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Inflatable Packers for the Water Well Developments and Maintenance

by Replacement Inflatable Packers & Elements Pty Ltd  (Aug. 3, 2010)

Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements manufacture inflatable packers for the water well, borehole development and maintenance, including high pressure inflatable packers for hydro fracturing and block caving ...

Ecopark 4, Spain, trusts AUTOSORT for the efficient automation of its separation processes - Case Study

by TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)  (Oct. 19, 2015)

Ecopark 4 in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), part of the infrastructure of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB), uses ten of TOMRA Sorting Recycling's AUTOSORT optical separators, which currently recover 90% of sortable material. This fully automated plant has three treatment streams which process around 300,000 tons annually. Ecopark 4, ...

Why You Want Articulated Concrete for Landfill Protection

by International Erosion Control Systems Inc.  (Sep. 1, 2016)

A good landfill is one that no one notices. It does not produce odors, contribute to erosion or divert storm water to undesirable locations. The municipality or private entity in charge of it has to make great efforts to keep it that way. One way to do that is by installing articulated concrete. This system of concrete blocks and wires offers ...

Higher-Quality Pumps Work Best For Bulk Liquid Terminals

by DESMI A/S  (Sep. 27, 2016)

When you’re running a dockside petroleum liquid products, chemicals and LPG/LNG or multiple bulk liquids terminal, your reliability as a supplier – and the ability to win repeat business – is heavily reliant on the quality of the fluid-handling equipment and pumping systems on hand. Reliability rules For terminal operators, ...

Major Considerations in Landfill Closure

by Agru America, Inc.  (Sep. 16, 2016)

Preparing for the closure and long-term care of a municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF) can be an inordinate undertaking. Whether public or private, all landfills eventually reach the end of their active lifecycle. Before closure, a landfill must meet a series of criteria as determined by Subtitle D of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ...

Reducing Costs of Steam Flow Measurement

by Sierra Instruments, Inc.  (Aug. 19, 2016)

Traditionally, steam flow has been measured with a differential pressure device. This is typically an orifice plate. However, such devices are inherently volumetric flow measurements. As we have discussed in previous blog posts, changes in pressure and temperature ...

Case Study: Fighting Wipes at Wonderland Pumping Station

by JWC Environmental  (Aug. 29, 2016)

JWC Monsters never back down in the fight against tough wipes clogs! Problem: Clogged pumps and reweaving of materials Solution: Wipes Ready Channel Monster Dealing with tough debris and clogged pumps and pipes are significant and costly issues for many municipal public works departments. These ...

Environmental impacts of ocean-energy systems: a life-cycle assessment

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Sep. 23, 2016)

Ocean-energy technologies — which harvest renewable energy from the sea — will have a significant role to play in a future low-carbon society. A recent life-cycle analysis of different ocean-energy devices has found that life-cycle environmental impacts are caused mainly by the materials used in the mooring, foundations and structures. ...

GWT Electrocoagulation Wastewater Treatment – An Application To Sustainably Reuse Textile Wastewater

by Genesis Water Technologies, Inc  (Sep. 20, 2016)

The textile industry is a water consumption intensive industry. Water is utilized for cleaning the raw material, and for the different steps in the textile dyeing process. Due to the effects of water scarcity and stricter environmental regulations, the cost of fresh water utilization has increased worldwide. In addition, the textile industry is ...

ZF has improved pump production with an Equator gauging system - compact, rugged and able to inspect - Case Study

by Renishaw plc  (Sep. 13, 2016)

ZF Marine in Padua, Italy, a manufacturer of pumps for marine propulsion systems, was looking for faster process control, with greater measurement capability. “We realised that it was possible to save time,” explains Gerardo Matterazzo, Quality Manager at ZF, “but we had to identify the right tool. With the Equator process ...

Curtailing Construction’s Fatal Four: Countering Caught-In Injury Incidents

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Sep. 27, 2016)

The “Fatal Four” of construction are falls, electrocutions, workers being caught in or between objects, and worker being struck by objects. In the United States, these hazards consistently account for over 50% of construction worker deaths annually. This translates into the deaths of over 899 workers on a yearly basis. In our four part ...

Inflatable packers for the water well developments and maintenance by replacement inflatable packers and elements

by Replacement Inflatable Packers & Elements Pty Ltd  (Jan. 9, 2009)

Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements manufacture inflatable packers for the water well development and maintenance, including high pressure inflatable packers for hydro fracturing and block caving procedures. Of course, Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements manufacture inflatable packers and associated equipment for diverse ...

Required maintenance

Many consider the ’60s through today as an era of analytical and technological revolution. In the ’50s, labs were running manual chemistries, using handwritten QC charts and keeping data in log books and file cabinets. Lab technicians were creating calibration curves by hand. No auto-sampling, no computer control, no electronic interpolation of ...

Clarifier maintenance

by WesTech Engineering, Inc.  (May 3, 2016)

Clarifiers are expensive, to buy or repair, and their downtime can be costly in fines imposed by regulatory agencies and in community ill will. Regular maintenance, an annual inspection of the mechanism and an occasional touchup of the paint or coating system are simple and inexpensive proactive steps that will usually prevent most problems. Three ...

A review of the three most popular maintenance systems: how well is the energy sector represented?

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 23, 2012)

A recent review of maintenance literature found that total productive maintenance (TPM), reliability–centred maintenance (RCM), and condition–based maintenance (CBM) were the most popular maintenance management models discussed in academic journals. In this paper, a comprehensive review of these three models is undertaken to identify empirical ...

Optimized Maintenance, a Roadmap to Excellence

by Water Environment Federation (WEF)  (Oct. 22, 2006)

ABSTRACTMaintaining assets is a key business process in any municipal operations. When done effectively it can result in optimal asset performance, reliability and maximize the overall return on investment in the asset. Indeed, maintenance is a key enabler of many municipalities’ vision of sustainability. Unfortunately, most Utilities still ...

DCWW Network Maintenance

by Isodaq Technology - Hydro-Logic Group  (Aug. 21, 2012)

Hydro-Logic has been commissioned by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water to install, operate and maintain a large network of telemetry enabled reservoir level and compensation flow gauges across the whole of Wales. The initial contract covered five years and following an EU OJEC re-tendering process, a new contract for six years was awarded in April 2006. Both ...

Oil Water Separator Maintenance

by Containment & Filtration Solutions  (Mar. 30, 2016)

Oil water separators (OWS) can be co$tly to maintain, $20,000 or more on average per cleaning and if not properly managed, can be very expensive conduits of pollution. Have you taken steps to minimize the effects and consequences on your operating co$t? When was your facility’s last OWS maintenance ...

Everything Depends on Pressure And Maintenance

by Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH  (Feb. 1, 2013)

Energy and cost efficiency of biological treatment plants Every biologically working sewage plant needs a compressed air station for the oxygen supply of the aeration basin. This station only works at the highest possible energy efficiency level if excessive plant pressure through the subordinated system, excessive intake temperatures due to ...

Infrastructure Maintenance - An Economic Opportunity

by ASTM International  (Jan. 15, 2015)

Public safety and the cost of doing business are deeply impacted when infrastructure is neglected. Here’s a look at the high cost of low maintenance and what can be done about it. A Bridge Too Far There are over 607,000 bridges in the United States. According to the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure,1 published by the ...

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