Beach Cleaning Articles

  • What can a Screening Bucket do ?

    It Might be Quicker to tell you What it can’t do Being a bucket it is an attachment that can enhance your digger to became a mobile screening plant, offering the flexibility to sift material as need arise on site, minimising waste. Therefore, avoiding back and forth with trucks reduces processing time, so less costs also means more time available. But advantages are not only ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Nanobite Cleans up Coastal Oil Disaster in Spain - Case Study

    On November 13, 2002, the Greek tanker The Prestige began losing its cargo of #6 bunker crude oil after one of its tanks burst off the northwest coast of Spain. The Spanish government decided to allow the tanker to sink, despite concerns of widespread contamination. By December’s end, the tanker had lost 80% of ...


    By Slick Solutions

  • Coming Clean with the Environment

    Long Island is a long, slender island located directly east of Manhattan in the southern tip of New York State. In the 20th century, the north shore of Long Island earned the nickname of “Gold Coast” and attracted large private estates of the likes of the Vanderbilts, Roosevelts, Whitneys, Charles Pratt, J. P. Morgan, F. W. Woolworth, and others. The western end of the island includes ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • OCFA SAVES THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS EACH YEAR IN MAINTENACE FOLLOWING SCALEWATCHER INSTALLATIONS

    Orange County Fire Authority is saving thousands of dollars a year on expensive maintenance and early renewal of equipment following the installation of the patented, award-winning Scalewatcher computerized, electronic water-conditioner from Scalewatcher North America. Such was the success of the first Scalewatcher installation that 10 more devices have now been installed at other Fire ...

  • Piedroba Dewaters Slurry, Returns Clean Water to Holmes Beach Canals

    This project was a successful application of a total cleaning system (TCS), where the particular type of solids of the sediments permitted the dredger to avoid the costly construction of a dredged material maintenance area (DMMA), or the transportation and tipping fees for a municipal landfill. The surface waters were cleaned in tandem, and contributed to a higher quality benthic environment in ...

  • A method for Cleaning foreshores case study

    Introduction During a recent incident in the UK, it was important that the ecological disturbance in respect to natural vegetation and wildlife should be disturbed as little as possible. For this reason, no equipment of any description was allowed to be used. More than 20, 000 litres of oil was estimated to have made landfall on this foreshore. We decided that it would ...

  • Top 5 Beach Cleaner Cost & Maintenance Questions You Should be Asking

    A primary consideration for most beach cleaner purchasers is how much the machine will cost—not only in the initial purchase, but also overtime. A beach cleaner's ability to function optimally with minimal maintenance hours and costs is key to getting the job done for less. In order to help you know the right questions to ask. we've laid out the top five beach cleaner cost and maintenance ...


    By H. Barber & Sons, Inc.

  • Red Tide Cleanup with Beach Cleaners

    While the term, "Red Tide" may elicit an image of blood in the water, the coloration is due to an overabundance of microscopic algae, Karenia brevis. Besides discoloring the water, it releases a toxin that paralyzes fish, prevents them from being able to breath, and kills them. These dead fish then wash up on shore. Additionally, by consuming too much oxygen from the water, many forms of sea life ...


    By H. Barber & Sons, Inc.

  • RYDLYME gains approval of U.S. Navy and USS ENTERPRISE case study

    The main and auxiliary condensers on the USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) nuclear aircraft carrier accumulated a significant amount of scaling and foreign debris with a majority of it in the saltwater portion of the system. Each condenser contains 8,880 tubes measuring 0.5 inch in diameter and 16 feet in length, and is a critical component of the vessel’s main propulsion steam and electrical ...

