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  • The Use Of Innovative Groundwater Seepage Detection Techniques - Case Study

    INTRODUCTION Groundwater seepage can exacerbate environmental pollution through contaminant transport, pose a threat to dam safety and can also be associated with valuable mineral deposits. Dam safety, environmental remedial works and mineral location normally involve comparatively expensive techniques, but, if the extent and location of groundwater seepage can be accurately ...


    By Willowstick Technologies LLC

  • Texas Earthen Dam Seepage Flow Path Study - Case Study

    Willowstick characterizes seepage flow paths through through the dam Background An engineering company was set to build a new outlet structure for a reservoir. They had been monitoring the dam for seepage and wanted to gain a better understanding of where seepage was occurring. Of significant importance to the client was the desire to characterize any preferential seepage ...


    By Willowstick Technologies LLC

  • Gwinnett County Find-and-Fix - Case Study

    When Gwinnett County opted to use a find-and-fix approach to repairing inflow and infiltration entering its collection system, the Inliner Technologies team set out to investigate and rehabilitate the sewer system in predetermined basins. To obtain immediate results the team used existing data, including GIS, previously collected data, and information from discussions with Gwinnett County field ...


    By Inliner Technologies, LLC

  • Groundwater monitoring network for protected Engbertsdijksvenen - Case Study

    Customers LTO Noord & Provincie Overijssel Country The Netherlands ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Online effluent monitoring helps automotive plant stay in compliance - Case Study

    Problem An automotive plant in Ohio needed to treat wastewater for COD removal. Under new regulations, the sequential batch reactor system needed real-time performance data to comply with a new COD discharge limit. ...


    By DO2E Wastewater Treatment

  • Monitoring effect of tunnel construction on tree stock at Driebergen-Zeist station - Case Study

    Project Monitoring network, Driebergen-Zeist station Client Copijn (designs, advises, realises and manages green living environments) Implemented by Eijkelkamp Soil & Water Country The Netherlands Background to installing the ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • The top questions...and answers on measuring temperature in glass production

    Get the answers to the top questions asked about temperature measurement in glass production 1. How can I measure Glass Tank Refractory Temperatures? The NIR Borescope is used for continuous temperature monitoring and recording of the refractory inside a glass tank offering ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Cirrus helps music festival keep the peace with local residents - Case study

    With the summer season in full swing, people up and down the country are travelling far and wide to attend the year’s biggest music festivals. What better way is there to enjoy this glorious British summer than to venture off to enjoy a few days of fantastic music, surrounded by your favourite people? Music festivals are synonymous with British summer but as fun as they may be, they can, if ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Spatial inequality in water access and water use in South Africa

    The importance of measuring inequalities in sustainable development is reflected in the requirement to disaggregate national data for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In this paper, piped water access, water use and water stress are mapped and reported at national, provincial, district, municipal, town and ward levels, and urban and rural areas. The results show that although 45% of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • doseBadge and optimus red – experts in their field! - Case study

    The largest greenfield festival in the world posed a challenge where innovative tactics were employed to ensure that noise measurements were accurate and valid. End user Richard Willson, Noise at Work Consultant for TESS, The Event Safety Shop. Richard is one of the UK’s most experienced festival noise specialists having worked on some of the UK’s most prestigious ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Optimus Green helps to bale out Festival - Case study

    Recently at the Ravenstonedale Festival in the heart of Cumbria, a rather unusual method of noise control was implemented when it seemed the local acoustics were conspiring against the organisers. The UK is renowned for its rich heritage in hosting outdoor festivals, whether it be music or literary, through to farming, food or catering to even more niche audiences. But every festival is unique ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Water and environment in mass media

    We kindly invite you to take a stroll around the contents of Spanish general-interest media. How many themes related to environment did you see? And, from among them, how many were good news? Usually, except natural catastrophes, we can’t find so many news in the press related to the water and the environment on other season. Droughts and restrictions, eternal transfers in the Mediterranean ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Navigating uncertain ground using the right equipment

    Starting with specialization It started with one man and his pickup truck. Tom Banks’ then one-man operation was rooted in specialization. Formed in 2001, Banks Gas Services, Inc. quickly grew from one employee to nearly one hundred. Today the company is a full-fledged gas distribution contractor headquartered in the Pittsburgh area and serving gas distribution companies in ...


    By McLaughlin Group, Inc.

  • Ready for the future with CNOSSOS-EU!

    The Environmental Noise Directive 2002/49/EC which appeared in 2002 raised the question among those who are “experts in noise” how noise mapping and noise action planning should be implemented throughout Europe. They all agreed that, in view of the completely different calculation methods in the European countries, the calculation results reached and exposure figures collected would ...


    By Wölfel Group

  • Festival music never sounded so good

    Music festivals have been popular for decades, with millions of attendees across the globe at events such as Lollapalooza in Argentina and Chile, Glastonbury in England or Coachella in the United States, to name but a few. Part of the attraction of festivals is the loud music but this can damage hearing and also be nuisance to those in the surrounding area. Jochen Schaal, Managing Director at ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Science for Environment Policy

    Potentially  toxic   elements   in   European   soils mapped by researchers. A new study has mapped levels of chemical elements found in Europe a aoricultTal soils. In most places, unusually high concentrations are linked t geology, such as high levels of arsenic in the Massif Central in France. Huma.. activity is to blame in some small areas, for ...

  • Black-odor water analysis and heavy metal distribution of Yitong River in Northeast China

    The black-odor mechanism of Yitong River was analyzed based on survey and monitoring results. We found that organic matter is the main pollution source of Yitong River and its tributaries. A black-odor evaluation model that can describe the pollution of the Yitong River water system was developed, and this model has the parameters I = 0.21 [CODCr] + 0.18 ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • It’s time the transportation industry starts talking about voice-activated devices

    Eighty-seven years ago a self-taught radio engineer named Bill Lear and a colleague, Howard Gates, created a prototype radio that would work inside an automobile. In doing so, they triggered not just an automotive advance but a whole new and still immensely popular “thing” in American motoring and, indeed, in American culture: cruising down the highway, windows down, radio blaring. ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • Mapping Bedrock Surfaces Near Lake Travis, Texas - Case Study

    In May 2014 and May 2015, AGI conducted a hydrogeology workshop focused on training students how to use a resistivity meter for groundwater exploration at Lake Travis near Austin, Texas. Why groundwater exploration? This ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • Creating an enabling environment for WR&R implementation

    Reclaimed water is receiving growing attention worldwide as an effective solution for alleviating the growing water scarcity in many areas. Despite the various benefits associated with reclaimed water, water recycling and reuse (WR&R) practices are not widely applied around the world. This is mostly due to complex and inadequate local legal and institutional frameworks and socio-economic ...


    By IWA Publishing

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