well management Articles

  • Knowledge management systems for emergency management: a situational approach

    Research on the role and relevance of knowledge management systems in support of emergency management continues to grow. Knowledge management (KM) literature aptly suggests that KM systems have the ability to support emergency management. Well–designed and implemented KM systems offer more accurate information/knowledge representation relevant to communication and coordination efforts required ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Risk Management: Sustainably Managing a Common Resource

    Introduction Danfoss is a global manufacturer of hermetic compressors, pumps, valves, motors and other electrical control units. The company owns a major manufacturing facility located on a small island, Als, in the Baltic Sea. In 1983 the company was routinely withdrawing two million cubic meters of fresh water from the sole aquifer which supplies the entire island, home to 50,000 residents. ...

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

    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 'real world' examples of each model being used in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Groundwater Asset Management in Mining

    Mike Deed is the author of an interesting article on Groundwater Asset Management in Mining that appeared in the December issue of Geodrilling International. The article focuses on the importance of implementing a regular maintenance programme to control borehole contamination and keep systems running efficiently. ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Arsenic in private drinking water wells: an assessment of jurisdictional regulations and guidelines for risk remediation in North America

    Arsenic is a known carcinogen found globally in groundwater supplies due to natural geological occurrence. Levels exceeding the internationally recognized safe drinking water standard of 10 μg/L have been found in private drinking water supplies in many parts of Canada and the United States. Emerging epidemiological evidence confirms groundwater arsenic to be a significant health concern, ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Are you managing your performance?

    It is no secret that we are presently experiencing an economic downturn. Running a successful and profitable organization is no easy feat to begin with, let alone in these current market conditions. The corporate leaders of today are battling a plethora of obstacles ranging from fluctuating capital markets, pressures from investors, proposed new regulations and not to mention good old fashioned ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Waste Management - Bulgaria

    Bulgaria is a country, that faces serious waste management challenges. The current infrastructure is old, fractional and insufficient. Addressing the issue constitutes a major priority for the Bulgarian government and the planned areas for development include the creation of regional waste disposal systems, as well as the construction and exploitation of large scale waste and ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • EU Focus on Waste Management

     Abstract Some topics are of particular concern to many European citizens. One of these is the worrying increase of waste production. The Community, indeed, generates each year around 2,000 million tonnes of waste. Over 40 million tonnes is classified as hazardous. Over the last six years, the amount of waste generated grew by 10 % a year. It is clear that we must stop and reverse this ...

  • Groundwater management in China

    After introducing groundwater development and other issues, the paper analyzes China's groundwater management system and its problems, and provides suggestions for improving the system. Increasing water demand since the 1970s has resulted in severe groundwater overdraft, water level decline and water quality degradation in China, but the current management system is not able to provide an ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Public Involvement in Pollution Management

    Formal public involvement at the scoping and draft review stages is part of the Environmental Assessment process and is usually required for industrial projects. However, the wider use of participatory approaches in World Bank pollution management projects is still evolving. Public involvement in setting priorities for pollution management is no yet common although there is evidence that an ...


    By The World Bank

  • Flow & unload - hi-flow process increases well flow rate and acts as a temporary flow back handling system

    Problem In an effort to increase the flow rate through a well in the Gulf of Mexico and ultimately unload the well, a major operator required a means to increase the flow rate from 500 barrels of total fluids per day to at least 2,000 barrels per day. The operator required a system that could simultaneously increase the flow rate through the well while ensuring the resulting wastewater ...


    By CETCO Energy Services

  • Compliance - You have to do it, why not do it well? (A white paper for companies striving for EH&S Excellence)

    Untitled Document Abstract Managers face a myriad of challenges in today's business world - challenges stemming from downsizing ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • The economies of the Baltic Sea Region in relation to green economics, with particular focus on Latvia: environmental sustainability and well-being

    Economic activity has an impact on the environment, but the potential degree of this impact will depend on several factors which are mainly determined by the technology used. This paper analyses the potential environmental impact the economies of the Baltic Sea Region have on their respective countries. The Baltic Sea Region countries are characterised by two economic development scenarios, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Knowledge management at ELETRONUCLEAR

    ELETRONUCLEAR, a state-owned company responsible for design, construction, ownership and operation of nuclear power plants in Brazil, is applying systematic measures to preserve its essential technological know-how. A special project called 'Determination of Technological Know-How of ELETRONUCLEAR' was established in January 2001 for this purpose. The extent and location of the existing know-how ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Rumours interplay in disaster management

    Rumours affect how rational individuals assess risks, evaluate needs, and make decisions in disaster-affected environments. This paper presents a comprehensive understanding of the role of rumours in disaster management. First we present an objective definition of 'rumour' that is a compound definition including both a message with some degree of false content and a method of transporting the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • What is Crisis Management Software?

    A crisis is not something a company wants to deal with on its own. Having crisis management software in place helps you, your department and company better manage and prevent environmental, health and safety (EHS) risks. With crisis management software, you can easily approach an issue from various angles, including EHS. Using this type of software allows for scenarios to be established in ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Integrated Water Management Plan

    A review of the Salton Sea Authority's Preferred Project Concept for Rehabilitating the Salton Sea The USGS Salton Sea Science Office convened an experts workshop, from ...


    By Pacific Institute

  • Completely Integrated Environmental Management

    Environmental information management isn't what it used to be. It's no longer about software programs that manage data and write reports, but whole programs that do everything. As a wider array of companies offer environmental information management systems (EMIS), and as in-house and desktop software solutions have become more common, EMIS options become wide indeed. EH&S managers are ...


    By Chemical Safety Software

  • Environmental Supply Chain Management

    The significant impact that members of the supply chain have on organisations’ environmental performance, either through their actions or the products they supply, is increasingly becoming recognised throughout business. Examples of organisations which have faced legal action, financial loss, and damage to corporate image as a result of their supply chain partners' activities are numerous, and as ...


    By WYG

  • Management of Hazardous Wastes

    ' Management of hazardous waste is a growing concern in many countries. The long-term impacts and costs of improper disposal can be very high and the emphasis must be on prevention. A comprehensive management system should include (i) policies, institutions and effective regulations and (ii) adequate and acceptable disposal facilities (either public or private). This note outlines the key ...


    By The World Bank

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