  • Occurrence and predictive correlations of Escherichia coli and Enterococci at Sandpoint beach (Lake St Clair), Windsor, Ontario and Holiday beach (Lake Erie), Amherstburg, Ontario

    Point and nonpoint sources contribute to fecal contamination of surface waters by human pathogens that exist at low concentrations and are difficult, expensive, and/or impossible to easily detect. Therefore, fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) are used as surrogates in identification of fecal contamination, including Escherichia coli (EC) and Enterococcus spp. (ENT), at recreational beaches to protect ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Keeping Productivity Up Throughout a Health Facility’s Transition

    Steve Carter of The Carter Group, a solution provider at the marcus evans National Healthcare CXO Summit Spring 2013, on healthcare facility transition planning. ...


    By Marcus Evans

  • River Survey Bude Cornwall UK - Case Study

    STS were invited by the UK Environment Agency to conduct a survey of a small river running onto one of the bathing beaches at Bude Cornwall. The area is renowned for its clean beaches and is very popular with both families and surfers alike. There were therefore two driving factors behind ensuring that the water discharging to the beach was clean. Firstly that it met the required ...

  • Balancing Environmental Concerns with Beach Attractiveness

    Maintaining beaches that are free of human debris often creates a challenge, because synthetic debris often mixes with natural organic deposits from the ocean, like seaweed. For many beach owners and locations, removing seaweed and other debris at the tide line using mechanical beach cleaners is no problem, and actually, preferred. This creates a pristine beach for visitors to enjoy. In addition ...


    By H. Barber & Sons, Inc.

  • OSE II economic comparison to dispersants and mechanical Clean ups

    INTRODUCTION   Oil Spill Eater II is the name of a non-toxic product which provides the means for moving oil spill response out of its 19th Century methodology into the realm of advanced technological 21st Century breakthroughs for addressing and remediating 100% of any spill in any environment. In comparison, current response methods employed by three major oil companies - BP, Exxon ...

  • Case study Kenya - mobile drinking water solution

    Client Diani Childrens Village Location Diani Beach - Galu Kinondo, Kenya (some 35 km south of Mombasa) Introduction In many areas in Kenya, access to clean drinking water is lacking. About 88% of the population has to put back long distances to the next water source or is forced to drink contaminated water. Particularly children ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • Daily measures of microbes and human health at a non-point source marine beach

    Studies evaluating the relationship between microbes and human health at non-point source beaches are necessary for establishing criteria which would protect public health while minimizing economic burdens. The objective of this study was to evaluate water quality and daily cumulative health effects (gastrointestinal, skin, and respiratory illnesses) for bathers at a non-point source subtropical ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • BeachTech and the biggest party in Barcelona

    Every year BeachTech beach cleaning machines remove the waste from the beach of Barcelona, after 70,000 people celebrated the „San Juan's Day“ one of the biggest festivals of the city. For the annual Midsummer Night party in Barcelona on "San Juan's Day", the beaches of the metropolis become huge party areas for one ...

  • Case Study - San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Trucks Program

    Principal Client Services Program development and implementation Meetings and QA/QC activities Development and implementation of program-related documentation Noise Analyses Community and customer outreach assistance Assistance with budget tracking and funding activities Troubleshooting the process, documentation and all program aspects ...


    By E2 ManageTech

  • Geotube Containment Structures Reinforce Sand Dunes Along Atlantic Ocean - Case Study

    Beach front property is protected by Geotube® container reinforced sand dunes. Severe erosion along the New Jersey coastal community of Beach Haven threatened to destroy homes. To prevent further beach erosion and protect property. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection designed a reinforced sand dune with Geotube containers along 400 feet of beach. The design called out ...

  • Beachrings2 Comparison to Beach Access Wheelchair (Beach Wheelchair)

    Beachrings2 Benefits: All-Terrain – sand, shallow snow, soft soils, mud, gravel, Portable, Flexible to conform to land and man-made contours, Reusable, long-lasting, UV protection added, Easy to install, clean and maintain, Inexpensive, Multiple uses – wheelchairs, pedestrians, strollers, vehicles, canes and walkers, Cool surface for pedestrians, Rolls up for storage – compact ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

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