water protection Articles

  • Integrating GIS and Groundwater Modeling Technologies for SWAPP Development

    Groundwater Modeling and GIS Technologies: Powerful Tools for Data Integration and Analysis Groundwater modeling and Geographic Information System (GIS) technologies are useful tools for developing a Source Water Assessment and Protection Plan (SWAPP) to assist planners in protecting groundwater ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • 30 Fusible PVC Pipe to Protect Community from Flooding Case Study

    As with much of Edmonton’s storm systems that collects surface water into underground pipes and conveys it to either surface watercourse, lakes, ravines or the river, the development of Keswick required a system to drain surface water and prevent ...


    By IPEX, Inc.

  • Abandon Well Contaminate Aquifer

    This article points out the magnitude of this urgent issue.  An abandoned well becomes an opening into an aquifer which is likely to introduce contamination.  Filling it in is a critical component of protecting the well water supply.  Click here to read the ...

  • Drinking water application notes

    The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was passed in 1974 to protect the nation's public drinking water supply. The law allowed for the EPA to regulate the amount of certain contaminants that a body of water can contain. The Application Notes listed are designed to extract organic compounds in municipal drinking water for ...


    By Horizon Technology, Inc.

  • Caring For Your Septic System and Water

    As the world becomes more aware of protecting our environment and eco-friendly things, authorities are also gaining knowledge about this and some are deciding to inspect septic systems and water on a more regular basis. Check out this article for more information: http://www.lakenormanseptic.com/category/blog/ ...


    By Lake Norman Sewer & Septic

  • National Management Measures to Control Nonpoint Source Pollution from Agricultures

    National Management Measures to Control Nonpoint Source Pollution from Agriculture is a technical guidance and reference document for use by State, local, and tribal managers in the implementation of nonpoint source pollution management programs. It contains information on the best available, economically achievable means of reducing pollution of surface and ground water from agriculture (Final ...

  • Ecological Water Quality - Water Treatment and Reuse

    This book attempts to cover various issues of water quality in the fields of Hydroecology and Hydrobiology and present various Water Treatment Technologies. Sustainable choices of water use that prevent water quality problems aiming at the protection of available water resources and the enhancement of the aquatic ecosystems should be our main target. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Mine Waste Technology Program: Underground Mine Source Control Demonstration Project

    This report presents results of the Mine Waste Technology Program Activity III, Project 8, Underground Mine Source Control Demonstration Project implemented and funded by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and jointly administered by EPA and the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE). Project 8 addresses EPA’s technical issue of Mobile Toxic Constituents – Water − through a field ...

  • I Style Magnetic Liquid Filters

    Description: Magnetic Liquid Filters are designed for removing Ferrum contamination rfom liquid or semi-liquid materials with different viscosity, to keep materials purity and protect the equipment. Insulation (I Style) Magnetic Liquid Traps have sandwich, which can be filled with heat insulation materials such as water and oil, to ...

  • Do Septic Systems Affect Water Quality?

    Around 25% of homes in the United States are not connected to the community sewage systems and have a separate septic system installed.  The Environmental Protection Agency has found that at least 48.5% of homes in the State of North Carolina also have a septic system installed. For more information check out this blog:  ...


    By Lake Norman Sewer & Septic

  • Access, monitoring and intervention challenges in the provision of safe drinking water in rural Bihar, India

    This practical paper addresses the vital gap in water quality monitoring in Bihar. The study addresses an institutional weakness in the area of water quality management in rural Bihar, India. The study focuses on the role of access as a vital component in addressing water quality monitoring and interventions that has a huge impact on protecting community health in areas severely contaminated with ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water Asset Management International (WAMI) and Water Utility Management International (WUMI) platform migration

    If you are a subscriber to WUMI and WAMI, from November 2015 to March 2016 you will be able to download your issues from the WaterWiki. As of 26th October, IWA Publishing will be sending an email to all subscribers with login and password details for the protected area on the Wiki platform. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • A Decade of Environmental Progress

    Times change, and so has the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Our overall goal is the same clean air, clean water, clean land. But we're a different agency than we were 10 years ago. A new emphasis on innovation has changed the way we think and operate, leading to real environmental improvements and real reductions in costs. Regulatory programs are still the essential core of our ...

  • Russia, Rostov-on-Don

    Huckbody Environmental provided environmental management input to ARUP for a Master Plan development in Rostov-on-Don in Southern Russia. Various development options were evaluated, including a mix of commercial and residential developments. Water played a key theme in shaping the development options, as the site lies adjacent to the River Don, a significant watercourse in the region and is prone ...


    By Huckbody Environmental

  • Nashville airport dredging case study

    Project Sponsor:Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Application: Clean and dredge waste water treatment plant for airport runoff (from runway tarmac) Dredge Used: LWT RCLPE Runt Dredge (Remote Control Lagoon Pumper Electric) Project Summary: Automated remote control dredge with rail system to cover the entire pond ...

  • Case study - harbors dredging

    Location: Jordan and Italy Year: 2009 Full Optional Dredgers with HY85/160 Jordan: Dredge with steel cable full optional with hydraulic pump HY85/160 and excavators EXHY20 Italy: Dredge with telescopic boom, full optional, with hydraulic pump HY85/160, high pressure water Jet Ring and Anti-Turbidity bell to protect the ...


    By Dragflow North America

  • Puraflex Case Studies

    Puraflex is a unique barrier technology providing the highest level of protection currently available. It can be used to prevent the migration of contaminants into buildings thereby protecting the end user.  It can also be deployed for environmental and water protection in both industrial and environmentally sensitive areas. Puraflex provides the highest level of protection by reducing ...

  • Deriving bioconcentration factors and somatic biotransformation rates from dietary bioaccumulation and depuration tests

    This study develops, applies and tests a method for deriving empirical bioconcentration factors and somatic biotransformation rate constants from dietary bioaccumulation tests and “simplified” bioaccumulation experiments that measure depuration rates. In this approach, measurement of the chemical concentration in the water is not required. The method aims to improve bioaccumulation assessment, ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Energy, climate change, and sustainable water management

    The prevailing analysis of a truly sustainable water system or utility has both expanded and deepened within the industry and at the Environmental Protection Agency. The author cites water resources as one of many areas that already manifest profound effects from climate change and says it is time to start planning and building for a very different future if we are to avoid disruptions to our ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

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