metals come from etching and plating processes at the facility. Integrated Engineers treated the water with IE-061 (a metal precipitant), and Floccin-1105. The photo on the left shows untreated and treated water samples. Note the clarity of the water in the treated sample. The photo on the ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Walhampton Prep and Boarding school

    Location:  New Forest Service: Environmental Water Sampling - Lake Project Description:  Envirochem first visited the lake to identify ...

  • Groot Salland Water Board goes digital

    Project Digital groundwater level measurement network Client Groot Salland Water Board Country The Netherlands Measuring groundwater levels then At the place where he carried out his first groundwater measurement 40 years ago, Sjaak ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Investigating the management of unaccounted for water for Lilongwe Water Board, Malawi

    Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) is currently unable to meet Lilongwe City's water demand as evidenced by low supply coverage (65%) and intermittent water supply in the city. One of the major challenges is high levels of unaccounted for water (UFW) reported at 37% (2012), higher than the recommended 23% for developing countries. This study, done in Lilongwe City (Areas 15, 18 and 28), investigated ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • DESMI OptiSave™ on board “Victoria Kosan”

    DESMI OptiSave™ on board “Victoria Kosan” 39kW Sea Water cooling pumps equipped with DESMI OptiSaveTM. The Ship Owner Lauritzen has installed several OptiSaveTM systems which all have contributed to a relative large savings in energy consumption, and thus also fuel and money. All in the benefit for the ship owner. The energy consumption as it would have been ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Efficiency Improvements in Water Treatment Process: Aqwest-Bunbury Water Board

     Aqwest-Bunbury Water Board has introduced a range of cleaner production measures designed to improve the overall efficiency of its water treatment plants. Background Aqwest, the operating arm of the Bunbury Water Board, supplies water to approximately 12,000 service connections for the 30,000 residents of the town of Bunbury, Western Australia, 180km south of Perth. ...


  • REACH Heads Back to the Drawing Board

    The European Commission's proposals for reforming the EU's chemicals policy with its so-called REACH regime have created the biggest storm in over 30 years of EU environmental policy. The internet consultation on its draft legislative proposals attracted some 7,000 responses over the summer - and provoked a high-level political backlash which has thrown them back into the melting-pot. Since the ...

  • Water Level Monitoring and Control Solutions for the UK Internal Drainage Boards

    Pulsar Process Measurement have been involved in design, manufacture and supply of non-contacting Ultrasonic Level and Pump Control systems for the Internal Drainage Board industry for many years. Three typical examples of the application of this equipment are installed at North Level IDB Cross Guns Pumping Station. The original Cross Guns Pumping Station was built in 1938 to house three 760mm ...

  • Birmingham Water Works Board Leak Detection Program case study

    Service: SoundPrint AFO Client: Baltimore City Project Date: 2012 Location: Baltimore, MD Type of Pipeline: Water Transmission Main Diameter: 54-inch (1350mm) Pipe Material: PCCP ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Retrofit for the future project - funded by the technology strategy board

    A terraced house in Birmingham was refurbished with a target to cut heating bills by at least £1,000 a year and CO2 by 80%. The project aimed to address specific barriers to large scale low carbon housing retrofit. Measures to improve the energy efficiency of the house were carried out such as the application of exterior wall cladding and the installation of solar PV. Encraft will monitor ...


    By Encraft Ltd

  • Interview with Ronald Ebelhar, 2015 Chairman of the ASTM Board

    Ron Ebelhar has provided leadership in civil engineering projects and ASTM technical committee work since the 1970s. This year, he brings his experience to his elected position as chairman of the ASTM board of directors. You have worked on dozens of engineering projects since getting your degrees in civil engineering. What are some of the most interesting and challenging jobs you ...


    By ASTM International

  • Private Lateral Program – Knoxville Utilities Board

    The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) entered into a Consent Decree with the United States Environmental Projection Agency (US EPA) in February 2004 to reduce sewer overflows and help improve area waterways. Major Consent Decree goals include reducing the amount of inflow/infiltration (I/I) that enters the collection system. KUB developed the PACE10 Program as a means to implement in an expeditious ...

  • Case study: Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing

    Aspocomp Ltd. is a Finnish leader in the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCB), thick film hybrid circuits and mechanical assemblies for the electronics industry. Its main customers are European manufacturers of electronics equipment. Rather than producing and marketing its own products, Aspocomp relies on its customers who design the product and provide the specifications and drawings, ...


    By Watman Ltd.

  • Integrated Engineers Case Study: Circuit Board Manufacturer

    A circuit board manufacturer in southern California was not able to achieve the discharge levels of copper and nickel with their existing system of coagulant, anionic and cationic flocculants and metal precipitant treatment process followed by lamella plate clarification. The previous treatment process developed a settled sludge that had poor shear characteristics and required further coagulant ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Report on the sample survey undertaken of the sugar mills located in the Left Bank Canal area water board

    The sample survey of the sugar industries located in the Left bank Canal Area Water Board was carried out on 6th March, 2004 alongwith the officials of EPA, LBCAWB and PDC. SIDA arranged the visit including the logistics. The sugar industries visited are as under: • Army Welfare Sugar Mills, Badin. • Mirza Sugar Mills, Badin.Field visits were carried out to check the quality of the effluent of ...


  • Case study - Birmingham water works board identifies 26 leaks using advanced inline leak detection

    Service: SmartBall Leak Detection Client: Birmingham Water Works Board Project Date: January 2012 - ongoing Location: Birmingham, Ala Type of Pipeline: Water Transmission Main Diameter: 42-inch (1050mm) Pipe Material: Reinforced Concrete Pipe In early 2012, the Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB) ran a successful leak detection program on 7.7 miles (12 km) of 42-inch ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Frankfort Electric and Water Plant Board Verifies Distress on Ductile Iron Pipe Using Electromagnetics

    Commercial introduction of ductile iron pipe (DIP) began in the mid-1950s and was established as the most frequently selected material of choice for ferrous pressure pipe by the early 1970s. Due to the widespread use of DIP during a large expansion of pipeline infrastructure in the 1970s, there are many thousands of miles of pressurized DIP in operation today. Water and wastewater utilities ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Interview with Mary C. McKiel - 2013 Chairman of the ASTM International Board of Directors

    As standards executive for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mary C. McKiel, Ph.D., brings expertise both in government service and in standards development to her term as 2013 chairman of the ASTM International board. Here she talks about federal use of consensus standards, incorporation by reference and other challenges and opportunities at the intersection of government and standards ...


    By ASTM International

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